Announcing PPW 2007 - October 13, 2007

The Pittsburgh Perl Workshop is a low-cost technical conference held at the University Center on Carnegie Mellon University's Oakland Campus. The workshop will be held on October 1314 2007. You can sign up for the announcement mailing list at Google Groups.

06/22/07 Announcing PPW 2007 - October 13,14 2007

The Pittsburgh Perl Mongers are pleased to announce The PITTSBURGH PERL WORKSHOP 2007, a two-day, low-cost conference on Saturday and Sunday October 13-14, 2007.


The Pittsburgh Perl Workshop is an annual conference dedicated to the Perl programming language. In 2006, the Pittsburgh Perl Mongers broke new ground by hosting the first Perl Workshop based in the United States. This year, the Perl Mongers are expanding the Workshop to a two-day format. As always, the 2007 Workshop is designed to provide you with a comfortable, exciting, and enjoyable learning experience. It is structured as a series of short lectures, but the atmosphere is low key and engaging the perfect combination to open your mind and then cram it full of good stuff.


After last year's conference, you gave us feedback a lot. We listened. This year, we are giving you what you asked for:

  • The workshop has expanded to a two-day event to allow for more talks, BOF's, and social interactions.
  • We will be adding a one-day course for programmers with little or no Perl experience. This course will be given by a world-class Perl trainer.
  • The schedule has become more relaxed to allow for more peer interaction.
  • Scheduling of sessions has been improved to maximize flexibility in attending the sessions you want to attend.
  • The web site is now powered by "A Conference Toolkit" (ACT)

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The Workshop will be held at Carnegie Mellon University in the University Center building. The CMU campus is located in Oakland, part of Pittsburgh's wonderful East End.


Registration details will be announced at a later date.


The call for papers is officially open! Talks are available in 20 minute, 50 minute or lightning talk durations. This year's theme is "Hands On Perl." What does this theme mean to you? We want to know. Please visit to submit your proposals.


The Pittsburgh Perl Workshop relies heavily on sponsorship to make the conference low-cost for attendees. Please consider sponsoring the workshop financially. In return, you can send people to the workshop for free, promote your organization, and get a warm, happy feeling inside. It's a good deal. See the sponsorship prospectus for more details:


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