166 proposal submitted

The CfP for PyCon India closed on 30th June. At close, we received a total of 166 proposals - 31 of which are for workshops. This number is 25 more when compared with last year.

A big shout-out to all those who put together these proposals, responded to feedback and tweaked their original pitches. The review team is looking forward to a good set of content being curated for this edition of the event.

Big thanks to all the proposers for showing interest to speak. This gives wider pool for reviewers to pick the best ones and review team likes well-pitched proposals.

We had a total of 13 sections and a quick break down indicates that the top 3 are - Data Visualization and Analytics (26) ; Web Development (23) and Scientific computing (18). These, along with a catch all Others (25) make up 50% of the proposal. This year, there is the total of 13 sections.

Breakdown of proposal sections

  • Python 3k: 5

  • Web Development: 24

  • Standard library: 2

  • Infrastructure: 15

  • Network Programming: 3

  • Testing: 12

  • Security: 10

  • Data Visualization and Analytics: 27

  • Scientific Computing: 17

  • Concurrency: 3

  • Embedded Python: 10

  • Others: 25

  • Core Python: 13

Out of 166 proposals, 135 are talks and 31 are workshops.

There are no submissions in Standard library, Concurrency, Security sections for the workshops.

31 workshops submissions break-down are,

  • Python 3k: 2

  • Web Development: 7

  • Infrastructure: 4

  • Network Programming: 1

  • Testing: 1

  • Data Visualization and Analytics: 3

  • Scientific Computing: 3

  • Embedded Python: 2

  • Others: 7

  • Core Python: 1

Top 4 sections Data Visualization and Analytics (24), Others (18), Web Development (17), Core Python (12) contributes 55% in talk submissions.

135 talk submissions break-down are

  • Python 3k: 3

  • Web Development: 17

  • Standard library: 2

  • Infrastructure: 11

  • Network Programming: 2

  • Testing: 11

  • Security: 10

  • Data Visualization and Analytics: 24

  • Scientific Computing: 14

  • Concurrency: 3

  • Embedded Python:8

  • Others: 18

  • Core Python: 12

Looking at the break-down of submissions, the three sections which received the least interest are - Network Programming; Standard Library and Concurrency. These, along with Python 3K are topics which could be discussed more at meetups and mailing lists to generate awareness/interest and create expertise.

41% of submissions were on last 6 days. 36 submissions on last day, that's 21.7%.

  • 26-06-2016: 9

  • 27-06-2016: 5

  • 28-06-2016: 7

  • 29-06-2016: 12

  • 30-6-2016: 36

Looking at submissions on the weekday shows, most submissions were on Thursday and least on Friday. Yes, last day of the submission is Thursday!

  • Monday: 20

  • Tuesday: 23

  • Wednesday: 33

  • Thursday: 48

  • Friday- 11

  • Saturday: 13

  • Sunday: 18

Do visit the proposals page, vote for your favorite talks, comment on the ones that you would like to know more about and help us help you have the most awesome content ever. Hold on tight friends, it is going to be awesome this year!