Lightning sessions

We are hosting 8 lightning talks on the Smashing stage, on Day One of the Smashing Conference, just after lunch. And we are looking for speakers!

Have you built something cool recently? Or learned a new technique? Whether you are you an experienced speaker or not at all, we would love to hear from you!

Monica Dinculescu at the Smashing Conference 2016

We are looking for talks on Design, Content, Frontend, JavaScript and anything else that will help others to make better websites. You get 4 minutes on stage to share your story or challenge. Your crowd consist of 260 friendly people who design, develop or otherwise work with the web. What are you waiting for?

Please submit your lightning talk before August 22. We will pick eight talks and will inform you on August 27.
If you have any questions or if you need some guidance, don't hesitate to let us know too. We love to help!

Submit your talk →


  • Only attendees of the Smashing Conference Freiburg are allowed to submit a talk proposal.
  • Travel and accommodation costs will not be covered.
  • If you have been selected we would like to recieve your slides in PDF or as online link one week before.
  • Make sure your talk is not longer than 4 minutes. We will be capping your talk.
  • Must not solicit any company or product.
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