Welcome to YAPC::Europe 2014

YAPC::Europe is the biggest conference in Europe, dedicated to the Perl programming language.

The event takes place from Friday, August 22nd till Sunday, August 24th in Sofia, the capital of Bulgaria.
The Venue that we have selected is Inter Expo Center.
Accomodation is already arranged with two hotels, so please allow us one to two weeks time to update the information here on the site.

Attendee's checklist Speaker's checklist
  • Submit a talk proposal as early as you can
  • We still have a few slots left, hurry up and propose your talk.
  • Prepare your slides
  • Have got a question? Ask us
  • See your talk in the schedule on 1 August
  • Do not buy a ticket if the talk is accepted
  • Check if the date and time are convenient for you
On the day before the conference(21st of August), in the evening, we suggest attendees to join us in a pre-conference beer/food meeting.
Current candidate is Krivoto "Beer house" in the center of Sofia.
We ask conference attendees to indicate their desire to join the meeting, by adding the Pre-conference meeting talk to your schedule.

If there is a big interest we are prepared to move the meeting to a bigger bar (RockIt) which is big enough to serve up to 400 people.

Latest News

24/07/14 YAPC Conference Schedule is Announced!

We are very proud and delighted to announce the conference schedule!


We've tried our hardest to balance the wealth of topics that our lovely speakers have proposed. But please let us know any issues with scheduling, as we will be fine-tuning this over the next weeks.

18/07/14 Length of talks

If you've submitted a talk and had it accepted, please check on the conference website for your talk (there is a link via your personal page) to see what time slot it will be! In some cases, we have had to change the time you suggested. All talks will be either:

20 minute slots

Most talks will be 20 minutes. This is a great length to introduce a subject, without getting bogged down in too much detail.

50 minute slots

Some topics need more time to really go into them in detail. If you requested a 40 or 60 minute talk, then you will have a 50 minute time slot. DON'T PANIC if your talk is only 40 minutes! You will simply have more time for questions, discussion, or a coffee break afterwards.

Lightning Talks (1 hour slot)

The lightning talks are each 5 minutes long.

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