The Perl Conference 2019

May Newsletter

In this issue:

2019 Event Schedule

It’s live! Visit the 2019 TPCiP event schedule and check out the “Sched” app (App Store, Google Play) for your viewing convenience.

Get tickets while prices are still low!

Early-bird pricing ends on May 15th! It’s just $275 right now but after May 15 the event ticket price goes up to $385.00.

There is also a Golden Ticket option that comes with perks including a free hotel room upgrade, a free conference bag, special recognition on the event website and during the conference! The cost for a Golden Ticket is $500.00.

Both early-bird and Golden Tickets can be purchased on Eventbrite

The main 3-day conference event is on June 17-19, 2019! The conference will be in Pittsburgh, PA with optional master-class tutorial sessions offered on June 16, 20, and 21.

Sign up for a master-class tutorial!

Here’s the lineup:

June 16:

Practical Perl 6 with Jeff Goff (full day) $115

Introduction to Git (even for non-developers!) with John Anderson (half day) $65

Setting you up the bomb: interactive git rebase for the win with John Anderson (half day) $65

June 20:

 Introduction to Go with Dave Rolsky (full day) $165

 Programming the web with Dancer with Sawyer X (full day) $65

June 21:

 Introduction to Moose with Dave Rolsky (full day) $165
(This is the last class ‘Introduction to Moose’ Dave plans to offer so don’t miss it!)

Find out more information about these classes and get your tickets on eventbrite. Tickets are sold individually per class and are in addition to your main event (June 17-19) ticket purchase.

Hotel Room Reservations

Blocks of rooms are on hold for our attendees but you must have your room secured no later than May 14th to get the room rate of $129/night.

You can secure your room online (preferred) at Alternately you can call 1-800-222-TREE (8733). Be sure to mention “The Perl Conference 2019” event.

The conference events and recommended lodging are conveniently in one place:

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel & Suites Pittsburgh Downtown
One Bigelow Square
Pittsburgh, PA  15219

The organizers can help you with your reservation if you need an accessible room. Please email for assistance.

Event “day-of” Volunteers wanted

We need volunteers to help things run smoothly at TPCiP. We’re looking for help with the registration desk, room moderators / time keepers, runner, videographers, and setup/cleanup crew.

Sign up here:

Birds of a Feather (BoF) event registration

Do you have a gathering you’d like to host? Do you need room space to do that? We’d love to help! By registering your BoF early you can guarantee the most visibility through promotion. Registration does not guarantee room assignment. Rooms will be reserved for BoFs on a first come, first served basis. Registration submissions will be accepted until June 1st. Submit your BoF information today.

Attend the TPCiP planning meeting

Ever wonder how The Perl Conference events are organized? TPCiP organizers are meeting on May 14 to continue working out the event details. Feel free to join us! You can simply observe or, even better, help us in our planning.

Join our meeting (id is 688 061 355) at 8:00pm EST on May 14.

Want to sponsor The Perl Conference?

For more information about donating to The Perl Foundation visit

Sponsors can also donate directly to The Perl Conference in Pittsburgh! Often the organizers are able to link a sponsor directly to an event at the conference ( wifi, coffee break, etc )  where the cost of the event is in line with the donation amount. Email for more information or to donate directly to this year’s event.

Sponsors of $500 or more will be provided a table at our sponsor expo and job fair.

How to reach us

Send your questions about The Perl Conference to Someone on our organizing team will be happy to get back to you.

We can’t wait to see you back where it all began, in Pittsburgh, PA this June! #TPCiP