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MakeIT 2024 / JCON OpenBlend Slovenia 2024

event starts

29 May 2024

event ends

31 May 2024


Convention Centre Portus, Obala 33, 6320 Portorož Portorož, Slovenia


The MakeIT 2024 conference is a dedicated developers' conference held at the Convention Centre Portus in the charming seaside town of Portorož, Slovenia.

MakeIT 2024 serves as the umbrella event name for this year's conference. MakeIT is centered around Oracle technologies (Cloud, APEX, PL/SQL, Oracle Database, ...), while JCON OpenBlend Slovenia is a community event with a focus on Java and open-source technologies. Both of these events are in-person and will be hosted at the Convention Centre Portus in Portorož, Slovenia.

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Call for Speakers
Call opens at 12:00 AM

17 Nov 2023

Call closes at 11:59 PM

03 Feb 2024

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Become a speaker

Do you want to be a speaker? Do you have an exciting topic, idea or experience you would like to present at MakeIT 2024? Then we look forward to your submission!

MakeIT 2024 / JCON OpenBlend 2024

Oracle, Open-source and Java-focused, in-person community event is a three day event held at Convection Centre Portus in Portorož, Slovenia. 

The schedule is as follows:

  • Wednesday, May 29th, 10:00h - 18:00h: Workshop Day (followed by Speaker Dinner)
  • Thursday, May 30th, 09:00h - 18:00h: Conference Day
  • Friday, May 31st, 09:00h - 17:00h: Conference Day

What we are looking for

We accept submissions for 45 minutes standard conference sessions (Please set some time aside for Q&A and participant interaction within your 45 minutes. We need a 10 minutes break between sessions to set up the next speaker properly.) and 2 to 4-hour hands-on workshops (the number and length of breaks are determined by the speaker).

You can make different proposals on different topics and thus submit several presentations. 

Submit relevant topics: You are going to discuss things that participants of the conference find useful not only yesterday but also today and in the future. Does this subject matter have broad appeal and application? 

We look for practical applicability: The content is important from a practical point of view and you not only cover the existing problems / solutions, but also share your experience.

What you get

Speakers at MakeIT 2024 / JCON OpenBlend Slovenia can look forward to the following benefits:

  • Conference Pass: All accepted speakers receive a complimentary three-day pass to MakeIT 2024, including access to the May 29th workshop day. The pass is not transferable.
  • Hotel contingent: Book one of our close by conference hotels at our fixed rate. First come, First serve. Limited availability. 
  • Speaker Dinner: All speakers are invited and encouraged to attend a VIP dinner on the evening of Wednesday, May 29th, 2024. This special event offers an excellent opportunity to network and meet with your peers from around the globe. Don't miss it!
  • Social Media Visibility: We also increase your visibility and offer you the opportunity to send us a video teaser, which we will distribute via our social media channels in advance.


Need help

If you have any questions, shoot us an email at; we are happy to help :) 

Please check out our Code of Conduct before submitting.

event fee

free for speakers