Speakers

Resource description

The speaker resource contains the following public fields:

Field

Type

Description

code

string

A unique, alphanumeric identifier, also used in URLs

name

string

The speaker’s public name

biography

string

The speaker’s self-submitted biography, markdown-formatted text.

submissions

list

A list of submission codes, e.g. ["ABCDEF", "GHIJKL"]

avatar

string

The speaker avatar URL

email

string

The speaker’s email address. Available if the requesting user has organiser privileges.

availabilities

list

A list of availability objects, containing the fields id, start, end, and allDay for each availability object. Available if the requesting user has organiser privileges.

answers

list

The question answers given by the speakers. Available if the requesting user has organiser permissions, and if the questions query parameter is passed.

New in version 1.1.0: The availabilities field for organisers was added in pretalx v1.1.0.

New in version 3.0.0: The answers field for organisers was added in pretalx v3.0.0. You need to pass the questions query parameter to populate this field. You can set it to all to retrieve answers to all speaker questions.

Endpoints

GET /api/events/{event}/speakers/

Returns a list of all speakers the authenticated user/token has access to, or all confirmed, publicly scheduled speakers for unauthenticated users.

Example request:

GET /api/events/sampleconf/speakers/ HTTP/1.1
Accept: application/json, text/javascript

Example response:

HTTP/1.1 200 OK
Vary: Accept
Content-Type: application/json

{
  "count": 1,
  "next": null,
  "previous": null,
  "results": [
    {
      "code": "ABCDE",
      "name": "Jane",
      "biography": "A good speaker",
      "submissions": ["DEFAB"],
      "avatar": "https://example.org/media/avatar.png",
      "availabilities": [
        {
          "id": 1,
          "start": "2019-07-24T04:00:00Z",
          "end": "2019-07-25T04:00:00Z",
          "allDay": false
        }
      ]
    }
  ]
}
Parameters
  • event – The slug field of the event to fetch

Query Parameters
  • page – The page number in case of a multi-page result set, default is 1

  • q – Search through speakers by name

  • questions – Pass a comma separated list of question IDs to load, or the string ‘all’ to return all answers.

GET /api/events/(event)/speakers/{code}/

Returns information on one speaker, identified by their slug.

Example request:

GET /api/events/sampleconf/speakers/ABCDE HTTP/1.1
Accept: application/json, text/javascript

Example response:

HTTP/1.1 200 OK
Vary: Accept
Content-Type: application/json

{
  "code": "ABCDE",
  "name": "Jane",
  "biography": "A good speaker",
  "submissions": ["DEFAB"],
  "avatar": "https://example.org/media/avatar.png",
  {
    "id": 1,
    "start": "2019-07-24T04:00:00Z",
    "end": "2019-07-25T04:00:00Z",
    "allDay": false
  }
}
Parameters
  • event – The slug field of the event to fetch

  • code – The code field of the speaker to fetch

Query Parameters
  • questions – Pass a comma separated list of question IDs to load, or the string ‘all’ to return all answers.

Status Codes