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DjangoCon US 2017 Closing Remarks

DjangoCon US 2017 Closing Remarks

Take a trip down memory lane and revisit prior DjangoCons in the closing remarks of the tenth DjangoCon US.

Lacey Williams Henschel

August 16, 2017
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  2. 10 DjangoCon US’s!

  3. DjangoCon 2008

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  5. (wanna help fix that? sprints!)

  6. I was up at 4-fricking-30 this morning, on the off

    chance that I might be able to get in on the first round of DjangoCon tickets. Barbara Shaurette, “I’m going to DjangoCon!” “
  7. Photo: James Bennett

  8. Photo: Adam Fast

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  10. keynote count: 5

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  12. “ DjangoCon: Great conference, or greatest conference ever? Eric Florenzano,

    “DjangoCon: Great conference, or greatest conference ever?”
  13. “ Django needed a mascot. One that was awesome and

    had magical powers. Well, somewhere in my head, I agreed. Bryan Veloso, “The Web Framework for Ponies.”
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  16. keynote count: 3

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  18. Wired

  19. Photo: Sebastian Hillig

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  22. mysteries: keynote + “distinguished guest”

  23. “ The conference was like a family gathering. Daniel Roy

    Greenfeld, “DjangoCon 2010 Report I”
  24. “ There were surprises, too – from everyone getting their

    own pony in their schwag bag… to the discovery that you could get full to the point of bursting at a vegan restaurant. Scot Hacker, “Loose Notes from DjangoCon 2010”
  25. Photo: James Bennett

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  27. keynote count: 5

  28. plus a fireside chat

  29. enter pyladies!

  30. PyLadies

  31. [but still no code of conduct]

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  33. we have a code of conduct!

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  36. “ The event had (I kid you not) exactly 404

    attendees this year. Abner Germanow, "A Look Back at DjangoCon 2012"
  37. keynote count: 5

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  39. keynote count: 1

  40. …that can’t be right

  41. “plenary sessions:” 2

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  43. “ With Malcolm’s memory in mind, the DSF is proud

    to announce that with the blessing of his family, we will be establishing an award in Malcolm’s name. Russell Keith-Magee, "Announcing the Malcolm Tredinnick Memorial Prize"
  44. “ The prize will be awarded annually to someone who

    welcomes, supports and nurtures newcomers; freely gives feedback and assistance to others, and helps to grow the community.
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  46. keynote count: 2

  47. keynote count: well, really 3

  48. Photo: Caktus

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  52. Photo: Scott Lee

  53. keynote count: 4

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  55. keynote count: 3

  56. “ We’ve been coming here for years, and this is

    the warmest DjangoCon I can remember. A 2016 sponsor
  57. “ In all these little ways, they sent a clear

    and cohesive message that emphasized the importance of making everyone feel welcome. Saron Yitbarek, “That time I went to DjangoCon and fell in love with the community”
  58. Photo: Bartek Pawlik

  59. 2017 by the numbers

  60. 335 attendees

  61. $18,735 financial aid

  62. 25 financial aid recipients

  63. 245 talk submissions

  64. 52 presenters

  65. get ready…

  66. sponsors ‍

  67. Diamond Sponsor

  68. Platinum Sponsor

  69. Gold Sponsor

  70. Gold Sponsor

  71. Gold Sponsor

  72. Gold Sponsor

  73. Gold Sponsor

  74. Silver Sponsors

  75. Bronze Sponsors

  76. Diversity Sponsors

  77. attendees ‍$

  78. speakers ‍

  79. a/v staff ‍

  80. hotel rl staff ‍

  81. photographer adam ‍

  82. volunteers ‍)

  83. organizers ‍

  84. group photo time! ‍

  85. but wait! there’s more! ‍