5th Annual Holiday Party with awesome talks, great food, raffle and a live band

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It's that time of the year to have our 5th Annual Holiday Party! In case you haven't heard the raved reviews, the Holiday Party is the largest gathering of Python Devs in SF Bay Area outside of PyBay, the Regional Conference. We will have 7-8 lightning talks, a panel discussion on Best Practices of Scaling Python code base, live music, awesome food, raffles and more...

Please secure your tickets for this always sold out event on https://ti.to/sf-python/bay-area-holiday-party-2019

Early Bird - $15, Regular Bird - $20. At the door (if available) - $25


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PANEL on best practices in Scaling Python Code Base

Panelists: Brett Slatkin, Lisa Roach, and Mahmoud Hashemi

Brett Slatkin is a principal software engineer at Google, where he works on survey and experimentation infrastructure. He is the author of the book Effective Python. Find him online at https://onebigfluke.com and @haxor

Lisa Roach is a Production Engineer at Facebook and a CPython Core Developer. She is passionate about Python, and has spent time using Python on networking and security teams, and now focuses on improving the language itself and enabling other users of it.

Mahmoud Hashemi is a backend engineer and architect, open-source library maintainer, PSF Fellow, and Wikipedian, with ten years of experience building enterprise software. He authored O'Reilly's Enterprise Software with Python, cohosts the Pyninsula Python meetup group in the San Francisco Bay Area, and semi-regularly delivers talks on software architecture.

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5:45pm Check-in / reception

6:15pm Live Band

6:50pm Opening Remarks

6:55pm Lightning Talks

7:40pm Break: Music, networking, more drinks/food

8:00pm Raffle/Thank yous to Community Leaders

8:10pm Feature Speaker + Q&A

9:00pm Closing

9:30pm Hard Stop

The holiday party is also SF Python's annual fundraising event, tickets are:

$15 - early bird

$20 - regular bird

$25 - at the door (if available)

Please secure your tickets for this always sold out event on https://ti.to/sf-python/bay-area-holiday-party-2019

There is no refund for this event but you can transfer your ticket to other people.

**SF Python is a volunteer-run organization with a mission to build a stronger community and Python ecosystem in SF/Bay Area. We do this by producing engaging, content-rich events for developers to learn and share together. Our operational cost comes from sponsors' and members' contribution. Please consider making a donation (https://secure.meetup.com/sfpython/contribute/). We are also looking for companies interested in sponsoring our talk videos so we can put them on our YouTube channel, please message the leadership team if you are interested in helping out.

**Yelp is hosting our holiday party this year. It sees 89 million mobile users and 79 million desktop users every month. Keeping everything running smoothly requires the best and brightest in the industry. Their engineers come from diverse technical backgrounds and value digital craftsmanship, open-source, and creative problem-solving. They write tests, review code, and push multiple times a day. Come out and talk to them.