Call for Papers Submission DeadlineSeptember 5, 2022
Acceptance notificationSeptember 19, 2022
Presenter acceptanceSeptember 26, 2022
Presentation submission deadlineOctober 10, 2022
Conference datesNovember 8 - 9, 2022
Presentations for HAProxyConf 2022 will be given at the in-person conference and live streamed to our virtual platform on the conference dates. Our team will work with the presenters to help perfect the content of each talk.
Final presentations should be either 40 minutes for a Full Presentation or 15 minutes for a Lightning Talk. After each presentation, there will be a subsequent Q&A session of around 10 minutes.
Read more about the submission topic ideas in the following “Submission Recommendations”
End-user use cases are highly preferred. Presentations that include details on
your unique challenges, how HAProxy technologies were able to solve them, and
what benefits you achieved will be strongly considered. The list below will give
you an idea about the topic areas that we hope to see:
Infrastructure / High Availability
Infrastructure / High Availability (building resilient infrastructure)
CI/CD, automating HAProxy
High availability in multiple data centers
High availability in cloud, on-premises, and during migrations
High availability for IoT
Beginner / starting out with HAProxy, HAProxy 101
Lessons learned, journeys
Adopting a high availability mindset
Site Reliability Engineering
HA for storage
Load Balancing / API Gateway
Custom-built service discovery mechanisms using HAProxy's server-template directive or the HAProxy Data Plane API
Using HAProxy as an API gateway
Global load balancing
Transitioning from other Load Balancer/Proxy technologies to HAProxy
Using HAProxy as a security proxy
Using HAProxy for bot protection
Replacing ADN, CDN or WAF vendors with HAProxy
Kubernetes / Cloud-native
Containers, Docker, Kubernetes ingress
Building a service mesh with HAProxy
Integrating HAProxy in an existing service mesh
Leveraging the power of HAProxy stats and logs
Integrating HAProxy in tracing flow
Monitoring, metrics, analytics
Logs, aggregation, data mining
Real user monitoring
Extending HAProxy with Lua
Extending HAProxy with SPOE
Tips and tricks with HAProxy
Abusing HAProxy features for unintended purposes
Mentoring, Ops teamwork, learning
Teaching junior Ops team members
Submission Do’s and Don’ts:
Do provide all information required in the paper submission form,
including speaker information.
Do give your talk a simple and interesting title.
Do explain why attendees should want to listen to your presentation and
what lessons they will learn by doing so.
Do submit compelling end-user use case and/or HAProxy product/feature
Do include as much detail about your proposed talk as possible. The more
information we have about your topic, the more likely it is to be accepted.
Do abide by all important dates, including the submission deadline and
speaker acceptance dates.
Do keep the abstract concise (200 words or less), but still cover enough
detail for the audience to get a clear understanding of what you will present.
Do not try to boil the ocean. Please limit the scope of your
Do not submit obvious vendor or product pitches. The goal of
HAProxyConf is to provide exceptional and informative presentations for our attendees.
Your proposal will not be considered if it is a clear attempt to promote your company
and/or non-HAProxy product.
Post Conference Publication
All sessions will be recorded and made available online at a future date. Presenters will be
required to sign a speaker acknowledgment form as part of the Speaker Acceptance process,
granting the right to use your presentation online at the discretion of HAProxyConf.
Additional details will be provided to all accepted speakers upon notification of their
acceptance (no later than September 26, 2022).
If you have any questions about the Call for Papers submission process, please contact us at