For speakers

The submission is over.
The notification about the results will be sent to the authors by 5th of February.
If you need to know the results earlier or have other questions regarding your proposal, please contact us on contact@secrus.org.

Selection Process

After receiving the application, it is discussed with the speaker by the representatives of the program committee.

  1. After receiving applications (January 1, 2020), the program committee votes and selects reports;
  2. The results of the preliminary selection are reported to the authors on February 5, 2020;
  3. Auditions are held after February 5.

Rehearsal / audition

Rehearsal objectives: to enable the speaker to rehearse the report and adjust it for the audience; in case of overlapping material of different reports, adjust the reports so that they complement each other; Help program committee formulate conference program grid.

Formats and Alternatives
Rehearsal usually goes on Skype. You can share the screen or send slides in advance, which the rest will flip through at home.
Instead of conference call, you can send videos or slides with the voice-over.

Slides and Timing

For Rehearsal, a draft version of the slides is suitable, because at the end you may want to change something in the structure of the report.

You can use slides 16:9 – this format of panels will be at the conference.

Timing of standard talk, unless otherwise agreed: 25 min. per report + 5 min. for questions (or, for example, 28 minutes for a report, 2 minutes for a question).
For blitz: 8-10 minutes.

For master-classes, 40 to 90 minutes can be allocated on the main day of the conference. Longer workshops can be arranged on an extra day.

We encourage you to use our templates for your slides:
template in .pptx
– or template in .odp.

If you prefer to use your own template, please include one of the conference logos on the title page, you can get them from our templates.

Conference audience

When preparing the report, please note that the majority of ProfsoUX audience are experienced specialists:

70% have been working in the IT industry for 3 or more years;

34% are UX specialists;
20% are designers;
12% are developers;
The rest (6-8% each): analysts, project and product managers, testers, teachers and students.

Entry Visa for Russia

Many countries are eligible for free online visa – please check eVisa.

If not, you can ask the hotel where you will be staying to provide the visa support voucher. You will need this voucher to get a tourist visa in a Russian embassy. Note, that the tourist type of visa is suitable for attending a conference.

Contacts

If you have questions, please email contact@profsoux.ru or call: +7 812 336 93 44 (workdays 11-19, GMT+3).

Sponsors

Drop us a line to contact@profsoux.ru, and we will let you know about all sponsorship opportunities.

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