Just in time for PyCon Canada, we are organizing an amazing evening with great local Pythonisthas. It is your chance to come to support them, see their talk in avant-première and who knows maybe to give them some feedback.

For PyCon Canada: don't forget it's next month, on November 10-11, in Toronto and there's still some tickets available. You should pick yours by going at https://2018.pycon.ca/registration.


Andrew Francis

Physical libraries are great! Managing library material via web interfaces leaves much to be desired. In the age of Siri and Alexa, why can’t one manage one’s library loans with text messaging or voice? This talk discusses questions and answers by prototyping a Python based conversational agent

Python packaging for everyone - Eric Araujo

Packaging in Python used to be a complicated affair, for technical and human reasons. Thankfully, in recent years the Python community has developed robust tools and practices. If you are wondering how to develop and distribute your project, this talk will show you the best of 2018!

Numpy to PyTorch - Shagun Sodhani

Numpy is the de-facto choice for array-based operations while PyTorch largely used as a deep learning framework. At the core, both provide a powerful N-dimensional tensor. This talk would focus on the similarities and difference between the two and how we can use PyTorch to augment Numpy.

Why are robots becoming Pythonistas? - Maxime St-Pierre

Introduction: In the fast pace and intense world of robotics, many praises a particular language, this godsend is Python. In this talk, we will look at some robotic frameworks and try to understand why Python is a popular alternative to C++ and Java.

Keep It Simply Annotated, Stupid - Sébastien Portebois

Des déclarations de type en Python. Hérésie? Depuis quand? Survolons ensemble le support de Python 2.7 à 3.7, les contraintes pour les développeurs et au runtime, et surtout: pour pourquoi voudrait-on ou devrait-on faire ça!


Monday November 5th, 2018 at 6PM


Shopify Montreal Office 490 rue de la Gauchetière Montréal, Québec


  • 6:00PM - Doors open
  • 6:30PM - Presentations
  • 8:00PM - End of the event
  • 8:15PM - Benelux