Project Night at Yelp

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Claim your spot at 12:00 PM on 3/5


Every 3rd Wednesday of the month until April 16, 2019

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Into Python and want to experience how cool the Python Community is?

Join ~150 Pythonistas at SF Python's Project Night on March 30!

The format is similar to an un-conference. We start with a free food and drink reception from our generous sponsor Yelp. After formal introductions, Pythonistas join up with like minds to:

* enjoy our featured tutorial
* learn, share, and contribute at planned and spontaneous Special Interest Groups (SIG)
* hack on your own projects

Who should attend?

* Anyone interested in our planned tutorial or SIGs
* Anyone who want to hack on your work, personal or open-source projects
* Experienced devs who want to lead a regular or spontaneous discussion group
* Anyone interested in mentoring others

The plan
6:00p Begin check-in
6:50p Introductions: tell us about your project and/or the kind of help you seek
7:00p Make yourself comfortable and start hacking, or attend one of the tutorials or SIGs
7:30p Door Close
9:30p Wrap up / Hard Stop

Tutorials offered

Build an image similarity search engine with Python, Keras and Scikit-Learn

Francesco Mosconi is CEO & Chief Data Scientist at Catalit Data Science. With Catalit Francesco helps Fortune 500 companies to up-skill in Machine Learning and Deep Learning through intensive training programs and strategic advisory. Author of the Zero to Deep Learning book and bootcamp, he is also an instructor at Udemy and Cloud Academy. Formerly co-founder and Chief Data Officer at Spire, a YC-backed company that invented the first consumer wearable device capable of continuously tracking respiration and physical activity. Machine Learning and python expert. Also served as Data Science lead instructor at General Assembly and The Data incubator.

Special interest groups

Biocommons SIG

The biocommons software packages help genetic testing companies map patient sequence variation to reference genomes.

Gitter Group:

Join us to hack on the installation docs, improve our test coverage, or pick your own issue to solve. (All skill levels are welcome!)

Pydata SIG

The PyData SIG brings together people interested in statistics, machine learning, and deep learning to share ideas and learn from each other. The focus will be Python's scientific stack - NumPy, SciPy, Pandas, scikit-learn, PyTorch, TensorFlow, Keras, and related packages.

Beginner SIG

Just getting started learning Python or programming in general? Want to mentor people just getting started with Python? Come to the beginner SIG and work to up your Python skills. We'll feature lessons for beginners and folks who can answer your questions or review your code.

Hope to see you there!

This event is produced by
SF Python, a volunteers-run organization aiming to foster the Python Community in the Bay Area. Please check out their flagship event, PyBay2019 (, 4th Annual Regional Python Conference in SF this August.

Venue and reception is through the generosity of Yelp. Yelp sees 89 million mobile users and 79 million desktop users every month. Keeping everything running smoothly requires the best and brightest in the industry. Their engineers come from diverse technical backgrounds and value digital craftsmanship, open-source, and creative problem-solving. They write tests, review code, and push multiple times a day. Come out and talk to them.