[IPython-dev] SciPy 2012 - The Eleventh Annual Conference on Scientific Computing with Python

Warren Weckesser warren.weckesser at enthought.com
Thu Apr 26 12:20:45 EDT 2012

Dear all,

(Sorry if you receive this announcement multiple times.)

Registration for SciPy 2012, the eleventh annual Conference on Scientific
Computing with Python, is open! Go to

We would like to remind you that the submissions for talks, posters and
tutorials are open *until April 30th, *which is just around the corner. For
more information see:


For talks or posters, all we need is an abstract.  Tutorials require more
significant preparation.  If you are preparing a tutorial, please send a
brief note to Jonathan Rocher (jrocher at enthought.com) to indicate your

We look forward to seeing many of you this summer.

Kind regards,

The SciPy 2012 organizers
scipy2012 at scipy.org

On Wed, Apr 4, 2012 at 4:30 PM, Warren Weckesser <
warren.weckesser at enthought.com> wrote:

> SciPy 2012, the eleventh annual Conference on Scientific Computing with
> Python, will be held July 16–21, 2012, in Austin, Texas.
> At this conference, novel scientific applications and libraries related to
> data acquisition, analysis, dissemination and visualization 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 preceded by two days of tutorials, during which
> community experts provide training on several scientific Python packages.
>  Following the main conference will be two days of coding sprints.
> We invite you to give a talk or present a poster at SciPy 2012.
> The list of topics that are appropriate for the conference includes (but
> is not limited to):
>    - new Python libraries for science and engineering;
>    - applications of Python in solving scientific or computational
>    problems;
>    - high performance, parallel and GPU computing with Python;
>    - use of Python in science education.
> Specialized Tracks
> Two specialized tracks run in parallel to the main conference:
>    - High Performance Computing with Python
>    Whether your algorithm is distributed, threaded, memory intensive or
>    latency bound, Python is making headway into the problem.  We are looking
>    for performance driven designs and applications in Python.  Candidates
>    include the use of Python within a parallel application, new architectures,
>    and ways of making traditional applications execute more efficiently.
>    - Visualization
>    They say a picture is worth a thousand words--we’re interested in
>    both!  Python provides numerous visualization tools that allow scientists
>    to show off their work, and we want to know about any new tools and
>    techniques out there.  Come show off your latest graphics, whether it’s an
>    old library with a slick new feature, a new library out to challenge the
>    status quo, or simply a beautiful result.
> Domain-specific Mini-symposia
> Mini-symposia on the following topics are also being organized:
>    - Computational bioinformatics
>    - Meteorology and climatology
>    - Astronomy and astrophysics
>    - Geophysics
> Talks, papers and posters
> We invite you to take part by submitting a talk or poster abstract.
>  Instructions are on the conference website:
>    <http://conference.scipy.org/scipy2012/papers.php>
> http://conference.scipy.org/scipy2012/talks.php<http://conference.scipy.org/scipy2012/papers.php>
>  <http://conference.scipy.org/scipy2012/papers.php>
> Selected talks are included as papers in the peer-reviewed conference
> proceedings, to be published online.
> Tutorials
> Tutorials will be given July 16–17.  We invite instructors to submit
> proposals for half-day tutorials on topics relevant to scientific computing
> with Python.  See
>   http://conference.scipy.org/scipy2012/tutorials.php<http://conference.scipy.org/scipy2011/tutorials.php>
>  <http://conference.scipy.org/scipy2011/tutorials.php>
> for information about submitting a tutorial proposal.  To encourage
> tutorials of the highest quality, the instructor (or team of instructors)
> is given a $1,000 stipend for each half day tutorial.
> Student/Community Scholarships
> We anticipate providing funding for students and for active members of the
> SciPy community who otherwise might not be able to attend the conference.
>  See
>   http://conference.scipy.org/scipy2012/student.php<http://conference.scipy.org/scipy2011/student.php>
>  <http://conference.scipy.org/scipy2011/student.php>
> for scholarship application guidelines.
> Be a Sponsor
> The SciPy conference could not run without the generous support of the
> institutions and corporations who share our enthusiasm for Python as a tool
> for science.  Please consider sponsoring SciPy 2012.  For more information,
> see
>   http://conference.scipy.org/scipy2012/sponsor/index.php
> Important dates:
>    Monday, April 30: Talk abstracts and tutorial proposals due.
>    Monday, May 7: Accepted tutorials announced.
>    Monday, May 13: Accepted talks announced.
>   Monday, June 18: Early registration ends. (Price increases after this
> date.)
>    Sunday, July 8: Online registration ends.
>   Monday-Tuesday, July 16 - 17: Tutorials
>    Wednesday-Thursday, July 18 - July 19: Conference
>    Friday-Saturday, July 20 - July 21: Sprints
> We look forward to seeing you all in Austin this year!
> The SciPy 2012 Team
> http://conference.scipy.org/scipy2012/organizers.php
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