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Startup Slam 2019 Call for Speakers

Startup Slam 2019 Call for Speakers

Startup Slam 2019 Call for Speakers


Dyspatch created Startup Slam to showcase Victoria’s burgeoning tech sector and provide insightful and informative workshops to students and professionals. In 2014, 60 attendees joined us for the first Startup Slam. Last year, over 400 students, developers, and entrepreneurs came together to share ideas, knowledge, and expertise.

Workshops will be offered on startup engineering, early stage entrepreneurship, and product validation and design.

The Startup Slam 2019 Call for Speakers is officially open! We invite developers, entrepreneurs, and designers to submit a proposal by July 19, 2019. Sessions will be 60 minutes in length and have a hands-on focus. Choose from a lecture or workshop format for your session. We look forward to seeing what you’re passionate about!  

Sessions should focus on:

  • Hands-on learning

  • Lessons learned from real-world problem solving

  • Sessions you would want to attend yourself! 


Sessions will be categorized according to 4 themes:

Fundamentals: Introduction to basic technical tools, programming best practices and programming languages.
Audience: Computer Science and Engineering students, high school students, beginner programmers

Advanced Development: The stuff you can’t Google.  Advanced technologies and talks about solving real-world technical problems. Lessons learned from failed experiments and projects work well here.
Audience: Professional developers and advanced Computer Science and Engineering students

Entrepreneurship: Introduction to building companies, apps, and products. How to assess customer feedback, market traction, MVP, and general business sense.
Audience: Computer Science, Engineering, and Business/Commerce students, developers and emerging entrepreneurs

Product and Design: Best practices and strategies around design concepts, tools, and implementation.
Audience: Computer Science, Engineering, Business/Commerce, and Design students, developers and emerging entrepreneurs


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