PyCascades is organized by members of the Vancouver, Seattle, and Portland Python communities. Our goal is to host a diverse, accessible, and memorable conference.
Feel free to reach out to anyone of us with suggestions, concerns or even just to say that you're excited to see us in Seattle 😇.
Alan is a co-organizer of Puget Sound Programming Python (PuPPy) and works as a software engineer in Seattle, Washington.
Karen is on the Puget Sound Programming Python (PuPPy) organizing team and works as a data and analytics lead for a consulting firm in Seattle, Washington.
Eloisa is a Data Scientist and Tech Community Organizer of PyData by NumFOCUS, NLP, and PyLadies Seattle. Founder of Women in Data Science conference in Seattle. As an active member of our Seattle tech community Elo collaborates with multiple nonprofit tech organizations to promote diversity and inclusion programs to support women in the field.
Georgia Reh is a Portland-based mathematician, rock climber, pylady, git surgeon, and friends with every dog she’s ever met
By day, Maelle is a Data Engineer, using Python to wrangle all the data! When she's not working, you can usually find her meeting everybody in the Seattle Python community.
Working by day as a Python web developer, Bryan is a long-time organizer of the Vancouver Python and Django user groups, and a founder of Vancouver Python Day, a mini-conference held in 2014 and 2016.
Don founded PuPPy Seattle’s Python user group with Dusty Phillips. Over three years, PuPPy has grown to include over 4000 members in its welcoming community. During that time PuPPy hosted over 6000 attendees during 40 large turnout events.
To expand support for early-stage engineer founders, Don is launching a venture capital fund named Pythonic Ventures.
Mariatta is a Python Core Developer and a co-organizer of Vancouver PyLadies. She moved to Canada almost two decades ago, and now considers Vancouver as her home.
Sebastian is an organizer of the Vancouver Python and Django groups, and a co-organizer of Vancouver Python Day. Seb has been a Vancouverite for almost three years now and loves it here. He is part of the local Python community as much as he loves the outdoor scene. He can’t wait to share the beauty of Vancouver with you all!