End of early bird sales

We would like to let everyone know that the early bird period is over. It is save to say that our conference tickets priced at S$150 have hit a great demand and we are really looking forward to a great conference now!

The normal rate, which is now active on our checkout form is S$200 for the conference ticket and S$80 for tutorials.

The door rate will be S$250 for the conference (tutorials must be booked through our website in advance).

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Conference Schedule Now Up-To-Date

On Monday the conference committee had it's final meetup. One of our main agenda points was sorting out all the talks into their slots. Today we updated the conference schedule on our website.

If you are a speaker, make sure to take note about your room and time. If you are an attendee, plan ahead and decide which talks to attend.

We are really happy to have so many great speakers and talks and are looking forward to a great conference next week!

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More Startups Coming to PyCon

We are happy to announce four more startups that will be exhibiting at PyCon Singapore during the two conference days. We are looking forward to great networking opportunities and a strong proof that Python is very relevant in the local startup industry.


Dashsell is an intelligent web platform to kick-start any selling activities within minutes. Sellers can utilize Dashsell to gather competitive intelligence on current market demand, optimum pricing and suitable market outreach while posting it to various marketplace such as Gumtree, OLX, Locanto etc.


STATSIT is an insight and recommendations agency that brings together digital-age visionary, seasoned strategy and cutting-edge math nerds in market and consumer research projects. We mine and analyze online conversations as a sample for market research by STATSIT’s unique process, methods and proprietary technology.


Beautiplan is a social network for make up artist, nail artist and hair stylist to share their works. Beauty enthusiast can join, create a profile, and upload their works. They can also send their writing to be curated by beautiplan and featured in Beautiplan articles section in the web.


Shoppink brings online shops to iPhone. It is the easiest way to browse online shop on iPhone.


InfoTrie Financial Solutions Pte. Ltd. as a venture dedicated to the processing of financial unstructured data. We are crossing semantic and natural language technologies with Financial Enginering. We will scan the web for financial unstructured data in news, social media, .. or parse news feeds and databases, ... in order to create signals that could be used by systems or people.

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Featuring Python Powered Startups in the Region

As a build up to PyCon, we'll be showcasing some of the startups that will be exhibiting during the main conference days (Day 2 and 3). During this time, they will be present to talk about their tech stack as well as how they are using Python in their company. Here are the first 4 startups:


Snap, List, Sell. Create free listings to sell items in 30 seconds. Carousell is making secondhand buying and selling simple, inspiring, and serendipitous for everyone. Carousell also makes it simple to shop for secondhand items anywhere, anytime. The app places an emphasis on beautiful photos, and is location-aware to make secondhand shopping serendipitous.


Plivo enables enterprises, service providers and web developers to rapidly deploy Voice and SMS applications which are fully integrated into web sites or any fixed or mobile telephony endpoints. It provides easy to use, feature rich API to facilitate the same.


Flocations helps the user to compare tour packages from B&M travel agencies.


BillPin allows friends to easily keep track of shared expenses, reducing the friction of money between friends. Rent, utilities, and even dinner can be easily tracked with a few simple clicks with BillPin

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Ticket Sales Are Open

Singapore Python User Group would like to invite you to this year's PyCon Singapore 2013. This is the first year PyCon Singapore is being organized with the preceding year's being PyCon APAC.

PyCon SG 2013 is a 3 day event from 13th to 15th June 2013 and is will be held at Republic Polytechnic. There will be Python related talks and tutorials, as well as a startup booth featuring startups using Python in their technology stack. Conference ticket prices and tutorials start at $150 and $50 respectively for Early Birds. Early bird prices will cease end of the month! Conference tickets for students start at $50. To register, sign up at

This year’s PyCon SG will be keynoted by Wes McKinney. Wes McKinney is CTO and Cofounder of Lambda Foundry, Inc. From 2010 to 2012, he served as a Python consultant to hedge funds and banks while developing pandas, a widely used Python data analysis library. If you're doing any type of scientific/data-analysis work, his talks and tutorials will be super relevant. The full schedule can be found at our schedule page.

With your support, we hope to make the inaugural PyCon SG a rousing success. If you have any questions, please email the committee

PyCon SG 2013 E-Poster

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Your Startup is Invited!

If you're using Python in any part of your startup, we would like to invite you to this year's PyConSG 2013 Startup Booth!

Selected startups will be given 2 free passes, a booth to exhibit, as well as an opportunity to present their startup in front of all the attendees.

This is a great opportunity for your startup to play an active role in strengthening the local Python community and inspiring more developers to pick up Python as a career path.

There are only 8 slots remaining so apply quickly!

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Announcing Keynote Speaker: Wes McKinney

We are more than happy to announce that Wes McKinney kindly accepted our invitation to be the keynote speaker for PyCon Singapore 2013.

Wes McKinney is main developer of pandas and author of the new book "Python for Data Analysis" from O'Reilly Media. His main interest is in building high-productivity tools for data analysis. Formerly, he studied math at MIT and worked as a quant research analyst at AQR Capital Management.

When we started planning the conference we created a Poll on Facebook about which keynote speakers the community would like to see. Wes got by far the most votes (let's be fair, the votes for Guido don't really count) so it is needles to say that many of us are thrilled to get a chance to meet Wes in person, soon.

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