Some Of Our Speakers
Jessica McKellar is an entrepreneur, software engineer, and open source developer from San Francisco, California, USA. She is a former Director for the Python Software Foundation, PyCon North America's Diversity Outreach Chair, and a maintainer for several open source projects, including OpenHatch and the Twisted event-driven networking engine. For her outreach efforts in the Python community, she was awarded the O'Reilly Open Source Award in 2013.
Raymond Hettinger is a prolific contributor to the CPython project: he is instrumental in modules like bisect, collections, decimal, functools, itertools, math, random, with types like namedtuple, sets, dictionariesm, etc. He is also well known for his contributions to the Python Cookbook, and shares many pieces of Python wisdom on Twitter. He was awarded Python Software Foundation's Distinguished Service Award at PyCon 2014. He currently teaches Python to companies.
Wesley J. Chun is the author of the bestselling Core Python titles and the Python Fundamentals Live Lessons companion video. He is coauthor of Python Web Development with Django (withdjango.com), and has written for Linux Journal, CNET, and InformIT. Wesley is an architect and Developer Advocate at Google.
Awarded the O'Reilly Open Source Award in 2013
CPython contributor; instrumental in modules such as bisect, collections, decimal, functools, and itertools
Author of the bestselling Core Python titles and the Python Fundamentals Live Lessons companion video
Andrew is a Python programmer, Django core developer and Senior Engineer at Eventbrite. He's behind Django's migration and channels systems, and in his spare time enjoys mountains, archery, and cheese.
Simon Willison is an engineering director at Eventbrite, a Bay Area ticketing company working to bring the world together through live experiences. Simon works as part of a small product research and prototyping lab helping develop new concepts for Eventbrite products and features. Simon joined Eventbrite through their acquisition of Lanyrd, a Y Combinator funded company he co-founded in 2010. He is a co-creator of the Django Web Framework.
Author of "Python in a Nutshell", PSF Fellow, frequent Python conference speaker, prolific StackOverflow contributor, and winner of the 2006 Frank Willison Memorial Award, Alex leads Google Cloud Platform's "1:many tech support". He's married to Anna Ravenscroft, co-author of the "Nutshell" 3rd edition, also a PSF Fellow, and winner of the Frank Willison Memorial Award in 2013.
Django core developer behind the migration and channels systems
Co-creator of the Django web framework
Author of "Python in a Nutshell" and Python Software Foundation Fellow
Al Sweigart is a software developer and the author of Automate the Boring Stuff with Python, Invent Your Own Computer Games with Python, Making Games with Python & Pygame, and Hacking Secret Ciphers with Python. These books are freely available under a Creative Commons license at https://inventwithpython.com.
Wes McKinney is a software engineer at Cloudera. He is the creator of Python’s pandas library and the Ibis project, a committer to the Apache Parquet and Apache Arrow projects, and the author of the O'Reilly Media book, Python for Data Analysis. Previously, Wes was the founder and CEO of DataPad.
Creator of Flask
Author of "Automate the Boring Stuff with Python"
Creator of Python’s pandas library and the Ibis project
What Is PyBay?
If you are into Python, and want to demo your ideas / get the training and networking to advance your technical skills / career, you won't want to miss the opportunity to hang out with some of the world's most well known open-source contributors at PyBay.
Simon Willison, Andrew Godwin, Armin Ronacher, Wes McKinney, Alex Martelli, Wesley J Chun, and many other experts will be giving talks and they will be available at the conference's Hacker Lounges to answer your questions, maybe even sprint a little. The conference has a job fair and great food as well.
Dates: August 19-21, 2016 (Friday 5:30pm - Sunday 6:30pm)
Attendees expected: 400-500
Location: UCSF Mission Bay Conference Center
Pre-conference workshops with Wesley Chun ("Core Python" book author) and Raymond Hettinger (CPython Core Committer)
Keynotes from Jessica McKellar and Raymond Hettinger
40 main talks covering Web, Data, Python Fundamentals, Internals and Performance
Dedicated Hackers Lounges for all weekend-long sprinting and mingling with open source leaders and other devs
Job Fair / Software Tools Expo on Sat night with reception
Lightning talks and un-conference style Open Spaces talk slots (sign-up at conf)
$20 access to world-class gym with outdoor rock-climbing wall, racquetball courts, swimming pool, yoga and more to keep you in top physical and mental shape
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Individual: $350 Full Conf; $200 Sat Only; $175 Sun Only
Corporate: $600 Full Conf; $300 Sat Only; $250 Sun Only
Raymond Hettinger's workshop on Patterns for Improving Expressiveness and Eliminating Redundancy using Decorators, Descriptors, Context Managers, and Metaclasses: $225
Wesley Chun's workshop on Network programming with Python: $150
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