PyConZA 2019 - Day 2!

Diamond Sponsor

Welcome to our awesome new sponsor Obsidian! Thank you for being a hero by supporting PyConZA 2019 as part of Open Source Week 2019!

Platinum Sponsor

Welcome back to the amazing Microsoft! We're thrilled you're part of PyConZA 2019 - your support of South African tech is brilliant!

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Arrive & register:

  • PyConZA 2019 is at The Wanderers Club in Illovo, Johannesburg. See the venue page for details.
  • Registration for tutorials starts at 8:30am on Wednesday, 9 October.
  • Registration for the main conference starts at 8:30am on Thursday, 10 October.
  • Have your Quicket ticket ready!

Lightning talks

  • Lightning talks are short, often fun, 5-minute talks.
  • There are lightning talk sessions near the end of the day on both Thursday and Friday.
  • Any conference attendee can submit one.
  • If you haven't spoken before but have something to say – this is your chance to try out speaking!
  • See lightning talks for details.

Open spaces

  • Open spaces are discussions around a topic.
  • They're a good way to discuss things as a community, or to get a community started.
  • Any conference attendee can run an open space.
  • See open spaces for details.


  • Sprints are practical days where people work on projects, either individually or as groups.
  • They take place on the 12th & 13th October at Brave Digital.
  • You don't need a ticket to attend.
  • See sprints for details.

Be kind to others


And of course there are talks!

Schedule Outline

Tutorials (9 October)

Day 1 Highlights (10 October)

Day 2 Highlights (11 October)

Sprints (12 & 13 October)

  • Tickets are not required to attend the sprints & are at a separate venue.
  • Details on sprints

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Tickets sold

Tickets sold:

Ticket sales are closed!


Thank you to all of our awesome sponsors!

  • Diamond: Obsidian
  • Platinum: Microsoft
  • Gold: Google
  • Silver:
    • Python Software Foundation
    • Takealot
    • OfferZen
    • Aruba
    • FIS
    • Citiq Prepaid
  • Patron:
    • Thinkst
    • Afrolabs
  • Media:
    • MyBroadband

Open Source Week

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