Request for proposals: Python Conference 2009 Argentina - 1st Spanish Speaking Python Conference -

PyCon Argentina - First Argentina (Spanish - Latin America) Python Conference Buenos Aires - September 4th and 5th, 2009 - Argentina

PyAr, the Argentina Python User Group, is proud to present the 1st annual PyCon Argentina, in Buenos Aires for this year.

The event is expected to join Developers, technologists, programmers and hackers; bloggers, authors and web developers; CTOs, managers and entrepreneurs; scientists, engineers and domain experts, and free software community in general.

We're especially interested in 45' presentations that will teach conference-goers something new and useful. Can you show attendees how to use a module? Explore a Python language feature? Package an application?

Submit your talk proposal here: Please follow the instructions carefully.

The proposals should be submitted preferably in Spanish. If you can't, please ask in advance so it can be translated.

Submission deadline is June 29th, 2009 23:59 ART.

Suitable topics for PyCon Argentina presentations include, but are not limited to:
  • Core Python, including Python 3000
  • Other implementations: IronPython, Jython, PyPy, and Stackless.
  • Python libraries and extensions
  • Business applications
  • Concurrency
  • Databases
  • Documentation
  • Education
  • Embedding and extending Python
  • Game programming
  • GUI programming
  • Network programming
  • Open source Python projects
  • Packaging issues
  • Programming tools
  • Project best practices
  • Science and math
  • Social issues
  • System administration with Python
  • Testing
  • Web programming (Django, Pylons, Zope, TurboGears, WSGI...)

PyCon Argentina is organized and run by volunteers from the Python community. Anyone can help, and all help is very much appreciated. If you blog, please let your readers know about PyCon. A blog badge is a nice way to enhance such a post:

PyCon Argentina is a free (as in beer) community conference. We keep the costs low to make PyCon Argentina accessible to the greatest range of community members possible. This means that PyCon Argentina cannot offer payment to conference speakers. Conference registration, accommodations, and transportation are the responsibility of the speakers.

However, financial aid will be available, and speakers who pay their own way are encouraged to apply. Giving a talk is a great rationale when requesting aid. If you require financial aid in order to attend PyCon, please note it in your proposal and be sure to apply.

The local PostgreSQL users group (ArPUG) may have a physical space for community and promotional purposes. Please contact us if you have related materials or ideas about this.

If you have questions, please send to

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