Conference Talks Schedule:

The Conference Talks Schedule (June 26th & 27th) is in its final stages of confirmation. There may be changes made to the schedule between now and the conference.

Talks June 26th & June 27th
Mini Symposia June 26th & June 27th

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Talks Schedule, Day 1 - Wed., June 26th

Time General
Rm 204
Reproducible Science
Rm 203
Machine Learning
Rm 102
08:45 AM -
09:00 AM
Plenary - Rm 204
Welcome
09:00 AM -
09:45 AM
Keynotes - Rm 204
IPython: from the shell to a book with a single tool; the method behind the madness
Fernando Perez, UC Berkeley Henry H. Wheeler Jr. Brain Imaging Center
09:50 AM -
10:10 AM
General - Rm 204
Import without a filesystem: scientific Python built-in with static linking and frozen modules
Pat Marion, Kitware; Aron Ahmadia; Bradley M. Froehle, University of California, Berkeley
Reproducible Science - Rm 203
IPython-powered Slideshow Reveal-ed
Avila, Damian, OQUANTA;
Machine Learning - Rm 102
A Gentle Introduction To Machine Learning
Kastner, Kyle, Southwest Research Institute
10:15 AM -
10:35 AM
General - Rm 204
PyOP2: a Framework for Performance-Portable Unstructured Mesh-based Simulations and its Application to Finite-Element Computations
Rathgeber, Florian, Imperial College London, UK; Markall, Graham R., Imperial College London, UK; Mi
Reproducible Science - Rm 203
Writing Reproducible Papers with Dexy
Nelson, Ana
Machine Learning - Rm 102
Hyperopt: A Python library for optimizing the hyperparameters of machine learning algorithms
Bergstra, James, University of Waterloo; Yamins, Dan, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Cox, David D., Harvard University
10:40 AM -
11:00 AM
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Mid-morning Break
11:05 AM -
11:25 AM
General - Rm 204
Julia and Python: a dynamic duo for scientific computing
Bezanson, Jeff, MIT; Karpinski, Stefan, MIT
Reproducible Science - Rm 203
GraphTerm: A notebook-like graphical terminal interface for collaboration and inline data visualization
Ramalingam Saravanan, Texas A&M University
Machine Learning - Rm 102
Using Python for Structured Prediction
Zinkov, Rob
11:30 AM -
11:50 AM
General - Rm 204
Pythran: Enabling Static Optimization of Scientific Python Programs
Serge Guelton, ENS; Pierrick Brunet, Télécom Bretagne; Alan Raynaud, Télécom Bretagne; Adrien Merlini, Télécom Bretagne; Mehdi Amini, SILKAN
Reproducible Science - Rm 203
The advantages of a scientific IDE
Cordoba, Carlos, The Spyder Project
Machine Learning - Rm 102
Processing biggish data on commodity hardware: simple Python patterns
Author: Gael Varoquaux Institution: INRIA, Parietal team
11:55 AM -
12:15 PM
General - Rm 204
XDress - Type, But Verify
Scopatz, Anthony, The University of Chicago & NumFOCUS, Inc.
Reproducible Science - Rm 203
An efficient workflow for reproducible science
Bekolay, Trevor, University of Waterloo
Machine Learning - Rm 102
Python Tools for Coding and Feature Learning
Johnson, Leif, University of Texas at Austin
12:15 PM -
01:30 PM
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Lunch / BoFs
BoF - Rm 204
Fut. of Array Oriented Program.
BoF - Rm 203
Reproducibility
BoF - Rm 102
Teaching scientific computing with Python
01:30 PM -
02:15 PM
Keynotes - Rm 204
Trends in Machine Learning and the SciPy community
Olivier Grisel
02:20 PM -
02:40 PM
General - Rm 204
Why you should write buggy software with as few features as possible
Granger, Brian, Cal Poly San Luis Obispo
Reproducible Science - Rm 203
Complex Experiment Configuration, Control, Automation, and Analysis using Robot Operating System (ROS)
Stowers, John, TU Wien; Straw, Andrew, Research Institute of Molecular Pathology
Machine Learning - Rm 102
mystic: a framework for predictive science
Michael McKerns @ California Institute of Technology, Houman Owhadi @ California Institute of Techno
02:45 PM -
03:05 PM
General - Rm 204
Modeling the Earth with Fatiando a Terra
Uieda, Leonardo, Observatorio Nacional; Oliveira Jr, Vanderlei C., Observatorio Nacional; Barbosa, V
Reproducible Science - Rm 203
vIPer, a new tool to work with IPython notebooks
Avila, Damian, OQUANTA;
Machine Learning - Rm 102
Skdata: Data seets and algorithm evaluation protocols in Python
Bergstra, James, University of Waterloo: Pinto, Nicolas, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Cox, David D., Harvard University
03:10 PM -
03:30 PM
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Mid-afternoon Break
03:30 PM -
03:50 PM
General - Rm 204
Scientific Computing and the Materials Genome Initiative
Reid, Andrew, National Institute of Standards and Technology
Reproducible Science - Rm 203
OS deduplication with SIDUS (single-instance distributing universal system)
Quemener, Emmanuel, Centre Blaise Pascal (Lyon, France); Corvellec, Marianne, McGill University (Mon
Machine Learning - Rm 102
Infer.py: Probabilistic Programming and Bayesian Inference from Python
Zinkov, Rob
03:55 PM -
04:15 PM
General - Rm 204
Multidimensional Data Exploration with Glue
Beaumont, Christopher, U. Hawaii; Robitaille, Thomas, MPIA; Borkin, Michelle, Harvard; Goodman, Alys
Reproducible Science - Rm 203
lpEdit: An editor to facilitate reproducible analysis via literate programming
Richards, Adam, Duke University, CNRS France; Kosinski Andrzej, Duke University; Bonneaud, Camille,
Machine Learning - Rm 102
Roadmap to a Sentience Stack
Eric Neuman
04:20 PM -
04:55 PM
Plenary - Rm 204
Lightning Talks


