PyCon 2017 in Portland, Oregon

By the Community      •      May 17–25      •      For the Community

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.

Tutorials
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.

Sprints
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.


Get Involved!

Registration opens October 17

Read our Code of Conduct and then start reading about all of the events that together make up the conference.

Propose a talk or tutorial

The program committee builds the conference schedule by selecting presentations offered by Python community members like you.

Become a sponsor

The companies and organizations who sponsor PyCon make the conference possible, and get to connect with a wide array of Python programmers.

Sponsors