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Community News:
Confoo Conference opens Call for Papers
Aug 24, 2015 @ 11:34:42

The ConFoo conference has officially announced the opening of their Call for Papers for the 2016 edition of their conference.

We are looking for the best speakers, willing to share their experience and their skills with developers and managers. The 2016 conference will cover [a wide range of] aspects of Web development. [...] You may present in English or in French. If you can present in either language, simply add a note when submitting. Presentations are 35 minutes + 10 minutes for questions.

Topics they're looking for include everything from PHP to mobile development and several other languages (including .NET, Java and Python). The conference will take place in February of 2016 (24th through 26th) in the Bonaventure Hotel in Montreal, Canada. Be sure to get your submissions in soon as the call for papers will close on September 20th, less than a month away. You can find out more about the conference, the call for papers and what they'll provide for their speakers on the Call for Papers page of the site.

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Link: http://confoo.ca/en/call-for-papers

Community News:
ConFoo 2014 Call for Papers Opens
Aug 28, 2013 @ 10:25:58

The ConFoo conference has officially announced the opening of their Call for Papers for their 2014 event:

We are looking for web professionals to share their skills and experience at the next ConFoo. Submit your proposals between August 26th and September 22nd. ConFoo is a conference for developers that has built a reputation as a prime destination for exploring new technologies, diving deeper into familiar topics, and experiencing the best of community and culture. ConFoo 2014 will be hosted on February 26-28 in Montreal, at the Hilton Bonaventure Hotel. We take good care of our speakers by covering most expenses including travel, generous accommodation, lunch, full conference ticket, etc. Presentations are 35min + 10min for questions, and may be delivered in English or French. ConFoo is an open environment where everyone is welcome to submit. We are simply looking for quality proposals by skilled and friendly people.

Topics they're looking for for this year's event include a wide range of technologies including .NET, HTML/CSS, Javascript and general topics like architecture, management, performance and open data. If you're selected as a speaker they provide travel and accommodations as well as full access to all activities and the conference. The Call for Papers closes on September 22nd, so if you're interested in submitting, be sure to get those proposals in!

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Link: http://confoo.ca/en/call-for-papers

Voices of the ElePHPant:
Interview with Anna Filina
Feb 23, 2011 @ 08:43:23

The Voices of the ElePHPant podcast has posted a new community interview, this time with Anna Filina, an organizer of the ConFoo conference.

It's a short interview (about seven minutes) where Cal asks her three questions:

  • where does she find inspiration for her talks?
  • what's the hardest thing about organizing a conference (like ConFoo)?
  • what do you look for in speakers and talks?

This is the second podcast in the series with the first being an interview with Jeremy Kendall. You can subscribe to get this and future episodes by adding their feed to your reader.

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Community News:
ConFoo Early Bird Deadline ends in 3 Days!
Jan 27, 2011 @ 08:36:31

If you're looking for a great conference to attend that's not just PHP specific (there's tracks for not just PHP but also Python, Java, Front-end development and Ruby) you should take a look at ConFoo happening March 9th through 11th in Montreal. The event brings together almost 150 different sessions into a packed three day event. They've just recently posted their schedule too.

PHP Québec, Montréal-Python, Montreal.rb, W3Qc and OWASP Montréal are proud to announce the second edition of the ConFoo Conference. From March 9th to 11th 2011, international experts in Java, .Net, PHP, Python and Ruby will present solutions for developers and project managers the prestigious Hilton Bonaventure Hotel, located in downtown Montréal.

If you want to get in on the Early Bird pricing, you'll need to act fast - it ends in three days (January 30th)! There's also an optional training event happening before the conference (March 7th & 8th) with three sessions on advanced PHP Development, Symfony2 and web standards.

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