The Perl Conference Newsletter: May 13, 2018

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In This Issue:

  • Sponsor Spotlight: cPanel

  • Stay in touch

Conference Tickets and Lodging

Did you know May 18th is the last day to register for the conference at the regular admission cost and the last day hotel rooms are guaranteed for TPC? After May 18th, event passes go up to $375. Save yourself over $100 and book today! Go ahead and reserve your hotel room now too, because the discounted $189/night rate ends May 18th as well. As of May 19th room rates increase to $199/night and there is no guarantee of availability.

TPC recommends reserving 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. 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:

Volunteers needed

The Perl Conference is 100% volunteer powered! We need your help! If you’re able to donate even a few hours, it goes a long way to helping TPC run smoothly.

Many volunteer needs can be fulfilled while still enjoying the fantastic sessions we have scheduled this year. Additionally, volunteers who provide at least 2 hours of help in a single day are eligible to take advantage of the free catered lunch for conference staff.

If you are interested in helping during the event please fill out the volunteer application form, If you sign up to donate at least 16 hours of your time between June 17th and June 22nd, you’ll receive a free pass to the the main conference Jun 18 - Jun 20.

Schedule Posted

The schedule for The Perl Conference is now live!

Additionally, a full list of sessions, complete with descriptions, of TPC’s scheduled talks is published. Head on over to see the topics and speakers:

We also have lots of great tutorials offered this year. You can find out topics as well as dates and times on our website:

Register today!

Sponsor Spotlight: cPanel

Thank you to cPanel ( for their 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.

The cPanel & WHM software is an easy-to-use control panel that gives hosting providers, and website owners, a powerful modern interface for managing servers, websites, and applications. Developed in Perl since 1997, cPanel seeks highly motivated development team members in their Houston location. Visit for open positions.

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 next month!

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