PerlCon 2019 is the 20th edition of the annual European Perl Conference also known as YAPC::Europe and TPCiR.
The main conference days are Wednesday 7th to Friday 9th August 2019. We start at 10:00 and continue the main program until 18:00. The extended program begins at 18:00 and continues till 02:00. The registration desk opens at 09:00 on Wednesday 7 August.
1 April. During the next two weeks, up to 14th of April, you can buy our conference tickets at a reduced Late Bird price. Be quick!
26 March. Welcome to our Conference Shop, where you can buy individual items such as lunch, dinner, a ticket to the river cruise, a hotel room, or a taxi transfer.
22 March. A new item in the entertainment program: River Cruise along Daugava at the end of the third day of the conference. Tickets are available.
11 March. A lot of Spring news: new talks, lightning talks sessions, workshops sales launch, the deadline for the early-bird tickets, a new hotel room type available, Send-a-newbie program, and new sponsors.
26 February. PerlCon will be presented at the German Perl Workshop 2019 in Munich. Come by to get the latest news about the conference!
24 February. We have four workshops submitted for the conference. Reserve the dates to attend! Sales open very soon.
19 February. Breaking news! We just got a limited offer of cheaper rooms at the Daugava hotel (PerlCon’s venue). Make sure you buy a ticket now to reserve the room at the price of €90 including breakfast and free cancellation!
15 February. Consider sponsoring PerlCon! We have prepared a sponsorship proposal. Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org to discuss it.
1 February. PerlCon is presented at the Perl Booth at FOSDEM in Brussels on weekend 2-3 February.
21 January. Call for talks
21 January. Call for participation
7 August 10:10
9 August 10:10
We are planning to have an outstanding conference with brilliant talks. Here is our vision:
Wednesday 7 August
Tools and utilities (and version control)
Parallel and concurrent programming
Data formats (JSON, etc.)
Regular expressions or regexes
Thursday 8 August
Working with legacy code
Perl and HR
Privacy, security and GDPR
Legal aspects and open source
Leading a community
Developers vs. non-developers
Perl non-standard way (e.g. IoT)
Women in programming
Perl and/for the web
Perl 5 vs Perl 6 in production
Friday 9 August
Perl in education
Promoting Perl as a technology
The future of the language
Perl vs other languages
Perl for non-Perl developers
Other languages for Perl developers
We are also interested in other programming languages. If you want to speak, let us know!
H. Merijn Brand
R Geoffrey Avery
During the main days of the conference, we are planning to host a few discussion panels.
The days before the conference are dedicated for teaching classes and workshops. If you have something cool to teach, please let us know at email@example.com.
5–6 August. Arne Sommer. Beginning Perl 6
6 August. Jonathan Worthington. Perl 6 Concurrency and Parallelism
6 August. Dave Cross. Modern Perl Web Development with Dancer2
6 August. Jens Rehsack. Perl on embedded devices
The classes are paid, costing from €150 to €250. Tickets are available. To buy, visit one of the above links.
To attend the main conference days, you have to buy a ticket. We prepared a big variety of different tickets and what they include.