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Frequently Asked Questions

Get more information on submitting a proposal, the voting process, or the Polkadot Decoded conference itself.

No, proposals can not be edited after submission.

No, the preference is for topics to be presented by one presenter.

Yes, you can.

No, all talks should be presented live at the event.

Yes, we encourage a moderate use of videos and other media in presentations.

Only if your project is connecting to Polkadot. This is a Polkadot conference, and all talks should be connected to and/or reference Polkadot. For talks and workshops focused on Substrate, Parity Technologies regularly hosts the Sub0 conference.

Yes, as you are an important part of the Polkadot Ecosystem, we welcome your presentations.

No, there are no extensions beyond the submission deadline of February 28th, 2021 at 10:00 pm CET. Late submissions will not be taken into consideration.

No, but if you know someone who would be a good speaker for this event, please reach out to them and encourage them to submit their own proposal.

Successful submissions will be announced and put to the vote by the community. If your submission is not listed then it did not meet the criteria.

This will depend on how many submissions are received. The program will be made to be as inclusive as possible.

No, we do not offer any paid speaking slots. The program is curated for the community by the community through the open Call for Proposals and public vote. This is how we ensure that the program meets the needs and wishes of the community.

Up to two thirds of the program will be curated by the community. The other third will be programmed by the event organizers.

Voting will start in mid March for a period of 3 weeks

Instructions on how to vote will be shared when voting opens.

The conference will happen May 20th, 2021.

You will be able to register from April. Sign up for updates to be among the first to know when the registration goes live.

Anyone interested in deepening their knowledge of Polkadot, discovering the latest developments in the ecosystem, connecting with the community, or learning more about the future of the decentralized web. The event will be relevant for attendees new to Polkadot as well as more experienced members of the Polkadot community.

The conference will last for 1 day.

The agenda will be announced after voting has been completed. You can expect it by early April.

Yes, the conference will be fully online due to the ongoing COVID situation around the world. Being fully online makes it as accessible as possible to everyone interested in learning about Polkadot.

No, you can join in and enjoy the conference for free.

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