The purpose of NumFOCUS is to promote the use of accessible and reproducible computing in science and technology.
This is accomplished through:
- Educational Programs
- The promotion of high-level languages, reproducible scientific research, and open-code development
- An increase in collaborative research tools and documentation
NumFOCUS is a 501(c)3 nonprofit in the United States. Your tax deductible donations go towards funding the following activities:
- Sponsor sprints and conferences
- Provide scholarships and grants
- Provide hardware grants for student developers
- Pay for the creation of publicly-available documentation and basic course development
- Work with domain-specific organizations
- Raise funds from industries using Python and NumPy
Call for Speakers
The call for speakers for PyData Boston (July 27-28th) is now open. If you are interested in presenting a talk on how you use Python for data management, analytics or visualization, or lead a tutorial session, then please email a short description of your idea, including whether it is a beginner or advanced presentation, to firstname.lastname@example.org The initial call-for-speakers for PyData Boston will be open through May 31st.
SciPy 2013, the twelfth annual Scientific Computing with Python conference, will be held June 24th - 29th in Austin, Texas. The main conference themes are Machine Learning & Reproducible Science.
Python’s Use in Science
Please send links to papers, blogs, articles, or announcements that show Python's use in science to: email@example.com.