SciPyLA 2017 - Latin American workshop on Python, Economics and Operations Research

Sancti Spiritus, Cuba - November 22, 2017, November 23, 2017, November 24, 2017, November 25, 2017

http://scipyla.org/conf/2017
Tags: Interoperability, Virtual enterprises, Supply chain information systems, Stochastic processes, Social web economics and business, Simulation-based scheduling, Predict market behavior, Warehouse operations, Models in finance, Business planning, Sharing economy, Public transport simulation, Process simulation frameworks, Process mining and process reengineering, Physical internet, Payment gateways, Network economics, Mobile payment marketplaces, Platforms, Service systems, Mobile payment solutions, Mobile payment protocols, Simulation, Shipping transport, Merchandise port, Lot scheduling, Lot sizing, Lean startups, Lean enterprise, Distribution planning, Inventory, Integrated production, Financial software as a service (fsaas), Tool integration, Data integration, Workflows, Enterprise service bus, Strategic information systems, Enterprise information systems, Big data, Economics, E-logistics, E-learning, E-entrepreneurship, Forecasting, Cryptocurrency, Decision support systems, Erp, Crm, Business process modeling, Business process as a service (bpaas), Business intelligence, Airport simulation, Supply chain management, Operations management, Microeconomics, Mathematical economics, Macroeconomics, Marketing, Logistics, Large scale optimization, Financial econometrics, Experimental economics, Econometrics, E-business, Combinatorial optimization, Computational finance, Computational economics, Complexity economics, Advertising

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SciPyLA 2017 is the fifth annual conference about scientific computing with Python tools. It is scheduled on November 22nd - 25th 2017 in Sancti Spiritus, Cuba. During the four days of the conference there will be approximately 93 activities scheduled including, but not limited to, talks, pitch sessions, social events, hackathons, hack nights, job fair, development sprints, poster sessions, hands-on labs and workshops . The SciPy community is aimed at improving and fostering the adoption of scientific computing powered by open source Python tools optimized to solve problems in the fields of Mathematics, Science, and Engineering.

The financial industry, digital payments, and ports across more than 200,000 km of coasts have been presenting a number of mathematical and computational challenges to researchers. Experts will explain how Python tools help small businesses and companies to boost economic growth.

CFP Description

Latin American workshop on Python, Economics and Operations Research

The financial industry, digital payments, and ports across more than 200,000 km of coasts have been presenting a number of mathematical and computational challenges to researchers. Experts will explain how Python tools help small businesses and companies to boost economic growth.

Official languages

Spanish, Portuguese, English

Objectives

  • Promote the use of accesible and reproducible approaches in scientific research.
  • Present recent sci-tech findings using Python or related tools.
  • Promote the use of Python in science development.
  • Contribute to the Latin American technological development.

Economics and Operations Research Workshop Topics

Some particular areas of interest are:

  • Airport simulation
  • Business Intelligence
  • Business Process as a Service (BPaaS)
  • Business Process Modeling
  • CRM, ERP and Decision Support Systems
  • Cryptocurrency
  • Forecasting
  • E-Business, E-Entrepreneurship, E-Learning, and E-Logistics
  • Economics of big data
  • Enterprise and Strategic Information Systems
  • Enterprise Service Bus, Workflows, Data and Tool Integration
  • Financial Software as a Service (FSaaS)
  • Integrated Production, Inventory and Distribution planning
  • Lean Enterprise, Lean Startups
  • Lot Sizing and Scheduling
  • Merchandise port and Shipping transport simulation
  • Mobile payment protocols, solutions, service systems, platforms and marketplaces
  • Network economics
  • Payment gateways
  • Physical internet
  • Process Mining and Process Reengineering
  • Process simulation frameworks
  • Public transport simulation
  • Sharing economy
  • Simulation for business planning
  • Simulation and models in finance
  • Simulation in warehouse operations
  • Simulation to predict market behavior
  • Simulation-based scheduling
  • Social web economics and business
  • Stochastic Processes
  • Supply Chain Information Systems
  • Virtual Enterprises and Interoperability

In general the program committee will accept paper submissions related to the following disciplines:

Advertising, Complexity Economics, Computational Economics, Computational Finance, Combinatorial Optimization, E-Business, Econometrics, Experimental Economics, Financial econometrics, Large Scale Optimization, Logistics, Marketing, Macroeconomics, Mathematical Economics, Microeconomics, Operations management, Supply chain management.


Activities

  • Tutorials : Workshops on Python tools offered by experts and aimed at improving the productivity of researchers.

  • Presentations and lectures Keynote speakers will talk about global trends and best practices in science.

  • Poster Sessions You could present investigation pipeline and results using visually appealing tools.

  • Sprints Meet the authors of recognized libraries in order to implement more efficient ways to perform scientific calculations.

  • Lightning Talks Promote and expand the scope of researches by briefly presenting ideas to specialists of the region.

Subscription / Participation / Payment

The registration rates only cover event attendance. There is a differentiation by regions to encourage the participation of students, professionals and researchers of Latin America and the Caribbean with relevant results and yet limited economic resources. For more details consult the registration rates. To know more about other ways to get financial resources read about financial aid.

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