FRUncon 10: Front Range Pythoneers Unconference 2010
We're planning a Python Unconference. Date: November 13, 2010, all day Saturday starting at 9:00 AM. We will be following up with code sprints on Sunday the 14th.
To learn more about unconferences, click here.
Note that an unconference assumes participation by a majority of the attendees. The more you put into it, the more you'll get out. Please feel free to edit this page if you'd like to contribute.
Dates & Locations
Location: Inspiring Apps, on Boulder's Pearl Street mall. Here are some pictures: InspiringApps
Address: 1045 Pearl Street, Boulder, CO
Located just above Salt, on the corner of 11th and Pearl
Day 1 Unconference Sat November 13, starting 9:00 AM
Day 2 CodeJam Sun November 14
Proposed Twitter hashtag: #fruncon10
(Registered: http://tagal.us/tag/fruncon10 )
Day 1 (The Unconference)
The unconference will be an event where everyone is welcome be part of the actual conference other then just be an attendee. All are welcome to give a speech and/or presentation about Python or the tools that you use with your Python. If you're not sure what to talk about, there are a few ideas below, or if you would like to hear someone talk about something, please feel free to add to the list.
- Greg Holling, unconference unorganizer, is an independent consultant, mentor, and trainer based in Lakewood CO. You can reach him at 303-274-9001, or greg (at) holling-co.com.
What would you like to talk about?
- (Note that many topics will come up *at* the conference)
Intro to Python or ctypes intro - Greg Holling
Intro to Python or Using WxPython - Matt Boersma
Leveraging redis for messaging, distributed processing, and high concurrency in python - James Crasta
Using Py0MQ for Concurrent and Parallel Programming - Steve Rogers
What would you like to learn about?
- Introduction to Python
- Code Katas
- Python performance
- scientific computing with python
Mocking filesystem I/O - Peter Lyons
- Concurrent Programming in Python
- Immutable Data
- Software Transaction Memory
What would you like to do to help out with the conference?
- Greg Holling: Conference organizer
I think this section could use a list of needed tasks/help/contributions. Not everyone knows what sort of help is needed.
If you are wishing to attend the unconfrence. We do ask that if you would please RSVP on the Meetup site @ http://www.meetup.com/frpythoneers/calendar/15270468/
This will help use in getting started the day of the event as well as planning for everything. Including food and drink.