Welcome to Prague, one of the most beautiful capitals of Europe. You will surely have a great time, whether you are only staying for the conference or you will take a couple of days to look around.
Endless touristy places, not one, but two castles, excellent food and drinks on every corner, dozens of parks, 4th best ZOO in the world, a river and much more. And of course, what better time to visit than summertime!
Lilly is a software and systems engineer from Australia. She spends her days building and breaking corporate identity systems. Following a stint as an academic specialising in the surveillance mechanisms of medieval Europe, she has spent more recent years teaching practical tech privacy to the public, giving talks on the history and ethics of technology, and camouflaging herself in libraries.
Naomi Ceder is a member of the Python Software Foundation Board of Directors and the co-founder of Trans*Code, a hackday and coding education event focussed on the transgender community. She is also author of the Quick Python Book, 2nd Ed, and has taught Python to diverse audiences for many years. She has been an organiser of PyCon North America and PyCon UK, originating the poster sessions, Education summit, and Intro to Sprinting Workshop.
During the day, Petr leads the Python Maintenance team at Red Hat. In the evenings, he likes to teach Python to others. If he had a time machine, he'd use it to make more time for actual coding.
Python developer, firefighter, drummer, biker, teacher and somebody who is always there when you need him.
Anna loves working at the intersection of tech and people and is currently managing the community and operations of Django REST Framework. She is a former director of the Python Software Foundation, PyCon US Open Spaces-Chair, DjangoCon US Diversity Chair, and group leader of the PyLadies Remote group. In her free time she loves speaking at conferences and mentoring future speakers. Anna is very passionate about diversity and community outreach and wants to encourage more women to learn programming because it's awesome!