KEYNOTES

Samira Ali Gomes

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Samira Ali Gomes was born and raised in Stockholm, Sweden and is now based in London, UK. She is a social entrepreneur and has worked with and created many initiatives to create impact for different communities. She is the founder and Events and Production Manager of EMMSTechnology, a non-profit to empower and educate WOC in the tech industry, and the founder of Made in Orten, an initiative which aims to help young POC enter the communication industry.

A Hyper Island alumni, and currently a Programme Manager at Impact Hub Kings Cross, Samira has worked extensively with the professional development of women and people of colour in different fields, and uses her skills from working in tech and communication to empower and enable impact and change.

Alexander Hultnér

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Alex is a freelancing consultant and speaker via Hultnér Technologies AB. He's been hacking on hardware and software since early childhood and loves to solve problems. Python has been his primary focus for the past 5 years.

Alongside consulting he's performing workshops and courses. He's currently making an online course on Property-Based Testing in Python, early signups here.

He is an avid speaker who's previously spoken at PyCon SE, and recently at EuroPython, PiterPy, FlaskCon, Python Pizza, and various other conferences. Check out some of his recent talks on YouTube.

Ákos Hochrein

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Ákos Hochrein, software engineer, engineering manager and book enthusiast. He worked at various companies both on the frontend and the backend to deliver highly available and scalable solutions. Now he is managing a team of 9 people at Prezi to the same as he has done for about a decade. He is also the author of the book "Designing Microservices with Django." In his free time, he likes to read, play video games and go to IKEA to debate about wardrobes.

We look forward to see Ákos on our virtual stage in November. Until then you can find his talks from previous visits at PyCon Sweden on our YouTube channel:

Asyncio in the wild, PyCon Sweden 2019

Messenger Chat with Python, PyCon Sweden 2017

Lucie Gattepaille

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The battle against the covid-19 pandemic is unfortunately not over, as can be seen by the increased resurgence of new cases during the summer 2020 in many countries. Meanwhile, pharmaceutical companies are racing to research effective vaccines against the virus. As these vaccines might go through accelerated approval procedures, evidence towards their safety might be more uncertain than usual. Generally, safety concerns of vaccines and, more broadly, medicines, can manifest in unexpected forms, making them harder to be recognized, assessed and acted upon in a timely fashion. Therefore, effective post-marketing surveillance strategies are of great importance for public health.
As senior data scientist at the Uppsala Monitoring Centre , Lucie has focused on extracting meaningful information about medicine safety from different data sources, including social media. Now as Head of Data Science, she leads a team of talented data scientists on a journey to advance the science of pharmacovigilance, together with research pharmacists and medical doctors, to improve patient safety worldwide in collaboration with WHO. In her presentation Lucie will introduce the main challenges in post-marketing surveillance and demonstrate her group's recent research developments to answer these challenges.

PROGRAMME

Python is a versatile language with a rich ecosystem of tools and libraries, supporting a wide variety of applications. This ranges from deep-learning to backend system developments, scientific research and the list goes on. This year, we will have multiple tracks to cover the interest of the comunity, from traditional software engineering, web, to data science, and even High-Performance Computing as well as performance engineering!

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 situation, we decided that this edition will be held completely online to ensure safe conference participation.
Therefore we will stream PyCon Sweden 2020 directly into our YouTube channel and were all talks will be available afterwards.

With our streaming platform we will be able to run multiple tracks simultaneously so that every Python enthusiast can find content matching their interest. We will release the details for registration soon. But before that, take a look at the tentative program for this year's conference!

DAY 1 - November 12th 2020 (GMT+1)

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SPONSORS

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We are a strong and fast growing IT consulting company, helping our customers with innovative solutions every day. We have done this work since the Internet’s infancy. On the way, we have built a dynamic and passionate corporate culture, based on the vision of a better tomorrow. Something we are very proud of!

Currently we are searching for a data scientist to join our team. You find all of our open positions on our career page.

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ABOUT PYCON SWEDEN

We're Passionate About Python and the Community

PyCon Sweden is arranged by Python Sverige, a registered nonprofit organization (SE Org. ID 802476-3792).

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PyCon Sweden is organized by Python Sverige, with its volunteer board members.

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Anna Kazakova Lindegren

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Helio Loureiro

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Christine Winter

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