conferences posts

MLOSS 2015: wising up to building open-source machine learning


The 2015 edition of the machine learning open source software (MLOSS) workshop was full of very mature discussions that I strive to report here.

I give links to the videos. Some machine-learning researchers have great thoughts about growing communities of coders, about code as a process and a deliverable …

MLOSS: machine learning open source software workshop @ ICML 2015


This year again we will have an exciting workshop on the leading-edge machine-learning open-source software. This subject is central to many, because software is how we propagate, reuse, and apply progress in machine learning.

Want to present a project? The deadline for the call for papers is Apr 28th …

Euroscipy 2015: Call for paper

EuroScipy 2015, the annual conference on Python in science will take place in Cambridge, UK on 26-30 August 2015. The conference features two days of tutorials followed by two days of scientific talks & posters and an extra day dedicated to developer sprints. It is the major event in Europe in …

PRNI 2016: call for organization

The steering committee of PRNI (Pattern Recognition for NeuroImaging) is opening a call for bid to organize the conference in June 2016, in Europe

Scikit-learn NIPS 2011 sprint: international thanks to our sponsors

The NIPS conference: time for a sprint. The NIPS conference, one of the major conferences in machine learning, is hosted in Granada this year. I believe that it is the first time that it is hosted in Europe. As many of the scikit-learn developers are part of the wider NIPS …

Python at scientific conferences

Top notch scientific conferences are starting to add Python tracks to their program. This is good news. Indeed, it scientific Python conferences (namely Scipy, EuroSciPy and Scipy India) are doing great to get together people who have already heard about Python for science, but we need to reach out to …

My conference travels: Scipy 2011 and HBM 2011

The Scipy 2011 conference in Austin

Last week, I was at the Scipy conference in Austin. It was really great to see old friends, and Austin is such a nice place.

The Scipy conference was held in UT Austin’s conference center, which is a fantastic venue. This is the …

Euroscipy 2011: early bird deadline soon

Euroscipy 2011: register now for early bird prices

The deadline for early-bird registration at the Euroscipy conference is this Sunday. Beyond this deadline prices will double. Register now to get a great deal.

To register, simply go to, log in using the link on the top right …

EuroScipy: the program is filling up, and the submission deadline nearing

Submission deadline May 8th

The deadline for the call for presentation for the EuroScipy conference is on May 8th. There is only a week and a half left.

EuroScipy will be held in Paris, August 25-28. It is the European meeting for users of Python in scientific and numerical-intensive applications …

EuroSciPy 2011: the dates are out - Aug 25-28, Paris

We have finally been able to settle on final dates and venue for EuroSciPy 2011, the 4th European meeting on Python in Science.

The conference will be held from Thursday August 25th, to Sunday August 28th. The ENS will be hosting the conference once again, right in the center of …