Wagtail Space Arnhem

Talk, Listen, Sprint and Fly. 13 – 15 March 2019. Read more

Wagtail Space Arnhem will take place from 13 until 15 March 2019 in Arnhem, The Netherlands.

Wagtail Space brings you Wagtail (lightning) talks and a Wagtail sprint. There is room for over 50 attendees. To make sure you won’t only be working, there are a few social events.

All Wagtail enthusiasts 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.

Sprint & Talks


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On Friday there will be Talks (15min + 5min Q&A) and Lightning talks (about 7 min).

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

~So far, the following people have offered to speak:~


  • Tom Dyson (Torchbox) – To Be Considered
  • Lisa Adams (Praekelt.org) – Wagtail Whatsapp
  • Thibaud Colas – Draftail extensions: doing more with rich text
  • Chris Adams (Product Science) – Building a Planet Friendly Web with Wagtail DEMO
  • Coen van der Kamp en Lucas Moeskops - Slack2Wagtail
  • Lars van de Kerkhof (permanent markers) – Highbiza Wagtail and Oscar
  • Daniele Procida (Divio) – Fly, Wagtail, fly!
  • Arthur Bayr (Avata GmbH) – Wagtail & GraphQL/Graphene

Lightning talks

  • Duco Dokter – Headless
  • Chris Adams – Image rotation
  • Coen van der Kamp - Debug templates
  • Simon Evans, Torchbox – StreamField improvements
  • Kees Hink – wagtail-textract
  • Janneke Janssen - SEO dashboard
  • Arifin Ibne Matin - Add support of more formats in richtext editor


Please join us on Slack. Channel #dutchsprint via https://wagtail-slack.now.sh/

The sprint goals are in the sprint document, please add your personal goal if you have any.

To contribute to Wagtail you need to have the development setup running. Try to set up the development environment up beforehand. We also organise a getting started group to help you out.


Wednesday 13 March 2019

08:30 Office open

09:00 – 10:00 Meet and greet, opening remarks (housekeeping)

10:00 – 12:00 Getting started training (how to become a ticket destroyer)

10:00 – 12:00 Create sprint goals and teams

12:00 – 12:30 Stand-up

12:30 – 13:00 Lunch

13:00 – 17:00 Getting started training (how to become a ticket destroyer)

13:00 – 17:00 Sprint

17:00 Stand-up

Thursday 14 March 2019

08:30 Office open

09:00 – 12:00 Sprint

12:00 – 12:30 Stand-up

12:30 – 13:00 Lunch

13:00 – 17:30 Sprint

17:00 – 17:30 Stand-up

18:00 Office party – dinner, quiz and music

Friday 15 March 2019

08:30 Office open

09:00 – 12:00 Sprint

12:00 – 12:30 Stand-up

12:30 – 13:00 Lunch

13:00 – 15:00 Talks and lightning talks

15:00 – 15:15 Group photo

15:15 – 16:30 Pause

16:30 – 17:30 Talks and lightning talks

17:30 Drinks

Location & Facilities


The sprint will be held at the Four Digits Office, located in the city centre of Arnhem. We have room for over 50 attendees.

We provide power, wifi and displays (display port, hdmi).


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


Four Digits will provide everyone with food and drinks. All attendees can join us for breakfast and lunch.

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:

  • Bordeaux Arnhem
  • Holiday Inn Express
  • Best Western Plus
  • Hotel Old Dutch
  • 't Nieuwe Plein
  • Dudok Studios
  • Hotel Molendal
  • B&B Vesting10

Don't book Hotel Arnhem Centraal, it is closed.


Four Digits Office is at Jansbinnensingel 26, Arnhem. Within a 10 minutes' walk from Arnhem Central Station.

From Schiphol Airport (AMS), take the Intercity to Arnhem (direction Nijmegen). Tickets are valid for a specific day. Trains run every 30 mins, duration 1h13m. Book your train e-ticket at ns.nl.

House rules

In short: be nice to each other.


Do you want to help sponsor the event? Sponsor options: Snacks, Lunch, The Party. Contact us at sprint@fourdigits.nl.


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