Call for Speakers

At the BA & Beyond Conference, we combine inspiration from thought leaders in the BA field with genuine stories from practitioners like you. We're looking for stories and cases that can help others move their BA skills forward. Potential topics are:

  • Rock solid BA tools & techniques that stand the test of time
  • Ensuring architects, business analysts, functional analysts and developers solve the same business problem
  • BA and strategy
  • BA and Agile: Friends or foes? How do you perform BA work in an agile context?
  • The Role of the BA in digital transformation, design thinking, innovation, data science, machine learning, …
  • How to match new approaches and technologies with legacy processes and systems
  • Closing the loop with customers: customer research & BA, co-creation, citizen development, …
  • Soft skills, facilitation, and supporting team collaboration: a key to BA success?
  • Building BA communities of practice
  • Genuine stories of struggles and successes in organisational change

We will host 20-minute and 40-minute talks, and 90-minute workshops.

Do you have a topic in mind but are unsure about presenting? Submit your topic without any obligation and we'll get back to you to discuss your idea.

All speakers get free access to the entire main conference. Workshop speakers also get access to all workshops. When presenting with two speakers, the second speaker will receive a 50% reduction to the conference fee. In case you have already registered for the conference when we confirm your speaking proposal, you can always transfer your tickets or receive a full refund.

While English will be the main language for our conference, we are considering running a limited number of sessions in Dutch or French, so feel free to submit a talk in these languages.

Check our speaker info for more details or submit your proposal below.

Submit Your Proposal until Friday 26 November 2021

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"Great experience as a speaker. One of the better ones. They understand where the speaker is in their 'journey' and anticipate next steps. Nice people too."
Mark Smalley, Author, BA & Beyond speaker
Great organisation! You have an eye for details and give attention required to all - speakers, attendees, sponsors.
BA & Beyond participant
The conference was one of the best-organized and professional I’ve seen. It ran smoothly, on time, with a terrific moderation by Filip and great outreach to the community. The networking that resulted from it was also excellent. Congratulations on a model conference!
Howard Podeswa, Author, BA & Beyond speaker

Why attend BA & Beyond?

Connect Expertise

BA & Beyond is a conference connecting core BA competences like process analysis and requirements management with new domains like customer experience design and product ownership, and bridging analysis with strategy, architecture, agile, and so on.

Interact with Peers

We create a setting that triggers you to share experiences and learn from your peers.

Turn Insights into Actions

The different track formats enable you to turn your insights into concrete actions.

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Great organisation! You have an eye for details and give attention to all - speakers, attendees, sponsors.
BA & Beyond participant
The conference was one of the best-organized and professional I’ve seen. It ran smoothly, on time, with a terrific moderation by Filip and great outreach to the community. The networking that resulted from it was also excellent. Congratulations on a model conference!
Howard Podeswa, Author, BA & Beyond speaker
The conference platform created a real-life presence effect. Especially the networking area with conversations circles.
Guntis Vaivods, Systems Analyst, BA & Beyond participant
Well done with the format. The final session had a particularly warm feel, which is hard to generate online.
Frank Collins, Delivery Lead and Portfolio Manager at Origin Broadband, BA & Beyond speaker
Good format: to the point, well timed.
A lot of information in a short time.
Sander Van Cappellen, Business Consultant at Ordina, BA & Beyond participant
Great conference, very rich agenda. It was extremely hard to choose between parallel sessions! I'm really glad I was able to take the opportunity and to travel to Belgium.
Piotr Sosinski, Senior IT Business Analyst at British Council, BA & Beyond participant
Awesome and valuable conference, with valuable and varied content.
Adrian Reed, Principal Consultant at Blackmetric, BA & Beyond speaker

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