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 (http://www.pybay.com/).
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!"
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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 (https://goo.gl/photos/LTRNm5MkSNvvtD838) 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 pybay.com (https://pybay.com/)next week.
Some of our speakers:
Raymond Hettin (https://twitter.com/raymondh)ger (https://twitter.com/raymondh) - Python trainer, prolific contributor for CPython, frequent Keynote speaker at PyCon's all over the world
Rachel Thomas (http://www.fast.ai/about/) - Selected by Forbes as one of “20 Incredible Women Advancing AI Research.” (https://www.forbes.com/sites/mariyayao/2017/05/18/meet-20-incredible-women-advancing-a-i-research/#78336fa426f9) Rachel is a co-founder of fast.ai and a researcher-in-residence at the University of San Francisco Data Institute, where she teaches in the Masters in Analytics program.
Luciano Ramalho (https://www.google.com/search?q=luciano+ramalho+pycon+video&oq=luciano+r&aqs=chrome.1.69i59l3j0j69i57j69i60.5844j0j4&sourceid=chrome&ie=UTF-8) - Technical Principal at Thoughtworks and the author of "Fluent Python"
Alex Martelli (http://www.aleax.it/python_mat_en.html) - 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 (http://corepython.com/) - Developer Advocate at Google, author of the bestselling Core Python books
Al Sweigart (http://inventwithpython.com/) - 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 (https://pybay.com/schedule).
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