The Perl Conference Late May Newsletter

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2019 Event Schedule

Have you viewed the TPCiP schedule yet? Visit the 2019 TPCiP event schedule and check out the ?Sched? app (App Store, Google Play) for your viewing convenience. Make an account so you can plan out your daily conference schedule!

Sign up for a master-class tutorial!

Here's the lineup:

June 16:
Practical Perl 6 with Jeff Goff (full day) $115
Introduction to Git (even for non-developers!) with John Anderson (half day) $65
Setting you up the bomb: interactive git rebase for the win with John Anderson (half day) $65

June 20:
Introduction to Go with Dave Rolsky (full day) $165
Programming the web with Dancer with Sawyer X (full day) $65

June 21:
Introduction to Moose with Dave Rolsky (full day) $165
(This is the last class 'Introduction to Moose' Dave plans to offer so don?t miss it!)

Find out more information about these classes and get your tickets on eventbrite. Tickets are sold individually per class and are in addition to your main event (June 17-19) ticket purchase.

Event 'day-of' Volunteers wanted

We need volunteers to help things run smoothly at TPCiP. We?re looking for help with the registration desk, room moderators / time keepers, runner, videographers, and setup/cleanup crew.

Sign up here: http://bit.ly/tpcipvolunteer

Birds of a Feather (BoF) event registration

Do you have a gathering you'd like to host? Do you need room space to do that? We'd love to help! By registering your BoF early you can guarantee the most visibility through promotion. Registration does not guarantee room assignment. Rooms will be reserved for BoFs on a first come, first served basis. Registration submissions will be accepted until June 1st. Submit your BoF information today.

Conference Tickets and Hotel Room Reservations

The conference events and recommended lodging are conveniently in one place:

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel & Suites Pittsburgh Downtown
One Bigelow Square
Pittsburgh, PA 15219

Conference tickets can be purchased on Eventbrite http://bit.ly/tpciptickets.

Regular admission: $385.00
Golden Ticket Admission: $500.00

The Golden Ticket admission comes with perks including a free hotel room upgrade, a free conference bag, special recognition on the event website and during the conference!

The main 3-day conference event is on June 17-19, 2019 with optional master-class tutorial sessions offered on June 16, 20, and 21.

You can secure your hotel room online (preferred) at http://bit.ly/tpciphotel. Alternately you can call 1-800-222-TREE (8733). Be sure to mention ?The Perl Conference 2019? event.

The organizers can help you with your reservation if you need an accessible room. Please email [email protected] for assistance.

Sponsor Spotlight: Geekuni

Get your newbies up to speed! Do you wish you could expand your Perl team without putting everything on hold? Our sponsor, Geekuni, is offering a 2-week FREE TRIAL of online Perl training for two team members - worth $750! Send us an email at [email protected] with subject "Geekuni FREE TRIAL" and we'll put you in touch. There is limited space available - book your free trial now!

Also, read how Booking.com uses Geekuni to expand their Perl team https://geekuni.com/case-studies/booking

Thank you, Geekuni, for sponsoring The Perl Conference!

Want to sponsor The Perl Conference?

For more information about donating to The Perl Foundation visit http://bit.ly/tpcipsponsor.

Sponsors can also donate directly to The Perl Conference in Pittsburgh! Often the organizers are able to link a sponsor directly to an event at the conference ( wifi, coffee break, etc ) where the cost of the event is in line with the donation amount. Email [email protected] for more information or to donate directly to this year?s event.

Sponsors of $500 or more will be provided a table at our sponsor expo and job fair.

How to reach us

Send your questions about The Perl Conference to [email protected]. Someone on our organizing team will be happy to get back to you.


We can?t wait to see you back where it all began, in Pittsburgh, PA this June! #TPCiP

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