PyCon Latam 2019


PyCon Latam was held in the city of Puerto Vallarta, based at the Friendly Vallarta hotel.

By staying attendees at the headquarters hotel I facilitate their coexistence, while saving time and money on transfers.

The hotel has policies on caring for the environment, which facilitated that during PyCon Latam no disposable products were used.


The conference ticket included accommodation for 4 days and 3 nights in an all-inclusive plan, prices vary depending on room occupancy.

  • Single - $ 2,499 MXN
  • Double - $ 1,699 MXN
  • Triple - $ 1,599 MXN
  • Quadruple - $ 1,549 MXN
  • Minor - $ 1,165 MXN

This price is per night, per person.

A preferential price of - $ 1,500.00 was offered for local attendees, which did not include hotel stays.

Sponsorship and donations

There was financial support from the Python Software Foundation, whose donation was used in full to provide full scholarships to 30 of the conference attendees.

The event was sponsored by: Linode, GitHub, Elastic, Microsoft, Intel, Sherpany, Paykii, Ensitech, Read the Docs y Cinefonik.

O´Reilly kindly donated books to be raffled among the volunteers.

There were also private donations from different members of the community.

Women in PyCon Latam

52 female assistants

  • Of the 4 Keynotes, 2 are women
  • Of the 24 talks, 5 women presented
  • Of the 7 Organizers, 2 are women


The official photographer of the event was Carlos Casanova, , who volunteered his services for the event.

Aquí you can see the entire album.

Code of conduct

The event had a formally established code of conduct.

The conference was without incident reported.

Financial Aid

A total of 114 applications were received to obtain a scholarship.

It was possible to award a total of 36 scholarships, which included:

  • Access to conferences and workshop.
  • Stay for 4 days and 3 nights in an all-inclusive plan.

The local attendees were offered a special price of $ 1,500.00 mx (about $78 USD at time of exchange), this cost did not include accommodation.

Representation of the attendees

  • Germany
  • Argentina
  • Bolivia
  • Brazil
  • Chile
  • Colombia
  • Costa Rica
  • Ecuador
  • The Savior
  • Guatemala
  • Italy
  • Mexico
  • Nicaragua
  • Panama
  • Paraguay
  • Peru
  • Puerto Rico
  • Dominican Republic
  • USES.
  • Venezuela

Organizing team and volunteers

The event was organized by a team consisting of: (from left to right) Gaby, Joel, Katia, Paulo, Paul, Orlando and Joaquín

In addition, there was the support of 35 volunteers, who provided their support throughout the event in various tasks.