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Holding PyCon US 2023 in Salt Lake City, UT

In light of recent anti-abortion legislation, we have received feedback and concern about hosting PyCon US 2023 in Salt Lake City, Utah. We hear this concern and recognize the risk and impact these laws impose on people who can become pregnant. PyCon US plans to take extra efforts to create a safe and inclusive environment throughout the duration of the conference, including extending our “no questions asked” refund or conversion to a virtual ticket for any reason, right up to the start of the event. PyCon US is a community conference centered around creating a valuable and inclusive experience for each member of our community to network and collaborate within the open source space. Diversity, equity and inclusion are an important focus of PyCon US and the Python Software Foundation’s mission , and they are valued and implemented through both the PyCon US and PSF Code of Conduct and Diversity Statement. PyCon US values each member of our community, and welcomes all individuals to pa

PyCon US 2022 Transparency Report

With a return to in-person events, PyCon US has taken care to maintain excellency in the safety of our events both through our Code of Conduct and our Health and Safety Guidelines. A key piece of the enforcement of these is the transparency of its outcomes. Below, you’ll find details on the reports that we received for Code of Conduct violations as well as self-reported cases of COVID-19. Code of Conduct PyCon US strives to provide a safe and inclusive environment for all attendees. Our Code of Conduct has been put in place as a guideline to ensure that community members feel safe during the event. This year we continued our efforts to improve our Code of Conduct (CoC) response and reporting by offering staff, volunteers, and community members an opportunity to participate in a CoC training. In having more people trained, we established a more robust and diverse team to accept reports and respond to incidents both at in-person and online events. We have prepared the following to help t

PyCon US 2022 Recap and Recording Announcement

We would like to announce that the first group of PyCon US 2022 recordings, the Keynotes and Lightning Talks, are now available on our  YouTube channel . Be sure to subscribe to our channel for notifications of new content. We will be publishing more talks daily as they become available. The recordings from the Typing Summit are also available to view on the PyCon US channel. The Maintainers Summit recordings are available for you to watch on their channel  here. As we wrap up PyCon US 2022, we can’t express enough gratitude for all who attended this year’s conference, whether in-person or online. We had an amazing and diverse group of community members join us for PyCon US 2022. By the numbers, we saw a total attendance of 2,422 – with 1,753 attendees joining us in person and 669 joining us online. We couldn’t be more grateful for all who supported the Python ecosystem and helped make PyCon US 2022 a great success! Here is a comprehensive recap of this year’s PyCon US conference: Wit

PyCon US 2022 Recordings Update

We understand that the PyCon US recordings are an incredibly important resource to the community. We were looking forward to providing the PyCon US 2022 recordings very soon after the event – especially since we know many of you weren’t able to attend this year’s conference in person. Regrettably, we have encountered some technical obstacles this year. We are working with our AV partners at the venue to resolve things as soon as possible. Because of the ongoing pandemic, we were unable to work with our usual vendor for PyCon US conferences. They are based in Canada and understandably didn’t want to commit to travel to the US this year. This resulted in PyCon US contracting with a new AV vendor for the first time in many years. We were very thorough in providing details, but ultimately this was a new team doing work to new specifications. The onsite AV team has provided an update on the technical issues as follows: “Some of the sessions are missing audio or graphics and are being worked

Pycon US 2022 Developer Sprints

We are super excited to announce the launch of the PyCon US 2022 Sprints! When : Sprints will take place on May 2nd and May 3rd Where : At Pycon US at the Salt Palace Convention Center Project Signups : Get your project listed so that attendees can help support it by signing up here: https://us.pycon.org/2022/events/development-sprints/   What are Sprints? PyCon Development Sprints are up to two days of intensive learning and development on an open source project of your choice, in a team environment. It's a time to come together with colleagues, old and new, to share what you've learned and apply it to an open source project. It's a time to test, fix bugs, add new features, and improve documentation. And it's a time to network, make friends, and build relationships that go beyond the conference. PyCon provides the opportunity and infrastructure; you bring your skills, humanity, and brainpower (oh! and don't forget your computer). For those that have never attended