The call for proposals is open! Polkadot builders and community members are invited to submit their ideas for a presentation or workshop to be voted on by the community. Whether you’re building a project in the Polkadot ecosystem or just have a compelling idea for a Polkadot-related topic to present, check out the guidelines below and submit your proposal by February 28th, 2021.
Polkadot Decoded should be an inclusive event for everyone in the community, so it’s important to have a range of presentations for both technical and non-technical audiences, from experienced Polkadot developers to those who are new to blockchain. For this reason, and to make sure we have a diverse and engaging program, we’ve outlined the following presentation formats for proposal submissions.
Presentations appropriate for non-technical audiences
High-level visionary talks on the big problems Polkadot solves. For this format, the focus should be on the capabilities of the technology, not the code. Share your vision of Polkadot and let the world know how it can help build a better web and a brighter future.
Share one or more specific use cases for Polkadot and show how the technology helps solve pressing challenges. This could include a use case your own company addresses or potential use cases that others could work on, such as governance, identity, gaming, or asset tracking.
Present your own project to the community in a short talk sharing key information and insight into the problems your project solves. Let the community know why you’ve chosen to build on Polkadot and how the technology helps you meet your project objectives.
Presentations for more technical audiences
A deep-dive into the technology and use cases of Polkadot. This format can include a project demo to showcase your work on a technical level or a dive into the technology of Polkadot itself. Project demo proposals must include a link to your project’s Github repo.
Go even deeper into the tech behind Polkadot and share your knowledge in a workshop format. Proposals in this category should include an outline of what your educational goals are, i.e. the outcome you want your audience to achieve after attending your workshop.
Go off the grid to define your own format
Inspired to present your ideas in a format not mentioned above? Let us know what and how you would like to present, including as much detail as possible. This could be technical or non-technical, but in the spirit of inclusivity we prefer presentations aimed at all audiences.
To be included in the list of presentation proposals that will be voted on by the community, your proposal submission must meet the following criteria:
Proposals that meet the guidelines above will be announced in the list of approved submissions in the beginning of March and voted on by the community. If your proposal is not listed at that time, that means it did not meet the above criteria.
For more information on submitting a proposal, visit our FAQ