Esri Developer Summit Europe

Lightning Talks

Experience a series of rapid-fire Lightning Talks from your peers about their exciting innovations and applications that use GIS.

Each five-minute presentation will spark your creativity and get you motivated about the new ways to use GIS technology in your projects.

Interested in giving one? The deadline to submit a Lightning Talk proposal is 5 November 2013.


  • Share one great idea—Tell a story, motivate, and inspire.
  • Make it quick—Presentations must be five minutes or less.
  • No live demos—We want to hear about the idea directly from you. You may use Microsoft PowerPoint, Impress, Prezi, or play a fixed-length video that you will use to support your talk. Please use only non-copyrighted images in presentation slides.
  • Have fun!—Share your passion for your great idea. For inspiration, read How to Give a Great Ignite Talk or watch a Lightning Talk on writing UNIX daemons to see how to spice up a topic and make it exciting!

How to Submit

To be considered, email your Lightning Talk presentation slides or video to, and please include “DevSummit Europe Lightning Talk” in the subject line. Don’t wait too long – the deadline is 5 November, and we’ll be reviewing and accepting Lightning Talks as they come in, so the slots may be full before the deadline.