Announcing PyCon APAC 2017 Keynote Speaker Luis Miguel Sanchez

We have two announcements in this post: The first one is that unfortunately due to personal reasons, Wes McKinney has decided to withdraw from keynoting at our PyCon APAC conference this year. This is unfortunate, as we know many of us are looking forward for Wes’s talk but we hope everything will go fine for…

Announcing Jewel Paymentech as our Silver Sponsor

We are pleased to announce our latest sponsor Jewel Paymentech. They are our Silver Sponsor for PyCon APAC 2017.   From Azim of Jewel Paymentech: Jewel Paymentech is a FinTech focused on providing risk solutions for the payments industry. Our solutions are in place at leading banks, payment facilitators, payment gateways, and online marketplaces in…

Subsidized tickets are SOLD OUT

We’re announcing today that the subsidized ticket has reached it’s allocated budget and is now SOLD OUT. To reiterate on what is a subsidized ticket: Subsidized tickets The subsidized ticket is basically a half-priced ticket, from the actual cost of a person to attend the conference. You will get everything a full-priced ticket will get:…

PyCon APAC 2017 Conference T-Shirt on sale

In order to reduce waste, unlike previous PyCon in Malaysia we are selling the conference t-shirt separate than the conference ticket. T-shirts are MYR35.00 a piece. You can purchase the conference t-shirt here: http://pycon-apac-2017-tshirt.peatix.com We have prepared S, M, L, XL and XXL sizes for you. You can find the size guide on the Peatix page. Purchased t-shirts…

Announcing OnApp as our Silver Sponsor

We are pleased to announce OnApp is once again has agreed to be our Silver Sponsor this year. OnApp is a company that develops cloud management, CDN and storage software for service providers and enterprises. OnApp has more than 150 staff in the U.S, Europe and Asia-Pacific. Their headquarters are in London, UK The person in charge…

Annoucing SolutionX as our Silver Sponsor

We’re pleased to announce SolutionX Software as a Silver Sponsor for PyCon APAC 2017. SolutionX Software has also sponsored  Mini PyCon MY 2014, PyCon MY 2015 and PyCon MY 2016.  We are grateful for the commitment and continual support by SolutionX Software for the past few years until now. SolutionX Software is a software development company specializing in Mobile and Web…

State of our Call For Proposals

We’re going to go through the current CfPs that we have, and write down a short summary to give you an idea of what kind of PyCon APAC you might be coming to in August. Please keep in mind though that this post doesn’t endorse or means that PyCon APAC will accept any of the…

Tickets are optional for CfP submission

After discussing with the program team, and based on feedback by Ewa of the PSF and Graham Dumpleton, we’ve removed the requirement for the ticket and set a new schedule for the Call For Proposals.  We hope with the new schedule and no ticket restriction, we’ll get much more proposals especially from overseas participants, and make…

CfP ticket requirements

Currently as part of the Call For Proposals submission we’re requiring the submitter to purchase a ticket, as a measure to ensure that the submitter will attend PyCon APAC 2017. This measure has received multiple feedbacks, especially from overseas would-be speakers who believes this puts an extra financial burden on them, without the certainty if…