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microXchg 2020

event starts

02 Apr 2020

event ends

03 Apr 2020


Kalkscheune, Johannisstraße 2 Berlin, Germany


microXchg is coming back in 2020! microXchg is a two-days community conference in Berlin, Germany, focusing on Microservices, Serverless & Cloud Native.

For speakers we offer several additional benefits (optional): 

  • Speak at our special meetups or even do a meetup roundtrip
  • Get recorded interviews at the conference studio
  • Join the legendary speaker trip

All details can be found below.

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Call for Speakers
CfS opens at 9:00 AM

03 Nov 2019

CfS closes at 11:59 PM

14 Jan 2020

This event is in UTC+01:00 - Amsterdam, Berlin, Bern, Rome, Stockholm, Vienna time zone.
Closing time in your time zone is .

Enter your session submission (required)

We are looking forward to speakers sharing their stories & experiences about successes, failures, lessons learned, patterns & practices in following categories:

  • Microservices Architecture
  • Serverless Solutions
  • Real Story Experiences
  • Cloud Native Systems
  • Event-Driven Systems
  • Reactive Microsystems
  • Hybrid Microservices Platforms in IoT & Industry 4.0
  • Domain and Problem Decomposition
  • Security
  • Testing
  • Observability
  • Organization & Culture
  • Data Storage

As a community conference we are encouraging everyone from senior to newcomers from diverse backgrounds. microXchg will provide a mentoring program to support speakers to prepare, deliver and rehearse their talks.  We kindly ask you to select whether you seek for mentoring or if you are open to be part of the mentoring community to support with rehearsals.

microXchg has following different types of sessions:

  • Talks will last 50 minutes (incl. Q&A) and provide enough time to cover a topic in detail.
  • Lightning talks are 15 minutes. This allows to reduce effort in particular for newcomers and also to present niche subjects.
  • In-depth session are three hours. Ideally those session should cover a topic in detail and also provide hands-on, labs and demos.

The Call for Papers will end on 31st December 2019. We are looking forward to your submissions!

Speak at our special meetups or even do a meetup roundtrip (optional)

We have community partnerships with several microservices, serverless, cloud native, Domain-Driven Design and software architecture meetups that will host special meetups with speakers of the conference before and after the conference. Please choose if you are interested in also speaking at those. We will also offer to plan a short speaker tour for you. The dates will be aligned to your needs by the meetup organizers.

Get recorded interviews at the conference studio (optional)

Besides the usual professional video recording of sessions and making them available via our channel we will also do personal one-on-one interviews in a dedicated studio room. This service will be available especially for our speakers, community partners, program committee members and also sponsors. Please tell us if you are interested in getting up to 2 recorded topic-related interviews by our team. We will then get in touch with you upfront to discuss:

  • the desired length (between ~5 to ~15 min) 
  • a suitable time slot for you (depending on your availability on site)
  • a specific topic with 3-7 suitable questions for our interviewer

Join the legendary speaker trip (optional)

To make the exchange and experience of the conference even more worthy we are happy to announce that we will also organize an optional two day speaker trip on Saturday and Sunday where we will explore Berlin and its surroundings. Besides all speakers also the microXchg team members, community partners, meetup organizers and program committee members are invited to take part. You will be able to choose the individual length of your participation and also be able to vote the most desired activities from a curated list for each day. Options will include:

  • Friday night: Special meetup with panel discussion followed by Speaker dinner
  • Saturday till evening (~ City of Berlin): Enjoy a sunny boat tour on the Spree, Explore former live at Castle Charlottenburg, Visit the historic city center including Museum Island, German Wall, Checkpoint Charlie, East Side Gallery, Brandenburg Gate, Learn about politics at German Bundestag
  • Saturday night: Look at Berlin from on top of Berliner Dome or TV Tower, Solve nerdy escape room puzzles together, Do a tour at a famous local craft beer brewery, Discover the nightlife with pub and disco crawling in Berlin-Kreuzberg, Hang out at Klunkerkranich's nest site at the roof of Neukölln Arcaden, Enjoy drinks at beach bar in Friedrichshain with Caribbean flair or at the Strandbar Mitte with its gorgeous view
  • Sunday till late afternoon (~ Surroundings of Berlin): Explore Historic Potsdam, Witness dark history at Sachsenhausen, Get lost in nature at the Berlin-Dahlem Botanical Gardens (Read more / Teaser)

event fee

free for speakers

microXchg is a non-profit community conference - meaning that its budget for expenses is limited. In case your company cannot cover your expenses and you can only provide your talk/session with some sort of expense coverage, please let us know in the "Notes to organizer" section.