THAT Conference - Wisconsin Dells, WI

Submissions Now Open Through March 1st!

Call for Counselors

Are you ready to speak at the biggest tech conference in the US Midwest? We are searching for hour-long sessions, half and full-day workshops, and keynotes that bring value to our audience. The sessions and workshops can appeal to developers, designers, bloggers, business owners, site builders, translators, community organizers, and everything in-between.

THAT Conference

Summer Camp for Geeks

THAT Conference is the largest tech event in the US Midwest and it’s held at a waterpark. We are a family-friendly conference and encourage children (geeklings) to submit talks as well! We are looking for counselors on a wide variety of topics and backgrounds. Do you have a story to tell? Do you have expertise in a specific field to share? We want to hear from you!
Summer Camp For Geeks

Talk Audiences and Formats

You can apply to speak for the following audiences and formats:

Professional & Family Formats

THAT Conference is a professional polyglot technical conference that also has a rich experience for children and other family members. Your session could be aimed at the professional track or for family "geeklings".

Standard Sessions

Standard sessions are 60 minutes each, including time for answering questions. There is a 30 minute break in-between each session to nurture those all important hallway conversations.

Pre-Conference Workshops

Half day (four hours) or full day (8 hours). The day before the main conference is set aside for a full day of workshops. Be prepared to provide attendees a decent agenda for what you'll cover.


Do you have what it takes to give a 90 minute speech on something you're passionate about? You'll have an audience of over 1,000 people in front of the stage listening to your story. We want topics that'll motivate, energize, and help attendees see the world differently as the diverse place it is.

Key Dates You Need to Know

March 1st, 2021
Call for Partners
May 1st, 2021
Tickets Go On Sale
May 1st, 2021
Room Blocks Open
May 18th, 2021
Call for Camp Counselors
June 14th, 2021
Call for Camp Counselors Ends
June 18th, 2021
Camp Counselors Announced
June 28th, 2021
Room Blocks Close
July 23rd, 2021
Ticket Sales End
July 26th, 2021
THAT Starts!

Perks If You're Selected To Speak At THAT Conference

What To Expect At THAT ConferenceConference Ticket

To attend all 4 days of THAT Conference! Including all conference meals, THAT Pig Roast and all social/networking activities!

What To Expect At THAT ConferenceHotel Accomodations

For each talk accepted we cover 2 nights at the Kalahari, up to a 3 night max per family!

What To Expect At THAT ConferenceProfessionally Recorded

If you are accepted and choose to be included, we are set to offer professional video recording for a majority of sessions!