Staff Information

This page lists the primary points of contact for PyCon 2018. This does not list all of the volunteers, without whom PyCon would not be possible. If you are interested in taking on any of the available assignments below, please contact the staff at []( - PyCon Chair: **Ernest W. Durbin III** - PyCon Co-Chair: TBD - Event Coordinators: **Ewa Jodlowska** & **Betsy Waliszewski** - Diversity Outreach Chairs: **Jessica McKellar** & **Adrienne Lowe** - Publicity Chair: **Brian Curtin** - Accessibility Chair: [**Emily Wang**]( - Program Committee Chair: **Jason Myers** - Program Committee Co-Chairs: **Lorena Mesa** & **Jackie Kazil** - Tutorials Chairs: **Ruben D. Orduz** - Tutorials Co-Chairs: **Allen Downey** & **Carol Willing** - Posters Chair: [**Benjamin Bengfort**]( - Posters Co-Chair: [**Rebecca Bilbro**]( - Posters Advisor: [**Hannes Hapke**]( - Lightning Talk Chair: **Lynn Root** - Lightning Talk Co-Chair: **Thursday Bram** - Financial Aid Chair: [**Karan Goel**]( - Financial Aid Co-Chair: [**Eric Ma**]( - Session Staff Chair: **Julia Duimovich** - Session Staff Co-Chairs: **David Wolever** & **Marcus D. Sherman** - Sprint Coordinators: [**Kushal Das**, **Asheesh Laroia**, & **Chalmer Lowe**]( - Open Spaces Chair: [**Hobson Lane**]( - Open Spaces Co-Chair: [**Trey Hunner**, **Zak Kent**]( - Open Spaces Advisor: [**Anna Ossowski**]( - Education Summit Chair: [ **Jessica Ingrassellino**]( - Education Summit Co-Chairs [**Meenal Pant**, **Chalmer Lowe** & **Ria Baldevia**]( - Python Language Summit Coordinators: **Barry Warsaw** & **Larry Hastings** - Startup Row Coordinators: **Don Sheu** & **Jason D. Rowley** - Captioning Coordinator: **Brian Costlow** - Young Coders Educators: [**Katie Cunningham** & **Matt Harrison**]( - Young Coders Coordinator: TBD - 5k Charity Run Coordinators: **Sam Woo** & **Nick Lang** - Volunteer Coordinators: [**Rami Chowdhury** & **Ned Jackson Lovely**]( - Mobile Guide Coordinators: [**Felix Crux** & **Anna Ossowski**]( - Swag Head: **Paul Hildebrandt** - PSF Treasurer: **Kurt B. Kaiser** - PSF Financial Controller: **Phyllis Dobbs** PyCon Staff:<br> [](