muCon London 2018 - Call for Papers
muCon Lonon 2018
Monday 5th Tuesday 6th November 2018
mu-con.com

Speed of change matters to anyone building software. Many engineering teams have identified Microservices as an important component of this architectural approach to designing more flexible systems that can meet the needs of their fast changing businesses. Applying this approach however, is hard. And ideas and practices are still very much evolving.

Join µCon 2018 to learn how other teams have adopted microservices and what they learned along the way. Help shape the conversation in discussions with some of the worlds leading architects and microservices experts. Share the challenges you are facing, the technologies you are exploring and the skills you have gained with 400 other engineers passionate about creating highly flexible systems that rock. Follow us at #muCon for all the latest updates on the conference!

Would you like to speak at muCon? We want to hear your talk proposals!

Talks will be selected by Skills Matter and the Programme Committee on the basis of making the conference a varied, diverse and valuable event. Submission is open to anyone, and we encourage first-time speakers to submit a proposal. Members of the Programme Committee are happy to offer coaching and assistance on talk proposals.

We strongly encourage first-time speakers to be part of our programmes. If your talk will be selected, you will be offered a free ticket to attend Jenny Martin's course "Giving Engaging Technical Talks at Conferences and Meetups".

Following the suggestions we've received through the Call for Thoughts and your feedback, we would like to actively encourage submissions on the following topics:

Design
- Dependency Mapping
- Moving to Reactive
- Different Reactive Platforms
- Redesigning with the lights staying on

Building
- Governance in a Mu World
- Paradigms for Development
- How much magic in your Dev tools?

Deployment
- Repeatable Pipelines
- Pipelines to Production
- A/B testing
- Securing and Governing the Code

Production
- Chaos Engineering
- Monitoring Platforms
- Multi-Cloud
- Out of Hours Support
- Real World Metrics

Case-studies
- General lessons and real-life experiences learned that are useful regardless of framework used

Submissions should be for one of the following session types (time for Q&A is *included* in the session lengths):

- 45 minutes talk
- 15 minutes lightning talk
- 1 hour keynote

Chosen speakers will receive a free ticket to the conference. Another ticket for a speaker's guest, or to be raffled or offered to a member of the community, will be available upon request. We'll be happy to offer this additional ticket for you to raffle it to a member of a less represented group.

Please find our code of conduct here: https://skillsmatter.com/go/code-of-conduct

Deadline for submission - Thursday 31st May 2018

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