PyCon US 2022 Maintainers Summit

2022 Python Conference


April 29, 2022
9:45am to 2:15pm
Virtual Participation


PyCon US 2022 Maintainers Summit
Date: April 29, 2022
Time: 9:45 AM - 2:15 PM Pacific
Location: Online and in Salt Lake City, UT, USA
for this Summit as part of PyCon US 2022

PyCon 2022 logo bannerBIDS Assistant Project Scientist and Data Science Outreach Lead Alexandre de Siqueira is a summit organizer and BIDS Alum Jarrod Millman (Scientific Python Project) will be a featured speaker at this year's PyCon US Maintainers Summit, where the Python community comes together to discuss and foster best practices on how to maintain and develop sustainable projects and thriving communities. Participants are invited to join, share thoughts and ideas, and learn from peers.

Event Schedule
Sunday, April 24, 2022: Pre-recorded talks are released
Friday, April 29, 2022 
~ 10:45 am - 12:15 pm MDT / 4:45 - 6:15 pm UTC – Q&A session with the Summit speakers. Moderator Alexandre de Siqueira, Berkeley Institute for Data Science, scikit-image
~ 1:45 - 3:15 pm MDT – Roundtable discussions

Event Contact: Inquiries may be directed to Inessa Pawson (


Alex de Siqueira

Assistant Project Scientist

Alex de Siqueira is a postdoctoral researcher at BIDS, working on open source algorithms for processing computed tomography (CT) 3D images. He received his MS and PhD from the State University of São Paulo, Brazil, applying image processing tools to tackle challenges in materials science and geochronology. A core developer of scikit-image, he is an open source and free software enthusiast since his first contact with Linux, in 2000, contributing to several projects and events in Latin America and Europe. Alex also worked as a postdoctoral fellow at the State University of Campinas, Brazil, and the TU Bergakademie Freiberg, Germany, where he created pytracks and wrote Octave - Your first steps on scientific programming (in Brazilian Portuguese).

Jarrod Millman

BIDS Alum – Data Science Fellow

Jarrod Millman, a former BIDS Data Science Fellow, is a PhD student in biostatistics  at UC Berkeley.  His research interests include algorithms, scientific computing, and neuroscience.