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Kafka Summit Bangalore 2024

event date

2 May 2024

location

Sheraton Grand Bengaluru Whitefield Hotel & Convention Center Bengaluru, India


Real-Time Data Takes Center Stage

Modern business happens in real time. Today’s competitive edge comes from getting fresh and consistent data to the right place, in the right format, at the right time to build data products faster and push use case utility and innovation to new heights. Real time data streaming unlocks the full value of all data within an organization—no matter where it resides. The value that data streaming adds to app and data product production and go-to-market velocity is undeniable.

Get Up to Speed on Data Streaming at Kafka Summit Bangalore

Join developers, architects, data engineers, DevOps professionals, and software thought leaders at the first event event for the Apache Kafka® community in Bangalore. Hear best practices, learn how to build next-generation systems, and take deep dives into how Kafka and the latest data streaming technologies—including cloud-native event streaming services and generative AI—are influencing what’s new and next in the ever-widening world of data streaming.

With data volume growing at breakneck speed, the ability to harness it in real time is the key to driving greater business insight and accelerating innovation. Kafka Summit is where everything Kafka comes together, so make it a priority to attend Kafka Summit 2024.

Welcome to Kafka Summit Bangalore 2024! 

We plan to host Kafka Summit Bangalore 2024 in-person.

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Call for Speakers
Call opens at 12:01 AM

24 Oct 2023

Call closes at 11:59 PM

10 Jan 2024

Call closes in India Standard Time (UTC+05:30) timezone.
Closing time in your timezone () is .

Do you have a great Kafka story to share?

Speaking at Kafka Summit is a great way to connect with hundreds of your peers, become more involved in the Kafka community, and have a public platform for you to share your story of the future of streaming platform.

Abstract submissions

We are looking for your most interesting, most informative, most advanced, and most generally applicable talks on Apache Kafka® and the tools, technologies, and techniques in the Kafka ecosystem.  Winning submissions will make it clear that you understand how to take your knowledge and experience and transfer it to Kafka Summit attendees. For example:

  • A deep dive into a recent Kafka feature or a KIP under development
  • Use Cases and patterns you have developed while building event-driven systems
  • Development techniques, libraries, and debugging techniques that have helped you build event-driven systems
  • An experience report about the Kafka-based system you’ve built, including takeaways that the audience can put into practice right away
  • Beginner-level introductions to Kafka, Connect, the Streams API, KSQL, and other ecosystem tools
  • Specific explanations of how Kafka and stream processing enabled you to build a solution unique to your industry, and applicable to others with similar use cases

Submit fresh ideas, unique perspectives, and thought-provoking discussions that will give our attendees a good time and send them home better-informed and more capable than they came. So do your best to stand out by submitting relevant, engaging, creative, and entertaining proposals. You must submit a separate entry for each topic.

Please note: product pitches, whether explicit or thinly-disguised, are unlikely to get selected.


There are two formats to choose from when submitting:

  1. Lightning Talk: 10 minute presentation (1 speaker only)
  2. Breakout Session: 45 minute presentation (including 5-10 mins Q&A, up to 2 speakers)

Key submission fields to prepare:

  • Session title
  • Session description (200 words max)
  • Speaker bio (100 words max)
  • Previous speaking experience (100 words max)

As a speaker, you will receive:

  • Full conference pass
  • Recognition on the Kafka Summit Bangalore 2024 website with your headshot and bio
  • Adoration of your peers

Important dates:

            November 29 | December 20 | January 8, 2024

            08:00 - 09:00 IST each day          

  • Call for Papers closes: January 10, 2024  
  • Speaker Notifications sent: February 2, 2024

Dates subject to change.

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Please review the Kafka Summit Code of Conduct.

Questions? Please email organizers@kafka-summit.org.



event fee

free for speakers

You will receive a complimentary conference pass.