EuroPython 2020 Team

EuroPython is organized by the EuroPython Workgroups (WGs), reporting directly to the EuroPython Society Board. This page will list all the workgroups and their members to highlight their involvement with the EuroPython 2020 conference.

Speaking of involvement: We can always use more help. If you’re interested, please go to the EuroPython Workgroups (WGs) page and follow the instructions there to get signed up. Many thanks !

EuroPython Society Board

We have an active board in the EPS, with the board members each investing a lot of time into the organization of the EuroPython conference:

  • Marc-André Lemburg (Chair)
  • Martin Christen (Vice Chair)
  • Anders Hammarquist (Treasurer)
  • Silvia Uberti
  • Raquel Dou
  • Stéphane Wirtel

Angel Ramboi and Jakub Musko resigned from the board on 2020-03-30, after the switch to the online event.

Among other things, the board manages and organizes the administration side of the conference, in particular: contracts, venue contact, catering contact, ticket support, satellite conferences, legal support, insurance, licensing.

Finance WG

Manages and organizes the finances and budget of the conference, in particular: budget, controlling, accounting, billing, invoicing, taxes, payment system administration.

  • Anders Hammarquist
  • Marc-André Lemburg

Sponsors WG

Manages and organizes the sponsor activities of the conference, in particular: sponsor contacts, sponsor logistics, room/booth assignment, recruiting session, jobs fair, exhibit hall.

  • Silvia Uberti
  • Raquel Dou
  • Marc-Andre Lemburg
  • Stéphane Wirtel

Web WG

Manages and organizes the web site, in particular: web site support, helpdesk ticket system, administration, backups, payment system integration, hosting, setup of the conference and volunteers apps, ticket search and social event search apps.

  • Stéphane Wirtel
  • Marc-Andre Lemburg

Jakub Musko and Angel Ramboi were active in the web WG until they resigned when we switched to the online format. Most of the coding leading up to the go-live of in-person EP2020 website was done by Jakub.

Program WG

Manages and organizes the conference program of the conference, in particular: talk selection/voting, scheduling, session chairs, sprint/openspace/keynote/lightning talks/poster session organization.

  • Martin Christen
  • Stéphane Wirtel
  • Cheuk Ting Ho
  • Dougal Matthews
  • Valeria Pettorino

Communications WG

Manages and organizes the public communication and community relations of the conference, in particular: press, community relations, announcements, social media, attendee tools, volunteer coordination, mailing lists, Telegram groups.

  • Marc-Andre Lemburg
  • Stéphane Wirtel
  • Vickey Twomey-Lee
  • Valeria Pettorino
  • Jason McDonald

Support WG

Manages and organizes the attendee/speaker support of the conference, in particular: helpdesk, attendee support contact, visa help, travel management, volunteer coordination, bag stuffing, on-site sales, registration desk.

  • Raquel Dou
  • Lais Carvalho
  • Martin Christen
  • Stéphane Wirtel
  • Vinicius Cruvinel Rego
  • Martin Borus
  • Sangarshanan Veera
  • Marc-Andre Lemburg

Marketing/Design WG

Create and manage marketing and design aspects of the conference, in particular: brochures, advertisements, banners, flyers, travel guide, t-shirts, lanyards, badges, panels, logo.

  • Marc-Andre Lemburg
  • Jessica Peña Moro as our designer
  • Valeria Pettorino
  • Anders Hammarquist

Media WG

Manage and organize the talk and session recordings of the conference, in particular: video recording, live streaming, uploads to YouTube and archive.org.

  • Anders Hammarquist
  • Marc-Andre Lemburg
  • Jason McDonald
  • Nicolás Demarchi
  • Stéphane Wirtel
  • Gilberto Gonçalves
  • Silvia Uberti
  • Mark Smith
  • Martin Christen
  • Cheuk Ting Ho
  • Raquel Dou
  • Lais Carvalho
  • Jan Gazda
  • Camila Maia
  • Anmol Krishan Sachdeva
  • Simon de Vlieger
  • Bruno Geninatti
  • Martin Borus
  • Sangarshanan Veera

Code of Conduct WG

Manage and organize the code of conduct (CoC) workflows, create CoC documents, provide CoC contacts and handle CoC requests.

  • Valeria Pettorino
  • Silvia Uberti
  • Anders Hammarquist
  • Marc-André Lemburg