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CFP: Lightning Talks

Co-Chair: Bjorn Freeman-Benson, Eclipse Foundation,

Co-Chair: Joshua Bloch, Chief Java Architect, Google,

Important Dates
    Submission deadline for Lightning Talks
  • Consideration of submissions begins March 18, 2006 and will continue until all available openings are taken


A Lightning Talk is a 5-minute presentation on any topic of interest to the OOPSLA community. Lightning Talks will be presented back to back with strict enforcement of the 5-minute time limit.

Lightning Talks are a popular and exciting format in the open-source community, and you can find lots of advice about them with a good search engine.

Lightning Talk submissions consist solely of an abstract (of up to 250 words) which will be published on the OOPSLA website.

Submission Process

Electronic submission of proposals is required through the OOPSLA submission system.

For more information

For additional information, clarification, or questions, please contact the track chairs.

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