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Speaker Series – Amirul Abu

Screen Shot 2019-07-30 at 3.13.28 PM.pngAmirul studied Chemical Engineering in UTP, Perak, then work as a Process Safety Engineer in a chemical plant. Currently working as a Data Engineer at Vase Technologies.

Topic: How Python helped me changed my career from a Chemical Engineer to a Full Stack Web Developer.

Amirul will share his story on how he changed his career from a Chemical Engineer to a Full Stack Web Developer.

Targeting audience with beginner level of Python knowledge.

https://mirul.xyz

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Sponsor Series – Jewel Paymentech as Silver Sponsor

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PyCon My 2019 is proud to announce Jewel Paymentech as our Silver Sponsor.

Jewel Paymentech is a financial risk technology company founded in 2014 with a mission to develop intelligent risk solutions for the banking and electronic payments industry.

Our suite of intelligent solutions help banks and payment facilitators conduct merchant due diligence and manage transaction fraud risks using predictive analytics.
We also offer automated solutions to large merchants such as marketplaces, to identify illegal and counterfeit goods as part of their KYC process. We have also been named by SWIFT as one of the most promising FinTech companies in Asia.

Visit Jewel Paymentech at http://www.jewelpaymentech.com.

Sponsor Series – SolutionX as Gold Sponsor

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PyCon My 2019 is proud to announce SolutionX as our Gold Sponsor.

Founded in Year 2001, SolutionX Software is a company focused on working together with you to deliver IT solutions to solve your business issues.

This includes providing consultation services based on our experience and knowledge on the subject matter in order to assist you to choose the most appropriate approach and technology in order for your business to reap maximum benefit of the solution.

Visit SolutionX at https://www.solutionx.com.my/

Sponsor Series – PSF as Platinum Sponsor

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PyCon My 2019 is proud to announce Python Software Foundation as our Platinum Sponsor.

The Python Software Foundation (PSF) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation that holds the intellectual property rights behind the Python programming language. We manage the open source licensing for Python version 2.1 and later and own and protect the trademarks associated with Python. We also run the North American PyCon conference annually, support other Python conferences around the world, and fund Python related development with our grants program and by funding special projects.

The mission of the Python Software Foundation is to promote, protect, and advance the Python programming language, and to support and facilitate the growth of diverse and international community of Python programmers.

Visit PSF at http://www.python.org.

Sponsor Series – Jublia as Tech Sponsor

PyCon My 2019 is proud to announce Jublia as our Tech Sponsor.

“At Jublia, we enable people to discover useful content and meet relevant others through intelligent matching technologies at events. We are proud to do our small part within the community to sponsor this coming edition of Pycon Malaysia 2019. After a successful exposure as a sponsor in Pycon APAC and Pycon Indonesia in 2018, we are glad to go to Malaysia and look out for promising talents in the region. Python is the one to rule them all in Jublia. She is utilised throughout our organisation and systems to deliver a stable, secure and high performance enterprise grade platform.”

Visit Jublia at jublia.com.

Speaker Series – Lau Sian Lerk

Shian Lerk is privileged to journey with a boutique software engineering team to bring new ideas and accelerate the banking and finance industry. Besides crafting solutions using Django, Celery, and Postgresql, he delights in guiding and journeying with a team of UX/BE developers to deliver innovation and satisfaction to the users.

Being a 6-year old in Python and new kid on the block with Django, Sian Lerk sees much synergy between both traditional and Django ORM.

Topic: Solving performance issues in Django ORM.

Sian Lerk came late in knowing Django ORM, and he felt in love at first glance. The ease of programmatically defining the schema, straightforward versioning, near no-frills ORM experience, cross-database support and the list goes on.

However, if your boss(es) started to ask about faster API endpoints, one’s eyes may roll. This is even more evident in his situation, where cross-database support is needed owing to client requirements. So, what can we tell our boss(es)? 😉

Targeting audience with intermediate level of Python knowledge.

https://linkedin.com/in/sianlerk

Speaker Series – Andri Yadi

Andri is the CEO of DycodeX – the AIoT enabler in Indonesia. He is Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) of Microsoft Azure. 15 years into as entrepreneurship, he is a developer, hardware maker, and public speaker.

Topic: AIoT: Intelligence on Microcontroller, with MicroPython.

AI + IoT = AIoT is the latest advancement of AI and IoT. Let’s move beyond buzzword and seeing it in action. This session will show how to use MicroPython superpower to make Machine Learning (ML) inference runs right on the low power Microcontroller (MCU), not in the cloud, to build AIoT application

Targeting audience with intermediate level of Python knowledge.

https://www.linkedin.com/in/andriyadi/

Speaker Series – Noah Chen

Noah is a PyCon Nomad,
a volunteer of FOSSASIA, a non-for-profit organization for promoting FOSS and open technologies in Asia, and a volunteer of PyCon TW/JP/KR/SG/ID/MY/TH/HK/PH and PyCon APAC since 2015. He is also a volunteer and speaker of EuroPython 2018.
As a managing member of Python Software Foundation, Noah’s wish is to connect everyone who enjoy using Python, and try to promote programming education to young generation or everyone who interested in programming by teaching basic programming skill using Python and R, for example, be a mentor of Hour of Code, or Google Summer of Code with FOSSASIA.

Topic: Ready to say goodbye to Python 2.7 ! ?

According to PEP 373, we knew Python 2.7 EOL is moved to 2020. in PEP 404, we knew Python 2.8 will never come, which means all versions of Python 2 official bugfix and support at EOL will be ended. 2019 is the last year of Python2. Let’s review the glory memories in the history of Python.

Targeting audience with beginner level of Python knowledge.

Speaker Series – Chan Ai Sin

Photo_Aisin - Ai Sin Chan Ai Sin had trained hundreds of telecommunication engineers in 16 countries spanned over 4 continents and written more than 10 training manuals used in worldwide offices. She had also helped build the first 3G mobile communication network in Beijing in 2009. Later she had co-founded a technical training service in Malaysia which saw its profit tripling year on year. One of her latest adventure was co-authoring and publishing a book Money Stories from Malaysians which is an anthology of short stories on personal finance. Currently she is a digital nomad with Xoxzo and contributes regularly to the Xoxzo blog.

Topic: Studi.MY : A case study of a Python outreach program.

Studi.MY was an idea hatched to reach out to the public who are interested in learning Python, to introduce to them the best practices in coding and the world of open source. We learnt about consumer behaviours, the local market, and obstacles that we had not expected before we got our hands on it.

Targeting audience with beginner level of Python knowledge.

https://blog.xoxzo.com/author/ai-sin-chan.html