Conference Schedule

Reception — Friday, 07 February 2020

5:30pm - 7:30pm Welcome Reception

Day 1 — Saturday, 08 February 2020

8:30am - 9:15am Registration
9:15am - 9:45am Welcome to PyCascades
9:45am - 10:10am Andrew Knight: East Meets West When Translating Django Apps
10:20am - 10:45am Froilan Irizarry and José Padilla: Python, Governments, and Contracts: providing a tool to investigate corruption
10:55am - 11:20am Lorena Mesa, Mariatta Wijaya, and Elaine Wong: 9 Years of PyLadies: Lessons Learned and What Comes Next
11:20am - 11:35am Break
11:35am - 12:00pm Joanne Hastie: Programming a robot arm to paint: successes & happy accidents
12:10pm - 12:35pm John Reese: What is a Coroutine Anyways?
12:35pm - 1:50pm Lunch
1:50pm - 2:20pm Lightning Talks
2:30pm - 2:55pm Manav Mehra: Growing Plants without Soil using Python!
3:05pm - 3:30pm Rose Judge: Plug-in to Python: Extending your applications through the use of plugins
3:40pm - 4:05pm Brian Okken: Multiply your Testing Effectiveness with Parameterized Testing
4:05pm - 4:35pm Coffee Break
4:35pm - 5:00pm Brandon Warren: Introduction to the Quantum Bit
5:10pm - 5:35pm Mina Slater: Bridging the Knowledge Gap: Code Reviews

Day 2 — Sunday, 09 February 2020

8:30am - 9:15am Registration
9:15am - 9:45am Welcome to PyCascades
9:45am - 10:10am Terri Oda: Rock on: Building hardware and software for a MicroPython decibel meter
10:20am - 10:45am Julia Piaskowski: Adventures in Babysitting: Web Scrapping for Python and HTML Novices
10:55am - 11:20am Kaleb Elwert: Docker Made Easy: Development and Deployment from the Same Container
11:20am - 11:35am Break
11:35am - 12:00pm Moshe Zadka: CPython Internals: Who's Afraid of the Big Bad Loop?
12:10pm - 12:35pm Emily Spahn: The Ethics of Aesthetics: Classifying Personal Care Products on Saftey and Substance
12:35pm - 1:50pm Lunch
1:50pm - 2:20pm Lightning Talks
2:30pm - 2:55pm Kathryn Lingel: Pyambic Pentameter: generating rhyming and metered poems with Markov chains and NLTK
3:05pm - 3:30pm Elena Oat: Testing asynchronous code
3:40pm - 4:05pm Aadi Bajpai: Automating Away the Open-Source Maintenance Burden
4:05pm - 4:35pm Coffee Break
4:35pm - 5:00pm Fen Slattery: Digital Accessibility Beyond Legal Compliance
5:10pm - 5:35pm Scott Shawcroft: Python's Next Decade and Us

Sprints — Monday, 10 February 2020

9:30am - 10:00am Welcome to the Sprints
10:00am - 12:30pm Sprints
12:30pm - 2:00pm Lunch
2:00pm - 5:00pm Sprints