Wagtail Space

Train, talk, listen, sprint and fly!

From March 21st until 25th, Wagtail Space takes place in Arnhem, The Netherlands.

Wagtail Space brings you Wagtail training sessions, Wagtail (lightning) talks and a Wagtail sprint. There is room for over 40 attendees. To make sure you won’t only be working, there’s some social events like a party on Friday evening.

All Wagtail enthusiast are welcome, regardless of their role. If you are a beginner, we will get you up and running,  more advanced developers can dive in deep. There will be Wagtail core developers attending.

Are you ready to fly? Enter Wagtail Space!

When and Where

March 21 - 25, 2017
Jansbinnensingel 26,
6811AL Arnhem
The Netherlands

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Training sessions: 
Tuesday March 21, 9AM – 5PM

Sprint Kickoff: 
Wednesday March 22, 11AM

Daily Standup:  6PM

Friday March 24, 6:30PM

Office open daily
from 8AM


Four Digits
Phone: +31 26 4422700
Email: sprint@fourdigits.nl

Training, Talks and Sprint

Training sessions

Tuesday morning we start Wagtail Space with training sessions. Are you new to Wagtail and want to get up and running? Then these training sessions are for you!

We need more experienced developers to help out. If you would like to share your knowledge, let us know!


Tuesday afternoon will be Talks (15min + 5min Q&A) and Lightning talks (about π min). 

Current confirmed talks:

  • Tom Dyson: Wagtail Experiments - easy A/B testing for your Wagtail sites
  • Mike Dingjan: Wagtailtrans - Support multiple languages for your Wagtail site
  • Ben van't Ende: Building an Open Source Community
  • Mike Overkamp: File download counter
  • Daniele Procida: How do you deploy your Django Wagtail projects on Divio Cloud

If you like to give a (lightning) talk let us know.

Possible topics:

  • Wagtail Core Development
  • How to contribute
  • Your awesome project/product
  • Your sprint proposal
  • ...


During the sprint we will improve the Wagtail core. The exact sprint goals are not decided yet. They won't be fixed until the sprint kickoff session. That said, think of your favourite issue/feature you like to improve.

Location & facilities

Four Digits Office

The sprint will be held at the Four Digits Office, located in the city centre of Arnhem. We have room for over 40 attendees. There are a lot of hotels/B&B's close to the office. If you need any help finding a suitable hotel let us know and we'll gladly assist you.

We have wireless network on a fiber connection. We also have a shower, fully equipped kitchen, washing machine, and we're close to both the main parks and the city centre.


To take your mind off the days of hard work and make you even more productive, we will organise some amusement:

Wednesday: To be announced

We will go for a run just before lunch, don't forget your running gear!

Friday evening: PARTY


This event is inclusive food and drinks. All attendees can join us for breakfast, lunch and dinner (live cooking).

Travel & hotels


These hotels are all within walking distance of our office. If you can't find a suitable hotel let us know and we'll help you find one:

  • Hotel Arnhem Centraal
  • Hotel Haarhuis
  • Hotel Molendal
  • Hotel Old Dutch
  • Hotel Blanc
  • Bordeaux B&B
  • Hotel Rembrandt
  • Hotel NN


Our office is at a 10 minutes' walk from Arnhem Central Station. View on Google Maps.

From Schiphol Airport (AMS), take the Intercity to Nijmegen (1h13m, every 30 mins). 

Book your train e-ticket at ns.nl

Questions? sprint@fourdigits.nl


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Daniele Procida EvilDMP Divio Not sure 100% No
Tom Dyson tomdyson Torchbox All dates 80% no
Rob Moorman robmoorman Moor Interactive All dates 75% (maybe not all dates) no
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Thijs Kramer thijskramer Four Digits All dates 100% no
Ludolf Takens ltakens Four Digits All dates 100% no
Henk-Jan van Hasselaar Henk-JanVanHasselaar Lukkien All dates 100% no
Jasper Berghoef jberghoef Lab Digital All dates 80% no
Boris Besemer blurrah - All dates 80% no
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Jan-Eric Kwak JE AMPED Concepts Di & Vr 100% no
Bertrand Bordage BertrandBordage NoriPyt All dates 80% no
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Paul Stevens pjstevns Lab Digital BV tbd 100% no
Dennis Bunskoek dbunskoek Leukeleu 21-3 and 24-3 90% no
Tom Hendrikx whyscream Four Digits All dates 100% no
David Ray daaray Caktus Group Wed, Thurs, Fri 75% yes
Patrick Gerken do3cc Zumtobelgroup.com All dates 90% no

Sign me up!

Would you like to join us? Please sign up for Wagtail Space!

If you can not attend the whole event, join just for a couple of days. Please indicate which days you'll be joining, so we can plan accordingly.

Attendance is free of charge.

If you have any questions, don't hesitate to contact us.


Do you want to help sponsor the event? Contact us at sprint@fourdigits.nl.

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