Amsterdam, Netherlands

10:00 AM till 16:00 PM March 2nd 2019

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Container Solutions B.V., De Ruijterkade 143, 1011 AC Amsterdam

Workshop Information

On Saturday, March 2 we are part of the second edition of Global Diversity CFP Day! The first edition was a global success, with 53 events around the world!

This event, hosted at Container Solutions in Amsterdam, is aimed to be encouraging and advising newbie speakers to put together your very first talk proposal and share your own individual perspective on any subject of interest to people in tech.

We will have experienced speakers on hand to:
• give you a warm, inclusive welcome in a safe space (check out our Code of Conduct which all participants must adhere to)
• mentor you with your proposal
• provide speaking advice
• and share their enthusiasm to get you to the stage!

🗓 Event Schedule:

• 9:45 Doors open
• 10:15 Introduction by the organisers
• 10:30 Workshop time!
• 12:15 Lunch break, provided by Container Solutions
• 13:15 More workshop time!
• 15:30 Presentations
• 15:45 Family Photo + closing



• Smile! We are photographing this event. Let us know if you do not wish to have your pictures posted on this site or on social media.








Access Information

Getting to the venue

Public Transport

Is there a public transportation stop near the venue? Yes


8 min walk from Centraal Station

Are public transportation stops accessible to people using mobility devices? Yes

Are public transportation stops accessible to people using service animals? Yes

Are public transportation stops accessible to people who are sight impaired? Yes

Is the area around the venue safe and well-lit? Yes


How close is parking to the venue?

Parking is possible in front of the venue

Are there costs associated with parking?


Is the parking lot well-lit? Yes

Is the parking lot gated? No

Is the parking lot guarded? No

Accessing the venue

Is there any building security? No

What is the process for entering?

Ring the bell for Container Solutions, 3rd Floor

Are there steps going into the building or space?


Are there ramps or elevators?

Heavy door at the entrance. People with mobility devices might need some help.

Are elevator buttons of an appropriate height for wheelchair users to reach?


Is there affordable childcare at or near the venue?

The Venue

Is there a quiet room? Yes

Is there a nursing room for parents with a newborn? Yes


If needed, we can provide a nursing room

Is the venue safe for small children? Yes

Is the space easily navigable for people using mobility devices or service animals? No


Heavy door at the entrance. People with mobility devices might need some help.

Do chairs in the venue have arms? No

Are food and (non-alcoholic) drinks allowed in the space? Yes

How many bathrooms (both single and multiple occupancy) are available?


How many wheelchair accessible stalls are there?


How many gender-neutral bathrooms are available?


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