PyConf Hyderabad 2017

PyConf Hyderabad

Selected Talks for PyConf Hyderabad 2017 have been announced. Please Check the Confirmed Proposals section for the Selected Talks

Guidelines for Proposal Submission

Following are the guidelines for proposal submission

  • Please mention type of Proposal as given below in the Title of the Proposal.
  • The proposal should have an objective with clear expectation for the audience.
  • The Proposal description should be short and to the point.
  • The proposal should have proper prerequisites like environment setup, library version.
  • No proposal will be selected without a link to appropriate session content like presentation, pdf, code snippets etc.
  • Proposal content should adhere to code of conduct.
  • Proposal content links can be updated later.
  • Proposal content shouldn’t have a company name throughout the content. Mention of the employer is allowed only at the beginning of the content (presentation/pdf).
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Proposal Types

We have three kind of Proposals - General Talks, Lightning Talks and Workshops. Please mention the Proposal type in the Title of the Proposal. Give a Title like Proposal Type : Proposal Title

General Talks

These are the traditional talk sessions scheduled during the first day of conference. They will be conducted on Day 2 of Conference, Sunday, 8th Oct. The length of these tracks are 45 minutes.

Lightning Talks

These are short length talks that will be conducted on Day 2 of Conference, Sunday, 8th Oct. The time limit is 5 minutes. But we can extend it depending on number of talks submitted.


As with the talks, we are looking for Workshops that can grow this community at any level. We aim for Workshops that will advance Python, advance this community, and shape the future. Each session runs for 6 full hours plus a break for lunch. There will be 2 workshops going parallely on Day 1 of Conference, Saturday, 7th Oct in the same venue that hosts the main conference. Workshop I is aimed for Begineers while Workshop II is a Advaced Session aimed for Professionals.

Themes and Topics

These will be the themes and topics

  • Core Python and Python 3 features
  • Concurrent and Asynchronous programming in Python
  • Data Science and Analysis
  • Web Development
  • Python and IOT
  • Functional Programming
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Continuous integration and Deployment
  • Testing
  • Scientific Computing
  • Cloud computing with Python

Important Dates

  • 31st August, 2017 : Deadline for Proposal Submission
  • 16th September, 2017 : Talk selection and announcement

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Shashank Kumar


Telegram Bot using Python

Submitted Aug 9, 2017

Proposal Type - Talk
Telegram being open source grabs attention of most developers on first sight and moreover it’s free to use Bot API adds more fun to it’s platform. Whether you want to create a cool assistant that schedules task and reminds you at the right time or ML based bot which changes your photos into cool artwork you need to start by creating a basic skeleton bot which can be scaled later on. This talk will go through all the details required to do just that and by the end of the talk you’ll have your bot hosted on your android smartphone, no conditions applied.


I’ll be covering following packages points during my talk.

  1. Telegram Bot API
  2. python-telegram-bot package for a real world solution
  3. What would better for your bot, polling or webhook?
  4. How to host your bot on smartphone using Termux

Speaker bio

I’m a computer science undergrad student from NIET, Greater Noida, Delhi NCR, India and also work a full stack developer intern for Alteora Solutions Inc. based in Canada. I’ve been in the community scene since only a year, volunteering for PyCon India and other regional technical group based in Delhi NCR. Community is where I learn a better perspective of looking into technology and creating cool stuff. If you stumble upon my profile on any of the social platform with @realslimshanky, say ‘HI’. I’m always excited to talk about ideas.



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