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Monday September 22, 2008
05:23 PM

Pittsburgh Perl Workshop and Bug Labs

The details are still forming but Bug Labs will be speaking and letting people play with some hardware at the Pittsburgh Perl Workshop.
Wednesday September 10, 2008
06:22 PM

Pittsburgh Perl Workshop: Speaker Mentor Program

The call for papers deadline is September 12. If you are on the fence about giving a talk because you have never prepared a talk or given a talk don't fear we can help.

From talk selection, preparation and delivery we can help you along the way.

Come on be a voice in the perl community.

Pittsburgh Perl Workshop

Tuesday July 15, 2008
09:55 PM

Pittsburgh Perl Workshop 2008 website is up.

The website for the Pittsburgh Perl Workshop 2008 is open. Please stop by.
Monday June 30, 2008
08:47 PM

Speaker Mentor Program:Slideware

For the upcoming Pittsburgh Perl Workshop in Oct and YAPC::NA 2009 I want to offer a speaker mentor program.

I really don't know how I am going to do this just yet, but one thing I know is, I will need is slideware suggestions for potential speakers.

What do people like and why do they like it? This is asked from the perspective of the speaker and as an audience member.

Wikipedia has not let me down it does give me a decent start but I would like to see what the Perl community has experienced.

Presentation Programs on Wikipedia
Thursday June 26, 2008
09:49 PM

Pittsburgh Perl Workshop 2008 group on Linkedin

If you are planning on attending the Pittsburgh Perl Workshop 2008 please consider joining the Linkedin group, PPW08.
Wednesday June 25, 2008
09:10 PM

Pittsburgh Perl Workshop 2008

The Pittsburgh Perl Mongers are hard at work planning this years Pittsburgh Perl Workshop. (We are also planing YAPC::NA 09 but more on that later. But go ahead and mark your calendars for June 22 through Wednesday, June 24, 2009). Mark your calendars this years PPW will be October 11th and 12th 2008.

At this year YAPC::NA I was surprised at how much was going on before and after YAPC. So if you plan on coming to PPW and would like to have a hack-a-thon or something before or after the official PPW event and would like some help planing that let us know and we will do what we can.

PPW09 will have more training, more fun, and more talks than every before but if you think we might be missing something send us a note about it and maybe we can make it happen. We can not make everyone's wishes come true but we would like to try.

If you want to keep up with PPW announcements we have an announce mailing list

Also you can keep an eye on

If you want to contact the PPW organizers you can email us at ppw-cabal at

If you are interested being a sponsor you can contact us at sponsors at

This year we are going to be offering a speaker mentor program. This is a chance to have someone work with you to polish your talk from idea to delivery. If you are interested in being a mentor or being mentored please let us know.

If you have already have a talk proposal you can send it to us now at ppw-proposals at
Wednesday April 23, 2008
09:21 PM

Pittsburgh Perl Community


I am working to connect the Pittsburgh Perl community.

I just wanted to make sure you are aware that we do have a website and it does have an RSS feed.

There is a mailing list for the Pittsburgh Perl mongers.

There is a group on Linked in for the Pittsburgh Perl Mongers.

We will be having our third Pittsburgh Perl Workshop

We are also on

Please feel free to pass this along to anyone that you think should have it.

Robert Blackwell

Thursday July 05, 2007
05:41 PM

#PPW Pittsburgh Perl Workshop on IRC.

#PPW on for all things Pittsburgh Perl Workshop

05:24 PM

What do you want at the next YAPC or the Workshop?

As one of the planners of the Pittsburgh Perl Workshop I would be very interested to hear what people would like to see at the Workshop.

So I ask:

What would you like to see at a YAPC or Workshop?

05:04 PM

Perl, Pinball, and Pittsburgh

Great news! For people attending the Pittsburgh Perl Workshop.

PAPA: Professional/Amateur Pinball Association and Pittsburgh Perl Workshop are running concurrently.

Oct 11-14 PAPA: Professional/Amateur Pinball Association
Oct 13-14 Pittsburgh Perl Workshop

So come early and enjoy Pittsburgh, Perl, and Pinball.

PAPA: Players of all skill levels are welcome and are eligible to win!
PPW: Programmers of all skill levels are welcome and are eligible to learn!
Keep up to date with PPW with the RSS feed