PyData Triangle Q4-2017 Meetup

Nov 1, 2017 · Morrisville, United States of America

Speakers: 

* Matthew McCormick, PhD (Kitware, Inc)  - An overview of multi-dimensional, multi-modal, image registration methods

* Nick Bollweg and Tony Fast (Bastille) - powers (of)ten and the relative size of things in the science

Description: Science, and its application to engineering, policy, and business, ultimately affects people and communities. In solving new problems, while we may make use of ever more data and computers, we must also have greater impact and reach for people.  Open science, along with open source software and open data, continues to expand the frontiers of innovation.
Join Nick and Tony in traversing the powers of ten with data-driven stories.  Experts in visual problem solving with Jupyter, Nick and Tony have explored problems across technology siloes, length scales, and disciplines.  Together, we hope to provide a rough map of what might be on open science’s frontier of reusable, computable information, or, failing that, a style guide for any citizen scientist looking to access new powers often from the cutting edges of open science and software.
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In 1977 IBM released Powers of Ten, a nine-minute documentary illustrating the state-of-the-art in science from the edge of the universe, to early views into complex biological organisms, and into subatomic matter in their cell's nuclei.
The last two generations of science and engineering have continued to decode more complex social and physical relationships in the universe.  Computers and the open web are redefining modern science, enabling diverse communities new access to raw data, information insights, and knowledge sharing.  In this culture shift, pixels rather than paper propel science forward.
Today’s scientist is less information-constrained. Often, their domain is a data-rich environment with information and approaches adopted from other scientific communities.  Nick and Tony will discuss working together to solve multi-scale problems and highlight how the power of accessible, computable information, powered by open source software, has changed narratives in science.

Schedule: 
• 6:00 - 6:15: Mingle and Food 
• 6:15 - 7:45: Presentations

• 8:30 Buy Your Own Social at LoneRider Brewery https://goo.gl/maps/btJx5QJigik

Address: 8816 Gulf Ct #100, Raleigh, NC 27617

Agenda: https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/e/2PACX-1vSb0waC7s0lvxLcSKnsKynacr7fDzsYhkCTS85M4c9GaiCcf4B94LICqtAfbjBf6Ahr_di59QZPQTN-/pub?start=true&loop=true&delayms=5000 

Misc:
The PyData code of conduct ( http://pydata.org/code-of-conduct.html ) is enforced at this Meetup. Attendees violating these rules may be asked to leave the meetup without a refund at the sole discretion of the meetup organizer.

Propose a talk or tutorial for the meetup. Contact any of the organizers Eric Dill, Chris Calloway and Ginny Ghezzo, through meetup messages. 

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  • PyData Triangle

    PyData is an educational program of NumFOCUS, a 501(c)3 non-profit organization in the United States. PyData provides a forum for the international community of users and developers of data analysis tools to share ideas and learn from each other. The global PyData network promotes discussion of best practices, new approaches, and emerging technologies for data management, processing, analytics, and visualization. PyData communities approach data science using many languages, including (but not limited to)

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