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PyBay 2017, 2nd Annual Regional Python Conference

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If you are into Python and want to sharpen your skills/network with awesome devs, don't miss the rare opportunity to learn from and chat with some of the world's most well-known open-source contributors at PyBay (

In case you'd miss the fun the last year, this is what people had to say: "Learned a lot!", "Great conversations during the conference that extended to meeting for coffee 2 weeks later", "We changed our architecture, tools, and approaches as a result of attending PyBay!"

Get your tickets now - (

2017's program includes:

• Keynote from Raymond Hettinger

• 38 main talks covering Web, Data, Python Fundamentals, Internals, and Performance

• 1/3 of the speakers are who's who: Luciano Ramalho, Alex Martelli, Wesley Chun, Rachel Thomas, Melanie Warwick...

• Dedicated space ( for all-weekend-long hacking and discussions

• Job Fair / Software tools expo with reception on Sat night

• Lightning talks + BOF + Open Spaces

• $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

The full schedule should be on ( week.

Some of our speakers:

Raymond Hettin ( ( - Python trainer, prolific contributor for CPython, frequent Keynote speaker at PyCon's all over the world

Rachel Thomas ( - Selected by Forbes as one of “20 Incredible Women Advancing AI Research.” ( Rachel is a co-founder of and a researcher-in-residence at the University of San Francisco Data Institute, where she teaches in the Masters in Analytics program.

Luciano Ramalho ( - Technical Principal at Thoughtworks and the author of "Fluent Python"

Alex Martelli ( - Google, author of "Python in a Nutshell", co-author of "Python Cookbook", PSF Fellow, winner of the 2006 Frank Willison Memorial Award for contributions to Python

Wesley J Chun ( - Developer Advocate at Google, author of the bestselling Core Python books

Al Sweigart ( - Author of Automate the Boring Stuff with Python, Invent Your Own Computer Games with Python, Making Games with Python and Pygame, and Hacking Secret Ciphers with Python

A full talk list is here (

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Follow us on Twitter @py_bay, spread the word on #PyBay2017 and let's help make the conference a Bay Area Tradition, would you?

Grace Law