DjangoCon Europe 2011

Amsterdam 2011

Talks Pakhuis de Zwijger

June 6th, 7th, 8th

Sprints De Waag

9th & 10th

Thanks, Amsterdam—DjangoCon Europe 2011 was a blast!
Join us next year in Switzerland for DjangoCon Europe 2012.

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Core developers panel

Tuesday, June 7th



This is your chance to ask questions to the Django core developers. Questions can be submitted and voted on here.




About Andrew Godwin

Andrew is a long-time Python coder, having started using the language somewhere around 2005 (after escaping from the land of PHP 4). He is a core committer on the Django project, the maintainer of several open-source libraries (including South, the leading Django migrations framework), and has been running his own servers since his early teens.

When he's not taunting the kernel and echoing random things into /sys, Andrew is one of the two co-founders of, the Python hosting startup. He also enjoys cheese, mountains, and talking about himself in the third person.


About Idan Gazit

Idan is a design geek, fascinated with things at the intersection of functionality, usability, and things that delight the eyes. By day, he's a cofounder of Skills (, by night he's Django's benevolent dictator for design issues. Idan would have a blog if he got around to actually setting one up, for now he is best followed on Twitter as @idangazit.


About Russell Keith-Magee

Russell Keith-Magee is a core developer on the Django project, a Technical Advisor to Hunted Media, and co-founder of a stealth-mode startup. He lives in Perth, Western Australia with his wife, son, daughter, and two cats.


About Alex Gaynor

Alex is an undergraduate student of computer science. He's a frequent contributor to Django, PyPy, and many other projects. He's excited about good APIs and making things bigger and faster.


About Jannis Leidel

Jannis Leidel has been active in the Django community since his GSoC in 2007, later helped creating Pinax and headed DjangoCon Europe 2010 as chairman. He is the author of a number of Django apps and regularly works on pip, virtualenv and Django.

Originally trained as a new media artist he enjoys freelancing as a web engineer under the umbrellas of and Eldarion.