Resources on Speaker Pay

Charging Speakers

Why I Won’t Be Speaking at the Grace Hopper Conference by Gayle Laakmann McDowell

I’m Not Going to GHC, and Neither Should You by Randi Lee Harper

The Consequences of Speakers-Pay Tech Conferences by Rebecca Murphey

PyCon: Everybody Pays by Jesse Noller (Hacker News thread)

Inequitable Distribution of Costs

Paying Speakers is Better for Everybody by Andy Budd

You’re Paying to Speak by Remy Sharp

Who Pays Speakers: Speaking at a tech conference can be costly by Mariko Kosaka

Uncomfortable Conversations About Money by Cate Huston

The High Price of Free by Rachel Andrews

Speaker Travel Funding, Compensation, and Mentorship by Carina C. Zona

Who is Paying for Your Tech Conference? by Jessica Rose

How Expensive Is It To Go To GDC? by Rami Ismail

Conferences Organizers on How They Afford to Pay Speakers

How To Organise Bath Ruby Conference by Simon Starr

How to Get Paid for Tech Conference Speaking

Creative Ways to Fund Your Participation at Tech Conferences…Even When Your Employer Won’t Pay by Adele Shakal

A Formula for Paying Speakers by Jenn Lukas

On Getting Paid to Speak by Geek Feminism

How To Get Paid To Speak by Scott Berkun

How to Ask to Get Paid to Speak by Seb Lee-Delisle