Keynote Speaker – Keith Packard

Keith PackardWith great honour, we are announcing that Keith Packard is coming to PyCon APAC 2020 as a Keynote Speaker. 

Keith has been developing free software since 1986, working on the X Window System, Linux, amateur rocketry and educational robotics. He is currently a Principle Engineer at SiFive.

He has taught computer programming to students from ages 10-17 using LEGO robotics for over fifteen years and started the Snek Language project to use in that work. He received a Usenix Lifetime Achievement award in 1999, an O’Reilly Open Source award in 2011 and sits on the X.org foundation board. 

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Keith_Packard

Call for Paper. PyCon APAC Wants You!

Do you have Python hacks or development tips? Are you working on cool Python projects? We would like to hear from you.

Or, you want to share your learning journey and love for Python programming? We want to listen to your stories.

Submit proposal here before 30th April 2020. You will be notified before or by 31st May 2020 if your proposal is accepted.

Looking forward for your submission!

Date: 19th-20th September 2020

Venue: The Magellan Sutera Resort, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia.

Super Early Bird Awaiting!

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It is happening! This 19th and 20th of September 2020, PyCon APAC will be held in Kota Kinabalu, Sabah.

The ticket for Super Early Bird is up for grab now! There are only 50 of them at RM180 each.

The conference will be help at The Magellan Sutera Resort by the sea. More about the event and the speakers will be unveiled soon.

Head over to https://pyconapac2020.peatix.com before it is too late. The Super Early Bird will end by 29th February 20, or after 50 tickets are sold out. Whichever comes first. Normal price tickets are available too for any kind soul wanting to support the community!

See you there!