Call for Speakers

Our call for speakers for DotYork 2018 is open from Wednesday 9th to Thursday 31st May 2018.

DotYork 2018 will take place on Thursday 4th October, in York, England.

We’re on the lookout for original thinkers and doers who can challenge and enlighten attendees around four key themes.





We aren’t looking for sales pitches or technical how-tos but anything else goes - from anyone. Regardless of your experience, line of work or any other demographic.

When we review applications, we remove all personal information and make our decision based on the content of the proposed talk, how we think it will relate and be of interest to our audience, and how it fits with the rest of the line-up.

DotYork is a safe space for you to share your insight, experience and opinions. By submitting an application to speak, you agree to follow our code of conduct.


Our audience is made up of roughly 30% designers, 30% developers, 30% business owners and 10% others. Most work for small and micro agencies with 15% being freelancers and 15% students.

What we expect

DotYork is a one-day single-track conference which we divide into 4 sessions, each lasting approximately 90 minutes.

What we can offer


To apply, please complete this short form.

The closing date for applications is Thursday 31st May. You will hear back from us by 30th June.

If you have any questions, please email

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