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The Italian Python event for Pythonistas and Data Geeks.

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PyData website is a gathering of users and developers of data analysis tools in Python.
A major goal of the conference is to provide a venue for users across all the various domains of data analysis to share their experiences and their techniques, as well as highlight the most triumphs and potential pitfalls of using Python for certain kinds of problems.
Visit PyData website or search for #pydata at Twitter to find out more and to see the many upcoming PyData events all over the world.

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PyData Florence @ PyCon Sette

Following up from the overnight success of the last year, PyData Italy will be held again in Florence, and again during PyCon Sette the seventh edition of the PyCon Italia Conference. PyData Florence will provide a meeting place where data scientists and engineers could join efforts, aiming at establishing a strong Italian PyData community.
Subscribe to the PyData Italy mailing list to be updated on PyData Florence and on future events and meetups!

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The PyData conference series is organized and supported by NumFOCUS, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit that supports and promotes world-class, innovative, open source scientific software. The mission of NumFOCUS is to promote sustainable high-level programming languages, open code development, and reproducible scientific research.
We accomplish this mission through our educational programs and events as well as through fiscal sponsorship of open source data science projects. We aim to increase collaboration and communication within the scientific computing community.
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The PyData Community

PyData Conference Mission

PyData is a gathering of users and developers of data analysis tools in Python. The conference aims at providing Python enthusiasts a place to share ideas and learn from each other about how best to apply our language and tools to ever-evolving challenges in the vast realm of data management, processing, analytics, and visualization.

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PyData Florence 2016

PyData Florence 2016 is going to be the 2nd edition of the PyData Italy Event.
If you want to know how fantastic was the first edition, check out the PyData@PyConSei page.

When & Where

PyData Florence 2016 is going to be a three-days event (April, 15-17 2016), held in conjunction with PyCon Sette the seventh edition of the Italian Python Conference. The conference venue is located nearby the old city centre of Florence, at the Grand Hotel Mediterraneo   (Lungarno del Tempio, 44 - not far from the beautiful Piazza Santa Croce).
For more information on how to reach Florence, please check out the this page


The registration to PyData Florence 2016 will be managed directly by the PyCon Sette team. Purchasing a ticket to PyData Florence 2016, you will be granted for the whole PyCon Sette conference, and related events. The price of the ticket include Lunch & Coffee Breaks, Free Wi-Fi, access to the recruiting session, T-shirts, gadgets and prizes.
Check out the Registration page and book your ticket!

Joining the Online PyData community

To date, there are many PyData groups spread all over the world. Some tips for getting involved with the community are to sign up for an account to contribute blog posts, submit talks, or volunteer for the next organizing committee for an upcoming conference. This website and the website at pydata.org is a resource for our community.
Check out the Past Events page to see online videos, and get materials.


The latest updates about PyData Florence 2016 and PyData Italy

Second Keynote Details added to the Programme

The details of the second Keynote by Emma Gouillart has been added to the programme: Looking at the oceans with computer vision in Python.

First Keynote Details added to the Programme

The details of the first Keynote by Luis Pedro Coelho has been added to the programme: Looking at the oceans with computer vision in Python.

Catching Neutrinos with Python

Another great talk has been added to the programme: Catching Neutrinos with Python and Km3Net by Tamás Gál . The talk is scheduled on Saturday, 16 April - 11:00 (See the programme).
This year PyData Florence is going to be full of rocket science! Literally!

The Python that rocked the Gravitational Waves

Following up from the Keynote @PyCon Sette about the VIRGO Project, PyData Florence will host a talk specifically focused on all the Python that enpowered the LIGO Discovery.
Ladies and Gentlemen, the PyCBC project.
The talk will be presented by Tito Dal Canton , Core Dev of PyCBC, and it is scheduled on Saturday, 16 April - 14:45 (See the programme).

Gravitational Waves News

Following up the important scientific discovery of the gravitational waves from the LIGO Project, and the wonderful revelation that the major part of the data analysis stuff was Python-powered , very gravitational news are coming for PyData Florence!
Stay tuned!

Second Keynote Speaker Announced

Emmanuelle Gouillart (@EGouillart) will be our second keynote speaker.
Her talk is scheduled for Sat April, 16 09:00-10:30 (see more).

First Keynote Speaker Announced

Luis Pedro Coelho (@luispedrocoelho) will be our first keynote speaker.
His talk is scheduled for Sun April, 17 09:00-10:30 (see more).

Early-bird Deadline

The Early-Bird fare for tickets ends on January, 31 2016.
More info are available on the PyCon Sei official website: Registration

The Talk voting is Open

The Community Voting for the talks submitted to PyData@PyConSette is now open, and will last until January, 30 2015 23:59:59 CET.
All the attendees (who already purchase their tickets), and everyone who submitted a proposal are eligible to cast their votes for all the proposals submitted to PyCon Sette.
Cast your vote, and be part of the Conference!

Thank you!

Thanks a lot to everyone who submitted a talk proposal to PyData Florence 2016!


Accepted Talks and Events

Day 1: Friday, 15th April 2016

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Day 2: Saturday, 16th April 2016

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Day 3: Sunday, 17th April 2016

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