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Speaker Resources

This page is designed to serve as a guide for speakers and those interested in presenting at DrupalCon Sydney.

Important Dates

Check-in: Session Review: November 26-30
Check-in: Session Slide/Outline Review: January 7-11
Check-in: Final Session Review: January 21-25
For more, see see important dates.

Slide Deck Templates

If you don't want the hassle of creating your own slide templates for your presentation we invite you to use one of our official DrupalCon speaker templates. Please be sure to include a Session Title slide for session archiving purposes as well as a Session Evaluation slide to remind attendees to evaluate your session.

Speaker Badges

Help us build momentum as we begin the countdown to DrupalCon. Add one of our awesome DrupalCon Speaker Badges to your personal website.

Session AV + Setup

Setup times: Speakers are required to arrive at least 15 minutes early tor setup. Speakers have access to the session rooms from prior to the first session of the day and also during the breaks.

What to bring:

  • Your laptop, with session slides loaded (bonus if you bring a backup USB!)
  • A power adaptor for your laptop
  • A VGA cable if your laptop is a Mac or late model PC
  • A slide advancer, if you want one

Speaker FAQs

We'll add more questions+answers to this page as they come up.

How long are sessions? Sessions are 60 minutes and should include time (10-15 minutes) for audience Q+A.
How are speakers compensated? One speaker per session will receive a coupon code for half price admission to DrupalCon. Additional speakers will need to register at the regular DrupalCon price.

General FAQs: Learn more about how DrupalCon sessions are selected and more on You can also learn more about speaker expectations for DrupalCon in the DrupalCon Speaker Agreement.