Applicant Guidelines

Call for Speakers is closed. Thank you for your applications!

About DroidKaigi

DroidKaigi is a conference tailored for developers and organized by developers. Its main focus is to provide developers a place to network and share knowledge with their peers.
DroidKaigi 2016 had more than 600 participants and 45 sessions making it a huge success amongst the Android developers community in Japan.

Application Stats

Call for Speakers

Please choose a topic from the list below and fill out this Application form with your proposed talk’s title and abstract.


Productivity and Tooling

for example:

  • Android Studio
  • Gradle / Bazel
  • CI
  • Firebase
  • Build environment improvements

Architecture and Development Process/Methodology

for example:

  • Architecture (Clean Architecture, MVVM, DI)
  • Data Binding
  • Growth hacking
  • Collaborative Development


for example:

  • Material Design
  • drawables
  • UCD


for example:

  • Camera
  • Video, image processing, audio technologies
  • Sensors
  • Arduino
  • Drones
  • Android TV / Wear / Auto

Quality and Sustainability

for example:

  • Operation
  • Test
  • Customer support
  • Compatibility
  • Device support
  • Security


for example:

  • Android OS Build System
  • Android Kernel
  • Framework(Android Internals, Media, Protocol Stack etc…)
  • SDK
  • Kati

Application Submission Details

Please choose a topic from the list above and fill out this Application form with your proposed talk’s title and abstract.

Note: the information submitted will be published as a Google Spreadsheet even if the talk is rejected.

  • Choices for talk slot: 30 or 50 minutes.
  • Due date: 2016-11-01 23:59 JST(+0900)
  • Announcement date: Mid-November 2016
  • Tickets: Even if your talk is rejected, you have a right to buy a ticket regardless of whether tickets are sold out or not. Of course, if your talk is accepted, you do not need to buy a ticket.
  • Application Form: Google Form Call for Speakers is closed.


Talk applications are more likely to be accepted when they meet the following criteria:

  1. It is Android specific.
  2. It involves an area of Expertise: not about a subject or knowledge widely known.
  3. It is Innovative: a topic that demonstrates developers how to build things that weren’t possible or difficult to achieve.

Reference: 2015 applications, 2016 applications

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