Vancouver Python Day

The Vancouver Python User Group and the Vancouver Django Meetup Group are pleased to present Vancouver Python Day, a one-day mini conference on all things Python.

Saturday September 12, 2015
9:30AM - 4:00PM
Mobify Vancouver
#300 - 948 Homer St, Vancouver, BC
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Vancouver Python Day would not have been possible without our awesome sponsors! Please check them out at more about our sponsors.

Vancouver Python Day is a not-for-profit event run by volunteers. All sponsor-provided funds are applied towards event expenses.

Event Recap

Vancouver Python Day 2015 was a success! Thank you to all of our speakers, sponsors and attendees for making this an awesome event. Here’s a recap of the day’s talks.

Keynote: The State of Mobile Python
Russell Keith-Magee (@freakboy3742), Django Software Foundation

Socializing and Networking for Awkward Humans
Carly Slater (@carlyslater)

Spreading Python Skills to the Scientific Community
Bill Mills (@billdoesphysics), Mozilla Science Lab

Using the Python Data Toolkit: A Live Demo!
Tiffany Timbers (@tiffanytimbers)

Interesting New Features in Python 3.5
Brett Cannon (@brettsky), Microsoft

Algorithmic Trading in Python
Simon Thornington

We also enjoyed a memorable set of Lightning Talks:

Porting to Python 3
Brett Cannon

Grinding for Data
Jason Brackman

“Realtime” Evented Django
Marc Sibson

Transforming Classical Music and Opera with Python
Jim DeLaHunt

Sciencey Things I’ve Done in Python
Jordan Dawe

Making Python Pretty
Michele Bannister


Vancouver Python Day is organized by John Boxall, Sebastian Vetter, Louie Dinh, Andy McKay, and Bryan Chow. You can reach us at vanpyday at gmail. You can also find us at VanPy and DjangoVan meetups, held monthly.