• Considering Submitting to DDD?

    Here's some facts, hints and stats to help Over the last year or so we have shared a number of posts, references and information about submission. In order to make it easier to get the information you may need, here is a centralised list of those resources. In this blog...


  • Submitting a talk for DDD East Midlands 2020

    A guide through the Sessionize form This year the DDD East Midlands Conference has a choice of 15-minute, 30-minute and 60-minute talks. We have also changed the form a little bit to help make the experience for speakers, local meetups and attendees a little bit better. Sessionize Different conferences have...


  • Statistics from 2019.

    The overall statistics of 2019 One of the things we like to do at DDD East Midlands is to share the data we have and how we are using it. As part of running our first conference there were a few things we wanted to achieve or improve upon. We...


  • The 2020 How To Talk Tour.

    We are on tour again! On the back of the success of the 2019 How To Talk tour, Moreton and Jess have booked in to meetups near you for a new and improved version for 2020. There are a number of attendees from last year who have gone on to...


  • The Anonymous Submission Process.

    Why we have an anonymous process At DDD East Midlands, we have an anonymous submission process. What this involves is: People submit their talks through Sessionize. During this process we set Sessionize to anonymise all the submission details to minimise any possible bias. The titles and descriptions of the talks...


  • It Took A Community To Create.

    This story started 18 months ago... As with a lot of things in my recent life, it all started in a coffee shop. Stephen Haunts (who had just started his own business) and Barry Mills (who had recently been promoted at work) persuaded Moreton and I to run Developer! Developer!...


  • Hacktoberfest at DDD: East Midlands

    Hack The Planet! Although the month of Hacktoberfest is almost over, we’re going to have a Hacktoberfest stand at DDD East Midlands today. As part of this, we’ll be looking to promote the use of, and contribution to, Free and Open Source Software, and will be helping folks make their...


  • The PubConf Nottingham FAQ

    Everything you need to know about PubConf. PubConf is coming to Nottingham straight after DDD East Midlands Conference. Here Dylan answers the many questions you have around this mysterious event. What’s this PubConf thing everyone’s talking about? PubConf is a cross between a tech conference, a variety show, a comedy...


  • The Nottingham Tech Community

    Nottingham is a city with hidden depths. Built around sandstone outcrops there are many tunnels and shelters hewn into the bedrock that are found all around the area. Some who grew up with the legend of Robin Hood, whose has close associations with Nottingham, believe the Robin & his followers...


  • How To Talk Part 7 - Social Media Wizardry

    How To Talk Really, Really Good. Part 7 Social Media Wizardry. Introduction Here we will cover some hints and tips to help your social media presence coming up to and after your talk. There are a few advantages to this: Improving the experience for your attendees. Easily seeing feedback (what...