DerpyCon 2017 - November 17 - 19, 2017 - Morristown, NJ


So you want to run a Workshop?

That means you must be educated in the field or have an extreme expertise in for example, Japanese culture.We welcome various subjects and love you to share your expertise with Derpycon. We welcome your submission. Please watch us for updates and further instructions, and rules on submitting to host a workshop.

What’s in it for you?

The glory of being envied by your friends and perhaps dozens of strangers who come to bask in the light of your knowledge, and of course a reimbursed badge, of course… after you’ve done your workshop host duties in running a successful workshop!


Workshop applications will be accepted from August 25, 2015 at 8:00PM EDT thru September 15, 2015 at 11:59PM EDT!. (That’s Eastern Daylight Time)
All workshop submissions must be made via the Derpycon Workshop Application.
Workshop submissions received through other means will not be considered!
Please make sure to fill out the application completely. Incomplete applications will not be considered.
Submissions will be reviewed after the submission window closes.
Be advised that it could be several weeks after the submission window closes before you hear anything about your workshop submission. For the head of programming has a life too…Well sort of.

Workshop Compensation

DerpyCon is able to offer a limited number of workshop reimbursement under the following conditions:

  • All workshops will be allowed one named panelist. Additional panelists are allowed, but cannot count their participation towards reimbursement.
  • A minimum of three hours of programming will be allowed towards a DerpyCon 2015 badge reimbursement.
  • There will be limited reimbursements for DerpyCon 2015.
  • Qualifying panelists will receive a confirmation email from DerpyCon’s Program Head two-six weeks before convention. Panelists must print a copy of this email, a printed receipt for a DerpyCon registration, and a panelist reimbursement form to Programming Operations at DerpyCon to have the reimbursements processed.
  • Registration reimbursements are capped at the equivalent rate of when the registration was purchased.
  • DerpyCon reserves the right to deny reimbursement for panelists who do not complete the required number of workshops at con or panelists who violate the rules of DerpyCon, our venue, or the state of New Jersey.

Click here for the DerpyCon 2015 Workshop Application