====== DEADLINE : February 1, 2001 ====== *** CALL FOR PARTICIPATION *** O'Reilly Open Source Convention July 23-27, 2001 San Diego, California *** Python Track ***
O'Reilly & Associates is pleased to announce the 3rd annual Open Source Convention. This event is the central gathering place for the Open Source community to exchange ideas, techniques, and to advance the language. The Open Source Convention is a five-day event designed for programmers, developers, and technical staff involved in Open Source technology and its applications. The convention will be held at the Sheraton San Diego Hotel and Marina, San Diego, California, July 23-27, 2001.
The program committee of the Python track invites submissions of tutorial and convention presentation on topics of interest to Python programmers.
The first two days of the convention are devoted to tutorials. Tutorial proposals must include the following:
The program committee particularly encourages the submission of tutorials that are designed to present core Python topics to a technically sophisticated audience (i.e., tutorials should favor technical depth versus advocacy and high-level overviews).
Convention proposals will be considered for the following types of talks:
Focused discussions related to a specific Python technology or programming technique. Typical examples might include extension building, internationalization, programming with threads, Tkinter, and XML.
New product/technology demonstrations.
Applications and case studies that describe the use of Python in real-world applications.
Convention proposals must include the following:
Submissions of novel and unusual Python applications are particularly encouraged. Presentations by marketing staff or with a marketing focus will not be accepted.
All proposals must be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org
Proposals should be sent in plain text with no attachments. Submit one proposal per email. The subject line of your email must follow this format:
Last name: proposal type: proposal title
Johnson: Tutorial: Advanced Python Programming
You will receive an automatic confirmation upon receipt of each proposal.
Tutorial and presentation proposals due: February 1, 2001 Notification to presenters : March 1, 2001 Tutorial presentations due : May 1, 2001 Convention presentations due : June 1, 2001
More information about the convention can be found at:
Specific questions concerning the Python track can be sent via e-mail to email@example.com.
Jason Asbahr, Origin/Electronic Arts David Ascher, ActiveState David Beazley, University of Chicago, Chair Paul Dubois, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory Jeremy Hylton, Digital Creations Andrew Kuchling, MEMS Exchange Fredrik Lundh, Secret Labs AB/PythonWare Tim Peters, Digital Creations Andy Robinson, ReportLab Greg Stein, Technical Advisor, ActiveState Guido van Rossum, Digital Creations Aaron Watters, ReportLab