More Sponsor Workshops announced!

" As we previously wrote , signup for our free Sponsor Workshops is open and the schedule has now been completed! While registration isn't required, it helps us plan for room sizes and for drinks and snacks, so head to Eventbrite and choose as many as you want! Wednesday morning gets under way at 9 AM with a team fr... View More

Get ready for Lightning Talks and Open Spaces!

" While the majority of the greater PyCon schedule consists of events that we've had calls for proposals for, there are two other big pieces to the weekend that are organized on-site in Montral: Lightning Talks and Open Spaces. Lightning Talks are five minute talks that take place at the beginning and/or end of the day... View More

PyCon 2015 - Explore Montreal

" Explore Montral Sponsored by Caktus Group PyCon 2015 is in the center of an exciting city full of great food , culture, and history. It would be a shame to not check it out while you're in town! In addition to the conference's five tracks of talks, there will be a sixth track an opportunity for you to expl... View More

CPL Updated

"Version 6.6 of the Common Pipeline Library was released on March 6, 2015..."

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Signup for Sponsor Tutorials!

" Our Sponsor Tutorial schedule has come together and we've opened registration on Eventbrite ! Running Wednesday and Thursday April 8-9, these free tutorials are offered by several of our generous sponsors. While registration for these tutorials is not required, it helps us plan for food and room size. Check out the s... View More

PyCon 2015: Call for On-Site Volunteers

" Got a couple of hours to give? PyCon is organized and run by volunteers from the Python community. This year we're looking for over 300 on-site volunteer hours to help make sure everything runs smoothly. Everyone who is attending PyCon is welcome to volunteer, but you must be registered to volunteer. All help is ... View More

Chandra CALDB 4.6.7 installed at the HEASARC

"CalDB 4.6.7 is now installed and available at the HEASARC. Chandra 4.6.7 was released on February 23, 2015. Note that this release requires CIAO 4.3 or higher..."

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Signup for PyCon Dinners led by Jessica McKellar and Brandon Rhodes!

" While the cost of PyCon includes breakfast and lunch as well as coffee and snacks, dinner is on your own, and for good reason. It's Montral! Get out and enjoy the city, find some good food and drink, and hang out with new groups of people. To make it even easier, this year we've organized another series of PyCon Dinn... View More

PyCon 2015 Education Summit - Talk Schedule

" We are pleased to announce the speakers/talks for the 2015 Python Education Summit , held during PyCon on Thursday April 9th, 2015 , is a gathering of teachers and educators focused on bringing coding literacy, through Python, to as broad a group of audiences as possible. We invite educators from all venues... View More

What's New with the Sprints

" Never tried sprinting at PyCon? Try it this year! As long as there has a been a PyCon, the sprints have been part of it. This year the grand tradition of sprinting will continue with an ever growing list of projects taking advantage of the venue and the right-after-PyCon timing to come together and write some serious code... View More

Signup for our free Young Coders tutorial today!

" We're once again excited to offer our free tutorials for kids! Called ' The Young Coder: Let's Learn Python ', we invite kids 12 and over to join us for a day of learning how to program using Python. We first offered the Young Coders tutorial at PyCon 2013 in Santa Clara and it was an immediate hit. The fo... View More

Django Carrots Workshop – PyCon Edition!

" A guest post by Geek Girls Carrots . Django Carrots PyCon Edition is a one-day, intensive, free programming workshop for anyone who wants to learn how to code. When: Monday April 13th , at PyCon 2015 Where: Palais de Congres in Montreal More in... View More

A look at how Caktus Group built PyCon 2015, Libya's SMS voter registration, and more

" Each July, the launch of the upcoming year's conference website is a huge moment for the PyCon team and community. It's a beacon to everyone that another PyCon is on the way, and a sign that the various teams that shape the event are already hard at work to prepare for it. For yet another year, we have a beautiful site ... View More

XSPEC 12.8.2k Released

"Updated January 21, 2015. It is now possible to retrieve the values of the variable fit parameters at each point of a steppar run in either xspec or PyXspec"

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