Strange Loop

Call for Presentations

We are currently looking at alternate plans for Strange Loop 2020 and we will update this page when we know more.

Admission and Travel

All speakers receive the following benefits:

If you have special considerations regarding costs or travel, we will accommodate if possible.

Talk Formats

Strange Loop is a developer-focused conference that encompasses past (the history of computing), present (deep dives on today's technology), and future (what's next). Strange Loop is not focused on any particular language or area of technology - see below for more guidance. Reviewing the archives from 2019 and 2018 is a great way to see what has been invited or selected in the past!

This CFP covers two types of talks:


Sessions are 40 minutes and take place on Oct 2nd and 3rd, 2020.

This year's tracks are:

Some additional suggestions on getting the best response for your talk:


Workshops will take place on the preconference day Oct 1, 2020 and will be 3 hours in length.

Please read these guidelines before submitting:

Multiple presenters

The CFP form allows you to add multiple presenters to your talk.


We are always happy to give you feedback in choosing between multiple potential topics or reviewing a full proposal before submission at