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PyCon US 2024 Schedule Launch. Introducing our Keynote Speakers

We’re excited to announce the full schedule for PyCon US 2024! This year, we received a record number of proposals that our Program Committee had to go through: 990 proposals! As a comparison, last year we received a little more than 700 proposals, so it’s almost 40% more proposals compared to the previous year! Thank you to everyone who submitted their proposals.   With these many proposals received, we could easily have enough speakers to fill the program for multiple Python conferences! Our volunteer Program Committee has worked hard to select only 14% among the many strong proposals to create an excellent conference program covering a wide range of subjects for attendees to enjoy. We’re looking forward to meeting all the presenters and learning from them at PyCon US 2024 . Meet Our Keynote Speakers We are thrilled to announce our Keynote speakers. Please welcome Jay Miller, Kate Chapman, Simon Willison, and Sumana Harihareswara who will be sharing their insights and perspectives o

Support PyLadies: Donate to the PyLadies Charity Auction at PyCon US 2024!

PyCon US 2024 is quickly approaching and we can’t wait to see all of you there! This year, we are reaching out to our community to help support one of our favorite events: the PyLadies Charity Auction . We know our wonderful community is bursting with creative, artsy, and generous folks. That’s why we are sending out a community wide call to donate items to this year’s auction. If you’d like to support PyLadies by making a donation, please fill out the PyLadies Charity Auction donation form . To learn more about the event and what to donate, read on! What to Donate Need inspiration? Over the years, we’ve seen that people love to bid on items that are artsy, nerdy, and Python-specific. Art, decor, customized tech, and vintage PyCon or Python related swag are all examples of things that will inspire a friendly bidding war. To get more inspiration search ‘PyLadies Auction’ on social media or check out the PyLadies Instagram . Items that are personalized or have a story tend to attract