[IPython-dev] Fwd: [SciPy-User] PyData NYC 2012 Speakers and Talks announced!

Brian Granger ellisonbg at gmail.com
Fri Sep 28 17:26:51 EDT 2012


> Speaking of signs of a healthy project: don't forget to mention the fact
> that many of the sessions at PyData will likely use the ipython notebook
> as a teaching tool.  I know that will be the case for the two tutorials
> I'm preparing on matplotlib and scikit-learn.

Yes, good point, for us, that is one of the biggest validation points
of all - do people actually use it.

> While we're on the subject, I want to say a huge thank-you to all the
> folks who have worked on the notebook project.  It's an incredible
> contribution to the scientific python community.

Thanks for the feedback, we are thrilled you like it!

>     Jake
> On 09/28/2012 01:43 PM, Fernando Perez wrote:
>> Hi folks,
>> for pydata NYC we have not only one, but *four* IPython talks! Brian
>> will be delivering one focused on the notebook and one on parallelism:
>> http://nyc2012.pydata.org/abstracts/#ipythonnotebook
>> http://nyc2012.pydata.org/abstracts/#ipythonparallel
>> and there will be two more, one by Michael Selik on teaching:
>> http://nyc2012.pydata.org/abstracts/#ipythonteaching
>> and one by Davin Potts on using IPython for large-scale data analysis
>> in combination with the powerful Disco framework:
>> http://nyc2012.pydata.org/abstracts/#disco
>> Obviously Brian's presence will be fantastic to have, but I'm
>> particularly excited to see newcomers from outside the core group
>> making these presentations, as that's the sign of a healthy project
>> growing outside of its core team.  I look forward to seeing these
>> later, as I won't be able to make it in person.
>> Cheers,
>> f
>> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
>> From: Peter Wang <pwang at streamitive.com>
>> Date: Fri, Sep 28, 2012 at 1:31 PM
>> Subject: [SciPy-User] PyData NYC 2012 Speakers and Talks announced!
>> To: scipy-user at scipy.org
>> Hi everyone,
>> The PyData NYC team and Continuum Analytics are proud to announce the
>> full lineup of talks and speakers for the PyData NYC 2012 event!
>> We're thrilled with the exciting lineup of workshops, hands-on
>> tutorials, and talks about real-world uses of Python for data
>> analysis.
>> http://nyc2012.pydata.org/schedule
>> The list of presenters and talk abstracts are also available, and are
>> linked from the schedule page.
>> For those who will be in town on Thursday evening of October 25th,
>> there will be a special PyData edition of Drinks & Data at Dewey's
>> Flatiron.  It'll be a great chance to socialize and meet with PyData
>> presenters and other attendees.  Register here:
>> http://drinks-and-data-pydata-conf-ny.eventbrite.com/
>> We're also proud to be part of the NYC DataWeek:
>> http://oreilly.com/dataweek/?cmp=tw-strata-ev-dr.  The week of October
>> 22nd is going to be a great time to be in New York!
>> Lastly, we are still looking for sponsors!  If you want to get your
>> company recognition in front of a few hundred Python data hackers and
>> hardcore developers, PyData will be a premier venue to showcase your
>> products or recruit exceptional talent.  Please visit
>> http://nyc2012.pydata.org/sponsors/becoming/ to inquire about
>> sponsorship.  In addition to the conference sponsorship, charter
>> sponsorships for dinner Friday night, as well as the Sunday
>> Hack-a-thon event are all open.
>> Please help us promote the conference! Tell your friends, email your
>> meetup groups, and follow @PyDataConf on Twitter.  Early registration
>> ends in just a few weeks, so register today!
>> http://pydata.eventbrite.com/
>> See you there!
>> -Peter Wang
>> Organizer, PyData NYC 2012
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Brian E. Granger
Cal Poly State University, San Luis Obispo
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