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DjangoCon US 2012 Call for Proposals

May 29, 2012

It's that time of year again! The DjangoCon US team is seeking proposals for talks and tutorials for year's conference, to be held in Washington DC, from September 3-8. Proposals will be accepted from now until Saturday 16 June. For more information, please read the announcement on the DjangoCon US website.

DjangoCon Europe is less than two weeks away

May 24, 2012

DjangoCon Europe (4th-6th June) is less than two weeks away.

The packed schedule of talks has been posted, the website has been updated with useful information about Z├╝rich, and the conference now has its own social networking presence courtesy of hyperweek.

On top of that, the final two keynote speakers have been announced.

Jessica McKellar is a Python Software Foundation board member and a maintainer of several important open source Python projects.

Karen Tracey is a core Django developer and author of Django Testing and Debugging.

Tickets are still available. Sign up, join in and enjoy everything that the biggest Django event in Europe has to offer.

Announcing regular sprints in San Francisco

May 24, 2012

Because San Francisco is fortunate to be home to many Django users and contributors, Votizen will begin hosting regularly-occuring Django sprints!

These sprints will be on the 1st and 3rd weekends of each month, generally on Saturdays. They'll hosted at Votizen's office near the 4th and Kind Caltrain station.

The first sprint will be Sunday, June 3rd, beginning at 10 a.m. and running until 6 p.m. Seating, Internet, and whiteboards will be provided, along with drinks and small-batch coffee. (After this first event, we'll start offering lunch as well.)

Attendance is limited to 25 (for now: future events may be bigger), so please sign up to attend.

We hope to see you there!