About Us

SciPy India is a conference providing opportunities to spread the use of the Python programming language in the Scientific Computing community in India. It provides a unique opportunity to interact with the "Who's who" of the Python for Scientific Computing fraternity and learn, understand, participate, and contribute to Scientific Computing using Python. One of the goals of the conference is to combine education, engineering, and science with computing through the medium of Python.

News and Updates

December 21 & 22

Lecture Hall Complex,
IIT Bombay

Over 300

Speakers on the way


Keynote Speaker

Dr. Kathryn D. Huff

Assistant Professor, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign


Dr. Ajith Kumar

RF & Electronics Lab, IUAC


Online registrations are now closed. If you still wish to attend the conference, we have spot registrations subject to availability.

Registration Type
On-Spot Registration
Regular - INR 2000
(Inclusive of GST)
Subject to Availability
This ticket includes conference (tutorials + talks), lunch and snacks for 2 days. It does not include Accommodation & T-Shirt. This is a non-refundable ticket.
On-Spot Registration
Lite - INR 1000
(Inclusive of GST)
Subject to Availability

This ticket allows you to ONLY attend the conference (tutorials + talks) for 2 Days (snacks for two days will be served). Does not include Accommodation, Lunch & T-Shirt. This is a non-refundable ticket.

Add ons

INR 600
  • Accommodation is provided on a shared basis inside IIT-B campus. Accommodation will be provided for 2 days, i.e, 20-21 and 21-22 December. Accommodation does not include other amenities like dinner, etc. Extension of period of stay is not available. This is a non-refundable ticket and non-transferable ticket.
  • A low-cost accommodation will be provided on sharing basis.
  • You have to make the payment directly at the the registration desk in cash.
  • *Accommodation is subject to availability for On-spot registrations.
T Shirt
INR 350
Change of size, exchange at the venue is not available. This is a non-refundable ticket and non-transferable ticket. The T-shirt cost will be INR 350/- each. You will have to make the payment at the registration desk in cash.

Important dates

Call for Papers opens on: 24/09/2018

Call for Papers closes on: 03/12/2018

Call for Papers

Call for Papers is closed.

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Code Of Conduct

We appreciate your participation in SciPy 2018. We want you to have an enjoyable and enriching experience in the conference. For this all the attendees are required to conform to the following Code of Conduct. Organisers will ensure that it is enforced throughout the event.

SciPy India is dedicated to providing a harassment-free conference experience for everyone, regardless of age, gender, sexual orientation, physical appearance, disability, race, religion or employment.

Harassment includes offensive verbal comments related to gender, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, body size, race, religion, sexual images in public spaces, deliberate intimidation, stalking, following, harassing photography or recording, sustained disruption of talks or other events, inappropriate physical contact, and unwelcome sexual attention. We have zero tolerance on harassment of conference participants in any form, including, but not limited to the activities mentioned here.

Participants asked to stop any harassing behavior are expected to comply immediately.

All communication should be appropriate for a professional audience, including people from many different backgrounds. Sexual language or imagery is inappropriate for all aspects of the conference, including talks. Remember that sexist, racist or any other form of exclusionary or offensive jokes or excessive public swearing are not appropriate at any venue of SciPy India.

Do not insult or put down attendees or engage in any action that violates the open, welcoming and sharing spirit of the conference. Be kind and sensitive to the people around you when you are attending the conference, and avoid any kind of offensive or degrading behavior.

If a participant engages in behavior that violates this code of conduct, the conference organizers may take any action they deem appropriate, including warning the offender or expulsion from the conference with no refund.

Thank you for helping to make SciPy India a welcoming, friendly event for all.

Contact Information:

If you are being harassed, notice that someone else is being harassed, or have any other concerns, please contact a member of conference staff. Conference staff will be wearing "SciPy India: Organiser" badges.

Conference staff will be happy to help participants contact venue security or local law enforcement, provide escorts, or otherwise assist those experiencing harassment to feel safe for the duration of the conference. We value your attendance.


This Code of Conduct was forked from PSF Code of Conduct by Python Software Foundation which is under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported License.

SciPy India Conference Code of Conduct is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported License.

