EuroPython 2018

Tips for Attendees

We are collecting a number of attendee tips and reminders on this page. Updates will also be posted to our “Who’s coming” page, which lets you quickly send emails to other attendees who have opted in to receive messages from EuroPython attendees. Here’s how it works:

  1. Go to the “Who’s coming” page
  2. Find the attendee you’d like to contact
  3. Click on the envelope icon on the attendee’s badge
  4. Write the message and click “Send”

The message will be sent by the conference system. You don’t have to know the attendee’s email address.

The envelope icon will only appear for those attendees who have enabled receiving such messages in their privacy settings.

Please update your profile

In order to print badges and streamline the process of handing them out at the conference, we need your name for the ticket.

Please make sure you have entered all the necessary details on your profile page. This will save us a lot of work and you a lot of long queues.

Attendee wiki

We have set up a wiki page for attendees to self-organize and give other attendees helpful tips:

The wiki page is hosted on the wiki. If you want to edit the page, please see the front page for instructions (near the bottom of the page).

Mobile internet and phones

If you want to save on roaming charges, you may want to get a prepaid SIM card for the time you are in Edinburgh. We cannot offer SIM cards for sale ourselves due to the local regulations, but you can get SIM cards at local shops in Edinburgh without much problem, provided you bring an ID card for the registration.

Note that the EU have gotten the roaming charges down to zero, so please check with your provider whether it's necessary to get a prepaid card or not.

Planing and advertising sprints

If you are planing on running a sprint, you can enter the details on the sprints wiki page:

The editing process is the same as for the main EuroPython 2018 wiki page (see above).

More details on the EuroPython 2018 sprints are available on the sprints page.

Speaker preparations

If you are a speaker, please read the tips for speakers, which includes a nice guide written by Harry Percival as well as more technical information for speakers: