PyCon Namibia 2018

The annual Python programming conference for professionals, entrepreneurs, scientists, academics and students.

20th February Tuesday

08:00-09:00
Registration

11:00-11:30
Morning break

12:30-13:30
Lunch

15:45-16:15
Afternoon tea

17:15
Close

Room 1 09:00

Welcome

Room 4 09:00-16:30

Django Girls

Coming to a workshop? You must see our information about the workshops, and check if your workshop has any Requirements that you must install in advance. Note that this page will continue to be updated!

Room 1 tutorials/workshops

09:30 Vernon Swanepoel
Python for total beginners

11:30 V. Knight, N. Glynatsi, G. Palmer 
Mathematics with Python

15:00 Daniele Procida
Take your PyCon to the next level

Room 3 tutorials/workshops

09:30: Peter Ullrich
Ethereum and Smart Contracts

11:30 Harry Percival
Introduction to TDD with Django

14:30 Miili Halkka
Lean practices in team-based software projects

Room 1 16:30

Workshop feedback and reports

Lightning talks

21st February Wednesday

08:00-09:00
Registration

11:00-11:30
Morning break

13:00-14:00
Lunch

15:45-16:15
Afternoon tea

17:15
Close

Conference Hall 09:00

Keynote: Aisha Bello How we organized PyCon Nigeria and the Python Nigeria Community as a whole

Conference Hall talks

10:00 Queen Namene
How PyNam Scholars have been rising for championships

10:30 Gareth Lloyd
GeoDjango: Putting Python on the Map

11:30 Herman Mutalya
Benefits of Python as opposed to other languages

12:00 Ngazetungue Muheue 
Journey of hope with Python

12:30 Godwin Nekongo 
Creating games with Pygame

14:00 Geraint Palmer
Agent-based modelling with Python

14:30 Vincent Knight
Four stories, four models of Python learning

15:00 Daniele Procida
Fighting the controls: tragedy and madness for programmers and pilots

Room F07 workshops and small group meetings

10:00 Anna Makarudze & Kudakwashe Siziva
Djangular

12:00 Tendai Marengereke
An introduction to Data Analysis with Jupyter

15:00 Berhane Wheeler
Guessing game with Python

Conference Hall 16:15

Lightning talks

22nd February Thursday

08:00-09:00
Registration

10:30-11:00
Morning break

13:00-14:00
Lunch

15:45-16:15
Afternoon tea

17:15
Close

Conference Hall 09:00

Keynote: Marlene Mhangami The Growth of the Python Community in Africa

Conference Hall talks

10:00 Josephat Tjiho
The Internet – the Outlet for Py-Programmers

11:00 Iwan Vosloo
A different angle on test infrastructure

11:45 Ngatatue Mate
Python In Music

12:15 Erik van Widenfelt
Research data systems for clinical trials

14:00 Melkisedek Hamakali
Python for homework

14:30 Aisha Bello
How Python can be used in Network Data Analysis

15:00 Nikoleta E. Glynatsi
Rhinos with a bit of Python

Room F07 talks

11:45 Hasan Masood
Visualising website data with AI in Python

12:30 Paulus Shituna
Working with Python Pandas and XlsxWriter

14:00 Candy Tricia Khohliwe
Experiencing Web VR

14:30 Tendai Marengereke
Python Usage in Zimbabwean University

Conference Hall 16:15

Lightning talks