[IAEP] PyCon 2010 Invitation

Walter Bender walter.bender at gmail.com
Mon Nov 23 15:28:31 EST 2009

Think there would be interest in the Sugar View Source feature? And
how it is being used in the field?


On Mon, Nov 23, 2009 at 3:12 PM, Vern Ceder <vceder at canterburyschool.org> wrote:
> Hello,
> I'm the coordinator of the poster session for the national Python
> programmers conference in Atlanta, Feb 19-21 2010, and a long-time
> lurker on this list. I'm writing to invite anyone with a Pythonic topic
> to submit a poster proposal and to come to PyCon if you can, or to
> submit a virtual poster, if you can't make it to Atlanta.
> Poster sessions are new to us, and we're hoping they will offer more
> people a chance to present on a more diverse array of topics.
> We're also looking for virtual posters (5 min videos), particularly from
> the education community, both students and teachers.
> For more information about the poster session visit
> http://us.pycon.org/2010/conference/posters/ and for the conference in
> general (including registration fees, lodging, etc) go to
> http://us.pycon.org/2010/conference/posters/
> The official deadline for poster submissions is the end of the month,
> but the proposal process is a very simple one, only requiring a few
> paragraphs of description. In addition, it's possible that we will be
> accepting poster proposals after that date on a "space available" basis.
> Also, the virtual poster deadline is considerably later.
> I'm sorry I didn't get this to the Sugar community sooner - I had
> assumed, since the Python and Sugar communities overlap a bit, that you
> probably were aware of what was happening with PyCon, but I now realize
> that I was probably assuming too much.
> In any case, I think that both communities might benefit from some Sugar
> related posters or virtual posters, so I hope that someone will come up
> with something. I should also mention that there is some financial aid
> is available to attend PyCon - please check
> http://us.pycon.org/2010/registration/financial-aid/ for more information.
> So please share this with developers, colleagues and students, and if
> you have any questions at all, please don't hesitate to contact me.
> Thanks,
> Vern Ceder, Poster Session Coordinator, PyCon 2010
> --
> This time for sure!
>    -Bullwinkle J. Moose
> -----------------------------
> Vern Ceder, Director of Technology
> Canterbury School, 3210 Smith Road, Ft Wayne, IN 46804
> vceder at canterburyschool.org; 260-436-0746; FAX: 260-436-5137
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Walter Bender
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