ANN: Vancouver Python Workshop - Speaker incentives

Brian Quinlan brian at sweetapp.com
Fri Jun 4 22:15:21 CEST 2004


What's new?
===========

Thanks to the generosity of our hosts and sponsors, the first five 
people to submit talks will receive a free book package when they 
attend the conference. The package will consist of:

1. Andy McKay's "The Definitive Guide to Plone" (1)
2. Charles F. Goldfarb and Paul Prescod's the "XML Handbook, Fifth
    Edition"
3. Mark Lutz and David Ascher's "Learning Python, 2nd Edition"

They will also receive a free license for Komodo, ActiveState's IDE for 
  open source languages.

To submit a talk, see:
http://www.vanpyz.org/conference/registration/submissions.html

For general conference information, see:
http://www.vanpyz.org/conference

The deadline for talk submission is June 15th.

About the Vancouver Python Workshop
===================================

The conference will begin on July 31st with keynote addresses by Guido 
van Rossum (the creator of Python) and Paul Everitt (co-founder of Zope 
Corp). Further talks (and tutorials for beginners) will take place on 
August 1st and 2nd. The conference will be roughly divided into three 
tracks:

   o Python language and applications
   o Content management with Python (esp. Zope and Plone)
   o Python for beginners

More information see: http://www.vanpyz.org/conference/
or contact Brian Quinlan at: brian at sweetapp.com

Vancouver
=========

In addition to the opportunity to learn and socialize with fellow 
Pythonistas, the Vancouver Python Workshop also gives visitors the 
opportunity to visit one of the most extraordinary cities in the world 
(2). For more information about traveling to Vancouver, see:

http://www.vanpyz.org/conference/travel.html
http://www.tourismvancouver.com

Important dates
===============

Talk submissions: until June 15th
Attendee registration: June 4th to June 30th
Late registration: from July 1st
Keynotes, preconference sprints & tutorials: July 31st
Conference and tutorial dates: August 1st and 2nd

(1) If this book is not available at the time of the conference, it
     will be shipped to the recipient
(2) http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/business/2299119.stm
    http://www.mercerhr.com/pressrelease/details.jhtml?idContent=1128760

Cheers,
Brian





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