[Python-au] OSDC 2008 Earlybird registration closing this Friday

Mark Rees mark.john.rees at gmail.com
Mon Oct 27 01:29:06 UTC 2008


Hi fellow python devotee's,

Book by THIS FRIDAY to take advantage of earlybird pricing
and be part of the "best" open source developers conference
of the year.

http://www.osdc.com.au/2008/registration/index.html?ebc=1

The facts:

31st October        Earlybird registration closing

2nd December        Google Hackathon
3rd - 5th December  Conference Program
3rd December        Conference Dinner

Where is it:

 SMC Conference and Function Centre
 66 Goulburn St
 Sydney NSW 2000
 Australia

The Main Conference

The Open Source Developers' Conference 2008 is a conference
run by open source developers, for developers and business
people. This year we have talks covering Apache, Java, Ruby,
Perl, PHP, Testing and much more. From a Python perspective
there are a wide range of talks including:

 * Python Language Internals: From Source to Execution
 * Extending Nagios with Python plugins
 * Writing an SQL parser with PyParsing
 * The PyPy Project And You!
 * Game development with pyglet 1.2
 * Python's unittest module: an underappreciated gem

Anthony Baxter will entertain us with a dinner keynote,
and he will also be giving his annual "State of Python"
talk during the conference.

Our other keynote speakers this year are:

* Larry Wall, the creator of Perl
* Chris DiBona, Open Source Programs Manager for Google
* Anthony Baxter, Python Evangelist
* Pia Waugh, Consultant, Waugh Partners
* Andrew Tridgell, Founder, Samba Team

Check out the program for more information:

http://www.osdc.com.au/2008/papers/index.html?ebc=1

Google Hackathon

The day before the main conference, there will be an optional
event. The Google Hackathon will consist of 3 coding workshops
during the day with attendance limited to a maximum of 100
people/workshop. To register for any of the workshops, you must
have registered for the 3 day OSDC 2008 main conference.

Thanks to our sponsors:
 Google, Corporate Express, Sun Microsystems,
 Strategic Data, Obsidian Consulting Group,
 IBM, Zacware/Freeway, ACS, Net Logistics, GROX,
 UTBox, Internode, Linux Magazine

Regards

Mark Rees
OSDC 2008 Committee
http://www.osdc.com.au/2008/



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