Houston PyCamp :: January 8-12, 2007
PyCamp was developed and tested by TriZPUG and has been proven effective. TriZPUG is pleased to bring PyCamp to Houston with the help of a PyCamp alum from the University of Houston Southwest Technology Center, Mali Ozbay. PyCamp taught Mali functional programming with Python. Mali was so thrilled, he wants to bring PyCamp to Houston. Proceeds from PyCamp will be used to fund a Python Users Group in Houston.
Photos • Movie • When and where? • How to register? • Is PyCamp for me? • What to expect? • Who sponsors PyCamp? • Who is your instructor? • What you need to bring? • What you need to do to prepare? • What about a flyer? • Who's coming to PyCamp?
For more information, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
When and Where
232 Philip G. Hoffman Hall is a state of the art high technology classroom. There are wired 100Mb Ethernet connections and grounded AC power outlets at every seat. A video projection screen monitors the presentation computer at the front of the room.
Boot Camp consists of two parts:
How To Register
Registration Is Closed!
The registration schedule was:
Complete by December 15, 2006 for early bird registration ($300).
Complete by December 31, 2006 for regular registration ($350).
Complete by January 5, 2007 for late registration ($375).
If you answered "Yes," then PyCamp is probably for you.
What To Expect
Check out the PyCamp final syllabus. This syllabus has been revised due to testing during the first TriZPUG PyCamp. It reflects what beginners can be reasonably expected to usefully comprehend and retain in one week. Syllabi for Advanced PyCamp and SciPyCamp are also linked on the PyCamp syllabus in order to show the forward progression of the TriZPUG pedagogy. Successful PyCamp alums are encouraged to enroll in Advanced PyCamp and then SciPyCamp.
PyCamp represents a unique pedagogical approach. You will learn:
Houston PyCamp is sponsored by The Texas Learning and Computation Center (TLC2). TLC2 fosters and supports interdisciplinary research, education and training in computational sciences and engineering through centers, laboratories and individual faculty initiatives. TLC2 has state-of-the-art computation, visualization and educational facilities for environmental studies, biological, biomedical and energy research, undergraduate and graduate education and teacher training.
Houston PyCamp is also sponsored by Enfold Systems. Enfold Systems delivers complete solutions for clients around the world. From support services to scalable websites, from custom applications to intranets, our extensive consulting and development experience will help ensure your success. Get Enfold Systems working on your solution!
Houston PyCamp is also sponsored by Continental Airlines. Continental Airlines is the world's fifth largest airline. Continental, together with Continental Express and Continental Connection, has more than 3,200 daily departures throughout the Americas, Europe and Asia, serving 151 domestic and 136 international destinations. More than 400 additional points are served via SkyTeam alliance airlines. With more than 44,000 employees, Continental has hubs serving New York, Houston, Cleveland and Guam, and together with Continental Express, carries approximately 61 million passengers per year. Continental outranked all other U.S. carriers to be chosen as the Best Airline for North American Travel in Business Traveler magazine's 2006 Readers' Choice Best in Business Travel Survey.
If you or your organization would also like to sponsor PyCamp, please email email@example.com.
Your instructor is Chris Calloway, applications analyst for the Southeast Atlantic Coastal Ocean Observing System at the University of North Carolina and is a TriZPUG organizer and open source activist. Chris taught the original PyCamp and has organized many boot camps and sprints for TriZPUG. Chris has been developing in Python for seven years and has 27 years of of IT experience, primarily for IBM. Chris has previously developed and taught 40 hour courses in Java technology.
What You Need To Bring
What You Need To Do To Prepare
Get the Flyer
Print out the flyer and help publicize PyCamp in Houston.
The list of participants is updated daily during the registration period.