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PyCon 2019 Registration is Open!

It is that time of year! Registration for PyCon 2019 has launched and once again we are selling the first 800 tickets at a discounted rate.

How to register

Once you have created an account on, you can register via the registration tab on the conference website.

Registration costs

The early bird pricing is $550 for corporate, $350 for individuals, and $100 for students. Once we sell the first 800 tickets, regular prices will go into effect. Regular pricing will be $700 for corporate, $400 for individuals, and $125 for students.

PyCon will take place May 1-9, 2019 in Cleveland, Ohio. The core of the conference May 3-5, 2019 packs in three days worth of our community’s 95 best talks, amazing keynote speakers, and our famed lightning talks to close out each day, but it is much more than that.

It’s having over 3,000 people in one place to learn from and share with. It’s joining a conversation in the hallway with the creators of open source projects. It’s taking yourself from beginner to intermediate, or intermediate to advanced. For some, it’s getting started with Python for the first time. 

It’s a whole host of events that brings together Python users from around the world. Following the conference days there are 4 days of sprints you are invited to attend. Free and open to the public, PyCon Sprints offer an opportunity for anyone to collaborate and contribute to a project even if it is their first time.


Tutorials will be presented Wednesday May 1, 2019 and Thursday May 2, 2019. We are accepting proposals for tutorials through November 26, 2018. Find more information and submit a proposal here. Once our program committee has scheduled the selected tutorials, you will be able to add them to your conference registration. Watch for tutorial launch in February 2019. Follow us on Twitter for the announcement.

Education Summit

The Education Summit is held on Thursday May 2, 2019. The Education Summit requires you to be registered due to capacity limits. Please only register if you plan to attend as this is a popular event. If you register and are unable to attend please let us know by emailing We want to be sure the room is full and those that are able to attend have the chance.

Evening Dinners

There are two evening events that require additional registration and capacity is limited. The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Dinner on Friday May 3, 2019 and the Great Lakes Science Center Dinner is on Sunday May 5, 2019. If you register for the dinners, please be sure you are able to attend. These events do sell out and we want all those that want to attend to have the opportunity. If you register to attend and your plans change, please let us know by emailing

Cancellation Fees

Registration cancellations must be submitted in writing and received by April 19, 2019 in order to receive a refund minus the $50 cancellation fee ($25 for students). No refunds will be granted for cancellations received after April 19, 2019.

In lieu of cancellation you are able to transfer your registration to another person. For details about transferring your registration, visit the registration page.

Attendees traveling to PyCon internationally are encouraged to review our International Travel Refund Policy. This is especially important for recipients of Financial Aid applicants attending from abroad. PyCon strives to support the Python community in attending, no matter where they are traveling from.


PyCon has contracted special rates with nearby hotels. When you complete your registration for PyCon 2019, you will be able to book a hotel reservation through our official housing bureau. This is the only way to get the conference rates. More information can be found on the Venue and Hotels page.

Note: Beware of Housing Pirates! PyCon or our official housing bureau, Conference Technology Enhancements(CTE) will not be calling delegates to sell rooms. If you are contacted by an agency other than CTE offering to make your hotel reservations, we urge you to not use their services. We cannot protect you against them if you do book a reservation.

Looking for a roommate? Check out PyCon’s Room Sharing page.


PyCon is proud to announce that we will be once again offering Childcare during the main conference days, May 3-5, 2018. Space is limited, so be sure to sign-up soon.

Financial Aid

Check out the Financial Aid page to learn more about the support we provide for travel, hotel, registration, and childcare to ensure that everyone has an opportunity to attend PyCon.

More Information

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