GPN18 – ada_conf – the making of a separatistic IT conference

GPN18 – ada_conf – the making of a separatistic IT conference

https://media.ccc.de/v/gpn18-37-adaconf-the-making-of-a-separatistic-it-conference

ada_conf is an ordinary IT conference, but with one difference: it’s only for women and trans people.

We created ada_conf for a simple reason: there was a demand for it.

In this session I will share the experiences of organizing two conferences in a very short time. What did we excel at, what did we learn? And, are there really enough qualified women to fill a whole tech conference?

This session will be one part prepared talk, and one part discussion and knowledge sharing.

Agenda:
Inspiration
Why we don’t speak about diversity
ada_conf’s organizational structure
Enabling people’s super powers
Getting speakers
Getting (and enabling) volunteers
Agile conference development
Discussion

Emma Lilliestam

CCC.de

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