Conference Schedule

The conference schedule for PyCon MY 2018 is as follows. Depending on circumstances, we expect some minor modifications between today until conference day so check in often.

DAY 1: Saturday, 25 August 2018


DK 1

DK 2

8:30AM – 9:30AM

Conference Registration (DK2)

9:30AM – 9:45AM

Conference Opening (DK2)

9:45AM – 10:45AM

Keynote Presentation (DK2)

Khairil Yusof

10:45AM – 11:00AM

Coffee Break

11:00AM – 11:40AM

Combining Modern Tech with Traditional Music: Enhancing Angklung Performances with Python

Trapsilo Bumi

and this gives life to thee: Generating Shakespearean Sonnets with Python

Janice Shiu

11:45AM – 12:25PM

Pumping up Python modules using Rust

Vigneshwer Dhinakaran

Building a Ethereum DApp with Python (Intermediate)

Abdul Rahman Ibrahim

12:30PM – 1:30PM


1:35PM – 2:15PM

Building a Customized Personal Assistant with Python (Beginner)

Iskandar Setiadi

Fighting Digital Payments Fraud with Deep Learning

Paul Condylis

2:20PM – 3:05PM

Artisanal Async Adventures

Jonas Obrist

Malaya, Open Source Bahasa Malaysia NLP

Husein Zolkepli

3:10PM – 3:50PM

Beyond JSON and XML: An Introduction to Protocol Buffers (Intermediate)

Doni Rubiagatra

Give Google Colab a limb (or two) with PyDrive and ocamlfuse (Intermediate)

Surasak Watthanayontkit

3:55PM – 4:10PM

Coffee Break

4:15PM – 4:55PM

Property-Based Testing in Python with Hypothesis (Intermediate)

Anthony Khong

How to run TensorFlow on a $35 device

Soham Chatterjee
Vaidheeswaran Archana

5:00PM – 5:40PM How I Made My (mostly) Python Trainings Scale

Josef Monje

Machine Learning and Python for a Quantified Self: Transforming Self-Tracking into Self-Improvement

Mark Koester

5:45PM – 6:15PM

Lightning Talks (DK 2)

6:15PM – 6:30PM

Closing Remarks (DK 2)

7:00PM – 9:00PM

PyCon MY 2018 Conference Dinner
(For Speakers & Sponsors)

DAY 2: Sunday, 26 August 2018


DK 1

DK 2

8:30AM – 9:30AM

Conference Registration (DK2)

9:45AM – 10:45AM

Keynote Presentation (DK2)

Yue Lin, Choong

10:45AM – 11:00AM

Coffee Break

11:00AM – 11:40AM

The journey of an (un)orthodox optimization (Intermediate)

Lau Sian Lerk

Deep Learning for Oil & Gas Exploration with PyTorch

Ungku Fazri Ungku Farid

11:45AM – 12:25PM Building better Python microservices using GRPC

Narendran Ravi

Notifying anyone that you’re home with Python

Au Yong Min Hao

12:30PM – 1:30PM


1:35PM – 2:15PM

Run Django applications in Docker Containers (Intermediate)

Sujay Pillai

 Boosting ML Algorithm Performance in Production – A Case Study (Intermediate)

Alexander Gunjau Fowler

2:20PM – 3:05PM

Invoice-X – Towards Python Support for machine-readable invoice exchange

Manuel Riel

DIY Home Smart Lighting System with Micropython (Intermediate)

Tegar Imansyah

3:10PM – 3:50PM

Static Typing in Python (Intermediate)

Ardhito Hendranata

Big thing before Data Analytics & Machine Learning (Data Acquisition)

Nuriliani Alias

3:55PM – 4:10PM

Coffee Break

4:15PM – 4:55PM

Find Vulnerability on
Development Stage

Harley Davidson Karel

Sales & Marketing: Boost the power of marketing and sales of DPLK Product using Python

Ady Rahmat MA

5:00PM – 5:30PM


Ready, Get Set, Go! (Community – Development Sprint)

Kim Younggun

5:35PM – 6:00PM

Lightning Talk Sessions (DK 2)

6:10PM – 6:30PM

Closing Remarks (DK 2)

6:30PM – 6:45PM

Group Photo (DK 2)

DAY 3: Mon, 27 August 2018

Development sprints will be held at the Faculty of Computer Science and Information Technology, University Malaya, Kuala Lumpur.

Time: 10AM to 5:30PM
Sprint Venue: Makmal Mikro 1, Blok A, FSKTM, University Malaya.

Details on the project leads for the sprint can be found here.