Speaker Grants

BOB is pleased to announce the availability Speaker Grants to support speakers from groups under-represented in technology. We specifically seek women speakers and speakers who would not be able to attend the conference for financial reasons. The goal is to make BOB a more diverse, useful and enjoyable event.

Eligibility

Speaker Grants are available for all speakers accepted at BOB 2021 from under-represented groups in technology.

Selection

Applications will be reviewed, and will be accepted based upon need and impact. All information will be kept confidential by the committee.

 

Grants

We currently have six Speaker Grants available that will cover reasonable travel costs, travel assistance and accommodation for the nights before and after BOB – i.e. from 25 February, 2021 to 27 February, 2021. Note that recipients of Speaker Grants will – like all speakers – enjoy free registration at BOB 2021.

Application

Send e-mail to diversity at bobkonf dot de identifying your talk submission and briefly state your reasons for seeking a grant.

All conference attendees are expected to respect the BOB policies.

If you have any questions, please contact diversity at bobkonf dot de.

Application Close: 13 November, 2020 (i.e. the deadline for call for contributions)

Notifications: Recipients will be notified along with their talk acceptance by 27 November, 2020.

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