[Numpy-discussion] [ANN] SciPy India 2011 Call for Presentations

Jarrod Millman millman@berkeley....
Sun Oct 2 13:01:14 CDT 2011


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SciPy 2011 India Call for Papers
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The third `SciPy India Conference <http://scipy.in>`_ will be held
from December 4th through the 7th at the `Indian Institute of
Technology, Bombay (IITB) <http://www.iitb.ac.in/>`_ in Mumbai,
Maharashtra India.

At this conference, novel applications and breakthroughs made in the
pursuit of science using Python are presented.  Attended by leading
figures from both academia and industry, it is an excellent
opportunity to experience the cutting edge of scientific software
development.

The conference is followed by two days of tutorials and a code sprint,
during which community experts provide training on several scientific
Python packages.

We invite you to take part by submitting a talk abstract on the
conference website at:
    http://scipy.in

Talk/Paper Submission
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We solicit talks and accompanying papers (either formal academic or
magazine-style articles) that discuss topics regarding scientific
computing using Python, including applications, teaching, development
and research.  We welcome contributions from academia as well as
industry.

Keynote Speaker
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Eric Jones will deliver the keynote address this year.  Eric has a
broad background in engineering and software development and leads
Enthought's product engineering and software design. Prior to
co-founding Enthought, Eric worked with numerical electromagnetics and
genetic optimization in the Department of Electrical Engineering at
Duke University. He has taught numerous courses on the use of Python
for scientific computing and serves as a member of the Python Software
Foundation. He holds M.S. and Ph.D. degrees from Duke University in
electrical engineering and a B.S.E. in mechanical engineering from
Baylor University. Eric was the Keynote Speaker at SciPy US 2011.

Important Dates
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October 26, 2011, Wednesday: Abstracts Due
October 31, 2011, Monday: Schedule announced
November 21, 2011, Monday: Proceedings paper submission due
December 4-5, 2011, Sunday-Monday: Conference
December 6-7 2011, Tuesday-Wednesday: Tutorials/Sprints

Organizers
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* Jarrod Millman, Neuroscience Institute, UC Berkeley, USA (Conference Co-Chair)
* Prabhu Ramachandran, Department of Aerospace Engineering, IIT
Bombay, India (Conference Co-Chair)
* FOSSEE Team


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