OpenLX SP Ltd CEO to speak at PyCon UK conference in Cardiff

Dr. Andrew Robinson (CEO of OpenLX SP Ltd) has been invited to speak at the annual PyCon UK conference in Cardiff on 15th September 2016.

In talk titled “Python Cat Flaps - creating smart devices with Python”, Dr. Robinson will be showing delegates how to create Internet of Things (IoT) devices using the programming language, Python.

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The “Python Cat Flaps” talk will be held on Thursday, 15th September at 12pm in the Main Lecture Hall at Cardiff University Bute Building.

The first day of the PyCon conference, Thursday, 15th September is also a free Open Day. Tickets are available at:

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About OpenLX SP Ltd

Based in Oldham (Manchester), UK, OpenLX are passionate about creating high-quality, easy-to-use tech devices that make teaching and learning coding simpler and more accessible, as well as running coding workshops and generally getting people excited about computer programming. In addition to CodeBug, OpenLX are also the brains behind PiFace (the best-selling add-on for Raspberry Pi boards) and MicroStack.

About Dr. Andrew Robinson

Dr. Andrew Robinson is the CEO and chief designer at OpenLX SP Ltd. Having completed his PhD in low power embedded processors at the University of Manchester in 2012, he has since gone on to create numerous successful products under the CodeBug, PiFace and MicroStack brands. Specialising in educational and community IT and tech projects, as well as IoT devices and applications, Dr. Robinson is also the initiator of the ThingsNetwork Oldham.

About PyCon UK

A conference dedicated to the Python programming language, PyCon UK is the annual gathering of the UK Python community and its friends from around the world. The 2016 conference is in Cardiff, from Thursday 15th to Monday 19th September. This includes a programme of talks, workshops, and other events aimed at the whole Python community, from web developers to hardware engineers, from professionals to hobbyists. Also on offer is an education programme, as well as an expanded research programme, aimed at researchers from the humanities, arts and scientists. The children’s day returns, too.