August 2012 Archives

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.

Schedule for YAPC::Europe 2012 is online

After hard work and many trade-offs, we have finished the schedule for this years YAPC::Europe. Find the three days on the YAPC::Europe website (iCal export).

Unfortunately it is likely that there still are talk conflicts where you would like to attend two or more talks at the same time. We are recording some of the tracks, so hopefully you can watch the talks you missed after the event.

Social Event at Depot 1899 in Frankfurt am Main

On the evening of the first day of the conference, we will hold the Social Event
Here you will be able to wind down from a day of talks with a buffet.

We arranged a bus transfer from the University to Sachsenhausen. As Sachsenhausen is
close to the city centre, you may want to finish the day by taking a walk
through S…

PetaMem sponsors YAPC::Europe 2012

We are happy to announce that PetaMem supports YAPC::Europe 2012 as a silver sponsor.


The PetaMem Group stands for substantial competence in human language
technologies, namely natural language processing and natural language
understanding. Our systems cover all areas from language
identification over machine tran…

About YAPC::Europe 2012

user-pic YAPC::EU 2012 blog about their activities wrt yapceu2012.