Call for Proposals

We’re opening a total of 10-12 speaker slots. Talks are 30 minutes long, including Q&A.

Rust is a new language so all papers are welcome. If you have been working on something for only 6 months, but it’s interesting, then apply!

Where do I head to?

Read the Submission Guide and submit.

In the first instance our CFP selection process is based only on title and abstract.


Rustfest has a Mentorship program. You will have a mentor assigned to you for your talk. See our Mentorship Guide for details. To register as a mentor, just sign up and tick the box in your profile.


Check out this Rust Community Talks repository for inspiration. Aside from looking at what other people have requested, here are some ideas:

We will give more details once CFP opens.

What we cover if you are selected

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