Conference Schedule

Saturday is Young Coders, and Sunday is devoted to PyLadies with auctions and a mani/pedi party!

Saturday February 4th, 2017

  Auditorium Room 100 Room 200 Room 300
08:00AM

Registration and Breakfast

BYO breakfast tacos w/ scrambled egg, chorizo, pico de gallo, black bean + roasted corn, Monterey jack + sour cream Sweet roasted redskin potatoes

Vegan, GF, DF available as requested

** Any requests? Tweet us @siftedco

09:00AM

Keynote - Sarah Guido

10:50AM

Snack Break

11:00AM What's in your pip toolbox?
Jon Banafato
From Support to Engineering: Bridging the gap and growing together
Adrienne Lowe
Threading Yarn, Writing Code: What Traditional Arts and Crafts Can Teach Us About Programming
Anna Ossowski
Full-Stack Health: Healthier Coder, Better Code
Brandon Wanamaker
11:30AM

Lunch

BYO Bahn Mi Pork Sandwich w/ julienned carrot/cucumber, roasted garlic aioli + cilantro
Sifted Chili Hot Sauce Shanghai Spinach Salad w/ Prickly Pear Vinaigrette

BYO Bahn Mi Tofu Sandwich + GF, DF available

** Any requests? Tweet us @siftedco

01:00PM A brief introduction to concurrency and coroutines
Eric Appelt
How to Handle Money in your Code
Maxwell Collins-Shenfield
Overcoming the Challenges of Mentoring
Kim Crayton
Algorithmic Trading with Python
Kevin Najimi
02:00PM Python Coroutines: A Magic Show!
A. Jesse Jiryu Davis
Battling Unconscious Bias
Neem Serra
"This Code Sucks" and other tales of developer hubris
Russell Anderson
Let's Build a Hash Table, In C
Jacques Woodcock
03:00PM Continuous Integration For The Win!
Randy Syring
Big Data Analysis in Python with Apache Spark, Pandas, and Matplotlib
Jared M. Smith
Open Source Deployment Automation and Orchestration with SaltStack
Calvin Hendryx-Parker
Test your Automation!
Matthew Montgomery
03:45PM

Snack Break

04:00PM

Keynote - Courey Elliott

06:00PM

Sunday February 5th, 2017

  Auditorium Room 100 Room 200 Room 300
08:00AM

Registration and Breakfast

BYO biscuit sandwiches w/ bacon, eggs, cheese + roasted tomatoes Herb roasted sweet potato hashbrowns

Vegan, GF, DF available

** Any requests? Tweet us @siftedco

09:00AM

Keynote - Sophie Rapoport

10:50AM

Snack Break

11:00AM The Reality of Developer Burnout
Kenneth Reitz
Lights, camera, action! Scraping a great dataset to predict Oscar winners
Deborah Hanus
Helping your Manager be a better Leader for you
Christopher H. Laco
Deploy an SSL-secured Flask microservice with a free certificate from Let's Encrypt
Daniel Pritchett
11:30AM

Lunch

BBQ Chicken w/ Housemade Pickles Brussel Sprout Apple Slaw w/ Cracked Black Pepper Vinaigrette Poblano Cornbread Hoppin John w/ Blistered Tomatoes

BBQ Portobello Mushroom, Vegan, GF, and DF available

** Any requests? Tweet us @siftedco

01:00PM What Time is it Anyway?
Greg Back
It's time for Functional Programming! Maybe.
Derik Pell
Speedy Delivery - Docker based Application Deployment Pipeline
Jason Greathouse
Readable Regular Expressions
Trey Hunner
02:00PM A simple search engine in Python
Jason Orendorff
BDD To the Bone: Using Behave and Selenium to Test-Drive Web Applications
Pat Viafore
Robot Fight: A Study of Genetic Algorithms
James Dozier
03:00PM Stability and Capacity Patterns
Brian Pitts
The Python Deployment Albatross
Cindy Sridharan
Elasticsearch in an Afternoon
John Berryman
Alexa Doesn't Even Have Any Skillz
Jason Bynum
03:45PM

Snack Break

04:00PM

Keynote - Jurnell Cockhren

05:30PM

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