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Hatchery programs at PyCon 2019!

The PyCon Hatchery program was introduced last year to allow for the addition to PyCon of new tracks, summits, demos, or any other imaginable events which share and fulfill the mission of the Python Software Foundation.

The Hatchery program was first run as a trial in 2018, welcoming the PyCon Charlas as it’s inaugural program. This year we are happy to have built upon that trial and are delighted to have received so many proposals and to have accepted many more events!

PyCon Charlas will be returning in 2019, PyCon Charlas ("charla" is the Spanish word for conference "talk") will be a full day track of Python talks en EspaƱol and is open to the entire Python community. This track will showcase Spanish speaking Pythonistas from a variety of countries. Their schedule will launch later this week so stay tuned! us.pycon.org/2019/hatchery/charlas.

New this year for PyCon 2019!

The Art of Python is a miniature arts festival focusing on narrative, performance, and visual ar…
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PyCon 2020-2021 Location

Now that registration and planning are well underway for PyCon 2019 in Cleveland, the PSF is pleased to announce that the home for PyCon 2020 and 2021 will be Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania!

The conference will be held in the beautiful David L. Lawrence Convention Center on April 15-23, 2020 and May 12-20, 2021.


The Steel City is built around the convergence of the Ohio, Allegheny, and Monongahela rivers and offers an understated mix of arts, culture, and technology. Join the Pittsburgh Python User Group for a meetup, eat dinner in a converted train station at the Grand Concourse, take a century-old cable car up the Duquesne Incline to see stunning views of the city, or visit the Robot Hall of Fame at the Carnegie Science Center's roboworld® exhibit. While you're out and about, see if you can count all 446 bridges in the city (that's more than you'll find in Venice, Italy)!

In Pittsburgh, you'll find that the residents are all neighbors. And with 90 unique neighborhoods tha…

PyCon 2019 Reminders and Information!

The first 30 days of 2019 have come and gone so quickly, we want to take a minute to provide some conference reminders and information.


January 31 2019 Extended to February 15, 2019: Deadline to submit a proposal for Startup Row.  Please go here to submit your proposalFebruary 12, 2019: Deadline to submit applications for Financial AidFebruary 24, 2019: Financial Assistance grants awardedMarch 3, 2019: Deadline to respond to the offer of Financial AssistancePyCon 2019 Early Bird tickets have sold out but registration at regular price is still available. If you are planning to attend, register soon as tickets will sell out and you don't want to miss out on the largest Python Conference.
Our goal is to make PyCon accessible for all of our attendees.  We are once again proud to offer childcare for PyCon 2019. Bring your children along and for a fee of $50 per day*, they can enjoy their own conference experience. This is the fourth year that Big Time Kid Care (www.bigtimekidcare.com) is…

Eighth Annual PyLadies Auction at PyCon 2019

PyLadies is an international mentorship community for women that use Python. Started with the help of a grant provided by The Python Software Foundation (PSF)  in 2011, PyLadies has continued to bring women into the Python community through a variety of methods, including hosting events in local PyLadies chapters and offering grant opportunities to attend PyCon. Their mission is to promote, educate and advance a diverse Python community through outreach, education, conferences, events, and social gatherings.

The Python Software Foundation (PSF) is proud to announce the Eighth Annual PyCon Charity Auction for 2019.

PyCon 2018’s auction was a huge success raising over $30K! More than 40 items from sponsors and fellow attendees were auctioned. Attendance was overwhelming and, rather than turn more people away for 2019, we have decided to increase capacity this year!

The PSF subsidizes this event each year by covering the cost of the venue, food, and beverages. In addition, the PSF adds a su…

PyCon 2019 proposal submission deadline is fast approaching!

The busy holiday season is upon us and before you know it the new year will be here. January 3rd AoE is the deadline to submit proposals. We've added a draft feature to proposals so you can begin your proposal submission now and come back to make final edits before the January 3rd deadline.
Begin by creating an account on us.pycon.org/2019/dashboard.  Details on submitting a proposal can be found here. January 3, 2019: Deadline to submit a PyCon Talk proposal,Poster proposal,Education Summit proposal, andLas PyCon Charlas proposalFebruary 12, 2019: Deadline to submit applications for Financial aidMarch 3, 2019: Financial Assistance grants awardedMarch 30, 2019: Deadline to respond to offer of Financial AssistanceOur Early Bird tickets are going quickly. If you are hoping to purchase your Student, Individual, or Corporate ticket at our discounted rate, then your time is now — register as soon as you can!
We look forward to seeing you in Cleveland in May 2019!
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