FAQ

Q. Where can I find updates related to PyCon India 2018?
  • All the communications related to conference happens on PyCon India mailing list. You can receive the updates by joining InPyCon mailing list or you follow us on Twitter. We will make all our announcements in Twitter.
Q. What is the venue of PyCon India 2018?
  • - The venue of the Workshop and Conference (5th - 7th Oct, '18) is on Hyderabad International Convention Centre(HICC), Kondapur, Izzathnagar, Kothaguda, Hyderabad
  • - The venue for Devsprints (8th - 9th Oct, '18) is T-Hub, IIIT-Hyderabad Campus, Gachibowli, Hyderabad
Q. I want to present a talk/workshop at the conference. What should I do?
  • Call for Proposals is open. You can submit a Proposal here.
Q. How do I upload presentations to the site?
  • 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?
Q. I am a speaker/volunteer at the conference. Do I need to buy a ticket?
  • 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?
  • 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?
  • - Workshop day (Oct 5 2018): 08:00 AM - 06:30 PM.
  • - Conference days (Oct 6 and Oct 7, 2018): 08:00 AM - 5.30 PM.
  • - Developers Sprints days (Oct 8 and Oct 9, 2018): 08:00 AM - 06:30 PM.
Q. What all does the Conference ticket (Oct 6 and Oct 7, 2018) include?
  • - A full conference pass for two days that includes access to all keynotes, talks, sessions and much more.
  • - Lunch and High-Tea
  • - PyCon India T-shirt and goodies which will be distributed on Oct 6, 2018.
Q. Where can I stay while in Hyderabad for the conference?
  • We are in the process of curating a list of Hotels accessible to the venue. We will be posting about it shortly once the ticket sales is out.
Q. Where can I buy tickets for PyCon India 2018?
  • You can buy tickets at this link.
Q. What is the pricing of PyCon India 2018 tickets?
  • Find the pricing at this link.
Q. Is there a different ticket for Workshop?
  • Yes tickets for Workshop will be made live soon. Only the Conference tickets for 6th-7th Oct '18 are available now.
Q. There is a change in my plan so I can't attend the Conference. Can I get a refund?
  • No you can't get a refund for the tickets you have purchased. But you can transfer your ticket to any willing attendee. If you want to transfer the tickets please send an email to the organisers at tickets@hydpy.org.
Q. Is accomodation included in the ticket?
  • No, it doesn't include accomodation. The ticket covers an all access pass to the conference/workshop including lunch, snacks, T-shirt and goodies.
Q. Is Devsprints tickets free?
  • Yes. Any person who has a conference ticket is eligible to attend the Devsprints. However seats to Devsprints are limited. To manage the logistics for the event we will open registrations for Devsprint shortly before the conference.
Q. I am a student and I need an official letter or invitation which I can show to my college to attend the conference. Is it possible to get something like that?
  • Yes we will be sending out email invitations on request. We will open a form shortly where you can request an invitation.
Q. I am student who is graduating this year before the Conference date. Which ticket should I buy?
  • Students should show their valid ID card on the day of the Conference during registration to be eligible for the student ticket. So you should buy an early bird or regular ticket if you won't have your ID during the conference.
Q. My question is not listed here / I am still unclear about a few things. Whom should I contact?