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Open Conf - 2024

event starts

22 Nov 2024

event ends

23 Nov 2024


DAIS Events center with an auditorium, large lobby & workshop spaces able to host 500 attendees Athens, Greece


Open Conf is an annual technical conference dedicated to exploring cutting-edge technology topics. Since its inception in 2019, it has been organized and led by volunteers from the Athens Tech ecosystem.

Supported by key players in the Greek Software and IT sector, including major IT companies, open IT communities, startups, hubs, and research centers, Open Conf aims to position Greece as a strategic destination for global technology partnerships.

Our mission is to foster innovation, facilitate knowledge sharing, cultivate relationships, and drive new business opportunities. We embrace openness to new ideas and are committed to shaping the future of technology.

To get a glimpse of past Open Conf events and learn more about what we stand for, check out our previous conference content and an introductory video that encapsulates the essence of Open Conf.

This year Open Conf will be held on 22nd-23rd November, 2024, at DAIS events center, Mesogeion 151, Marousi 151 26. Our two day event will focus on:

  • AI (Generative, Ethical AI, AI and privacy)
  • Software Craftsmanship (Metrics, Performance)
  • Extended reality AR/MR/VR

Target audience (~500 per day):

  • Members of the technical communities
  • IT companies’ engineers, product managers, leaders
  • Students interested in IT and software engineering
  • Academia/researchers
  • Startuppers

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Call for Speakers
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14 Feb 2024

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12 Apr 2024

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Open Conf is focusing on delivering Technical speeches and workshops that offer significant value to the broader audience within the Greek IT ecosystem.
We seek speakers capable of delivering captivating presentations.
Ensuring a diverse range of speakers is of paramount importance to us.
Please submit your speech/workshop proposal by March 29th, 2024.
Following your submission, the Open Conf Speeches Team will review and select speeches for Open Conf 2024. Notification regarding selection status will be provided by the end of May 2024.
Submission indicates acceptance of our Code of Conduct.
Open Conf operates as a volunteer-driven, non-profit event supported by sponsors and low-cost tickets, therefore, speaker fees will not be covered.
We kindly ask speakers to outline their Travel and Accommodation requirements. We are committed to assisting as many speakers as possible on a case-by-case basis.
While we cannot cover all travel expenses for every speaker, based on available funds, we will either offer a cost split for major travel expenses such as airfare and hotel or cover one of the two.
We regret to inform that we are unable to cover transfer or accommodation expenses for local speakers.


expenses covered


expenses covered

event fee

free for speakers

We are asking speakers to utilize own company travel policy if applicable for all or part of the cost. We shall try to cover the rest of Travel and Accomodation expences within individual arrangements.