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**Summer 2009** **July 25-26, 2009**
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**PyOhio 2008 (July 26) was great! Thanks to all volunteers, speakers, attendees, and sponsors!** PyOhio 2009 will be held at `Knowlton Hall at Ohio State University <http://maps.google.com/maps?f=q&source=s_q&hl=en&geocode=&q=275+W+Woodruff+Ave,+Columbus,+OH&sll=40.013515,-83.014455&sspn=0.022811,0.04755&ie=UTF8&ll=40.002372,-83.012695&spn=5.839762,12.172852&z=7&iwloc=A>`_ on `July 25-26, 2009 <http://www.google.com/calendar/event?action=TEMPLATE&amp;tmeid=YTkwbjJlcjRjNGFsNzhvMmhxN2VxajVxZW8gY2F0aGVyaW5lLmRldmxpbkBt&amp;tmsrc=Y2F0aGVyaW5lLmRldmxpbkBnbWFpbC5jb20>`_.
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See `last year's wiki page <PyOhio08>`_ **Sponsorship opportunities are now available** - see our `Sponsorship Prospectus <PyOhio/Prospectus>`_.
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Planning has begun for PyOhio 2009. PyOhio 2008 was great! Thanks to all volunteers, speakers, attendees, and sponsors! See `last year's wiki page <PyOhio08>`_ for details.
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PyOhio is a daylong regional miniconference. PyOhio 2008 was held from 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM at the `Columbus Metropolitan Library`_ (map_) in beautiful Columbus, OH. PyOhio is a daylong regional miniconference. A one-day PyOhio was held July 26, 2008; for 2009, we are extending PyOhio to a full weekend.
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PyOhio will be free of charge for attendees. Like PyOhio 2008, PyOhio 2009 will be free of charge for attendees.
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Swag
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Help other attendees (or yourself) reduce their lodging costs: see RoomShare_
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Thank you, WearPython, for the beautiful swag! (Nosy kitty not included)

.. image:: attachment:wearpythonswag.jpg
   :height: 400

(That little silver-and-blue thingy at the bottom? That's a `1 GB USB drive with the Python logo`_. Sweet!)

.. _`1 GB USB drive with the Python logo`: http://www.wearpython.com/catalog/product_info.php?products_id=47&osCsid=3d20cd712a1d1f9d8555292595f8b531

Thank you, Apress, for the beautiful swag!

.. image:: attachment:apressswag.jpg
   :height: 400

The `Agile Python`_ and Django_ books are *very* new - both published *in June*!

.. _`Agile Python`: http://apress.com/book/view/1590599810

.. _Django: http://apress.com/book/view/1590599969

Thank you, Python Magazine, for free July issues for everyone!
  .. _RoomShare: PyOhio/RoomShare
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Getting There
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Travel Info
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`Driving Directions`_ * Lodging_
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.. _Driving Directions: http://www.columbuslibrary.org/ebranch/index.cfm?pageid=31&bldgid=730 .. _Lodging: PyOhio/Lodging
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The library has an attached parking garage (maximum charge $10/day), and there are several privately-managed surface lots around the library. * Parking_
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Carpool_ to save on gas and parking! .. _Parking: PyOhio/Parking

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Carpool_ to save on gas and parking!
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`From the Columbus Greyhound station`_, exit the station, turn east (right) on Town Street, walk three blocks to Grant Ave, and turn left.

.. _From the Columbus Greyhound station: http://maps.google.com/maps?daddr=96+S+Grant+Ave,+Columbus,+OH+43215+(Columbus+Metropolitan+Library)&geocode=17469270175289288627,39.959178,-82.996678&dirflg=&saddr=111+E+Town+St,+Columbus,+OH+43215+(Greyhound+Bus+Lines:+Cols)&f=d&dq=greyhound+loc:+96+S+Grant+Ave,+Columbus,+OH+43215+(Columbus+Metropolitan+Library)&sll=39.961165,-82.990625&sspn=1.254027,1.660946&ie=UTF8&hl=en&z=17

Megabus_ runs from Chicago to Columbus through Indianapolis.
* Megabus_ runs from Chicago to Columbus through Indianapolis.
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Social Networking
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For the 2009 event, the PyOhio Publicity Pythonista has set up a few spots, so make sure you check us out on:

  * `LinkedIn (networking group) <http://www.linkedin.com/groups?gid=1895625>`_

  * `LinkedIn (event) <http://events.linkedin.com/PyOhio/pub/77211>`_

  * `Twitter <http://www.twitter.com/pyohio>`_

  * `CrowdVine <http://pyohio.crowdvine.com>`_

  * `Facebook <http://www.facebook.com/home.php#/event.php?eid=70963182191&ref=ts>`_
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PyOhio

July 25-26, 2009

Columbus, OH

PyOhio 2009 will be held at Knowlton Hall at Ohio State University on July 25-26, 2009.

Sponsorship opportunities are now available - see our Sponsorship Prospectus.

PyOhio 2008 was great! Thanks to all volunteers, speakers, attendees, and sponsors! See last year's wiki page for details.

Main PyOhio page is now online.

You can join a GroupChat during the event.

PyOhio is a daylong regional miniconference. A one-day PyOhio was held July 26, 2008; for 2009, we are extending PyOhio to a full weekend.

Watch this page for news on PyOhio! To receive PyOhio announcements, please join the PyOhio mailing list: http://mail.python.org/mailman/listinfo/pyohio

To help make PyOhio happen, please join the organizers' mailing list: http://mail.python.org/mailman/listinfo/pyohio-organizers

Cost

Like PyOhio 2008, PyOhio 2009 will be free of charge for attendees.

Help other attendees (or yourself) reduce their lodging costs: see RoomShare

Travel Info

  • Carpool to save on gas and parking!
  • Megabus runs from Chicago to Columbus through Indianapolis.

Planning

Our planning notes have been moved to a separate wiki page:

Social Networking

For the 2009 event, the PyOhio Publicity Pythonista has set up a few spots, so make sure you check us out on:

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