About Us

SciPy India is the annual gathering of Pythonistas providing opportunities to spread the use of the Python programming language in the Scientific Computing community in India.

It provides a unique opportunity to discuss about the latest trends on Scientific Computing in the industry. You can present your ideas, research work done in this area during the conference. One of the goals of the conference is to combine education, engineering, and science with computing through the medium of Python.

News and Updates

November 29 & 30

Lecture Hall Complex,
IIT Bombay

Over 300

Speakers on the way


Keynote Speaker

Michael Droettboom

Michael Droettboom is a Staff Data Engineer at Mozilla. There, he is working with a team that collects data on a massive scale that, unlike most of the big tech companies, respects user agency, privacy and transparency. Prior to that, he has a history of applying machine learning and data science to such diverse as fields as neuroscience, astronomy, medieval manuscripts and 19th century American sheet music. He contributes to many open source projects, was the lead developer of matplotlib, and the original author of airspeed velocity and Pyodide.

Invited Speaker

Asokan Pichai

Asokan Pichai heads Learning and Development and teaches Problem Solving Techniques and Program Design. He has more than twenty-five years of experience in hands-on software development, training and senior level management. He has held leadership positions such as CEO of MinVesta, CTO of Ma Foi, Chief Trainer at Virtusa, and Technical Director of Brilliant's Computer Centre.

Invited Speaker

Dr. Ajith Kumar

Dr. Ajith Kumar works mainly in the area of development of instrumentation for particle accelerators and associated experiments, including radio-frequency accelerating structures, control and data acquisition systems, digital and radio frequency electronics modules. He initiated the Phoenix / expEYES project. ExpEYES is currently the cheapest educational system to teach science.


Registration Type
On-Spot Registration
Regular - ₹2200 (including 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 - ₹1200 (including 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.
On-Spot Registration
Only Conference
INR 1000 (inclusive GST)
Subject to Availability
This ticket includes the conference, lunch and snacks for 1 day. It does not include Accommodation & T-Shirt. This ticket allows you to attend the conference only on 30 Nov 2019. This is a non-refundable ticket.

Kindly note that you have to make the payment directly at the the registration desk in cash.

Add ons

INR 600
  • Accommodation is provided on a shared basis inside IIT-B campus subject to availability. Accommodation will be provided for 2 days, i.e, 28-29 and 29-30 November 2019. Accommodation does not include other amenities like dinner, etc. Extension of period of stay is not available. This is a non-refundable 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.
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: 03 September 2019

Call for Papers closes on: 25 October 2019

Call for Papers

We invite you to submit proposals for talks or workshops to be presented at SciPy 2019. The time duration for talks is 15 minutes and for workshops is 2 to 3 hours. There will be two parallel tracks for the workshops this year. One track is meant for beginners and the other is for advanced users.


Code Of Conduct

We appreciate your participation in SciPy 2019. 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.


Please find the abstracts to the workshops and talks here.

Day 1 - Workshops

Time Track 1 (Basic) - LC 101 Track 2 (Intermediate/Advanced) - LC 102 Track 3 (Intermediate/Advanced) - LH 301
09:00 AM - 10:55 AM

Calculus with Python

- Nishadh KA

Digital Signal Processing using Python

- R Senthilkumar

Interfacing Python with Javascript

- Michael Droettboom

10:55 AM - 11:05 AM TEA
11:05 AM - 01:00 PM

KuttyPy: Learn Microcontrollers with Python

- Jithin B.P.

Simulation of wireless communication system using Python

- Ashok Govindarajan

Applied Machine Learning in Python using scikit-learn, mlxtend and pandas

- Ashita Prasad

01:00 PM - 02:00 PM LUNCH
02:00 PM - 03:55 PM

Robotics programming with rospy

- Mohit Khandelwal

Building ML Applications with Gramex

- Kamlesh Jaiswal

Accelerating Data Science & Scientific Computing in Python using Numba

- Ankit Mahato

03:55 PM - 04:05 PM TEA
04:05 PM - 06:00 PM

Animating Science using Python

- Purusharth Saxena

Building a open source voice assistant with Python deepspeech library by Mozilla

- Ranjith Raj Vasam

Application of Machine Learning in Medical Image Analysis

- Tanmoy Bandyopadhyay

Day 2 - Conference

Time Session Slides
09:20 AM - 09:30 AM Inauguration  
09:30 AM - 09:45 AM

HDR imaging using Deep Learning - Mukul Khanna

View here

09:45 AM - 10:00 AM Python application for road safety: Pothole Detection, Visualization and Updating the Android Navigation Map - Utkarsh Mishra View here
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Keynote (Michael Droettboom) View here
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM TEA  
11:30 AM - 11:50 AM Python in High Energy Physics - Pratyush Das View here
11:50 AM - 12:05 PM A Novel Convolutional Neural Network Architecture for Audio Emotions Classification - Mrudang Pandya View here
12:05 PM - 12:20 PM KDAP: An Open SourceToolkit to Accelerate Knowledge Building Research - Amit Kumar Verma (Cancelled)  
12:20 PM - 12:35 PM Rospy - Extending robotics education and research - Akshita Kanojia View here
12:35 PM - 12:55 PM Powering the Python Programming Laboratory - Dhayanithi Jaganathan View here
12:55 PM - 02:15 PM LUNCH  
02:15 PM - 03:15 PM Lightning Talks  
03:15 PM - 03:30 PM Storing a few versions of a 5GB file in a data science project - Aman Sharma View here
03:30 PM - 04:00 PM Invited Talk: Training with Python: My Experiences - P Asokan View here
04:00 PM - 04:20 PM TEA  
04:20 PM - 04:40 PM Daskify an MPI application for distribution using Dask: Learnings during Implementation - Sangeeth Keeriyadath View here
04:40 PM - 05:00 PM Pyspark based Scalable Machine Learning Algorithm for Handling Soybean Genome Sequences using Biopython - Neha Nagendra View here
05:00 PM - 05:15 PM Clinical decision support system for heart disease prediction and multi-object detection - T.K.Revathi (Cancelled)  
05:15 PM - 05:30 PM Fun experiments on automating office workflows in windows with Python - Saurabh Kumar View here
05:30 PM - 05:45 PM Analysis of Electronic circuits using PySpice and Scipy - Raghuttam Hombal View here
05:45 PM - 06:15 PM Invited Talk: Importance of Free Software - Dr. Ajith Kumar View here
06:15 PM - 06:25 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 participants. It has the details of the workshops which will be conducted in SciPy India 2019 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.
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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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