Learn More About Docacon

What is Docacon?
The idea for Docacon sprung up earlier this year on the Docassemble slack channel, as a chance for Docassemble developers around the U.S. and Canada (perhaps the world?) to meet, share their diverse projects, and become inspired to create better applications. 2018 is the inaugural event.

What is Docassemble?
Docassemble is a free, open-source expert system for guided interviews and document assembly, based on Python, YAML, and Markdown.

Is there a registration fee?
No, Docacon 2018 will be a FREE event!

How do I register?
Registration is now open for Docacon.

When and where will Docacon take place?
Docacon will take place Friday June 22, 2018, from 8:30am-4:30pm, at the following venue in Chicago’s River North neighborhood:

321 North Clark Street
24th Floor Conference Center
Chicago, IL 60654

Do you have a schedule for the day yet?
Yes, you can view the schedule here.

How do I propose a presentation?
The deadline for presentation proposals has passed. Thank you to all of those who submitted proposals!

I am not a Docassemble developer, but I work with other document assembly/automation/expert systems. Can I still attend?
Absolutely! While this conference is focused on projects developed with Docassemble, developers on other systems who are interested in learning more about the platform are welcome.

I am located far away from Chicago, and I won’t be able to attend in person. How can I stay connected to the conference as it is happening?
We plan to stream the conference so that you can still engage virtually, if not in person.

Is there a dress code?
There is no dress code, casual dress is encouraged.

Is there a conference hotel?
There is no conference hotel, but there are a number of excellent hotel options in Chicago’s River North area at affordable price points:

Does this conference have a Twitter hashtag?
Yes, the hashtag is #docacon18.

What if I have other questions not answered here?
Email docacon2018@gmail.com and we will get back to you promptly.


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