Kiwi PyCon is an annual conference aimed at promoting and educating people about the
Python programming language. The event is going to be held at the Sir Paul Reeves Building
at Auckland University of Technology, in the Wellesley Street campus on September 6-8.
A particular target audience we’re trying to reach is entrepreneurs, developers,
professionals, students in the IT & Technology sector who aren’t too familiar with
Python. We’d like them to come along and see how Python is being used in various areas and
therefore how they could make use of it.
This year we're featuring 2 keynotes: Michael Foord, the father of mock and the
testing libraries in Python, as well as Jessica McKellar, one of the people behind the
largest Python User Group in the world, Boston Python, as well as a proponent of using
Python to teach computer programming to beginner programmers.
As with other years, there will also be an excellent line up of talks but this year
we're also featuring for the first time some exciting new events, such as a full day
of tutorials on the Friday prior to the conference, as well as a Recruitment Track, where
companies seeking Python developers and people looking for Python-related work can
For further information and to register, please go to http://nz.pycon.org
For media or conference enquiries please contact:
Danny Adair, NZPUG President
Phone: (09) 9555 101