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Call For Proposals

Have an idea? We want to see it!
Submission window is open from September 1st to November 30th.
General Rules and Guidelines
  • The theme for this year will be The Strength of Our Network. What could this look like? Here are a few examples:

    • An Adie gave you the confidence to ask for a promotion

    • Getting Adies hired at their company

    • Ada Network advice helped you deal with tough management or team dynamics

  • AdieCon will be virtual in 2022 and talks will be given using a technology such as Zoom.

  • Based on feedback from 2021, we will be focusing on proposals that are 20-minutes or more. Workshops will be 60 to 90 Minutes long.

  • Preference is given to Ada Alum speakers, but all are welcome to apply. 

  • Adhere to the Code of Conduct.

Who Should Submit A Proposal
  • Adies: Graduates, interns and current students of Ada Developers Academy

  • Allies: Sponsoring companies, co-workers, friends and those in the tech industry committed to hiring, promoting and retaining diverse talent

Abstract Instructions
  • The Abstract should be less than two pages in twelve point font. 

  • Keep in mind an abstract is not a complete talk, but a pitch for the talk you plan to give

  • The Abstract should follow this format:

    • Title

    • Author

    • Ada Cohort, if Applicable

    • Length of talk in time

    • Summary (100 words or less)

    • What the audience will learn from your talk (100 words or less)

    • The Abstract (400 words, give or take)

    • Speaker bio (100 words or less)

    • A template abstract can be found here

    • Here is an example proposal:​