Annoucing Python Software Foundation (PSF) as our Platinum Sponsor

We are happy to announce that the Python Software Foundation (PSF) continues to support and encourage PyCon in the APAC region by becoming a Platinum Sponsor for PyCon APAC 2017!

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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 a diverse and international community of Python programmers. The majority of the PSF’s work is focused on empowering and supporting people within the Python community. The PSF has active grant programs that support sprints, conferences, meetups, user groups, and Python development efforts all over the world. In addition, the PSF underwrites and runs PyCon US, the primary Python community conference. Being part of the PSF means being part of the Python community. Recently we changed the PSF to an open membership organization, so that everyone who uses and supports Python can join. To learn more, visit https://www.python.org/psf/membership.

 

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Sponsor PyCon APAC 2017

PyCon APAC is the annual gathering for the regional Asia-Pacific community using and developing the open-source Python programming language. For 2017, PyCon APAC will be held in Kuala Lumpur from August 26 to August 27 and is organized by PYCON MY, a partnership formed by community members registered in Malaysia.

PyCon APAC is organized by volunteers from the Python community and your sponsorship helps keep PyCon APAC affordable and accessible to the widest possible audience.

Depending on your level of sponsorship, packages include complimentary conference passes, booth space and speaking opportunities.

Some short data on who you can expect will be coming and what you can learn from PyCon APAC

Audience profile:

Developers, technologists, programmers, educators, bloggers, authors, web developers, CTOs, managers, entrepreneurs, scientists, engineers and domain experts

Come learn about:

Python internals, beginner and advanced skills. Use cases and case studies. Python used in a variety of industries including startups and the enterprise. Python powering some of the Web’s biggest sites. Speeding up your Python applications. The growing Python ecosystem and community.

For details on the different types of sponsorship opportunities, and about our work for the past local PyCons, download the prospectus.

You can contact us concerning the Sponsorship Packages here:

  • sponsorship@pycon.my and Vivan Raaj (vivraaj@gmail.com) our Sponsorship Manager.
  • Iqbal Abdullah, PyCon APAC 2017 Conference Chair
  • Hilmi Bakhari, PyCon APAC 2017 Conference Co-Chair

Global Internship Program by HDE

As our Platinum sponsor for PyCon MY 2016, HDE will be joining us during PyCon MY 2016 in Kuala Lumpur and will be interested in meeting potential candidates for their Global Internship Program or GIP.

The GIP is a program that (from their website)

Offers internship position providing opportunities for student to experience practical application development skill using mostly Python/Golang/Erlang. Also, this internship position will provide opportunities to develop application by using Amazon Web Services/Google App Engine. Conversations in the office will be done in English, so that Japanese communication skill is NOT required. The internship will be within the Cloud Product Development division of HDE, Inc. located in Tokyo, Japan.

To find out more what it’s like joining the GIP, you can visit it’s Facebook Page

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HDE’s Global Internship Program page on Facebook.

Up until now, HDE has welcomed interns from Ukraine, The USA, Indonesia, Hong Kong and Thailand to name a few. We also know there are Malaysians who are playing important roles in the company.

The internship program also includes benefits by HDE such as:

  • This internship is a training program without a salary. But, HDE will assists your stay in Japan by subsidizing up to 150,000yen/month for your living costs such as foods, commuting expenses, and apartment fee.
  • Students can find monthly apartments near our office. (ex. http://www.sakura-house.com/en/ )
  • We will pay the insurance cost and international airfares to Japan.
  • There will be a chance to be a full time worker according to intern’s outputs.

If you’ve just graduated from college or are currently in your final year of studying Computer Science and have ever wanted to experience what living (and working) in Tokyo would be like, this is a great opportunity to find out. Depending on how you did during the internship program, there is even a chance of getting a position with HDE!

Purchase tickets and join us at PyCon MY 2016 and come and meet representatives from HDE to find out more about their Global Internship Program.

 

Platinum Sponsor Announcement: HDE

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We’re thrilled to announce our Platinum Sponsor for PyCon MY: HDE based in Tokyo! HDE has been very supportive of PyCon in the Asia Pacific region, and this year marks their entrance as sponsors for PyCon MY.

About HDE:

The last goal of a business is making a profit and contributing to the society through it.

Since we started our business in 1996, we have faithfully worked on how we can make the world better with our new technology.

Our concept of “liberating technology” harbors the hopes that more of our customers can benefit from high-end technology including ours; we believe it can change the world better.

Through the technology, we’d ultimately like to make a new value and contribute to the world economy. Also, we are sure it will return us a bigger benefit by the expansion of the world economy when we pursue common good other than monopolistic trivial gain.

“Accept the present needs and create original but practical solutions.” “Invigorate Japanese IT industry and distribute the interest to as many people as possible.” These are the first step to our goal, which will prove our desire to the intellectual horizon, as well.

As we have done, we will never stop being creative in the future.

HDE believes the potential that Malaysia has, and are excited to tie up with local businesses and also are interested to meet talented engineers during PyCon MY 2016.

Announcing SolutionX Software as a Silver Sponsor

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We’re pleased to announce SolutionX Software as a Silver Sponsor for PyCon MY 2016. SolutionX Software has also sponsored Mini PyCon MY 2014 and PyCon MY 2015.  We are grateful for the commitment and continual support by SolutionX Software for the past two years until now.

SolutionX Software is a software development company specializing in Mobile and Web apps. We help our customers realize their dreams and resolve their business issues by providing consultancy and development services to them. We use Python for our web backend.

PyCon MY 2016 is happening this year from 26 August 2016 to 28 August 2016 at  International University of Malaya-Wales (IUMW), Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Get Ticket Now .

Python Software Foundation is a Special Sponsor

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The PyCon MY 2016 organizing team is proud and excited to announce that we have received confirmation the Python Software Foundation (PSF) has agreed to send us a grant equivalent to a Gold Sponsor amount.

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 a diverse and international community of Python programmers.

Thank you to the PSF for their continued support from 2015.

We’re looking for sponsors

We’ve had great support from local and foreign companies for PyCon MY 2015, and we’re also hoping for greater support this year for PyCon MY 2016.

You can download the Sponsorship Prospectus and see what sponsorship packages fits with your team and budget. Please contact the email addresses at the end of the prospectus for further information.

As anywhere else, PyCon  is a “by the community, for the community” conference, and without help in terms of financial sponsorship, exposure, talks and even attendance from the local enterprises and community, we couldn’t do any of this.

Thank you in advance for the kind support.