SciPyLA 2017 - Latin American workshop on Python, Electric Engineering and Control

Sancti Spiritus, Cuba - November 22, 2017, November 23, 2017, November 24, 2017, July 25, 2015

http://scipyla.org/conf/2017
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SciPyLA 2017 is the fifth annual conference about scientific computing with Python tools. It is scheduled on September 2017 in Havana, 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.

Researchers and entrepreneurs will meet in Havana to cover the potential of smart-grid technologies, robotics, AI and similar technologies to implement disruptive applications, emphasizing on explaining how Python helped them to achieve a competitive advantage.

CFP Description

Latin American workshop on Python, Electric Engineering and Control

Researchers and entrepreneurs will meet in Havana to cover the potential of smart-grid technologies, robotics, AI and similar technologies to implement disruptive applications, emphasizing on explaining how Python helped them to achieve a competitive advantage.

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.

Electric Engineering and Control Workshop Topics

Some particular areas of interest are:

  • 3D printing
  • 3D and holographic display solutions
  • Adaptive Signal Processing and Control
  • Agricultural robots
  • Android, gynoid
  • Autonomous vehicles
  • Bionics
  • Claytronics algorithms and programming
  • Cloud robotics
  • Collective Adaptive Systems
  • Computer-based Manufacturing Technologies
  • Computer-generated holography devices
  • Digital scent technology
  • Electric vehicles
  • Energy-efficient networking and smart grid technologies
  • Expert Systems for Industry
  • Flying cars
  • Future-generation sensor networks
  • Hardware prototyping and simulation
  • Human-robots Interfaces
  • Intelligent Fault Detection and Identification
  • Machine Learning in Control Applications
  • MyHDL
  • Petri Nets (System Design/Verification with Nets, Protocols and Networks)
  • Powered exoskeleton
  • Real-time systems
  • Robot Design, Development and Control
  • Robotic surgery
  • Self-reconfiguring modular robots
  • Self-organization, self-stabilization, & autonomic computing
  • System-on-Chip design and simulation
  • Software Agents for Intelligent Control Systems
  • Vehicular communication systems
  • Virtual prototyping and testing of cyber-physical systems
  • Wearable devices

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

Aerospace Engineering, Artificial Intelligence, Control Systems and Theory, Electronics, Electronic Design Automation, Electronic materials and Devices, Hardware Design, High-Performance Computing, Magnetic Materials and Devices, Mechatronics, Optical materials and devices, Robotics, Semiconductors.


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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