New York Python: Lightning Talks & Talk Practice Night!

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Have you been looking for an opportunity to give a talk? This is your chance. We're doing Lightning Talks!

⚡⚡What is a Lightning Talk? ⚡⚡

A lightning talk...
• ... is a 5-minute talk on any topic, technical or not
• ... is often about something cool you just learned or some open source software you wrote.
• ... can have slides but it's not required
• ... doesn't need to be prepared, but could be
• ... can be given by ANYONE, even someone totally new to Python!

First-timers and first-time speakers are always welcome. Multiple talks per person are allowed (just make sure everyone else has a chance first!) Please no marketing pitches.

All attendees and talks must follow the NYC Python Code of Conduct, which governs all our spaces online and off.

⚡⚡How do I give a talk ? ⚡⚡

Sign-up to speak here:

Signing up in advance isn't required -- if you'd prefer, just show up and talk.

⚡⚡Event details ⚡⚡

Doors open at 6:00; first talk at 6:30; event ends at 8:00.

Entrance is the elevator on E 28th Street between Madison and Park. Check in with WeWork downstairs and come to the 3rd floor common area.


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