[python-uk] PyCamp UK !

Michael Sparks ms at cerenity.org
Sat Feb 3 20:31:07 CET 2007


I don't know how many people here read comp.lang.python or the main python 
list (I suspect its a fair few), but there's been this post:

      * http://tinyurl.com/2ofgtq

  From: Jeff Rush <j... at taupro.com>
  Subject: About PyCamp - a Regional Python Unconference

  A week or so ago, the Dallas and Houston Python User Groups met online in a
  chat room, to discuss the possibility of a regional Python conference. 
  And tossing around some names, we decided upon "PyCamp".  There is much to
  be discussed re dates, location and how it will operate, so I set up the


  The rough idea is to hold a Texas-wide unconference, perhaps sometimes in
  August and near Austin.  There was also the idea of holding a rotating
  unconference that moves between Dallas, Austin and Houston, say twice a

Now, I've got an idea for a venue in Manchester[*] which could probably
cater to about 50-70 people depending on how the rooms are laid out which
would work out to something like £15 - £20 *without* sponsorship. If we
can get sponsorship then that figure would go down or could maybe be
redirected into arranging food or similar ?

   [*] http://www.manchesterdda.com/article/83/

As a result, I'm wondering - is anyone else interested in co-convening such a 
beast? If there is, please email me back!


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