Conference Schedule

Sunday, September 6th

09:00AM

Hello Web App: Build your First Web App with Django

(Novice Level)

Tracy Osborn

until 12:30 p.m. in Classroom 202

Don't be afraid to search

(Novice Level)

Honza Král

until 12:30 p.m. in Classroom 203

12:30PM

Lunch

until 1:30 p.m. in Tejas

01:30PM

Building a REST API Using Django & Django REST Framework

(Novice Level)

Kenny Yarboro

until 5 p.m. in Classroom 202

Documenting your project with Sphinx and Read the Docs

(Intermediate Level)

Eric Holscher

until 5 p.m. in Classroom 203

Monday, September 7th

08:00AM

Breakfast

until 8:50 a.m. in Tejas

08:50AM

Opening

until 9 a.m. in Salons CDE

09:00AM

Lynn Root Keynote (CW)

until 10 a.m. in Salons CDE

09:50AM

Code Contest Announcement by Microsoft (sponsored)

until 10:05 a.m. in Salons CDE

10:00AM

Break

until 10:30 a.m. in Tejas

10:30AM

Things that are tired: Uggs, Segways and YOU! Coming back from burnout

Barbara Shaurette

until 10:55 a.m. in Amphitheater 204

REST Easy — API Security Done Right

(Intermediate Level)

Jeff Schenck

until 10:55 a.m. in Salons CDE

11:00AM

The Texas Tribune: Making Data, and State Politics, Public

Ryan Murphy

until 11:45 a.m. in Amphitheater 204

Dubious Database Design

(Intermediate Level)

Andrew Godwin

until 11:45 a.m. in Salons CDE

11:50AM

How to Practice Inclusion and Benefit Django

Kojo Idrissa

until 12:15 p.m. in Amphitheater 204

The D is Silent: Challenges in Teaching Django

(Novice Level)

Caleb Smith

until 12:15 p.m. in Salons CDE

12:20PM

Lunch

until 1:30 p.m. in Tejas

01:30PM

Automating Your Browser and Desktop Apps

(Intermediate Level)

Al Sweigart

until 2:15 p.m. in Amphitheater 204

Django Tales: How Django and Its Community Can Change Lives

(Novice Level)

Anna Ossowski

until 2:15 p.m. in Salons CDE

02:20PM

Building theatlantic.com homepage’s WYSIWYG admin with Django and Knockout

(Experienced Level)

Frankie Dintino

until 2:45 p.m. in Amphitheater 204

Hunting for Treasure in Django

(Intermediate Level)

Sebastian Vetter

until 2:45 p.m. in Salons CDE

02:50PM

How to talk to humans: a different approach to soft skills

Sharon Steed

until 3:15 p.m. in Amphitheater 204

E-Commerce with Django at Scale: Effective Performance Lessons Learned

(Intermediate Level)

Nate Pinchot

until 3:15 p.m. in Salons CDE

03:20PM

Break

until 3:40 p.m. in Tejas

03:40PM

Intro to Mocking: Why Unit Testing Doesn't Have To Be So Hard

(Novice Level)

Daniel Davis

until 4:25 p.m. in Amphitheater 204

Django Views: Functions, Classes, and Generics

(Novice Level)

Andrew Pinkham

until 4:25 p.m. in Salons CDE

04:30PM

Adding Geo into your Django

(Intermediate Level)

Corryn Smith

until 5 p.m. in Amphitheater 204

I never Meta model I didn't like: The Django 1.8 Meta Interface

(Intermediate Level)

Russell Keith-Magee

until 5 p.m. in Salons CDE

05:30PM

Opening Party hosted by Umbel at Scholz Garten

until 7:30 p.m.

Tuesday, September 8th

08:00AM

Breakfast

until 9 a.m. in Tejas

09:00AM

Rikki Endsley Keynote

until 10 a.m. in Salons CDE

10:00AM

Break

until 10:30 a.m. in Tejas

10:30AM

Jane Austen on PEP8: Tips from an English Major on Writing Better Code

(Novice Level)

Lacey Williams Henschel

until 10:55 a.m. in Amphitheater 204

Wagtail - Yet Another Django CMS

(Intermediate Level)

Tom Dyson

until 10:55 a.m. in Salons CDE

11:00AM

Managing technical debt in (Django) Projects

(Novice Level)

chris chang

until 11:45 a.m. in Amphitheater 204

Django Deployments Done Right

(Intermediate Level)

Peter Baumgartner

until 11:45 a.m. in Salons CDE

11:50AM

Leveraging Procedural Knowledge

K Rain Leander

until 12:15 p.m. in Amphitheater 204

But, why is the admin slow?

