Decade of PyCon JP: How we spread the Python community in Japan

Abstract

About 10 years have passed since PyCon JP was held in 2011. We have been doing various activities to spread Python community in Japan. I hope sharing activities, ideas and results will be helpful to other communities.And I'm happy to get new ideas and feedback to expand community from the audience.

Our activities:
- Association
- mini PyCon
- Python Boot Camp
- Pycamp Caravan
- Local exchange meetup

Speaker

Takanori Suzuki

Takanori is a Vice Chairperson of PyCon JP Association(www.pycon.jp).
He is also a director of BeProud Inc.(www.beproud.jp), and his title is "Python Climber".
He held PyCon JP 2014 to 2016 as the chairperson.
Currently he teaches Python to beginners as a lecturer at Python Boot Camp(pycamp.pycon.jp) all over Japan.
In addition, he published several Python books.
Tananori plays trumpet, climbs boulder, loves Lego, ferrets and beer.