Getting started with conference speaking
Senior Software Engineering Manager
Ever wondered why you should try public speaking OR how you can get the confidence to present on a stage or how you can speak at a conference? Conference speaking usually starts with writing an abstract about a topic that you are passionate abou t or want to tell a story about which gets reviewed by a conference’s program committee upon submission. If you get accepted, the next steps are preparing your content & slides, practicing, presenting virtually or on stage and convincing the audience to see your point of view on a subject matter. Come to this talk to learn how you can write abstracts, where you can submit them & how you can practice being a public speaker, presenter and story teller all in unde r 40 minute s from someone who’s spoken at over a dozen conferences. With this knowledge, you can apply to speak at any meetup or conference, maybe even at a DroidCon near you!
Yash Prabhu is a Senior Engineering Manager who leads the mobile infrastructure team at Comcast NBCUniversal. Previously she led the Android team at Warner Bros. Digital Labs where her team was responsible for building Android apps for streaming services such as DC Universe, Cartoon Network Boomerang & DramaFever. Yash also co-organized GDG Philadelphia and volunteers at various local tech groups as an instructor and mentor. She's also a 4-time speaker at DroidCon NYC including the keynote talk in 2019.