# news


02/02/2024, 10:03 AM
Morning All ๐Ÿ˜Ž The time has come, the deadline is here. No, no, I don't mean the end of the working week, for those that live for the weekend. I mean the Codegarden CFP deadline! ๐Ÿ˜ฒ If you're keen to take to the stage at hottest tech unconference of them all, to share your knowledge with your friendly fellow Umbracian pals, then you need to get your best CFP writing cap on and submit your talk idea, like today! By 11:59pm Romance Standard Time to be precise.๐ŸŒน๐Ÿ’œ (UTC+01:00 for folks who've never heard of RST, like me, until I googled it just now after seeing it in the deadline info!) ๐Ÿ˜„ Pluuuus, if you're selected to speak, HQ offer a whole package of help for speakers. As-well-as having your main expenses paid; travel, accommodation and a full access Codegarden ticket, we have a super speaker coach, Mr Adam Montandon, from Speakers Impact Network, to help guide you through your talk and who is really lovely and knows his stuff. ๐Ÿ’ช And of course, we'd also suggest chatting with former Umbraco event speakers to find out any hints, tips and tricks they employ to create an engaging talk. Feel free to start a thread here ๐Ÿงต - What do you need help with? - What's your advice for speaking at conferences? So go for it! Submit your talk idea. Wishing lots of luck to all who try ๐Ÿ€ and we really hope to see you shine on stage at CG! ๐ŸŒŸ