Call for Talk Proposals (CFP) PyCon MY 2016

We’re excited again this year to announce our start of the CFP for PyCon MY 2016, which will be held from 26th to 28th August. The deadline for proposals is 28th May 2016.

PyCon MY attracts professional developers from all walks of life, including industry, government, and science, as well as enthusiast and student developers. We’re looking for proposals for presentations and tutorials on any aspect of Python programming, at all skill levels from novice to advanced.

Presentation subjects may range from reports on open source, academic or commercial projects; or even tutorials and case studies. If a presentation is interesting and useful to the Python community, it will be considered for inclusion in the program. Following our tradition of Everybody Pays for PyCon, you’ll still need to buy tickets even if your proposal is accepted.

This year’s theme is about building cool things in Python, but really we are all ears for any kind of topics!

First time speakers

We welcome first time speakers! If you have friends or colleagues who have something valuable to contribute, please also forward this Call for Proposals to anyone that you feel may be interested. As a community, we are eager to hear about your experience.

Talk formats

Presenters are given 30 minutes including 10 minutes of Q&A session for talks. If you are more interested in teaching, you might want to try the workshop format where you can engage with participants better. The length for workshop can be from 2 hours up to 4 hours. If that’s not your thing and you like to quickly show or tell people about anything that particularly interesting for you (and the audience), try the lightning talk. It’s only 5-minutes long.

You can submit your proposal here: http://bit.ly/pyconmy2016cfp

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PyCon MY 2016: Venues and dates

Square_300x300We’re thrilled and excited to announce the venue and the dates for PyCon MY 2016. Yes, following the wonderful experience we had in 2015, we’ll be organizing another PyCon MY in 2016.

When?

PyCon MY 2016 will be held from August 26th (Fri) to August 28th (Sun) 2016. We plan to have workshops for August 26th, while the conference and talks will be done from August 27th (Sat) to August 28th (Sun).

Where?

For 2016, we are honored and thrilled to have City Campus of the International University of Malaya-Wales (IUMW) hosting us for the conference. The IUMW is located at Jalan Tun Ismail, Kuala Lumpur and is around 10 minutes of walking distance from the Putra KTM train station.

We’ll be moving forward to putting in details for the conference. For the meantime, please block your calendars for these dates.

Looking forward to seeing you all there!