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Make Your EuroPython 2010 Booking

Registration is now open.

We have stopped taking hotel bookings today, Tuesday 14th July. If booking now, you will need to make your own accommodation arrangements, see the Accommodation Page.

To read the booking help (including contact details), click here.

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One delegate to EuroPython 2010
19th - 22nd July 2010
(standard rate)
Dinner (Wed 21st July)
at the Holiday Inn Birmingham
The Conference Dinner is included in the delegate rate.
Tee shirt size The tee shirt is included in the delegate rate.
Extra Dinner Place (£35) for a friend or partner
Tutorial Days
17th/18th July 2010
You may go to Tutorial Days without attending the main conference

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Please note that registration is done via the EuroPython 2010 shopping cart: choose your options here, and add them to the cart. Then when you go to the checkout, your address and contact details will be taken and used for conference registration. Please be sure to enter your email address correctly, and please use the same email address for registering on the EuroPython 2010 website wiki.

You may pay by secure online credit or debit card transaction, send a sterling cheque on a UK bank or postal order by post or pay by Bank Transfer (details).


Card payments take place through our Payment Services Provider using full 128 bit encryption and are secured by Verisign. If you have a PayPal account you will have the option of paying using that instead of a credit or debit card.

AMEX Note that if you want to pay by American Express card, then this will not be accepted by our normal card payment mechanism. However, if you have a PayPal account and if you select PayPal from the shopping basket, this route will accept Amex.

After payment you will be sent an Invoice, and a Registration Ticket: print this out and keep it, it's your pass into EuroPython 2010.

About Booking Your Place at EuroPython 2010

Here is some extra information about what you're booking.

Conference Place

The price for this depends upon how and when you book:

  • Community Rates
    • Normal rate up to 9th July 2010 - £215
    • Concessionary rate up to 9th July 2010 - £120
    • On the door - £225
  • Corporate Rate - if you order by company Purchase Order
    • The corporate rate at all times is £320
    • If you wish to book several delegates using one Purchase Order special rates apply: please Contact Us.

This is what you're getting:

  • Your place at EuroPython 2010 for 4 days, 19th - 22nd July
  • Lunch and refreshments for those days
  • A EuroPython 2010 tee shirt
  • The conference CD, plus hand outs from our generous sponsors
  • One place at the conference dinner, Wednesday 21st July
  • Optional Sprint Days (see below)
  • Optional Tutorial Days, at a nominal extra charge (see below, subject to capacity).

We're using the Shopping Cart for conference registration, so please make sure you enter your contact details correctly, especially your email address which will be used to send you details of the conference (please use the same email address for registering on the EuroPython 2010 website wiki). To help us, please restrict your booking to one delegate at a time. If you want more, please make separate bookings. ( see the booking help ).

Tutorial Days

The Tutorial days are Saturday 17th and Sunday 18th July, with a mixture of half- and full day tutorials. The price is for attendence on both days, irrespective of which tutorials you attend. The prices are:

  • Early bird rate up to 31st May 2010 - £85
  • Normal rate up to 9th July 2010 - £120 (tbc)

Full details of tutorials can be seen on the website in the Conference Timetable. Confirmed tutorials include:

  • Python Foundation Class by John Pinner and Nick Booker
  • Introduction to Gaming by Richard Jones
  • Fun with Arduino and Python by Andrew Eliasz
  • Code Clinic with Raymond Hettinger and David Jones
  • Open Space/informal round table hacking and learning.

Sprint Days

Sprint days are:

  • Saturday 17th and Sunday 18th July,
  • Friday 23rd July and Saturday 24th July,
  • more days if required by sprinters

with some pre-arranged sprints and some that will be organised spontaneously during the conference. There is no charge for Sprint Days, but you will of course need to have somewhere to stay at night. You also will need to buy your own pub/cafe lunch.

Sprinters should organise their sprints on the wiki sprint page.

The concessionary rate applies to: over 60's, full-time students, unwaged and nurses. Proof of status will be required at the Registration Desk.

Speakers have a Special Rate available to all who have had a EuroPython 2010 talk proposal accepted.

Extra Dinner Places

You may reserve extra places at the Conference Dinner, for example for friends and family.

Hotel Accommodation

We have reserved rooms at two hotels:

The Etap Hotel

  • About 15 minutes walk from EuroPython
  • By main road
  • Basic, clean, comfortable
  • No restaurant
  • No bar
  • Breakfast not included, Continental breakfast available at extra cost
  • Limited secure parking, £3 per day
  • Priced per room, each room has one double bed and one single bunk bed.
  • Has wifi, not sure about details

The Premier Inn (Canalside)

  • About 6 minutes walk from EuroPython
  • By the historic Gas Street canal (canal side restaurants and bars)
  • Clean, comfortable
  • Basic restaurant
  • Bar
  • Breakfast not included, Continental breakfast available at extra £5.15, full English £7.35
  • Free Parking
  • Priced per room, each room has one double bed or twin beds.
  • Swisscomm wifi, works but expensive

For a short time only you may be able to get Very Good rates at the Premier inn by booking online currently( 9th February ) there are rooms available at only £29 per night for all conference days except Wednesday 21st July.

You can cut the cost of your accommodation by arranging to share a room with other delegate(s) through the Wiki room share page.

Alternatively you can make your own accommodation arrangements at one of numerous hotels near the EuroPython 2010 venue, which you will be able to find on the Accommodation Page.

Please make your hotel arrangements early to be sure of a room. Birmingham City Centre hotels get booked up well in advance.

Other Options

If there are any options you require and which we have not covered above, please Contact Us and we will help you personally.