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8th Annual Python in Science Conference

Pasadena, CA, August 18-23, 2009: the most in-depth, practical Python scientific programming event.

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This conference provides a unique opportunity to learn and affect what is happening in the realm of scientific computing with Python.

Attendees have the opportunity to review the available tools and how they apply to specific problems.

By providing a forum for developers to share their Python expertise with the wider commercial, academic, and research communities, this conference fosters collaboration and facilitates the sharing of software components, techniques and a vision for high level language use in scientific computing.



The conference is hosted by the CACR (Center for Advanced Computing Research), on the Caltech Campus, Passadena, CA.

Here is a map of the campus that lists all relevant buildings for the conference; other interactive and printable maps of the campus can be found on Caltech's website.


The PSF is funding 10 students to attend the conference.

Keynote speakers:
  • Peter Norvig, Director of Research, Google
  • Jon Guyer, Materials Scientist, Metallurgy Division, Thermodynamics and Kinetics Group, NIST

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