PyOhio (July 30-31) Call for Proposals; due June 3

Catherine Devlin catherine.devlin at
Fri Apr 29 02:56:45 CEST 2011

PyOhio 2011, the fourth annual Python programming conference for Ohio
and the surrounding region, will take place Saturday-Sunday, July
30-31, 2011 at the Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio. A variety
of activities are planned, including tutorials, scheduled talks,
Lightning Talks, Open Spaces and Sprints.

PyOhio invites all interested people to submit proposals for scheduled
talks, tutorials, and panels. All topics of interest to Python
programmers will be considered. Standard presentation slots will be 40
minutes plus a 10 minute question-and-answer period.

PyOhio is a great venue to get word out about your favorite Python
library and how you use it, talk about how Python is used in your
company, or practice your speaking in front of a welcoming audience.

PyOhio is especially interested in hosting a Beginner’s Track for
those new to Python or new to programming in general. If your proposal
would be suitable for inclusion in a Beginner’s Track, please indicate
so. Organizers will work with speakers and instructors in the
Beginner’s Track to help them coordinate their talks/tutorials into a
smooth, coherent learning curve for new Python users.

To ensure that you provide all necessary information, please use the
submission template provided below. If organizing a panel, please
confirm all panelists’ intention to participate before submitting your

PyOhio may record presentations for later release over the web.
Presenters will need to sign a release of recording rights to PyOhio;

All proposals should be emailed to cfp at for review. Please
submit proposals by Friday, June 3, 2011. Accepted speakers will be
notified by June 17.

You can read more about the conference at If you
have questions about proposals, please email cfp at You can
also contact the PyOhio organizers at pyohio-organizers at

The template can be downloaded here: []

- Catherine

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