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Mini-Symposia, Day 1 - Wed., June 26th

Note: start times are not always con-current across tracks.

Bioinformatics
Rm 204
Astronomy and Astrophysics
Rm 203
GIS - Geospatial Data Analysis
Rm 102
05:00 PM - 05:13 PM
Bioinformatics - Next Gen Sequencing
Exploring disease genetics from thousands of individual genomes with Gemini
Quinlan, Aaron, University of Virginia; Paila, Uma, University of Virginia; Chapman, Brad, Harvard School of Public Health; Kirchner, Rory,
05:13 PM - 05:26 PM
Bioinformatics - Next Gen Sequencing
metaseq: a Python framework for integrating high-throughput sequencing analyses
Dale, Ryan, National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, National Institutes of
05:26 PM - 05:39 PM
Bioinformatics - Next Gen Sequencing
Stuff to do with your genomic intervals
Pedersen, Brent; University of Colorado
05:39 PM - 05:45 PM
Bioinformatics - Next Gen Sequencing
Best-practice variant calling pipeline...
05:45 PM - 06:00 PM
Bioinformatics - Next Gen Sequencing
Discussion
06:00 PM - 06:15 PM
Bioinformatics - Machine Learning
All-by-all learning of protein complexes from mass spectrometry data
Blake Borgeson, Center for Systems and Synthetic Biology, University of Texas at Austin; Cuihong Wa
06:15 PM - 06:30 PM
Bioinformatics - Machine Learning
Detection and characterization of interactions of genetic risk factors in disease
Francis-Lyon, Patricia, University of San Francisco; Belvadi, Shashank, University of San Francisco; Wang, Lin, University of San Francisco
06:30 PM - 06:45 PM
Bioinformatics - Machine Learning
MIST: Micro-Simulation Tool to Support Disease Modeling
Jacob Barhak
06:45 PM - 07:00 PM
Bioinformatics - Machine Learning
Discussion
05:00 PM - 05:20 PM
Astronomy and Astrophysics
Python and the SKA
Simon Ratcliffe SKA South Africa, Ludwig Schwardt SKA South Africa
05:20 PM - 05:40 PM
Astronomy and Astrophysics
Combining C++ and Python in the LSST Software Stack
Bosch, Jim, Princeton University
05:40 PM - 06:00 PM
Astronomy and Astrophysics
Ginga: an open-source astronomical image viewer and toolkit
Jeschke, Eric, Subaru Telescope, National Astronomical Observatory of Japan
06:00 PM - 06:20 PM
Astronomy and Astrophysics
Astropy, growing a community-based software system for astronomy
Droettboom, Michael, STScI; Robitaille, Thomas, Max Planck Institute; Tollerud, Erik, Yale Universit
06:20 PM - 06:40 PM
Astronomy and Astrophysics
SunPy - Python for Solar Physicists
Mumford, Stuart, University of Sheffield / SunPy
06:40 PM - 07:00 PM
Astronomy and Astrophysics
Accessing the Virtual Observatory from Python
Plante, Raymond, NCSA/UofIL; Fitzpatrick, Mike, NOAO; Graham, Matthew, Caltech; Tody, Doug, NRAO
05:00 PM - 05:15 PM
GIS - Geospatial Data Analysis
LarvaMap - A python powered larval transport modeling system
Wilcox, Kyle, Applied Science Associates (ASA); Crosby, Alex, Applied Science Associates (ASA)
05:15 PM - 05:30 PM
GIS - Geospatial Data Analysis
SCI-WMS: A Python Based Web Map Service For Met-Ocean Data Accessible Over OpenDAP Or As NetCDF
Crosby, Alexander
05:30 PM - 05:45 PM
GIS - Geospatial Data Analysis
Optimizing Geographic Processing and Analysis for Big Data
Carissa, GeoDecisions; Gleason, Jason, GeoDecisions
05:45 PM - 06:00 PM
GIS - Geospatial Data Analysis
The Production of a Multi-Resolution Global Index for Geographic Information Systems
MacManus, Kytt, Columbia University CIESIN
06:00 PM - 06:15 PM
GIS - Geospatial Data Analysis
Streamed Clustering of Lightning Mapping Data in Python Using sklearn
Bruning, Eric C., Texas Tech University
06:15 PM - 07:00 PM
GIS - Geospatial Data Analysis
GIS Panel
Panel participants: Sergio Ray (Arizona State U), Shaun Walbridge (ESRI), Andrew Wilson (TWDB)


