PinaxCon is a project that demonstrates how Symposion can be hooked up for a conference site
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Pinax is an open-source platform built on the Django Web Framework. It is an ecosystem of reusable Django apps, themes, and starter project templates. This collection can be found at


PinaxCon is a working demo of Symposion and the Symposion Starter Project. Online at: ( until DNS is configured)

Getting Started

Make sure you are using a virtual environment of some sort (e.g. virtualenv or pyenv).

createdb pinaxcon
pip install -r requirements.txt
./ migrate
./ loaddata sites conference proposal_base sitetree sponsor_benefits sponsor_levels
./ runserver


The PinaxCon documentation is currently under construction. If you would like to help us write documentation, please join our Slack team and let us know! The Pinax documentation is available at


See this blog post including a video, or our How to Contribute section for an overview on how contributing to Pinax works. For concrete contribution ideas, please see our Ways to Contribute/What We Need Help With section.

In case of any questions we recommend you join our Pinax Slack team and ping us there instead of creating an issue on GitHub. Creating issues on GitHub is of course also valid but we are usually able to help you faster if you ping us in Slack.

We also highly recommend reading our Open Source and Self-Care blog post.

Code of Conduct

In order to foster a kind, inclusive, and harassment-free community, the Pinax Project has a Code of Conduct, which can be found here We ask you to treat everyone as a smart human programmer that shares an interest in Python, Django, and Pinax with you.

Pinax Project Blog and Twitter

For updates and news regarding the Pinax Project, please follow us on Twitter at @pinaxproject and check out our blog