EuroPython 2018

EuroPython 2018 Team

EuroPython is organized by the EuroPython Workgroups (WGs), reporting directly to the EuroPython Society Board. This page will list all the workgroups and their members to highlight their involvement with the EuroPython 2018 conference.

Speaking of involvement: We can always use more help. If you’re interested, please go to the EuroPython Workgroups (WGs) page and follow the instructions there to get signed up. Many thanks !

EuroPython Society Board

We have an active board in the EPS, with the board members each investing a lot of time into the organization of the EuroPython conference:

  • Marc-Andre Lemburg (Chair)
  • Alexander Hendorf (Vice Chair)
  • Alexandre Savio
  • Anders Hammarquist
  • Darya Chyzhyk
  • Christian Barra
  • Gilberto Gonçalves

Conference Admin WG

Manages and organizes the administration side of the conference, in particular: contracts, venue contact, ticket support, satellite conferences, legal support, insurance, licensing.

  • Marc-André Lemburg
  • Christian Barra

Finance WG

Manages and organizes the finances and budget of the conference, in particular: budget, controlling, accounting, billing, invoicing, taxes, payment system administration.

  • Anders Hammarquist
  • Christian Barra
  • Marc-André Lemburg

Sponsors WG

Manages and organizes the sponsor activities of the conference, in particular: sponsor contacts, sponsor logistics, room/booth assignment, recruiting session, jobs fair, exhibit hall.

  • Silvia Uberti
  • Alexandre Savio
  • Valeria Pettorino
  • Marc-André Lemburg

Web WG

Manages and organizes the web site, in particular: web site support, helpdesk ticket system, administration, backups, payment system integration, hosting, setup of the conference and volunteers apps, ticket search and social event search apps.

  • Artur Czepiel
  • Stéphane Wirtel
  • Patrick Arminio
  • Marc-André Lemburg

Program WG

Manages and organizes the conference program of the conference, in particular: talk selection/voting, scheduling, session chairs, sprint/openspace/keynote/lightning talks/poster session organization.

  • Alexander Hendorf
  • Alexandre Savio
  • Dougal Matthews
  • Nick Radcliffe
  • Valeria Pettorino

Communications WG

Manages and organizes the public communication and community relations of the conference, in particular: press, community relations, announcements, social media, attendee tools, volunteer coordination, mailing lists, Telegram groups.

  • Alexander Hendorf
  • Valeria Pettorino
  • Stéphane Wirtel
  • Marc-André Lemburg

Support WG

Manages and organizes the attendee/speaker support of the conference, in particular: helpdesk, attendee support contact, visa help, travel management, volunteer coordination, bag stuffing, on-site sales, registration desk.

  • Mario Thiel
  • Gilberto Gonçalves
  • Darya Chyzhyk

Marketing/Design WG

Create and manage marketing and design aspects of the conference, in particular: brochures, advertisements, banners, flyers, travel guide, t-shirts, lanyards, badges, panels, logo.

  • Darya Chyzhyk
  • Alexandre Savio
  • Christian Barra
  • Valeria Pettorino
  • Marc-André Lemburg

Media WG

Manage and organize the talk and session recordings of the conference, in particular: video recording, live streaming, uploads to YouTube and archive.org.

  • Oier Echaniz Beneitez
  • Marc-André Lemburg

On-site WG

This is our team on the ground in Edinburgh. If you have a question related to local settings or the city, this team is your contact.

  • Mark Smith
  • Dougal Matthews
  • Douglas McCallum
  • Rachel Willmer

Financial Aid WG

Manages and organizes the financial aid program of the conference, in particular: setup, grant selection, aid organisation.

  • Darya Chyzhyk
  • Christian Barra

Code of Conduct WG

Manage and organize the code of conduct (CoC) workflows, create CoC documents, provide CoC contacts and handle CoC requests.

  • Valeria Pettorino
  • Silvia Uberti
  • Marc-André Lemburg
  • Alexander Hendorf

On-Site Volunteers

In addition to several of the EuroPython Workgroup members, we usually get quite a few attendees helping us as Beginners' Day or DjangoGirls trainers, session manager, room manager, at the registration desk, bag stuffing and during set up and tear down of the conference.

The following people helped on-site with EuroPython 2018:

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