PyData Workshop

Extend your stay after Strata Conference, or come early to PyCon and attend this two-day workshop for data scientists interested in Python and Pythonistas interested in big data.

This event is hosted by O’Reilly Media, Continuum Analytics, and Lambda Foundry, and takes place at the Googleplex (thanks to Google).

Price: Free
Location: Googleplex, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043
Sign up here

Tentative program:


  • Python Intro & Overview

  • Intro to NumPy & SciPy

  • Intro to Pandas

  • Python and NoSQL

  • Exercises & Examples
  • Main Room

  • Pandas for NumPy Users

  • Python MapReduce (Disco, Hadoop)

  • Multiprocessing

  • Optimizing NumPy

  • Machine Learning (scikit.learn)

  • Natural Language with NLTK
  • Special Topics

  • IPython Parallel

  • Handling Timeseries

  • Advanced NumPy

  • SymPy

  • Python & GPUs

  • Visualization
  • Speakers include:

    Travis Oliphant

    Peter Wang

    Wes McKinney

    Chris Mueller

    Fernando Perez

    Stefan van der Walt

    Andy Terrel

    Francesc Alted

    Because of limited space at the Googleplex, this event will be first-come, first-served for 50 attendees. There will be a waiting list in case of cancellations, so sign up soon and don’t be discouraged if you’re not on the list at first.

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    Phillip Feldman
    03/02/2012 5:26am PST

    I’m sorry that I didn’t know about this event earlier. Is it possible for me to get on your e-mail distribution list for future events? Will any charts or videos be made available?


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