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The official Jupyter Conference
Aug 21-22, 2018: Training
Aug 22-24, 2018: Tutorials & Conference
New York, NY
Carol Willing

Carol Willing
Research Software Engineer, Cal Poly San Luis Obispo

Website | @WillingCarol

Carol Willing is a research software engineer at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo working full-time on Project Jupyter, a Python Software Foundation fellow and former director, a Jupyter Steering Council member, a geek in residence at FabLab San Diego, where she teaches wearable electronics and software development, and an independent developer of open hardware and software. She co-organizes PyLadies San Diego and San Diego Python, contributes to open source community projects, including OpenHatch, CPython, Jupyter, and’s open source projects, and is an active member of the MIT Enterprise Forum in San Diego. She enjoys sharing her passion for electronics, software, problem solving, and the arts. Previously, Carol worked in software engineering management, product and project management, sales, and the nonprofit sector. She holds an MS in management with an emphasis on applied economics and high-tech marketing from MIT and a BSE in electrical engineering from Duke University.


9:00am–12:30pm Wednesday, August 22, 2018
Carol Willing (Cal Poly San Luis Obispo), Min Ragan-Kelley (Simula Research Laboratory), Erik Sundell (IT-Gymnasiet Uppsala)
Average rating: ****.
(4.50, 2 ratings)
Carol Willing, Min Ragan-Kelley, and Erik Sundell demonstrate how to provide easy access to Jupyter notebooks and JupyterLab without requiring users to install anything on their computers. You'll learn how to configure and deploy a cloud-based JupyterHub using Kubernetes and how to customize and extend it for your needs. Read more.
9:20am–9:35am Thursday, August 23, 2018
Location: Grand Ballroom
Carol Willing (Cal Poly San Luis Obispo)
Average rating: ****.
(4.67, 3 ratings)
New challenges are emerging for Jupyter, open information, and investing in the future. You, the innovators of this growing knowledge commons, will determine how we meet these challenges and sustain the ecosystem. Carol Willing shows how you can start. Read more.
2:40pm–3:20pm Thursday, August 23, 2018
Location: Sutton Center/Sutton South
Min Ragan-Kelley (Simula Research Laboratory), Carol Willing (Cal Poly San Luis Obispo), Yuvi Panda (Data Science Education Program (UC Berkeley))
JupyterHub is a multiuser server for Jupyter notebooks, focused on supporting deployments in research and education. Min Ragan-Kelley, Carol Willing, and Yuvi Panda discuss recent additions and future plans for the project. Read more.
2:40pm–3:20pm Thursday, August 23, 2018
Location: Beekman/Sutton North
Carol Willing (Cal Poly San Luis Obispo), Natalia Clementi (The George Washington University), James Colliander (Pacific Institute for the Mathematical Sciences), Allen Downey (Olin College of Engineering), Jason Moore (UC Davis), Danny Caballero (Michigan State University)
Join this panel of seasoned educators and the cochairs of the education track at JupyterCon to look to the future of Jupyter in teaching and learning. Read more.
4:10pm–4:50pm Thursday, August 23, 2018
Community, Jupyter subprojects, Training and education
Location: Beekman/Sutton North Level: Non-technical
Carol Willing (Cal Poly San Luis Obispo), Jessica Forde (Jupyter), Erik Sundell (IT-Gymnasiet Uppsala)
Average rating: ****.
(4.50, 2 ratings)
Students learn by doing. Carol Willing, Jessica Forde, and Erik Sundell demonstrate the value of interactive content, using Jupyter notebooks, widgets, and visualization libraries, share notable examples of projects within the Jupyter community, and outline ways educators can help students develop data science literacy and use computational skills to build upon their interests. Read more.