PyCon Namibia 2018
The annual Python programming conference for professionals, entrepreneurs, scientists, academics and students.
PyCon Nambia 2018, 20-22 February
NIPAM, Paul Nash Street, Olympia, Windhoek
Namibia's most important international open-source software conference
We ran a packed programme for three days of workshops and talks, with speakers from countries across Africa and the rest of the world. They included internationally known industry leaders, programmers, authors, researchers and educators, as well as some of the brightest up-and-coming Namibian programmers.
A PyCon is a Python programming conference. Python is one of the most popular and important programming languages in the world.
PyCon Namibia is an annual event, held in Windhoek, and is Namibia's most important international open-source software conference.
Visitors come from all over the world to PyCon Namibia.
PyCon NA develops Namibia's software capacity and skills. It has been directly responsible for advances in the careers of Namibian programmers, and for initiatives within Namibia to build on local talent and energy.
Namibia's software industry is young, but the success and seriousness of PyCon Namibia demonstrates that its future is bright. It's an unmissable event for any Namibian programmer, whether in industry, research or education.
The conference has raised Namibia's profile internationally. PyCon Namibia inspired the creation Python programming conferences in Zimbabwe and Nigeria, and travellers from other African nations to learn how the PyCon model can benefit their own programmers and software industries.
PyCon NA brings programmers and software experts from all over the world to Namibia. Attendees come from Brazil, Britain, Canada, Germany, Ghana, Greece, Italy, Mozambique, the Netherlands, Nigeria, South Africa, the USA, Zambia, Zimbabwe.