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

January 21 & 22


12 Exciting talks


Keynote Speaker

Anand Chitipothu

Software Consultant & Trainer

Anand Chitipothu is a passionate programmer with more than 20 years of experience. He has co-authored web.py, a micro web framework in Python, built Open Library at the Internet Archive, created a machine learning platform at Rorodata, trained hundreds of engineers through his deep-dive courses at Pipal Academy. He is an elected fellow of Python Software Foundation and an active member of the Indian Python community.

He currently works at FOSS United, focussing his efforts on building Mon School, a community-driven online platform to learn programming.

Invited Speaker

Praveen Patil

A Physics teacher & FOSS Enthusiast (gnovi.in)

Praveen, a Google Summer of Code alumnus (GSoC 2014, 2015 and 2016) is also a mentor for Google Code-In and a proud Fedora volunteer. He is actively involved in the ExpEYES project (http://expeyes.in) and develops e-content for National Repository of Open Educational Resources (NROER). He is also experimenting and exploring the use of Python to actively engage the students and help them visualize the concepts of science and maths for better understanding.


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The last date to register for the conference is 19 January 2022. Please note that the ticket and the details to attend the conference will be sent on your registered email id one day prior to the event.

Important dates

Call for Papers open from: 10 November 2021

Call for Papers closes on: 09 January 2022

Call for Papers

We invite you to submit proposals for talks or workshops to be presented at SciPy 2021. The time duration for talks is 15 or 30 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.



Please find the abstracts to the talks here.

Day 1 - Workshops

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Time Session
09:00 AM - 11:00 AM Learn Blockchain by building one with Python - Mohit Khandelwal
11:00 AM - 11:10 AM Break
11:10 AM - 01:10 PM Introduction to data analysis - Ashok Govindarajan
01:10 PM - 02:10 PM Lunch
02:10 PM - 04:10 PM Building my first Recommender System - Ronakkumar Patel & Priyank Thakkar

Day 2 - Conference

Time Session
09:20 AM - 09:30 AM Opening Remarks
09:30 AM - 10:30 AM Keynote: What made Python successful? - Anand Chitipothu
10:30 AM - 10:40 AM Break
10:40 AM - 11:10 AM The DeepChem Project - Arun Thiagarajan
11:10 AM - 11:30 AM Design and Implementation of a Python-based Dashboard to Assist Athletes in Analysing and Enhancing Their Performances - Harsh Shroff & Om Makwana
11:30 AM - 11:50 PM Analysis of Hindlish Data - Rashmi Kadam & Sneha Patil
11:50 AM - 11:55 AM Break
11:55 AM - 12:15 PM Security considerations in Python Packaging - Gajendra Deshpande
12:15 PM - 12:45 PM Venturial – A Python-based OpenFOAM GUI for CFD Simulations on Blender - Rajdeep Adak & Kartik Kumar Thakur
12:45 PM - 01:45 PM Lunch
01:45 PM - 02:30 PM Invited Talk: "Bridging the Gap" - Enriching Science and Maths Classroom Experiences with Python - Praveen Patil
02:30 PM - 02:50 PM Analysis of various climate change parameters in India using machine learning - Rutvij Wamanse & Tushuli Patil
02:50 PM - 03:10 PM Epidpy: A Python Package for Modelling and Forcasting Epidemic - Souvik Manik & Sabyasachi Pal
03:10 PM - 03:15 PM Break
03:15 PM - 03:35 PM Remote access and control of Lab equipment for science education - Jithin BP
03:35 PM - 04:05 PM Inferring Traffic Congestion Events from the Delhi Traffic Police Twitter Feed - Saif Ali & Mohd. Itqan Ullah
04:05 PM - 04:15 PM Break
04:15 PM - 04:45 PM Variational Quantum Algorithms: An introduction and applications in Quantum Chemistry using Python - Harshdeep Singh
04:45 PM - 05:15 PM Lightning Talks
05:15 PM - 05:20 PM Closing

Code Of Conduct

We appreciate your participation in SciPy 2021. 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 the helpdesk channel in the chat.scipy.in app OR send a private message to volunteers with the Organiser tag (beside their IDs) on Hopin.

Conference staff will be happy to help participants 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.

Organiser & Sponsor

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 Ministry of Education(MoE), based at the Indian Institute of Technology Bombay.


Contact us

For any query, reach us at scipy[at]fossee[dot]in

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