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1 August 2015 - 21:57PyConUK and the Science Track

PyConUK is in its 9th year and this year it’ll host its first Science Track aimed at scientists (not “data scientists” but real lab-coat-wearing scientists). I’m speaking in that track, yay (“Ship Data Science Products!“)! This track is part of the main conference, it all runs during September 19-21. Here’s a tiny reminder from the first 2007 event.

If you’d like to learn about Python’s role in helping researchers with their work, enabling reproducible research and the spread of digital literacy in the sciences, you should attend this track. This track can be attended for just £99 (without attending the rest of the conferece), this is a bit of a steal given you’ll get 3 days of great networking and learning.

The Software Sustainability Institute is involved and PyConUK is looking for sponsors, this is a great way to spread your message into a scientific community and to over 300 attendees. For details you should contact PyConUK directly (pyconuk-sponsorship@python.org).

Other speakers include members of PyDataLondon (I’m a co-org) and the wider UK Python community.


Ian applies Data Science as an AI/Data Scientist for companies in ModelInsight, sign-up for Data Science tutorials in London. Historically Ian ran Mor Consulting. He also founded the image and text annotation API Annotate.io, co-authored SocialTies, programs Python, authored The Screencasting Handbook, lives in London and is a consumer of fine coffees.

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