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

Ian Allison
System and Network Manager, Pacific Institute for the Mathematical Sciences


Ian Allison is an IT manager for the Pacific Institute for the Mathematical Sciences. A longtime user of IPython and Project Jupyter, Ian helped create and deploy a system of JupyterHubs under the name Syzygy, enabling more than 8,000 staff, students, and faculty members to include Jupyter in their work. Ian is also involved in a program to leverage Jupyter in K–12 classrooms via the Canadian government’s CanCode initiative. His background is in computational physics.


11:55am–12:35pm Friday, August 24, 2018
Ian Allison (Pacific Institute for the Mathematical Sciences), James Colliander (Pacific Institute for the Mathematical Sciences)
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Over the past 18 months, Ian Allison and James Colliander have deployed Jupyter to more than 8,000 users at universities across Canada. Ian and James offer an overview of the Syzygy platform and explain how they plan to scale and deliver the service nationally and how they intend to make Jupyter integral to the working experience of students, researchers, and faculty members. Read more.