Skip to main content

Plan your PyCon with Guidebook and Duckling!

PyCon is packed with stuff to do. There are 95 talks to choose from, running in five parallel tracks. There are lightning talks Friday through Sunday. If you've registered for tutorials, you'll certainly want to remember when those are. Add in the events like open spaces, dinners, parties, and more, and there's a lot to keep track of.

Guidebook

We've partnered up with Guidebook once again to bring you an easy way to stay on top of everything PyCon has to offer with your mobile device. You can either install the app by searching in your device's app store, or scan the QR code or receive a link via text from http://guidebook.com/g/pycon2014/. Once you have Guidebook, search for "PyCon 2014" to pick up the guide.

Many thanks to Guidebook and Felix Crux for getting this great tool setup for us!

Duckling

Our friends at Caktus Group have created an app that’ll help you find, join, and create outings with fellow Pythonistas while you’re at PyCon Montreal: Duckling. It'll be live by the end of the day today (April 7).

It takes the annoyance out of trying to organize a group. There’s a list of outings, including restaurants and events, plus Yelp reviews and directions. Any outing is open to everyone, so all you have to do is show up!  

During PyCon, Caktus will have a Duckling sign out in the lobby as a meeting spot for outings, so just look for the sign as a point of departure.

Also, we hear they’ve got a duck that’s nearly seven feet tall at their booth. So go check that out!

Comments

Anonymous said…
Is the Pycon website down?

All morning, I have not been able to reach the Pycon website. Routing fails somewhere near your site (level 3).

Google Translate (which can act as an emergency proxy) can't reach https://us.pycon.org/ either.

I have been checking this blog, the Pycon twitter feed, and the python.org site but don't see any announcement so I assume it's a limited routing failure not affecting all visitors..

Brian Curtin said…
It is not down.

Popular posts from this blog

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 Code of Conduct Transparency Report

PyCon 2019 Transparency ReportThe PyCon Code of Conduct sets standards for how our community interacts with others during the conference. A Code of Conduct without appropriate reporting and response procedures is difficult to enforce transparently, and furthermore a lack of transparency in the outcomes of Code of Conduct incidents leaves the community without knowledge of how or if the organizers worked to resolve incidents. In our efforts to continue to improve how PyCon handles CoC incidents, staff, volunteers and community members participated in a CoC training prior to PyCon 2019. In having more people trained we provided a more thorough process for reporting and responses. With that in mind, we have prepared the following to help the community understand what kind of incidents we received reports about and how the PyCon staff responded. OverviewReportsThis year, PyCon Staff and Incident Responders were notified of 11 incidents. For summary purposes we categorized each report using a…

An update regarding PyCon 2019 sponsor DataCamp

The PyCon staff is saddened to hear that one of our sponsors, DataCamp, had an incident where one of their employees was sexually harassed. We were also distressed to find it was unclear if Datacamp had addressed this incident with the seriousness it requires. PyCon and the Python Software Foundation take this issue seriously and we want to emphasize---for Datacamp and everyone---that such behavior is not tolerated at PyCon or any Python Software Foundation affiliated event.

The Python community must hold itself to a higher standard. We would like to reemphasize our values of inclusiveness and a willingness to act on behalf of the vulnerable members of our community as written in the Python Software Foundation code of conduct, and our guidelines, as written up in the PyCon code of conduct.

The Python Software Foundation Board, Python Software Foundation Executive Director, and myself have taken time to discuss the situation taking into account the concerns of our community, public discu…