Scipy2016: call for proposals

Nelle Varoquaux nelle.varoquaux at
Mon Feb 22 04:15:51 EST 2016

Dear all,

SciPy 2016, the Fifteenth Annual Conference on Python in Science, takes
place in Austin, TX on July, 11th to 17th. The conference features two days
of tutorials by followed by three days of presentations, and concludes with
two days of developer sprints on projects of interest to attendees. .

The topics presented at SciPy are very diverse, with a focus on advanced
software engineering and original uses of Python and its scientific
libraries, either in theoretical or experimental research, from both
academia and the industry. This year we are happy to announce two
specialized tracks that run in parallel to the general conference (Data
Science , High Performance Computing) and 8 mini-symposia (Earth and Space
Science, Biology and Medicine, Engineering, Social Sciences, Special
Purpose Databases, Case Studies in Industry, Education, Reproducibility)

Submissions for talks and posters are welcome on our website ( In your abstract, please provide details on
what Python tools are being employed, and how. The talk and poster
submission deadline is March 25th, 2016, while the tutorial submission
deadline is March, 21st, 2016.

Important dates:

Mar 21: Tutorial Proposals Due
Mar 25: Talk and Poster Proposals Due
May 11: Plotting Contest Submissions Due
Apr 22: Tutorials Announced
Apr 22: Financial Aid Submissions Due
May 4: Talk and Posters Announced
May 11: Financial Aid Recipients Notified
May 22: Early Bird Registration Deadline
Jul 11-12: SciPy 2016 Tutorials
Jul 13-15: SciPy 2016 General Conference
Jul 16-17: SciPy 2016 Sprints

We look forward to an exciting conference and hope to see you in Austin in

The Scipy 2016

Conference Chairs: Aric Hagberg, Prabhu Ramachandran
Tutorial Chairs: Justin Vincent, Ben Root
Program Chair: Serge Rey, Nelle Varoquaux
Proceeding Chairs: Sebastian Benthall

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