PyConZA 2019 - Day 1!
Welcome back to the amazing Microsoft! We're thrilled you're part of PyConZA 2019 - your support of South African tech is brilliant!
Arrive & register:
- PyConZA 2019 is at The Wanderers Club in Illovo, Johannesburg. See the venue page for details.
- Registration for tutorials starts at 8:30am on Wednesday, 9 October.
- Registration for the main conference starts at 8:30am on Thursday, 10 October.
- Have your Quicket ticket ready!
- Lightning talks are short, often fun, 5-minute talks.
- There are lightning talk sessions near the end of the day on both Thursday and Friday.
- Any conference attendee can submit one.
- If you haven't spoken before but have something to say – this is your chance to try out speaking!
- See lightning talks for details.
- Open spaces are discussions around a topic.
- They're a good way to discuss things as a community, or to get a community started.
- Any conference attendee can run an open space.
- See open spaces for details.
- Sprints are practical days where people work on projects, either individually or as groups.
- They take place on the 12th & 13th October at Brave Digital.
- You don't need a ticket to attend.
- See sprints for details.
Be kind to others
And of course there are talks!
Tutorials (9 October)
- Tutorial registration: 8:30am - 9:00am, have your ticket handy!
- Introduction to Deep Learning
- Python for Analysts
- An Introduction to Web Mapping
- Redis with RedisLabs - Sponsored by Obsidian
Day 1 Highlights (10 October)
- Registration: 8:30am - 9:00am, have your ticket handy!
- Keynote: Why You Should Care About Types
- Thursday Lightning Talks
- Keynote: Deep Neural Networks for Video Applications
Day 2 Highlights (11 October)
- Handing out swag!
- PSS-SA open space
- Friday Lightning Talks
- Keynote: Managers, Diplomats & Gaskets: On Being the Seal That Holds Teams Together
- Closing ceremony
Sprints (12 & 13 October)
- Tickets are not required to attend the sprints & are at a separate venue.
- Details on sprints
- Main Conference Tickets: 277 / 265 tickets.
- Tutorial Tickets:
Ticket sales are closed!
Thank you to all of our awesome sponsors!
- Diamond: Obsidian
- Platinum: Microsoft
- Gold: Google
- Python Software Foundation
- Citiq Prepaid
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