The Call for Speakers for Ignite London 7 is now open. We look forward to you submitting your talk proposals via the form below and we’re sure we will be amazed by the range and originality of ideas.


Panoramic of drinks break at #igniteLDN6 – Photo by chichard41

The Format

20 slides. 15 seconds a slide. Timed, so there’s no stopping.
What do you want to tell people in 5 minutes?

Ignite events are not about self-promotion. We are interested in talks that are driven by passion, not by sales. There is no limit to the kind of topics you can talk about from technology and science to the arts and everything in-between. If you’re willing to spend five minutes sharing it with an enthusiastic audience, including the whole world (via our vimeo channels and Ignite Show), then this is your chance.

Making us laugh is a good thing, making us think is even better! We want our speakers to be as diverse and stimulating as the city that we live in. Whatever you’re passionate about, we’d love to hear about it – and remember the Ignite motto: Enlighten us, but make it quick!

Please include as much information about your proposed presentation as you can, as this will help us determine who is chosen for the line-up. Please note that by submitting a proposal, you are agreeing that we may use your name and the title of your talk within Ignite London promotional material.


Proposals must be received by 6pm on Thursday 27th September 2012. Based on previous events we expect to receive many more submissions than can be accommodated, so the more information you can give about your talk, the better. We will let you know soon after the deadline whether your proposal has been successful, in order to give you as much time as possible to prepare.

How will selections be made?

Talks will be primarily selected based on whether the topic is interesting, inventive, creative and unique. We will also make an attempt to select a wide range of topics so that there isn’t too much overlap in terms of content and subjects that haven’t been covered at previous Ignite London events. We’ll let you know very soon after the deadline, whether your proposal has been successful in order to give you as much time as possible to prepare.

We look forward to reading your proposals and good luck!

Ignite London 7 Talk Proposal Form