Talks

Resource description

The talk resource is the same as the submission resource, but will limit the returned submissions to talks that already have a slot on the current schedule. It contains the following public fields:

Field

Type

Description

code

string

A unique, alphanumeric identifier, also used in URLs

speakers

list

A list of speaker objects, e.g. [{"name": "Jane", "code": "ABCDEF", "biography": ""}]

created

string

The time of submission creation as an ISO-8601 formatted datetime. Available if the requesting user has organiser permission.

title

string

The submission’s title

submission_type

string

The submission type (e.g. “talk”, “workshop”)

submission_type_id

number

ID of the submission type

track

string

The track this talk belongs to (e.g. “security”, “design”, or null)

track_id

number

ID of the track this talk belongs to (e.g. “security”, “design”, or null)

state

string

The submission’s state, one of “submitted”, “accepted”, “rejected”, “confirmed”

abstract

string

The abstract, a short note of the submission’s content

description

string

The description, a more expansive description of the submission’s content

duration

number

The talk’s duration in minutes, or null

do_not_record

boolean

Indicates if the speaker consent to recordings of their talk

is_featured

boolean

Indicates if the talk is show in the schedule preview / sneak peek

content_locale

string

The language the submission is in, e.g. “en” or “de”

slot

object

An object with the scheduling details, e.g. {"start": …, "end": …, "room": "R101", "room_id": 12} if they exist. This will not be present til after the schedule is released.

slot_count

number

How often this submission may be scheduled.

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.

notes

string

Notes the speaker left for the organisers. Available if the requesting user has organiser permissions.

internal_notes

string

Notes the organisers left on the submission. Available if the requesting user has organiser permissions.

tags

list

The tags attached to the current submission, as a list of strings. Available if the requesting user has organiser or reviewer permissions.

New in version 1.1.0: The resources field for file uploads was added in pretalx v1.1.0.

New in version 2.2.0: The tags field was added in pretalx v2.2.0.

New in version 3.0.0: The track_id and submission_type_id fields were added, as well as the room_id field in the slot object.

Changed in version 3.0.0: The answers field was turned off by default in pretalx v3.0.0. Pass the questions query parameter to see questions, and pass questions=all to get the previous behaviour.

Endpoints

GET /api/events/{event}/talks

Returns a list of all scheduled submissions the authenticated user/token has access to, or all confirmed, publicly scheduled submissions for unauthenticated users. For a list of all submissions regardless of their state, authenticated users may choose to use the /api/events/{event}/submissions endpoint instead.

Example request:

GET /api/events/sampleconf/talks 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",
      "speakers": [{"name": "Jane", "code": "DEFAB", "biography": ""}],
      "title": "A talk",
      "submission_type": "talk",
      "submission_type_id": 12,
      "state": "confirmed",
      "abstract": "A good talk.",
      "description": "I will expand upon the properties of the talk, primarily its high quality.",
      "duration": 30,
      "do_not_record": true,
      "is_featured": false,
      "content_locale": "en",
      "slot": {
        "start": "2017-12-27T10:00:00Z",
        "end": "2017-12-27T10:30:00Z",
        "room": "R101",
        "room_id": 12
      }
    },
    "answers": [
      {
        "id": 1,
        "question": {"id": 1, "question": {"en": "How much do you like green, on a scale from 1-10?"}, "required": false, "target": "submission", "options": []},
        "answer": "11",
        "answer_file": null,
        "submission": "ABCDE",
        "person": null,
        "options": []
      }
     ],
     "notes": "Please make sure you give me red M&Ms",
     "internal_notes": "Absolutely no M&Ms, but cool proposal otherwise!",
     "tags": ["science"]
  ]
}
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 submissions by title and speaker name

  • submission_type – Filter submissions by submission type

  • state – Filter submission by state

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

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

Returns information on one event, identified by its slug.

Example request:

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

Example response:

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

{
  "code": "ABCDE",
  "speakers": [{"name": "Jane", "code": "DEFAB", "biography": ""}],
  "title": "A talk",
  "submission_type": "talk",
  "submission_type_id": 12,
  "state": "confirmed",
  "abstract": "A good talk.",
  "description": "I will expand upon the properties of the talk, primarily its high quality.",
  "duration": 30,
  "do_not_record": true,
  "is_featured": false,
  "content_locale": "en",
  "slot": {
    "start": "2017-12-27T10:00:00Z",
    "end": "2017-12-27T10:30:00Z",
    "room": "R101",
    "room_id": 12
  },
  "answers": [
    {
      "id": 1,
      "question": {"id": 1, "question": {"en": "How much do you like green, on a scale from 1-10?"}, "required": false, "target": "submission", "options": []},
      "answer": "11",
      "answer_file": null,
      "submission": "ABCDE",
      "person": null,
      "options": []
    }
   ],
   "notes": "Please make sure you give me red M&Ms",
   "internal_notes": "Absolutely no M&Ms, but cool proposal otherwise!",
   "tags": ["science"]
}
Parameters
  • event – The slug field of the event to fetch

  • code – The code field of the submission 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