Friday, October 2, 2009

SciPy India conference in Dec. 2009

I'm excited to announce that the first "Scientific Computing with Python" conference in India ( will be held from December 12th to 17th, 2009 at the Technopark in Trivandrum, Kerala, India.

The theme of the conference will be "Scientific Python in Action" with respect to application and teaching. We are pleased to have Travis Oliphant, the creator and lead developer of numpy as the keynote speaker.

Here is a rough schedule of the conference:

Sat. Dec. 12 (conference)
Sun. Dec. 13 (conference)
Mon. Dec. 14 (tutorials)
Tues. Dec. 15 (tutorials)
Wed. Dec. 16 (sprint)
Thu. Dec. 17 (sprint)

The tutorial sessions will have two tracks, one specifically for teachers and one for the general public.

There are no registration fees.

Please register at:

The call for papers will be announced soon.

This conference is organized by the FOSSEE project funded by the Ministry of Human Resources and Development's National Mission on Education (NME) through Information and Communication Technology (ICT) jointly with SPACE-Kerala.