We expect 400 participants for PyCon.DE 2018 Karlsruhe. The conference will last 3 days and include about 60 talks, tutorials and hands on sessions. Python is a programming language which has found application and friends in many areas. Due to its popularity in science, Python has experienced a meteoric rise in the data science community over the past few years. At the conference, we expect a broad and interesting mix of Pythonistas including roles such as:

Software Developer Data Scientist System Administrator Academic Scientist Technology Enthusiast PyCon.DE 2018 will be held at the Center for Art and Media in Karlsruhe. Karlsruhe as a city and a decisive IT region in the south-west of Germany and the ZKM as a venue represent a perfect match for the conference.

In Germany and across Europe, Karlsruhe occupies top positions in research, technology and innovation. The region has a well-known reputation among universities and research institutes. The Karlsruhe Institute of Technology is a national collaboration between the national research center Karlsruhe and the local university and sets the standard worldwide for innovating technologies. In the city and region, approximately 3,600 IT companies with more than 36,000 jobs exist and continue to grow and thrive. The industry is integrated into the cyberforum IT company network and is part of a "software cluster" recognized and sponsored by the federal government.