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PyCon Taiwan 2017 Highlights

PyCon Taiwan 2017

Humanities and Social Science Building (HSSB), Academia Sinica
128 Academia Road, Section 2, Nankang
Taipei, Taiwan

Conference Days
Friday, June 9 – Sunday, June 11, 2017.

The 2017 PyCon Taiwan in Taipei is one of the most exciting tech conferences in Asia. The 3 day conference event organized by Python communities in Taiwan took place on 9th to 11th of June at Academia Sinica, Taipei. The conference event, along with tutorials and sprints organized before and after the conference, attracted over 1,000 developers, scientists, students, and researchers from Python communities across the globe.

PyConTW 2017 keynote speakers:
Hsuan-Tien Lin, Appier
Andrew Godwin, Django core team
Carol Willing, Python Software Foundation
Russell Keith-Magee, Django Software Foundation

Favorite talks from PyCon Taiwan 2017:

  • KKBOX/KKStream engineer Ironhead Chuang’s talk on generative adversarial networks. Ironhead’s slides.
  • Taipei Ethereum Meetup co-founder Liangcc’s talk on PoW Proof of Work, PoS Proof of Stake. Liang’s slides.
  • Director of the Python Software Foundation Carol Willing’s keynote speech on education. Carol’s slides.

Highlights from PyCon Taiwan 2017:

 

PyCon Taiwan (the Python Conference in Taiwan) started in 2012 in Taipei. The event has grown from a gathering of about 250 Python programmers to a 3 day conference event for more than 800 attendees. In 2017, PyCon Taiwan organizing team held the 6th edition of the conference. A list of senior Python programmers who have acted as PyCon Taiwan Conference Chairs: Yung-Yu Chen, Tim Hsu, Keith Yang, Tsung-Wei Hu, Tzu-ping Chung.

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