We're looking for proposals on every aspect of Python: programming from novice to advanced levels, applications and frameworks, or how you have been involved in introducing Python into your organisation.
First-time speakers are especially welcome; EuroPython is a community conference and we are eager to hear about your experience. We are organizing a special review and rehearsal process for them, to help them get started for their first talk. If you have friends or colleagues who have something valuable to contribute, twist their arms to tell us about it!
Please also forward this Call for Proposals to anyone that you feel may be interested.
We will accept a broad range of presentations, from reports on academic and commercial projects to tutorials and case studies. As long as the presentation is interesting and potentially useful to the Python community, it will be considered for inclusion in the programme.
Can you show the conference-goers something new and useful? Can you show attendees how to: use a module? Explore a Python language feature? Package an application? If so, consider submitting a talk.
Unfortunately, since EuroPython is a not-for-profit community conference, it is not possible to reward speakers (but what price glory!). However, speakers will benefit from a reduced conference fee.
There are four different kind of contribution that you can present at EuroPython:
Speakers that will give a hands-on training are rewarded with a free entrance to EuroPython to compensate for the longer preparation required; speakers of regular talks will instead have a special discount on the ticket. Authors of posters will not benefit of any specific discount (but the conference organization will take care of printing their posters, since that is usually quite expensive).
Suggested topics for EuroPython presentations include, but are not limited to:
Presentation goals are usually some of the following:
EuroPython strongly believes in building a truly diverse community, and fully supports the official Python diversity statement. To avoid negative experiences, all participants will be asked to agree to a code of conduct that explicitly bans verbal and physical harassment at the conference, including talks.
Speakers are thus required to avoid any kind of sexual, racist, or religious language and imagery in the talks, to avoid offending groups that might be under-represented at the conference.
Consider that EuroPython is a conference with an audience from a broad geographical area which spans countries and regions with vastly different cultures. What might be considered a "funny, inoffensive joke" in a region might be really offensive (if not even unlawful) in another. If you want to add humour, references and images to your talk, avoid any choice that might be offensive to a group which is different from yours.
Italy is home to a vibrant Python community that gathers together each year at the local PyCon Italia event (up to 400 partecipants!). To acknowledge this reality in EuroPython and to encourage Italian pythoneers who suffer from the language barrier, we will hold an additional Italian track at EuroPython, containing only talks delivered in Italian.
The talk submission form lets you choose the language you want to give the talk in.
If you speak Italian and want to submit a talk for this special track, please go ahead and submit the talk title and abstract directly in Italian. If instead you are available to give the talk twice during EuroPython, in both languages, please make two different submissions for the same talk: one in Italian, and one in English.
Following last year's success, for the first time in EuroPython history, the talk voting process is fully public. Every participant gains the right to vote for talks submitted during the Call For Proposals, as soon as they commit to their presence at the conference by buying a ticket. See all the details in the talk voting page.
For any further question, feel free to contact the organizers. Thank you!