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Reception, Day 1 - Wed., June 26th

Time      
07:00 PM -
08:00 PM
Reception- Tejas Dining Room
Reception
appetizers, cash bar and a book signing during the first half hour


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Talks Schedule, Day 2 - Thurs., June 27th

Time General
Rm 204
General
Rm 203
Reproducible Science
Rm 106
08:45 AM -
09:00 AM
Plenary - Rm 204
Welcome
09:00 AM -
09:45 AM
Keynotes - Rm 204
The New Scientific Publishers
William Schroeder, Kitware
09:50 AM -
10:10 AM
General - Rm 204
Data Agnosticism: Feature Engineering Without Domain Expertise
Kridler, Nicholas, Accretive Health
General - Rm 203
Opening Up Astronomy with Python and AstroML
Vanderplas, Jake, University of Washington; Ivezic, Zeljko, University of Washington; Connolly, Andrew, University of Washington
Reproducible Science - Rm 106
Using Sumatra to Manage Numerical Simulations
Davison, Andrew, CNRS (principal developer); Wheeler, Daniel, NIST (speaker)
10:15 AM -
10:35 AM
General - Rm 204
Matrix Expressions and BLAS/LAPACK
Rocklin, Matthew, University of Chicago Computer Science
General - Rm 203
Parallel Volume Rendering in yt: User Driven & User Developed
Skillman, Samuel, University of Colorado at Boulder; Turk, Matthew, Columbia University
Reproducible Science - Rm 106
matplotlib: past, present and future
Michael Droettboom
10:35 AM -
11:35 AM
Plenary - Rm 204
Poster Session
11:35 AM -
11:55 AM
General - Rm 204
Scikit-Fuzzy: A New SciPy Toolkit for Fuzzy Logic
Warner, Joshua, Mayo Clinic Department of Biomedical Engineering; Ottesen, Hal H., Adjunct Professor
General - Rm 203
Bringing astronomical tools down to earth
Droettboom, Michael, STScI; Dencheva, Nadia, STScI; Aldcroft, Tom, Harvard-Smithsonian Center for As
Reproducible Science - Rm 106
Exploring Collaborative HPC Visualization Workflows using VisIt and Python
Krishnan, Harinarayan, Lawrence Berkeley National Labs; Harrison, Cyrus, Lawrence Livermore National
12:00 PM -
12:20 PM
General - Rm 204
Breaking the diffraction limit with python and scipy
Baddeley, David, Nanobiology Institute, Yale University
General - Rm 203
open('/dev/real_world') - Raspberry Pi Sensor and Actuator Control
Minardi, Jack, Enthought Inc.
Reproducible Science - Rm 106
Using IPython Notebook with IPython Cluster for Reproducibility and Portability of Atomistic Simulations
Trautt, Zachary, Materials Measurement Science Division, National Institute of Standards and Technol
12:20 PM -
01:35 PM
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Lunch / BoFs
BoF - Rm 204
SciPy 2014
BoF - Rm 203
[Matplotlib enhancement - moved to 7PM]
BoF - Rm 106
Python in Astronomy
01:35 PM -
02:05 PM
Plenary - Rm 204
SciPy John Hunter Excellence in Plotting Contest
02:10 PM -
02:30 PM
General - Rm 204
Dynamics with SymPy Mechanics
Moore, Jason, University of California at Davis
General - Rm 203
A comprehensive look at representing physical quantities in Python
Bekolay, Trevor, University of Waterloo
Reproducible Science - Rm 106
The Open Science Framework: Improving, by Opening, Science
Spies, Jeffrey, Center for Open Science; Nosek, Brian, Center for Open Science
02:35 PM -
02:55 PM
General - Rm 204
Analyzing IBM Watson experiments with IPython Notebook
Bittner, Torsten, IBM
General - Rm 203
The DyND Library
Wiebe, Mark, Continuum Analytics
Reproducible Science - Rm 106
lmonade: a platform for development and distribution of scientific software
Erocal, Burcin, TU Kaiserslautern
03:00 PM -
03:20 PM
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Mid-afternoon Break
03:25 PM -
03:45 PM
General - Rm 204
A Portrait of One Scientist as a Graduate Student
Ivanov, Paul, UC Berkeley
General - Rm 203
High Performance Reproducible Computing
Zhang, Zhang, Intel Corporation; Rosenquist, Todd, Intel Corporation; Moffat, Kent, Intel Corporation
Reproducible Science - Rm 106
Reproducible Documents with PythonTeX
Poore, Geoffrey, Union University
03:50 PM -
04:10 PM
General - Rm 204
DMTCP: Bringing Checkpoint-Restart to Python
Arya, Kapil, Northeastern University; Cooperman, Gene, Northeastern University
General - Rm 203
SymPy Gamma and SymPy Live: Python and Mathematics Online
Li, David, SymPy
Reproducible Science - Rm 106
Emacs + org-mode + python in reproducible research
Kitchin, John Carnegie Mellon University
04:15 PM -
04:55 PM
Plenary - Rm 204
Lightning Talks