Tentative Schedule

Day 1 - Workshops

Time Basic Track Advanced Track
09:00 AM - 10:55 AM Free and Open Source libraries of Python for Geo spatial Analysis and Visualisation(Maps and Satellite imageries)
- Nishadh KA, Powsiya H
Demystifying optimizers used in deep learning
- Falak Shah, Jayendra Parmar
10:55 AM - 11:05 AM TEA
11:05 AM - 01:00 PM Deployment automation for Data Scientists
- Dhavan Vaidya
Time Series analysis in Python
- Ramanathan R, Gurram Poorna Prudhvi
01:00 PM - 02:00 PM LUNCH
02:00 PM - 03:55 PM Introduction to Python - Basics to plotting a graph
- Dr. Ajith Kumar
Deploying Machine Learning Models at the Edge
- Ankit Mahato
03:55 PM - 04:05 PM TEA
04:05 PM - 06:00 PM Playing PubG on Big Data

- Rushikesh Satish Jachak, Purva Padmakar Chaudhari
An Introduction to Concurrency in Python Programming Language
- Tanmoy Bandyopadhyay

Day 2 - Conference

Time Session
09:25 AM - 09:35 AM Inauguration
09:35 AM - 09:55 AM Feature Extraction of Audio for Machine Learning Applications
- Amitosh Swain Mahapatra
09:55 AM - 10:15 AM Animating Math using manim and Vpython
- Purusharth Saxena, Sharanya Achut
10:15 AM - 11:15 AM Keynote: Best Practices and Resources for Scientific Computing
- Dr. Kathryn D. Huff
11:15 AM - 11:40 AM TEA
11:40 AM - 12:00 PM Spam filtering on forums: A synthetic oversampling based approach for imbalanced data classification
- Pratik Ratadiya, Rahul Moorthy
12:00 PM - 12:20 PM Python as First Programming Language : A Study
- Devji Chhanga
12:20 PM - 12:40 PM Analysis of Quantum Game Theoretic Models with a Python simulator
- Indranil Ghosh
12:40 PM - 01:00 PM Implementation of Multi Agent System for Computation over Cipher Text for Internet of Things
- Gajendra Deshpande, Shrirang Kulkarni
01:00 PM - 02:30 AM LUNCH
02:30 PM - 03:00 PM Lightning Talks
03:00 PM - 03:15 PM Project Gandhi : Exploring Gandhi's Writings through Text Mining
- Devji Chhanga, Xitij Shukla
03:15 PM - 03:30 PM PySpark and PyArrow : The Magical Story
- Ritu Chawla Mehra
03:30 PM - 03:50 PM TEA
03:50 PM - 04:20 PM Invited Talk: Python for Education
- Dr. Ajith Kumar
04:20 PM - 04:35 PM Effective Teaching of Mathematics using Python
- Nitin Bhuyyar
04:35 PM - 04:50 PM PyDicom :- A Toolkit for Biomedical Image Processing
- Purva Padmakar Chaudhari, Rushikesh Satish Jachak
04:50 PM - 05:05 PM Casting Py-Light on Abstractive Text Summarization using Pytorch
- Mustafa Qazi, Devyani Sudhir Kulkarni
05:05 PM - 05:20 PM Bitcoin Price Prediction using Python Deep Learning
- Priyanka Hiranandani
05:20 PM - 05:35 PM Unified and Portable Parallel Data Processing using Apache Beam
- Mukul Arora
05:35 PM - 05:50 PM A Python Approach to Factorial Design of Experiments
- Xitij Shukla
05:50 PM - 06:00 PM Closing


General Instructions These instructions give you details about the venue and accommodation. It will also help you during the stay at IIT Bombay. View here
Workshop Instructions These instructions are for all the registered participants. It has the details of the workshops which will be conducted in SciPy India 2018 conference. Please read it carefully and follow the steps to install various software packages.
Note: You will not be able to participate in the workshops without installing the above packages. There will not be any separate setup session at the venue.
View here


Lecture Hall Complex
IIT Bombay


The Annual SciPy India conference is organised by the team members of FOSSEE project which is part of the National Mission on Education through ICT with the thrust area being Adaptation and deployment of open source simulation packages equivalent to proprietary software, funded by MHRD, based at the Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (IITB).


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