Honor the form’s word limits. (Linking to Google Docs, for example, will result in an immediate disqualification.)
No one from the speaker selection committee will be able to evaluate your pitch in advance.
Lobbying on social media is frowned upon and won’t do you any good.
Link to a video of you presenting and to your SlideShare channel (or wherever we can take a look at decks you’ve created in the past)
A little weak in the knees about speaking at MozCon?
Don’t be scurred.
We’ve got your back.
Whether a speaker has hundreds of talks under her belt or is giving her first talk, we work with them to deliver a product she’lll be proud of and the audience will both love and learn from.
We provide instruction on topics and review the content in its entirety.
We encourage pitches from speakers of all backgrounds, knowledge levels, and speaking experiences.
A few additional things we help with:
Discuss and refine your topic
Assist in honing topic title and description
Review outlines and drafts
Best practices and guidance for slide decks, specifically for our stage
A comprehensive, step-by-step guide for show flow
Serve as an audience for practicing your talk
Review your final deck
Sunday night pre-MozCon tour of the stage to meet our A/V crew, see your presentation on the screens, and test the clicker
A 15-person dedicated crew to make your A/V outstanding
Whatever else we can do to make your talk outstanding
Now over to you.
If you’ve ever had a vision of making onto the MozCon stage, this is your best shot.
So, umm, shouldn’t you be typing feverishly in the Google Form above?
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