Speaking at a tech conference can be costly.

We (speakers) love giving talks at technical conferences, but discussions about money are sometimes taboo because we often pretend that passion and exposure should pay the way. While some conferences have "no budget", many offer to cover travel & accommodations or pay honorarium.

Let’s help each other by sorting through some of the confusion, and develop an ongoing dialog about the cost of public speaking.

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Note: Hi! thank for a lot of feedback, I know this form does not account for all possible case of speaking. If you feel like you want to provide more information, please use Also: section at the bottom (no max char limit). I'd love to hear what you loved about particular conference too!
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I traveled to speak at this event.

I ticket and got paid for my time.
My travel and accommodation was by the event.

I was while attending the event.

My employer my travel expenses.
(if you had someone else support your travel, We'd love to know about it, comment in Also: section if you like.)

My speaking slot was and it took me to prepare.
I had a time.

I am a who has been speaking for

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