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Speaker Information & Logistics

Congratulations and welcome to the Global Scrum Gathering London 2018 official program. This page is your home base to help you prepare for #SGLON18.

Important 2018 Deadlines and Information (Click on each link for complete information):

Speaker Bio and Photo Request (Deadline: June 11, 2018)

We need your 100-200-word speaker biography, along with your high-resolution headshot (300dpi, .jpg, and .eps) to use for marketing materials and website.

Event Registration (Deadline: June 11, 2018)

Register for the event here.

Speaker Accommodation Form (Deadline: June 11, 2018)

If you wish to take advantage of the complimentary standard room accommodations at the Aloft London ExCel, please complete the SGMSP18 Speaker Accommodation Form by 11 June 2018 so we can add you to the room list. *Please refer to Speaker Compensation Policy for details.

Gathering Location
Excel London Convention Center
Royal Victoria Dock, 1 Western Gateway
London E16 1XL, UK


Aloft London ExCel
One Eastern Gateway
Royal Victoria Dock
London E16 1FR, UK

Upload Your Presentation (Deadline: 10 October, 2018)

Feel free to add your company logo if you wish, but do not remove the Scrum Alliance® logo.

Speaker Compensation Policy

We are pleased to offer the following compensation to the first Primary Author associated with an accepted session:

  • 45-Minute Session: Complimentary registration + two-night accommodation at the Aloft London Excel*
  • 75-Minute Session: Complimentary registration + two-night accommodation at the Aloft London Excel*

We do not offer splitting or transferring compensation to additional presenters. You are welcome to have additional speaker(s) assist; however, they will not receive any compensation and will be responsible for paying the registration fee.

*Hotel compensation is valid for single occupancy only.

Session Set-up, Supplies, and Support

Based on room capacity, each room will be set with full rounds or rounds mixed with theatre style. Provided equipment includes:

  • (1) Wireless lapel microphone and audio capabilities
  • Data projector and screen
  • Wireless Internet
  • (1) Flipchart and paper pad
  • Markers and Post-it® notes


If required for your presentation, please bring your own laptop and appropriate adaptor to avoid software or hardware compatibility issues. Scrum Alliance will not be providing these items.

Session Support
We’ll have a volunteer room monitor at each session to welcome attendees, manage the room, time-box the session, etc.

ExCel London Floorplan
To view speaker schedule sessions, click here. Room assignments will be posted closer to the Gathering date.

Registration/Hospitality Desk
The Registration/Hospitality Desk will be open in the Foyer from 8:00 - 17:30 daily.

Letter of Invitation

If you require an official Letter of Invitation to participate in Global Scrum Gathering London 2018, please complete the Letter of Invitation Form**NOTE** You must register as a speaker first (please see Speaker Registration).

Promote your Session

You did all the hard work submitting a great proposal and were selected to speak at the Gathering. Congratulations! Please add the following text and badge to your email signature. 

REGISTER NOW for Global Scrum GatheringSM London 2018 - #SGLON18

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