[Owasp-leaders] Action Needed: PyCon Conference 2016 - May 28th - June 5th - Great Opportunities to Participate!

johanna curiel curiel johanna.curiel at owasp.org
Tue Mar 22 21:34:27 UTC 2016

Some questions

   - Can anyone participate (I mean I live in curaçao so travel costs are
   higher) or only peeps in US?
   - Do you need to be a Python dev?
   - Is there any limit of participants?



On Tue, Mar 22, 2016 at 3:51 PM, Claudia Casanovas <
claudia.aviles-casanovas at owasp.org> wrote:

> Hello Leaders:
>>> PYCON 2016 <https://us.pycon.org/2016/> is coming to the Rose City in
>>> Portland, Oregon on May 28th - June 5th!
>>> OWASP Developer Survey ranked PyCon #2 (*see survey attached*)
>>> *Opportunities to attend in behalf of OWASP
>>> <https://docs.google.com/a/owasp.org/spreadsheets/d/199PCrGLGuzAfxCSHdD-KpmT6ypSn01Wxqwq0R6y1blQ/edit?usp=sharing> *
>> *Sign-up Today!
>>> <https://docs.google.com/a/owasp.org/spreadsheets/d/199PCrGLGuzAfxCSHdD-KpmT6ypSn01Wxqwq0R6y1blQ/edit?usp=sharing>*
>>> <https://us.pycon.org/2016/>
>>> *PyCon 2016 <https://us.pycon.org/2016/> has offered us the option
>>> to participate and contribute to their  Open Spaces
>>> <https://us.pycon.org/2016/events/open-spaces/> and Sprints
>>> <https://us.pycon.org/2016/community/sprints/>.  *
>>> *Open Spaces*
>>> Open spaces are a way for people to come together to talk about topics,
>>> ideas, or whatever they like. They offer groups the ability to self-gather,
>>> self-define, and self-organize in a way that often doesn’t happen anywhere
>>> else at PyCon. Any subject that two or more attendees would like to talk
>>> about is a candidate for an Open Space.
>>> *How Do I Participate In An Open Space?*
>>> *It's pretty easy: Just show up :)*
>>> During PyCon, there will be Open Spaces boards somewhere near the
>>> registration desk. The boards acts as a time table for all the Open Spaces,
>>> so you know where and when to go for the Open Spaces you're interested in.
>>> If a topic is not listed yet, find an open time slot and add it! Open
>>> Spaces topic cards are included in the goodie bag you receive at
>>> registration.
>>> What Open Spaces Are There?
>>> There are Open Spaces on many subjects a bunch of PyCon attendees would
>>> like to discuss. Since the PyCon attendees are a diverse bunch, so are the
>>> Open Spaces. In past years, we've had a mani/pedi party, a feminist hacking
>>> space, an AcroYoga space, and a board games room. There's also plenty of
>>> the usual suspects of technical subjects, from computer security to your
>>> favorite Python project to professional occupations like DevOps.
>>> Where And When Are The Open Spaces?
>>> The Open Spaces are in a set of of dedicated rooms during all three of
>>> the conference days (Monday 5/30, Tuesday 5/31, Wednesday 6/1). The rooms
>>> may be needed for other events during portions of some days; please consult
>>> the Open Spaces boards for the final word on what's going on where.
>>> *How Do I Host An Open Space?*
>>> For PyCon 2016, we will be using the Open Space cards that were
>>> re-introduced a few years back. These are small postcard sized cards with a
>>> short explanation of what Open Spaces are. The back side of that card is
>>> for hosting Open Spaces. Just fill in the name and a short description of
>>> your Open Space, and then pin your card on the Open Space board in the room
>>> and time slot you want. It’s also a great idea to add your Twitter handle
>>> to the card in case anyone interested in attending your Open Space has a
>>> question or would like to contact you about it. The cards will be made
>>> available in the goodie bag which you will receive at registration. Extra
>>> cards will be available at the Open Spaces boards. In order to promote your
>>> Open Space we encourage you to tweet about it and use the hashtag
>>> #PyConOpenSpaces to make sure people see your tweets.
>>> *Planned Open Spaces*
>>> If you have an idea for an Open Space, and a time when you want to meet,
>>> list it here on this page. It's also useful to add an approximate time slot
>>> if you have any preferences, so that attendees know where to look for your
>>> Open Space on the Open Spaces boards.
>>> *Development Sprints*
>>> *Thursday, June 2nd 2016 – Sunday, June 5th 2016*
>>> Development sprints are a key part of PyCon, and a chance for the
>>> contributors to open-source projects to get together face-to-face for up to
>>> four days of intensive learning, development and camaraderie. Newbies sit
>>> with gurus, go out for lunch and dinner together, and have a great time
>>> while advancing their project.
>>> What's New with the Sprints by Naomi Ceder
>>> What are development sprints & why you should attend! by Kushal Das
>>> What's so special about Sprints? by Naomi Ceder
>>> What's A Sprint?
>>> Come for PyCon, stay for the sprints!
>>> PyCon Development Sprints are four days of intensive learning and
>>> development on an open source project of your choice, in a team
>>> environment. It's a time to come together with colleagues, old and new, to
>>> share what you've learned and apply it to an open source project.
>>> In the crucible of a sprint room, teaming with both focus and humor,
>>> it's a time to test, fix bugs, add new features, and improve documentation.
>>> And it's a time to network, make friends, and build relationships that go
>>> beyond the conference.
>>> PyCon provides the space and infrastructure (network, power, tables &
>>> chairs); you bring your skills, humanity, and brainpower (oh! and don't
>>> forget your computer).
>>> Please sign up on the PyCon 2016 Sign Up Sheet
>>> <https://docs.google.com/a/owasp.org/spreadsheets/d/199PCrGLGuzAfxCSHdD-KpmT6ypSn01Wxqwq0R6y1blQ/edit?usp=sharing>.if
>>> you are interested in attending in behalf of OWASP.
>         Let me or Kelly know if you need additional details.
>>>>>  2016 Developer Survey Results-2-2.pdf
>>> <https://drive.google.com/a/owasp.org/file/d/0B3BoOR0oMwssSzVwUjRDaktsTzNGTkhXVzgwZ25wei1LR2Yw/view?usp=drive_web>
>>> ​​
>>>  PYCON 2016 Sign up
>>> <https://docs.google.com/a/owasp.org/spreadsheets/d/199PCrGLGuzAfxCSHdD-KpmT6ypSn01Wxqwq0R6y1blQ/edit?usp=drive_web>
>>> Claudia Aviles-Casanovas <claudia.aviles-casanovas at owasp.org>
>>> Project Coordinator
>>> Phone:973-288-1697
>        *Kelly Santalucia <kelly.santalucia at owasp.org>*
> *       Membership and Business Liaison*
> *      Direct: 1+ 973-670-5784 <973-670-5784>*
> *      Fax: 1+ 443-283-402 <443-283-4021>*
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Johanna Curiel
OWASP Volunteer
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