[Inpycon] PyCon local events

Noufal Ibrahim noufal at nibrahim.net.in
Tue Oct 16 18:07:47 CEST 2012

Abdul Muneer <abdulmuneer at gmail.com> writes:

> Hi,
> One of the suggestions during the AGM was to have city based events. I
> remember somebody suggesting about conducting an event in his city,
> Hyderabad.
> There are many advantages to have local events such as:
>    - A local network and their frequent interactions will do a world of
>    good for pythonistas than an annual event.
>    - PyCon India being an apex event, its quality will go up as people get
>    more experience in a lower tier.
>    - Low barrier for people to participate and present talks.
>    - Popularise language by reaching out to wider participation.
> I think it is imperative to have formal events at a lower level if we want
> the quality of PyCon to go up. Perhaps these events should finish before we
> announce CFP for PyCon India as people will get more experience and can
> come up with quality talk submissions. Any thoughts?

I'm +1 all the way about this and if the society can help in any way,
just holler. 

The first steps to get a local event happening is, in my opinion, to
have an active local user group.



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