The SciPy conference will feature mini-symposia, tutorials, Birds of a Feather (BoF) sessions, and sprints. Themes of the conference include Python in Data Science and Quantitative Finance / Computational Social Science. Themes of the mini-symposia include Astronomy and Astrophysics; GIS (Geographic Information Systems); Geophysics; Oceanography and Meteorology; Computational Life and Medical Sciences; Visualization, Vision, and Imaging; and Engineering.

Kitware is a silver sponsor of the event.

On July 8, 2015:

Brian Helba will present ‘An Open-Source Data Archive for Expert-Annotated Dermoscopic Images.’


We will discuss the development and operation of an open-source web-based publicly-available data archive, providing images of skin lesions, associated diagnostic metadata, and annotations of clinical features by leading experts in dermatology.

Cory Quammen will present ‘Scientific Data Analysis and Visualization with VTK and ParaView.’


Cory will discuss the integration of Python in VTK and ParaView, open-source software packages for producing 3D visualizations of scientific data.

Dhanannjay Deo will present a poster on ‘Development of Large Image Analysis Workflows in the Context of ‘SlideAtlas,” which was co-authored by Brian Helba. While the poster will be displayed throughout the conference, the presentation will occur from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm.

On July 10, 2015:

Matt McCormick will present ‘Docker for Improved Reproducibility of Scientific Python Analyses.’

Matt McCormick will present ‘Wrapping C and C++ Libraries with CastXML’ (co-authored by Brad King, Bill Hoffman, and Michka Popoff).

For descriptions of these presentation, please visit the SciPy 2015 Talk & Poster Schedule.

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