Tuesday, May 31, 2011

PyCon JP 2011 - Call For Proposals

The first challenge in Japan, PyCon JP 2011 will be held at Advanced Institute of Industrial Technology University in Tokyo, 27th(Sat.) August. It will be for 1 day and feature 3 tracks.

Now, we're accepting your proposal. If you would like to participate, visit the PyCon JP 2011 CFP page for more information. Submission deadline is 30th June 11:59 JST.

Main sessions will be in Japanese in order to increase accessibility of local audience, however any proposal in English are equally accepted.
(This conference can be a good chance for local developers to communicate with developers in the world.)

For more information on http://2011.pycon.jp/english-information, please write us via email (contact at pycon dot jp).


Monday, May 30, 2011

PyTexas 2011 Call For Proposals

PyTexas 2011, the fourth annual Python programming conference for Texas and the surrounding region, will take place Saturday September 10 and Sunday September 11, 2011 at Texas A&M University in College Station, Texas.

Last year with 94 attendees, PyTexas 2010 reached critical mass to achieve an exciting event akin to a small taste of PyCon, and this year we're want to further boost participation and sponsor support. In order to succeed, we need you to step forward and commit to giving a presentation, a tutorial, or perhaps organize a panel discussion...go ahead and propose your idea, whether serious or silly, we want to consider it.

Standard presentation slots will be 40 minutes plus a 10 minute question-and-answer period.

We are also looking for proposals for keynote speakers, and are working toward obtaining sponsor pledges to bring in funding to pay travel expenses for speakers willing to travel. If you are outside the Texas area, and want to give a presentation, please contact BradAllen to discuss reimbursement options.

PyTexas is especially interested in hosting a Beginner's Track for those new to Python. If your proposal would be suitable for inclusion in a Beginner's Track, please indicate so. Organizers will work with speakers and instructors in the Beginner's Track to help them coordinate their talks/tutorials into a  coherent learning curve for new Python users.

If you want to give a talk, and but need help coming up with ideas ideas, check out TalkIdeas on the PyTexas wiki.

To ensure that you provide all necessary information, please download and fill out the proposal submission template. If organizing a panel, please confirm all panelists' intention to participate before submitting your proposal.

PyTexas may record presentations for later release over the web. Presenters will need to sign a release of recording rights to PyTexas.

All proposals should be emailed to Brad Allen. Please submit proposals by end of day (23:59 CST) July 16, 2011. Accepted speakers will be notified by August 1.

If you have questions about proposals, please contact Brad Allen.  If you'd like to engage in discussion with the organizers, please join the Texas Python mailing list.

Tuesday, May 10, 2011

Pycon India 2011 - Call For Proposals

The third edition of PyCon India, the premier conference related to Python programming language in India, is being held in Pune this year from 16th to 18th September 2011.

This year PyCon India will be conducting a full-fledged tutorial track, separate from the presentation/talk track.

PyCon India invites proposals from interested authors for the scheduled talks and tutorials. You can base your talk or tutorial session on any topic related to Python programming.

For more information on how to submit a proposal, visit the Pycon India 2011 CFP page.

Kindly note that the proposal submission deadline is June 30 2011. Proposal acceptance will be completed and authors informed, by July 18 2011.

Please participate and spread the word to make PyCon India 2011, a success!

Wednesday, May 04, 2011

PyCon APAC 2011 - Early Bird Registration is Open

From Liew Beng Keat and APAC PyCon Organizers

On behalf of the organizing committee, this email is to inform you that early bird registration for PyCon APAC 2011 in Singapore is now open! And we hope you can help us inform your local groups abt the opening of the registration.

This year, PyCon APAC will be held from 9th - 11th June. For details on all matters related to the conference, our Keynote speakers, list of talks and tutorials, pls go to http://apac.pycon.org.

Early Bird Registration is on and we have attractive student discounts. So, go ahead and Register Now !

Looking forward to seeing you and others in June for PyCon APAC.