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dgplug summer training 2014 registrations

This year we used a Google form to do the registration for dgplug summer training. We did much better marketing of the event over different mailing lists. Though we never looked for huge number of participants but few dedicated participants, this year’s registration information is showing some interesting information.

Note: We really do not know how much of the below are correct information from the participants. Internet is a strange place.


The participants were asked to enter their country name in a textbox. From the resultset we can see the following countries has 1 participant.

  • Australia
  • Brazil
  • China
  • Finland
  • France
  • Hong Kong
  • Indonesia
  • Ireland
  • Jamaica
  • Kenya
  • Lithuania
  • Mozambique
  • Nepal
  • Pakistan
  • Romania
  • Russia
  • Singapore
  • Sweden
  • Tanzania
  • UAE
  • Uruguay
  • Zimbabwe

The following countries has 2 participants.

  • Israel
  • Italy
  • Nigeria
  • United Kingdom

Philippines has 3 participants and Canada has 4. USA is the second largest country from the registration sheet, with 37 participants.

India has the highest number of participants as anyone can guess, around 473. There are some spelling mistakes too, like, Iindia, Inda, Indua :) One particular person also thinks that Pune is a country.

Age of the participants

This number is also looks good.

13-18 years: 42

19-25 years: 424

26-30 years: 34

Above 30 years: 50

In one particular instance, someone wrote that she is interested in doing this training with her daughter, which is awesome to see.

The training will start from this Sunday, 6:30pm IST on #dgplug channel in freenode. Hoping to make many new friends over next three months during the training.

Btw, I forgot to tell everyone that we will be teaching Python3 this year :)