PyCon 2011: Connecting The Python Community

March 9, 2011 - March 17, 2011
Atlanta, GA
USA

PyCon is the largest annual gathering for the community using and developing the open-source Python programming language.

PyCon is really three events in a row:

  • Tutorial Days: Wednesday March 9 & Thursday March 10.
    • Learn something new and relevant in intensive 3-hour sessions. The evenings are free for socializing and Open Space.
    • Want to teach a class? All you need to know about submitting a proposal can be found here. Notice: the call for proposals is now closed.
    • Here are the classes offered this year. [Note: no classes are posted, yet]
    • Selected to teach a class? You want to know this.
  • Conference Days: Friday March 11 through Sunday March 13.
    • See what's going on in the Python world, meet your fellow Pythonistas, share your knowledge and experience, make contacts, brainstorm projects, discuss prospects... the sky's the limit.
    • Scheduled talks will happen in the ballrooms. 5 tracks of talks and panels on a wide variety of topics will be presented, with something for everyone. Also we'll have keynote talks every day.
    • Open Space sessions: an "unconference" in parallel with the scheduled talks.
    • Lightning talks are quick 5-minute talks that you can sign up for at the conference. In a word, lightning talks are FUN!
    • The poster session is its second year and will be larger.
    • Expo Hall: Meet with representatives of companies using Python, supporting Python, and hiring Pythonistas. Snag some swag!
      • Many sponsors will be recruiting, so come prepared with business cards and resumes if you're in the job market. You can also check out the Python Job Board for listings.
    • And don't forget the hallway track!
Geek Guide
The DevOps Toolbox

Tools and Technologies for Scale and Reliability
by Linux Journal Editor Bill Childers

Get your free copy today

Sponsored by IBM

Webcast
8 Signs You're Beyond Cron

Scheduling Crontabs With an Enterprise Scheduler
On Demand
Moderated by Linux Journal Contributor Mike Diehl

Sign up and watch now

Sponsored by Skybot