(Novice Level)

Jacinda Shelly

until 12:15 p.m. in Salons CDE

12:20PM

Lunch

until 1:30 p.m. in Tejas

01:30PM

Django Authors Panel

Mark Lavin, Andrew Pinkham, Buddy Lindsey, Peter Baumgartner, Rikki Endsley, Tracy Osborn

until 2:15 p.m. in Amphitheater 204

PostgreSQL in Django 1.8

(Intermediate Level)

Christophe Pettus

until 2:15 p.m. in Salons CDE

02:20PM

Making Django Really, Really, Ridiculously Secure (CW)

(Novice Level)

Kelsey Gilmore-Innis

until 2:45 p.m. in Amphitheater 204

Exploring the outer Solar System with Django

(Novice Level)

Lisa Ballard

until 2:45 p.m. in Salons CDE

02:50PM

Introduction to Sphinx & Read the Docs

(Novice Level)

Eric Holscher

until 3:15 p.m. in Amphitheater 204

Django Dreams

(Intermediate Level)

Kenneth Reitz

until 3:15 p.m. in Salons CDE

03:20PM

Break

until 3:40 p.m. in Tejas

03:40PM

Build a Django App from Public Data, the next step in your Django journey

(Novice Level)

Joe Kokenge

until 4:25 p.m. in Amphitheater 204

Minimum Viable Security

(Intermediate Level)

Jacob Kaplan-Moss

until 4:25 p.m. in Salons CDE

04:30PM

Lightning Talks

until 5 p.m. in Salons CDE

Wednesday, September 9th

08:00AM

Breakfast

until 9 a.m. in Tejas

09:00AM

Jackie Kazil Keynote

until 10 a.m. in Salons CDE

10:00AM

Break

until 10:30 a.m. in Tejas

10:30AM

Consequences of an Insightful Algorithm

(Intermediate Level)

Carina C Zona

until 10:55 a.m. in Amphitheater 204

Postgres Performance in 15 Minutes

(Novice Level)

Josh Berkus

until 10:55 a.m. in Salons CDE

11:00AM

Confident web development with React

(Intermediate Level)

Julien Phalip

until 11:45 a.m. in Amphitheater 204

Beyond the basics with Elasticsearch

(Experienced Level)

Honza Král

until 11:45 a.m. in Salons CDE

11:50AM

Intro to Client-Side Testing

(Intermediate Level)

Mark Lavin

until 12:15 p.m. in Amphitheater 204

The Other Hard Problem: Lessons and Advice on Naming Things

(Novice Level)

Jacob Burch

until 12:15 p.m. in Salons CDE

12:20PM

Code Contest Winners Announcement by Microsoft (sponsored)

until 12:50 p.m. in Salons CDE

Lunch

until 1:30 p.m. in Tejas

01:30PM

Managing Identities: LDAP, Google Directory, and Django

(Intermediate Level)

Scot Hacker

until 2:15 p.m. in Amphitheater 204

Performance Testing for Modern Apps

(Intermediate Level)

Dustin Whittle

until 2:15 p.m. in Salons CDE

02:20PM

How I learned Django while working at Eventbrite

(Novice Level)

Allison Lacker

until 2:45 p.m. in Amphitheater 204

Easy App Metrics

(Intermediate Level)

Frank Wiles

until 2:45 p.m. in Salons CDE

02:50PM

Break

until 3:20 p.m. in Tejas

03:20PM

Coding Like a Girl

(Novice Level)

Gabriela D'Ávila

until 4:30 p.m. in Amphitheater 204

Lightning Talks

until 4:30 p.m. in Salons CDE

04:30PM

I am a doctor...

Russell Keith-Magee

until 4:50 p.m. in Salons CDE

04:50PM

Closing

until 5 p.m.

CW = Content warning.