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

James Colliander
Director, Pacific Institute for the Mathematical Sciences, Pacific Institute for the Mathematical Sciences


James Colliander is a professor of mathematics at UBC, director of the Pacific Institute for the Mathematical Sciences, and the founder and CEO of Toronto-based education technology company Crowdmark. James’s research intertwines partial differential equations, harmonic analysis, and dynamical systems to address problems arising from mathematical physics and other sources. Previously, he was an NSF postdoc at the University of California Berkeley, a professor at the University of Toronto, and a professeur invité at the Université de Paris-Nord, Université de Paris-Sud, and at the Institut Henri Poincaré. He has been a member of the Institute for Advanced Study. James has been recognized with a Sloan fellowship and the McLean Award and as an award-winning teacher. He holds a PhD from the University of Illinois.


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.
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.