Call for Papers FAQ's

No. We are using the same call for papers database and system ( If you registered for Percona Live Europe 2017 you can use your same login to submit for Percona Live 2018. Proposals can be saved as drafts and edited. Once a proposal is submitted it is final and CANNOT be changed.
Yes. We started using a new call for papers database and system ( in July 2017 that requires everyone to register for a new account. Proposals can be saved as drafts and edited. Once a proposal is submitted it is final and CANNOT be changed.
The submission form will guide you through the process of submitting your proposal. You will need to include a headshot image with your submission, as well as any links to highlight your speaking expertise.
If you have technical questions or problems with your submission, please contact
If you have questions about the Percona Live Europe event, please contact
You will receive an email confirming your submission. After the CfP closes, the conference committee members review and vote on each submission. You will be notified via email to confirm your talk is accepted, on a wait list, or declined.
All submissions can be saved in draft format, allowing you to edit them until you’re ready to submit your final version.
Once a proposal is submitted it is final and CANNOT be changed by the submitter. If you need to make a change, please contact
Yes! We encourage everyone to submit. You don’t need to be associated with a company.
You can submit as many talks as you’d like! You’ll need to submit each one separately.
Sessions should be either 25 minutes or 50 minutes in length (including Q&A).
Tutorials should be either three hours or six hours in length (including Q&A).
Lightning Talks are five-minute presentations focusing on a single interesting open source database topic.
Accepted speakers will receive a free full conference pass. We’ll also be widely promoting the conference and sharing tips on how you can promote your confirmed, rock star speaker status!

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