YAPC::Europe 2012 proceedings are online

Our paper version of the proceedings was a success. We've given away all printed versions. If you missed it or your colleagues prefer an electronic version, we have the PDF version of the proceedings now online at


YAPC::EU 2012 - an organizers' view - Day 1

The day at the venue began at 7 a.m. and it was already very hot at that time. We did the final preparations at the registration desk and we made coffee. Then a lot of stuff was delivered: water, apple spritzer. We opened the doors at 9:30 a.m. and about 350 people came to the registration desk. They all get their name badges, their wifi credentials and a conference bag (thanks to Webfusion to sponsor the bags!) with the proceedings.

All people had to sign for the wifi credentials so the people had to wait in a queue a few minutes... But I thi…

YAPC::EU 2012 - an organizers' view - Day 0

We read on Twitter etc. that many attendees were on their way to

After the preparations we headed to the pre-conference meeting at Café Extrablatt where we enjoyed the weather and cool drinks. We assume that there were about 200 Perl pe…

Getting to the Venue


Our intrepid mapper and OpenStreetMap contributor Wieland has created a photo walk from the Airport to the venue. It also works as a guide if you arrive by train at the main train station ("Hauptbahnhof").

The Conference T-Shirts

The T-Shirts have finally arrived. Weirdly, some of them are longsleeved, which we didn't order. But there's no time to send them back. Maybe you can wear them in winter.


We chose to go for two colors for attendees this year, blue and grey. I hope you like them. The bright yellow ones are for the organizers, so they stick out.