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PyCon DE 2012 - Call for Proposals for Talks and Tutorials

In Short
The second PyCon DE, October 29 - November 3, 2012 in Leipzig, Germany is inviting you to submit proposals for talks and tutorials.

Give a Talk
Talks should be, obviously, Python-related:

  • Python as a programming language (implementations, core development, Python 3)
  • Web applications with Python (frameworks, best practice, CMS)
  • Usage of Python in science, industry, finance, teaching, and system administration
  • Applications with Python (GUI, database, mobile, hardware control etc.)
  • Software development (testing, agile development, algorithms and datastructures, parallel programming, embedding etc.)
  • Tools (testing, deployment, IDEs, platforms such as GAE or EC2)
  • Python community (Open Source, marketing Python, community events etc.)
  • And more - If your topic does not fit in any of the above categories but it is Python-related, please don't hesitate to submit it.

Teach Something Interesting
Tutorials can be about any topic with (some) connection to Python you think people would find interesting enough to attend. A tutorial is a three-hour, hands-on, class-like unit. Instructors are expected to prepare handouts for the participants; either to be printed or distributed electronically as PDF. The participants will bring their laptops and will work along with the instructor for most of the tutorial. In general, tutorials should have short but useful exercises.

Not only German
The conference language will be German. However, talks and tutorials in English are also welcome. We only require German native speakers to stick to German.

Get Involved
Talks and tutorials are a very important part of a conference. Help to make this PyCon DE a great experience for everybody by submitting your proposal(s). We explicitly strive for a wide range of topics and presenter backgrounds. Therefore, super-advanced meta-programming topics and details of Python core development are as welcome as talks by Python novices about solving interesting problems with Python. You are not sure if your topic is appropriate? Just contact and ask us about it.


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