About

MacDevOps YVR is the annual conference for Mac Admins interested in integrating DevOps into their IT practice.

MacDevOpsYVR 2023 is two days of in person learning and networking. Join us June 21-22, 2023 online with other local and international Mac Admins, DevOps engineers, and security experts from industry leading organizations — this conference will hosted at SFU Harbour Centre in Vancouver, BC, Canada!

Attendees

Tickets

Your conference ticket provides you with:

  • access to the 2-day conference
  • access to workshops
  • access to hack night
  • access to talks and other educational sessions
  • access to 10+ hours of networking
  • admission to the social
  • question and answer sessions with the speakers after their sessions
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Dates

June 21-22, 2023

Location

SFU Harbour Centre in Vancouver, BC, Canada.

Stay in the loop

Call for Speakers

2023 Speaker Application

June 21-22 – MacDevOpsYVR 2023 Conference (in person and on-line)

The annual MacDevOpsYVR conference attracts Mac Admins from industry leading companies large and small for three days of learning and networking. Speaking at MacDevOpsYVR enables you to share your knowledge, success stories, or cool projects with the Mac Admin community. MacDevOpsYVR provides a great environment to begin or further develop your speaking experience.

Check out who spoke at MacDevOpsYVR 2022.

For the past 8 years MacDevOpsYVR has welcomed a diverse community of Mac Admins, DevOps engineers, and security professionals from Google, Facebook, Dropbox, Uber, Airbnb, Square, Amazon, SAP, LAIKA, Pixar, Disney Animation, and others.

30 Minute Talks

We’re looking for speakers that:

  • Have a great story to share

There is one or more 30 minute talk on each of the two main speaking days.

15 Minute Talks

We’re looking for speakers that:

  • Have a fun problem they’ve solved
  • Want to help share hard won knowledge
  • Provide clear successful use cases, best practices, and how-to’s
  • Can go deep on how your company is using a tool or technique

There are four 15 minute talks on each of the two main speaking days. A total of eight 15 minute talks will be scheduled.

5 Minute Talks (Quick Talks)

We’re looking for speakers that:

  • Highlight a tip or trick, like “this shortcut will save 100000 minutes a week”
  • Tell a great customer success story
  • Focus on a specific feature and how you are using it
  • A great demo

There are two or more 5 minute talks on each of the two main speaking days. Four 5 minute talks will be scheduled. Or more. Depending on time in the schedule.

Qualities of a Great Talk

  • Know the Mac Admin audience
  • Review your completed application before submitting
  • Do not pitch products, companies, services
  • Do contain clear takeaways for the audience
  • Speaker bio is clear why the person is an authority on the subject
  • Talk description is clear what the audience will learn or takeaway
  • Provide case studies or research to assist the audience in their own business application

Important Dates

March 01 – Deadline for applications for 15min & 30min talks

March 30 – Applicants are selected (please send us a picture for the website)

May 15 – Record and submit a backup talk (the event is live but we love backups)

June 21-22 – MacDevOpsYVR 2023 Conference


Speaker Application Form

Thank you for your interest in speaking at MacDevOpsYVR 2023.
We review all applications.