Blog entries july 2012 [1]

Early bird registration for Euroscipy 2012 is soon coming to an end, with the deadline on July 22nd. Don't forget to register soon! Reduced fees are available for academics, students and speakers. Registration takes place online on Euroscipy 2012 is the annual European conference for scientists using the Python language. It will be held August 23-27 2012 in Brussels, Belgium.

Our program has been online for a few weeks now: we're very excited to have a great selection of tutorials, as well as talks and poster presentations. During the two days of tutorials (August 23 and 24), it will possible to attend either the introduction track, or the advanced track, or to combine both tracks (see and As for the highlights of the two days of conference (August 25 and 26), we are very happy to have David Beazley ( and Eric Jones ( as our keynote speakers. The list of talks is available on, with subjects ranging from extension programming to machine learning, or cellular biology. We're looking forward to exciting discussions during the talk sessions or around the posters, as happened during the previous editions of Euroscipy! Sprints may be organized at the conference venue during the days following the conference, from Monday 27th on. Since there is a limited number of rooms booked for the sprints, please contact the organizers by July 22 if you intend to organize one. Two sprints are already planned by the scikit-learn and the scikits-image teams.

The EuroSciPy 2012 conference will feature a best talk, a best poster and a jury award. All conference participants will be given the opportunity to cast a vote for the best talk and best poster awards while the jury award is selected by the members of the program committee. Each prize consists of a Commercial Use license for Wing IDE Professional, an integrated development environment designed specifically for Python programmers. The licenses are generously donated by Wingware.

Financial support may be granted by Numfocus to a small number of eligible students. See for more details on how to apply.

For information that cannot be found on the conference website, please contact the organizing team at org-team at lists dot euroscipy dot org .