Announcing The Next Edition of @APIStrat Set For October In Boston

07 Apr 2016

We are pleased to announce the next edition of API Strategy & Practice (APIstrat) conference with that  opening of the call for talks. We are plannin gthe one for October 19-21, 2016 in Boston, Massachusetts. The deadline for submitting talk proposals is midnight, May 20th, 2016, so make sure and get to work on your talk.

We are focusing in on three tracks for this edition:

  1. API Technology: Deep technology which advances the state of the art of APIs. Areas can include, but are not limited to: design, security, frameworks, formats, architectures, protocols and theories which enable APIs.
  2. API Best Practice: Sector or company specific API best practice - these talks can cover a specific API program and what was learned by running it. The best practice can be technical or business related. Sessions at previous conferences have included Music, Media, Finance, Education, Government, Internet of Things and many others.
  3. The Business of APIs: talks on the business elements of APIs - from marketing and business models to community building and business transformation through APIs.

We are looking for the following types of talk submissions:

  1. Cutting edge technology (frameworks, innovations, tooling) 
  2. Real world experiences (big enterprise, fintech, health care, government) 
  3. Productization of APIs (marketing, evangelism, business models, API product management) 
  4. APIs for non-developers (experiences, tools, applications, processes)

Specific topics include, but are not limited to:

When submitting please remember: 

Please, no product pitches. Try to fit into the topics above. If you feel the need to go outside these guidelines, please explain why the topic is key. And lastly, avoid generic, high level talks - we want to dig deep and get insights.

We're looking forward to your submissions. If you have any questions, feel free to submit the contact form for the site, or email us directly at [email protected]. In 2016, we are only doing one APIStrat, so make sure you don't miss this opporutnity, as we bring together the community to talk about the topics that matter most to the space.