Welcome to the first Italian Perl Workshop 2011 newsletter. The workshop will happen in Turin (at the Department of Computer Science of the University of Torino) on September 8th and 9th.
We're glad to announce the first two guests:
- Matt Trout (mst) - Catalyst, DBIx::Class, Devel::Declare, ... developer
- Alexis Sukrieh - Dancer developer
Mercure Torino Royal hotel is reserving 25 rooms (single, double, double for one person). The hotel is near the workshop and also not far from the city centre, offers free WiFi and is reasonably priced. More information is available here:
Deadline for bookings is July 30th; after that date we cannot guarantee availability of rooms and prices.
We're also working with other hotels, and post news as they become available.
Submit a talk
Call for Papers is open and will close on August 1st. Workshop topic is "Two Perls", to give relevance both to Perl 5 and Perl 6. We're however open to any "perlish" topic. For instance:
- "Light" Web application frameworks (Mojolicious, Dancer, ...)
- PSGI / Plack
- Overview on "Modern Perl"
- Applications of Rakudo Star
- APIs for cloud services (Amazon, Google, Rackspace, ...)
- Catalyst & DBIx::Class
- New web technologies (websocket, node.js, ...)
On September 7th 2011, the day before the workshop, Stefano Rodighiero (author of Pocket Perl) will do a Perl basic course.
A chance to visit Torino (Turin)
Mole Antonelliana, Egyptian Museum, Sacra Sindone: these are only some of the things which are waiting for you in Turin. The city also features a vast choice of restaurant and bars, with a nightlife which is among the most thriving in Italy.
This year also marks the 150th since Italy was united, so the city is bursting with events and happenings.
The city, because of its international airport, is easy and relatively cheap to reach, both with mainstream and low cost carriers. High speed trains also connect it to France, Switzerland and the rest of Europe.
IPW is great chance to visit Turin!
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