Speaking at WDC, what to expect

This is here as a reference more than a blog post and it provided to give any speaker an idea of what to expect when being asked to speak at WDC. Fees I can't afford to pay speakers fees, the event doesn't make enough money to do so. If you…

I'm paying to put on a conference

This is based on Remy Sharp's blog post (http://remysharp.com/2014/03/07/youre-paying-to-speak/) and as a conference organiser of 7 years I have some thoughts of the topic of Paying Speakers. TL:DR If the money was there in WDC I'd pay speakers a fee to speak, there…

Speak at WDC2014!

It is already February which means its time to give you the chance to speak at WDC2014 this October. It's simple. Have you got an idea for a talk? Or have you done a talk at a barcamp or similar event that you think went down well? If so all…

WDC2014 Ticket Prices?

As plans for WDC start ramping up for 2014, I posted on the conference twitter account an idea for the prices of tickets for this year: How do you feel about ticket prices for 2014? Super Early Birds: £45 Early Birds: £55 Normal Tickets: £75 Students: £60 I've always had…

Get Involved with WDC2014

Time has flown by since October! I can't believe that 2014 is already upon us. As I mentioned so long ago there are a number of ways you can get involved with WDC2014 and it would be great to get as many people involved as possible. I will be clear…

Costs of WDC

A lot of people seem to think those that organise and run conferences are swimming like Scrooge McDuck in a pool of money. I'm here to say it just isn't the case, I know a lot of organisers that do it for the love of putting on such an event…