PyCon is the largest annual gathering for the community that uses and develops the open-source Python programming language. PyCon is organized [by the Python community](/2016/about/ "") for the community. We try to keep registration far cheaper than most comparable technology conferences to make PyCon accessible to the widest group possible. PyCon is a [diverse conference](/2016/about/diversity/ "") dedicated to providing an enjoyable experience to everyone. Our [code of conduct](/2016/about/code-of-conduct/ "") is intended to help everyone maintain the PyCon spirit. We thank all attendees and staff for observing it.
May 17–18 • Wednesday, Thursday
The first 2 days of the conference
offer a schedule packed with 3-hour tutorials
to help both beginners and experienced developers
learn new technologies and increase their skills.
Talks and Events
May 19–21 • Friday, Saturday, Sunday
The 3 main conference days offer almost 100 talks,
an Expo Hall where you can visit our sponsors,
and events including an academic poster session,
a Job Fair, and an annual benefit auction.
May 22–25 • Monday through Thursday
The final 4 days are our developer sprints,
where developers both veteran and novice
enjoy several days of rare in-person collaboration
on their favorite open source projects.
The program committee builds the conference schedule
by selecting presentations offered by Python community members
The companies and organizations who sponsor PyCon
make the conference possible,
and get to connect with a wide array of Python programmers.