FAQs Speakers


November 5, 2017 – Send over the slides for your presentation
November 14, 2017 – 10:00 Side events for PMF: Workshops, Summit, Women in Product (to be announced)
November 14, 2017 – 18:30 – Attend the Speakers’ Dinner where you will meet your moderator and the other speakers Location: QUAI61
November 15, 2017 – 8:00 – Get your badge and join us at the event location for a tour and a tech test
November 15, 2017 – 18:00 – Enjoy the party of the event!
November 16, 2017 – 8:00 – If you are a speaker on the second day join us for a tech test
November 16, 2017 – Festival is over! See you in 2018!


Recommended hotels for the conference can be found here.


As the Official Carrier for Product Management Festival 2017, Swiss is offering 10% off flights under certain conditions.

The reduced conference fares are specially marked with a white triangle and, depending on the chosen fare, allow you to change or cancel your flight with complete ease. All reductions depend on the type of fare, route and availability. They are valid on the entire SWISS route network for flights to Switzerland (flight numbers LX1 – 2999 and LX 7400 – 7465), including flights that are operated by our partner airlines under an LX flight number (LX 8000 – 8999). Thanks to the new fare options, you now have even more choice on SWISS European flights, and only pay for what you really need.

The conference fares can be booked now for the travel period 14 days before to 14 days after your event.

In order to benefit from this offer, book your flight easily and without complications through swiss.com using the following link:

Please enter your email address and the event code: 1135-4594-8277-3858

Promoting your talk

There are a few things to promote your talk during the PMF:

  • share this banner on your social media profiles
  • share your discount code in your network



What will be the duration of my presentation?

Please keep in mind that the presentation slot is 30 minutes, which is broken down into a 21 – 26 minute presentation with a 4 – 9 minutes Q & A session at the end. You have to submit your slides by June 30 2017. Keynotes have a length of 45 minutes and Interactive Sessions 60 minutes.

Do I need any technical equipment?

You will be presenting from your own laptop, please make sure you are bringing it! Please also kindly let us know, what kind of equipment you need for your presentation, such as hand-held-microphone, headset-microphone, sound, flipchart, pin board, adapter, etc. We cannot guarantee for any on-site requests.

Do I get a free ticket to the conference?

A free ticket will be made available to all speakers. The respective code will be sent out prior to the conference. You will be using it to register for you ticket the festival website.

Who covers the costs for travelling and accommodation?

As a Speaker you will benefit from free entrance and free meals during the conference. Transport and accommodation costs fall into your/your company’s responsibility.

What format does my presentation need to be in?

Ideally the presentation is 16×9 and a pdf/keynote/powerpoint.

The week before the conference on 7 November 2017, we will need your final presentation in both powerpoint/keynote and pdf formats as backup. Please note that directly after the conference we make the pdf copies of each presentation available to attendees through the Product Management Festival website. Should we do not receive any new version of your presentation, we’ll use the one you handed in while the call for speakers process. You’ll be presenting from your own laptop.

Before the conference

What is the first step after acceptance?

You are kindly asked to provide us with a high quality picture from each of you within 48 hours. The pictures will be published on our website and used in marketing materials. Also, please let us know your social media accounts (Twitter, Linkedin, Google+, Xing) if available and you would like to have these featured on the website.

*offer valid only in certain conditions