PyCon 2005: Call for Proposals
amk at amk.ca
Sun Oct 24 01:32:39 CEST 2004
Want to share your expertise? PyCon DC 2005 is looking for proposals
to fill the formal presentation tracks.
Submission deadline Dec. 31, 2004
Acceptance deadline Jan. 15, 2005
Electronic copy deadline Feb. 10, 2005
Suitable topics for PyCon presentations include, but are not limited to:
* Web-based Systems
* Network Programming
* Games Programming
* Programming Tools
* Python Documentation
* Packaging Issues
* Python in Business
* Project Best Practices
* The Python Core
* Open Source Python Projects
* Python Integration
* Python in Education
* Science and Math
Proposals should ideally be 250 to 1000 words long (i.e. one to four
pages in manuscript format), containing the following information:
* Author name(s)
* Contact information
* Requested timeslot (thirty or forty-five minutes)
* Summary of proposed presentation
* Presentation outline
ASCII format is preferred (plain or
with HTML as a secondary alternative.
If you have any queries about submission, or if you would like to discuss
the possibility of submitting in a different format or style, please send
mail to the conference organizers at `pycon at python.org <mailto:pycon at python.org>`_.
Use the `PyCon Online Proposal Submission <http://submit.pycon.org>`_
to send us your proposals and ideas.
If your paper is accepted, you have the option of including a companion
paper along with your presentation. The paper will get published on the
PyCon web site. Presentations and papers may be in text (plain or
`reST <http://docutils.sourceforge.net/>`_), HTML, or PDF; HTML
and PDF are preferred.
If you don't want to make a formal presentation, there will be a
significant amount of Open Space to allow for informal and
spur-of-the-moment presentations for which no formal submission is
required. There will also be several Lightning Talk sessions for
talks no longer than five minutes.
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