Lightning Talks and Buckets

PyCon UK 2016

At PyCon UK 2016, I became annoyed.

I was fully part of the organising team for the first time and we had spent part of our opening morning's session introducing lightning talks: explaining how they were an ideal way for new speakers to begin their speaking career …

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My Conference Attendance Guidelines

I regularly attend technical conferences in order to learn, make new contacts and generally participate in whatever community that conference represents.

Over the years, I have found that the best way to increase my chances of making new friends and contacts is to speak at the conference - people are far …

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