FAQ

Q. Where can I find updates related to PyCon India 2018?
  • A. All the communications related to conference happens on PyCon India mailing list. You can receive the updates by joining InPyCon mailing list or you can ping us on #pyconindia IRC channel on freenode server.
Q. I want to present a talk/workshop at the conference. What should I do?
  • A. You can submit the proposal for your talk/workshop here.
Q. How do I upload presentations to the site?
  • A. We don't support presentation uploads yet. Please upload your presentation to a public site such as SlideShare or Google Docs and use that link in your talk's description.
Q. I want to volunteer for the conference. What should I do?
  • A. You can drop an email with subject Volunteering for PyCon India 2018 by stating how you can help in the body to InPyCon mailing list.
Q. I am a speaker/volunteer at the conference. Do I need to buy a ticket?
  • A. Yes. At PyCon India, everybody buys tickets. Even the event organizers buy tickets. Your ticket helps keep the event affordable for all.
Q. Will the Internet and WiFi setup be good enough for a large crowd? Should I get a datacard?
  • A. We try really hard to arrange good Internet at the venue. Most of the times it is adequate. But the unpredictable amount of usage during the event sometimes causes some problems. So it is fine if you don’t carry a data card, but there is no harm in being prepared for the worst.
Q. What are the workshop, Developer Sprints and conference timings?
  • A. - Workshop/Developers Sprints days (Aug 25 and Aug 26, 2018): 08:00 AM - 06:30 PM.
  • - Conference days (Aug 22 to Aug 24, 2018): 08:00 AM
  • - 5.30 PM.
Q. What all does the Conference ticket (Aug 22 to Aug 24, 2018) include?
  • A. - Full conference pass for three days.
  • - Breakfast, Lunch and Hi-Tea.
  • - PyCon India T-shirt which will be distributed on Aug 25, 2018.
Q. My talk is not selected for conference, can I opt for OpenSpace?
  • A. Yes. You can submit an OpenSpace proposal once we start accepting the same. Keep following to further updates
Q. What is the screening process of OpenSpace talk?
  • A. There is no screening process. We are trying to be better organized upfront by knowing the number of OpenSpace talks. This will help the organizing team plan to get all logistics required.
Q. Where can I stay while in Bangalore for the conference?
  • A. There is a vibrant Python community in Bangalore with whom one can share rooms. Else, you can drop an email to InPyCon mailing list with subject looking for accomodation during Conference.
Q. I need to cancel my ticket due to unavoidable cicumstances. What is the refund policy?
  • A. We allow tickets to be cancelled, but cancellation might be barred in the last few days leading up to the conference. This space will be updated if cancellation is barred at any time.
Q. My question is not listed here / I am still unclear about a few things. Whom should I contact?
  • A. Please send an email to contact@in.pycon.org.