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Mini-Symposia, Day 2 - Thurs., June 27th

Note: start times are not always con-current across tracks.

Medical Imaging
Rm 204
Bioinformatics
Rm 203
Meteorology, Climatology, Atmospheric and Oceanic Science
Rm 106
05:00 PM - 05:20 PM
Medical Imaging
NeuroTrends: Large-scale automated analysis of the neuroimaging literature
Carp, Joshua, University of Michigan
05:20 PM - 05:40 PM
Medical Imaging
Estimating and Visualizing the Inertia of the Human Body with Python
Moore, Jason, University of California at Davis; Dembia, Christopher, Stanford
05:40 PM - 06:00 PM
Medical Imaging
An Open Source System for De-identification and Use of Medical Images for Research
Miller, Jeffrey, Center for Biomedical Informatics, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
06:00 PM - 06:20 PM
Medical Imaging
Automating Quantitative Confocal Microscopy Analysis
Fenner, Mark; Fenner, Barbara, King's College, Wilkes-Barre, PA
06:20 PM - 06:40 PM
Medical Imaging
Experiences in Python for Medical Image Analysis
Warner, Joshua, Mayo Clinic Department of Biomedical Engineering
06:40 PM - 07:00 PM
Medical Imaging
A Rapidly-Adaptable Analytical Imaging & Measurement Standardization Platform for Cancer Diagnostics Research
Garsha, Karl, Ventana Medical Systems Inc.; Ventura, Franklin, Ventana Medical Systems Inc.;
05:00 PM - 05:20 PM
Bioinformatics - Frameworks
EMAN2 and EMEN2: Flexible Python-based platforms for electron microscopy
Rees, Ian, Baylor College of Medicine; Ludtke, Steven, Baylor College of Medicine
05:20 PM - 05:40 PM
Bioinformatics - Frameworks
Massive Online Collaborative Research and Modeling using Synapse and Python
Omberg, Larsson, Sage Bionetworks
05:40 PM - 06:00 PM
Bioinformatics - Frameworks
Discussion
05:00 PM - 05:20 PM
Meteorology, Climatology, Atmospheric and Oceanic Science
Iris & Cartopy: Open source Python packages for Atmospheric and Oceanographic science
Elson, Philip, UK Met Office;
05:20 PM - 05:40 PM
Meteorology, Climatology, Atmospheric and Oceanic Science
Advances in delivery and access tools for coastal ocean model data
Signell, Richard, US Geological Survey
05:40 PM - 06:00 PM
Meteorology, Climatology, Atmospheric and Oceanic Science
Using Python to drive the General NOAA Operational Modeling Environment
Barker, Christopher H. NOAA Emergency Response Division.
06:00 PM - 06:20 PM
Meteorology, Climatology, Atmospheric and Oceanic Science
Oil spill modeling and uncertainty forecasts with Python
Hou,Xianlong, University of Texas at Austin; Hodges,Ben, University of Texas at Austin
06:20 PM - 06:40 PM
Meteorology, Climatology, Atmospheric and Oceanic Science
Climate Observations from ACIS in pandas
Noon, William: Northeast Regional Climate Center