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PyCon Plans

Feb 21, 2007

I've never been to PyCon before, nor any other conference for that matter, but I'm leaving tomorrow and so I've come up with a list of talks that I plan on attending. This is preliminary, obviously, but for now this is my plan:

Tutorial Day (Thursday):

  • Advanced Django Tutorial in Addison
  • Attendee Bag Stuffing by Volunteers in Bent Tree I

Friday:

  • Plenary: Chair's Opening Remarks - Ballrooms A-E and F-J
  • Plenary: Keynote 1 - Ivan Krsti? - Ballrooms A-E and F-J
  • Writing Your Own Python Types in C (#95) - Ballrooms F-J
  • Writing a Python Extension module in C++ using Swig (#45) - Ballrooms F-J
  • Using Stackless (#76) - Ballrooms F-J
  • Lunch & Plenary: Sponsor Lightning Talks (Fri) (Probably Django BoF)- Ballrooms A-E and F-J
  • Python inside Imageworks (#2) - Ballrooms A-E
  • pyweek: making games in 7 days (#32) - Ballrooms F-J
  • Python for Visual Effects and Animation Pipelines: A Case Study of Tippett Studio's JET (#86) - Ballrooms A-E
  • Break w/o Snacks (Room Divider Change)
  • Plenary: Lightning Talks (Fri PM) - Ballrooms A-E and F-J
  • Python Lab: Solve This! - Ballrooms F-J

Saturday:

  • Plenary: Keynote 2 - Adele Goldberg - Ballrooms A-E and F-J
  • SQLAlchemy -- the Front-to-Back database toolkit (#47) - Ballrooms A-E
  • Understanding and Using NumPy (#52) - Ballrooms F-J
  • Lunch & Plenary: Keynote 3 - Guido van Rossum - Ballrooms A-E and F-J
  • Becoming an Open Source Developer: Lessons from the Django Project (#20) - Mesquite
  • The Absolute Minimum an Open Source Developer Must Know About Intellectual Property (#25) - Mesquite
  • Dateutil to the Rescue! (#88) - Ballrooms A-E
  • Break w/ Snacks - All Ballrooms
  • Interactive Parallel and Distributed Computing with IPython (#50) - Ballrooms A-E
  • Why and when to use ctypes? (#51) - Ballrooms A-E
  • Break w/o Snacks (Prep for Lightning + Room Divider Change) - All Ballrooms
  • Plenary: Lightning Talks (Sat PM) - Ballrooms A-E and F-J
  • Dinner Break - All Ballrooms
  • Hands-On with the One-Laptop-per-Child - Mesquite
  • The Advocacy of Python - Community Discussion - Mesquite

So there it is, and I'm looking forward to seeing all of these interesting talks!

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