Montréal-Python 18, code named Boat-shaped Benefactress will take place in room SH-R810 on Monday 31 of January 2011 This is in pavillon Sherbrooke de l’UQAM. Here is our schedule for the evening:
  • 18h00: Doors open
  • 18h20: Announcements
  • 18h30: Flash presentations
  • 19h00: Break
  • 19h20: Main presentations
  • 20h30: Discussions and refreshments at Benelux
Our flash presenters will be :
  • Hugo Boyer on Makerbot
  • Flash interview : Yannick Gingras interviews Nicolas Cadou on High performance WSGI
  • Olivier Larchevêque : Démarrage automatique de projets Django
  • Alok Mohindra : The CMS Thing
  • Derek Mounce: on Storm ORM
  • Dimitry Zolotaryov : A NoSQL Primer for Python
This main presentation presentation will be given by Pablo Duboue. For the occasion, Pablo will talk about NLTK, The Natural Language Toolkit. Particularly, he will present us particularly its very pythonic philosophy and a hands-on tutorial.

The Natural Language Toolkit is an Open source set of Python modules, linguistic data and documentation for research and development in natural language processing and text analytics, with distributions for Windows, Mac OSX and Linux.

The event is free to addend and not registration is required. Some snacks will be provided but do not expect a complete meal. Thanks to our sponsors for making Montréal-Python 18 possible: