Python needs speakers!
Organizers of Python user groups and regional conferences need help finding speakers to pull together great events and grow the Python community. Help them find you!
If you're willing and able to speak on Python topics, please add yourself to the list below. This isn't a firm commitment to give a talk if you're asked, but allows organizers to contact you and negotiate terms. Please include at least the following information:
- Your name in first, last format. Several people have created personal wiki pages and linked to them.
- How to contact you: you may provide an e-mail address, your web site URL, a Twitter or Facebook URL, etc.
- Your geographical location. At a minimum give your country, but please consider providing your state/province and city.
- The geographical area you can appear in, if this is different from your location. For example, you may be able to give talks in a distant city that you visit regularly on business.
- Topics you can speak about, or activities you can lead.
Please put your information all on one line (even if it's a long line) - that helps people cut/paste it into spreadsheets and e-mails.
CatherineDevlin: Dayton, OH. Available within Ohio and adjacent states. Topics: Python introduction; Python + databases
Marilyn Davis, Ph.D., San Jose, CA, US. Willing to travel anywhere. Topics: Why Python?; Teaching Python; Python Language.
Kevin Dangoor: Ann Arbor, Michigan. Topics: Python in general, web development (TurboGears, WSGI), database access (SQLAlchemy, SQLObject, pysqlite, DBAPI, ZODB)
DavidBeazley: Chicago, Illinois. Topics : Python, Swig, C/C++ integration, Scientific Computing, Systems Programming.
StephanDeibel, Cambridge NY + Boston MA. Topics: Wing IDE, GUI development with PyGTK
Mark Ramm: Ann Arbor, Michigan. Available wherever! Topics: TurboGears, SQLAlchemy, WSGI, Pylons, Python
- Jeff Rush: Dallas, TX. Topics: Zope3, Eggs, advanced language features, C/C++ integration, advocacy, Twisted
MartinTaylor: Dallas, TX. Topics: Test Automation in Python, Robot Framework.
- Jacob Kaplan-Moss: Lawrence, KS; often in CA and Chicago. Topics: Django, Python, database journalism, and Open Source in general. Contact jacob -at- jacobian -dot- org.
Simon Willison, Brighton and London, UK. Topics: Python, Django, open source, web service APIs and mashups. http://simonwillison.net/ or contact simon @ that domain.
Jeremy Dunck, Dallas, TX, US. Available wherever. Topics: Python, Django, GeoDjango jdunck -at- gmail.com
- Jordan Dimov, Sofia, Bulgaria. Will travel anywhere, given advance notice. Topics: Python, Django, large-scale web-based projects, e-commerce, e-government, security. Contact jdimov at a115.bg.
AndrewKuchling, Washington DC, US. Willing to travel on the East Coast, US Midwest, or to Quebec. Topics: Python language, Python development process, very basic RDF and XML processing, open source in general.
JamesTauber: Boston, MA; willing to travel. Topics: Django, open source, Web 2.0
- Facundo Batista: Based in Argentina, spanish native speaker. Python in general.
- Ghassen Telmoudi: Ariana, Tunisia, North Africa. Introducing Python as the best choice for Beginner Programmers in Universities and High Schools in the area instead of Pascal and C!!
NateAune: Boston, MA; willing to travel. Topics: Plone, Django, Google App Engine, open source, sprinting, running an open source consulting business. See past presentations at http://www.slideshare.net/Jazkarta
Raniero Virgilio: Limerick, Ireland. Available in Europe and US. Topics: Python language, Python-Java integration with Jython, Python-Eclipse integration, XML modelling, native XML DB access (XQuery) using Python.
Chander Ganesan: Raleigh/Durham, NC area; regularly available in the SF Bay Area, NY, and Boston, and can travel globally. Topics: Introductory Python, Advanced Python, Django, GeoDjango, Twisted, Python Networking, PyUnit (unittest), Python Imaging Library (PIL), multi-threading/multiprocess module, best practices, SQA/SIT, PostgreSQL & Python (Pl/Python), PsycoPG, regularly speaks at conferences and teaches basic to advanced Python courses for the Open Technology Group, Inc
WesleyChun: Silicon Valley, CA; can travel globally. Topics: Python language, Introductory or Intermediate Python, Memory Model, Objects, References, Internet Programming (network programming with sockets, Internet client programming, web/CGI programming, introduction to Django), Microsoft Office Programming using Python, technical editing and book writing, testing, tools, best practices. Author of Core Python Programming and Python Fundamentals (http://corepython.com) and co-author of Python Web Development with Django (http://withdjango.com).
Stani: Netherlands; anywhere as long as travel&stay is sponsored. Topics: Python, Open Source, Graphics, SPE, Phatch, sdxf (cad), ar (blender), Debian, Ubuntu, Visual Art, Python Coins.
VishnuNath: Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Can travel globally. Topics: Why Python over the other languages, growing clout of Python, best practices of Python programming, introducing GUI programming using wxPython, HTML and XML processing with Python and OpenSource projects.
MarcAndreLemburg: Düsseldorf, Germany; travel depends on availability; Topics: Python, databases, Unicode, large-scale application design, managing remote teams
- Lorena Mesa: Chicago, Illinois, USA; data science, machine learning, ethics in technology, responsible technology, Python in education. Tambien ella habla en espanol. Check out lorenamesa.com for more information! Twitter: @loooorenanicole.