Market situation in Japan - # of Python developers increasing - Among them, on the Web playground Django developers are a great majority - Some developers use Pyramid Plone is well known among Universities and Institutes But, no obvious increase of developers or users...
We wish to spread Plone usage in Japan (or even more in Asia!)
Plone Symposium Tokyo 2015 Held next year!!
Purpose & goals ● To increase the presence of Plone in Japan ● To let more people know about Plone in Japan ● For these purposes, it is important to hold an international event of 100 participants or more.
Targets - Web engineers (Especially to Python engineers) - Users who want to know more about Plone - People considering using CMS tools
Event Descriptions ● Date (planned) : May - July 2015 #Weekend ● Place : Tokyo, Japan ● Participants (estimated) : 100 - 150 ● 1 Day Symposium with 2 track sessions ○ Assumed 1 or 2 Keyonote speakers from overseas ○ Track 1 theme : Plone as a CMS ○ Track 2 theme : Plone, the leading product of the Zope technology ● 1 Day Development Sprints
Key factors to get more participants ● To have interesting sessions for engineers (ex. Guest speakers from abroad) ● Exposure to tech media ● Enough promotion in engineer communities (like PyCon JP participants)
Key factors to get more participants ● To have interesting sessions for engineers (ex. Guest speakers from abroad)
Everybody, please!! ● Speakers wanted! ● Any ideas, comments are greatly welcome! ● Please come to Japan!! I will have a planning session day after tomorrow in the Open Space. Please come and join!
One more thing
FAQ - Tokyo ● Is English Ok? ● Expensive? ● Safety?
FAQ - Tokyo ● Is English Ok? → Yes / No ● Expensive? → NO!! ● Safety? → YES