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Singapore is located at one of the crossroads of the world. If there is one word that best captures Singapore, it is “unique”. Singapore's strategic location, excellent facilities, fascinating cultural contrasts and tourist attractions contribute to its success as a leading destination for both business and pleasure. A dynamic city rich in contrast and colour, you'll find a harmonious blend of culture, cuisine, arts and architecture here. Brimming with unbridled energy, this little dynamo in Southeast Asia embodies the finest of both East and West.

The Merlion and famous singaporean food

Republic Polytechnic

PyCon SG 2019 will return to it's 2012 founding venue: The Republic Polytechnic (RP) campus. Completed in 2006, Republic Polytechnic’s 20-hectare Woodlands campus has facilities to allow it to cater for up to about 15,000 students, as well as residents of the community. It was designed jointly by award-winning Japanese architect, Fumihiko Maki and DP Architects.

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Getting to Singapore

Getting Around

Singapore has an excellent network for public transportion. You can buy an EZLink Card to make the use of local transportation more convenient.

  • Buses
    You can pay via the ezlink card. The buses also accept cash when you board, but please note that they don't return the change - so coins or smaller notes will be more handy. It's more convenient to use an EZlink card. If you leave near a bus stop, you can check the arrival of the buses through these apps: MyTransport.sg, or SG Buses App ( iOS | Android) .
  • Trains
    You can use the ezlink card. Please be cautious with the rules in the train stations. Drinking or eating inside the station (amonst others) is prohibited and may cause you to get fined. The Train System Map can be downloaded here.
  • Taxi
    If you would like to book a Taxi, Grab would be a convenient option.

Accommodation

Singapore offers a wide variety of accommodation types to suit all budgets and preferences. They range from backpacker, budget and youth hostels to boutique and five-star hotels. To find the perfect accommodation for your stay in Singapore, use Traveloka.com.

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About

PyCon Singapore is a conference about the programming language Python. It is a community effort driven by the members of the Python User Group Singapore.

When & Where

When:
October 10 - October 12 2019

Where:
Republic Polytechnic, Woodlands