The Perl Conference Newsletter: 04/26/2018

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Conference sessions posted

The list, complete with descriptions, of TPC’s accepted talks are published. Head on over to see the topics and speakers: Stay tuned, the main event day schedule is coming soon!

Tutorial schedule posted

We have lots of great tutorials offered this year. You can find out topics, and dates and times on our website: Register to attend a tutorial session today!

BoF Event Space Still Available

Birds of a Feather (BoF) gatherings have been a long-standing tradition at Perl Conferences where attendees ‘flock’ together to talk about a shared interest. This year organizers are giving you the opportunity to secure space early and get the word out about your BoF meeting.

By registering a BoF early you can guarantee the most visibility through promotion. All BoF proposals must be approved by The Perl Conference Organizers. Registration does not guarantee room assignment. Rooms will be reserved for BoFs on a first come, first served basis.

Get your BoF promoted and space reserved by requesting it here

Register today to attend The Perl Conference

Tickets available on Eventbrite:

The main conference runs from June 18-20, 2018 with tutorial sessions on June 17, 21, and 22. The conference events and recommended lodging are conveniently in one place:

The Little America Hotel

500 Main St

Salt Lake City, Utah 84101

Conference Hotel Rooms and Rates

Go ahead and reserve your room now because no room availability is promised past Friday, May 18th. The Perl Conference recommends suite-style rooms located inside the conference hotel, called “Tower” rooms. These spacious rooms have amazing views overlooking Salt Lake City and are located inside the conference hotel. Act fast, Tower rooms are held for our attendees at a discounted price of $189/night until May 18th. Let an agent know you are attending The Perl Conference when you book your lodging.

Note, self-parking is included for guests and attendees. Valet parking is available for $7 per day.

Reservations can be made online at: or by calling 1-800-437-5288 (Note: Please be sure to let the agent know that you are reserving a room for The Perl Conference).

More information can be found at:

Sponsor Spotlight:

Thank you to for their Diamond level sponsorship of The Perl Foundation! In addition to supporting The Perl Foundation for an entire year, their contribution also supports this year’s Perl Conference in Salt Lake City. has also agreed to be the WiFi Sponsor for The Perl Conference and the cost of wireless internet at the event will be wholly covered by B.V. (NASDAQ:BKNG) is one of the largest travel e-commerce companies in the world. Each day, over 1,550,000 room nights are reserved on

Established in 1996, B.V. guarantees the best prices for any type of property, from small, family-run bed and breakfasts to executive apartments and five-star luxury suites. Truly international, the website and mobile apps are available in over 40 languages, offer 1,717,726 properties, and cover 129,562 destinations in 228 countries and territories worldwide.

Want to sponsor The Perl Conference?

The best way to sponsor The Perl Conference is through a sponsorship to The Perl Foundation. By sponsoring TPF, not only do you get recognition for your support of TPC::NA, but you are also recognized as a sponsor of our regional Perl Workshops, our Outreach Program for Women, beginner training initiatives, and our grants programs for an entire year. It really is the way to get the most value for your sponsorship money. Find out more by visiting or by contacting [email protected]

Stay up to date

You can also send any questions about TPC to [email protected]. An organizer will be happy to get back to you.

On behalf of the entire #TPCiSLC organizing team, we hope you are as excited about this event as we are. We can’t wait to see you in Salt Lake City, Utah this June!

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