Call for Presentations

You are invited to share your expertise at the virtual edition of DevDays US 2021. The deadline to submit your proposal is March 1, 2021.

You may submit proposals for any of the sessions below:

Tutorials45 minutesAn educational presentation focusing on a specific part of the FHIR specification, FHIR tools, FHIR libraries, or technologies that are directly related to FHIR. 
Time is including 10 minutes for Q&A. 
Complimentary registration. 
Let’s Build!45 minutesThe Let’s Build! sessions involve hands-on exercises and are the follow-up to a Tutorial.
Complimentary registration.  
Time is including Q&A.
Community Talk: Fixed with FHIR or National Overview 20 minutesA (pre-recorded) presentation of a real-life FHIR implementation, focusing on best practices and lessons learned. It may also be a national overview on FHIR.
Time is including 5 minutes for Q&A. 
25% discount on registration fee. 

Country-specific presentations

We encourage speakers to submit proposals that are related to FHIR in a specific country or region, especially from the Americas.

Speakers from outside the Americas

We welcome speakers from outside the Americas. Talks can be prerecorded and for live presentations, we will do our best to take the time zone of the speaker into account. 


We select proposals based on the following criteria. Please make sure to address these criteria in your application.

Tutorials (45 minutes)

  • Relevance for a broad audience 
  • Related to the FHIR ‘core curriculum’, important libraries or key tools that are part of the FHIR tooling ecosystem
  •  Educational value
  • Non-commercial: no product pitches
  • Expertise and teaching skills of the speaker
  • Time: 35 minutes presentation + 10 minutes Q&A 

Speakers receive complimentary registration.

Let’s Build! (continued from a tutorial – 45 minutes)

  • Relevance for a broad audience 
  • Same spectrum as the tutorials
  • Educational value
  • Non-commercial: no product pitches
  • Expertise and teaching skills of the speaker
  • Time: 45 minutes, including Q&A

Speakers receive complimentary registration.

Community Talks (20 minutes):

  • Lessons learned from real-life projects
  • Focus on FHIR implementation or national overview
  • Sharing of dos & don’ts and best practices
  • Non-commercial: no product pitches
  • Time: 15 minutes (pre-recorded) presentation + 5 minutes Q&A

Speakers get a 25% discount on the registration fee.


Tutorial and Let’s Build! speakers get free access to the entire event. Community Talk presenters receive a 25% discount on the registration fee. 
Please note that the DevDays program team may assign your proposal to a different session type than you applied for.


The deadline for your submission is March 1, 2021. We will inform you of the outcome of our evaluation before April 1, 2021.


For inquiries, please contact Marita Mantle-Kloosterboer at