[IAEP] PyCon 2010 Invitation

Tomeu Vizoso tomeu at sugarlabs.org
Tue Nov 24 04:02:23 EST 2009

On Mon, Nov 23, 2009 at 21:28, Walter Bender <walter.bender at gmail.com> wrote:
> Think there would be interest in the Sugar View Source feature? And
> how it is being used in the field?

And maybe about python-related performance issues we have found in our
use of it? AFAIUI, Python has still much to grow in desktop
application development.



> -walter
> 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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