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The official Jupyter Conference
August 22-23, 2017: Training
August 23-25, 2017: Tutorials & Conference
New York, NY

Schedule: Keynote sessions

Demba Ba

Demba Ba
Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering and Bioengineering, Harvard University

Demba Ba is an Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering and Bioengineering at Harvard University where he directs the CRISP group. He and his group develop mathematical and computational tools to elucidate the role of dynamic networks of neurons in... Read More.

10:10am Thursday, August 24, 2017
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Lorena Barba

Lorena Barba
Associate Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, George Washington University

Lorena A. Barba is associate professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering at the George Washington University in Washington, DC. Her research includes computational fluid dynamics, high-performance computing, computational biophysics, and animal flight, and she is well known for her courses... Read More.

9:20am Friday, August 25, 2017
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Brett Cannon

Brett Cannon
Principal Software Developer, Microsoft | Python Software Foundation

Brett Cannon is a Python core developer working on Python on the Azure Data Science Tools team at Microsoft.

9:40am Friday, August 25, 2017
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Nadia Eghbal

Nadia Eghbal
Community Programs, GitHub

Nadia Eghbal works on community programs at GitHub, where she is building sustainability initiatives. Nadia explores how we can better support open source infrastructure, highlighting current gaps in funding and knowledge. She recently published Roads and Bridges: The Unseen Labor... Read More.

10:00am Friday, August 25, 2017
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Jeremy Freeman

Jeremy Freeman
Manager of Computational Biology , Chan-Zuckerberg Initiative

Jeremy Freeman is a scientist at the intersection of biology and technology. He wants to understand how biological systems work, and use that understanding to benefit both human health and the design of intelligent systems. After running a neuroscience research... Read More.

8:55am Friday, August 25, 2017
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Wes McKinney

Wes McKinney
Software Architect, Two Sigma Investments

Wes McKinney is a software architect at Two Sigma Investments. He is the creator of Python’s pandas library and a PMC member for Apache Arrow and Apache Parquet. He wrote the book Python for Data Analysis. Previously, Wes worked... Read More.

9:55am Thursday, August 24, 2017
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Andrew Odewahn

Andrew Odewahn
CTO, O'Reilly Media

Andrew Odewahn is the CTO of O’Reilly Media, where he helps define and create the new products, services, and business models that will help O’Reilly continue to make the transition to an increasingly digital future. The author of two... Read More.

8:50am Friday, August 25, 2017
Program Chairs, Fernando Perez and Andrew Odewahn open the second day of keynotes. Full Details
8:50am Thursday, August 24, 2017
Program chairs Andrew Odewahn and Fernando Perez open the first day of keynotes. Full Details
Fernando Perez

Fernando Perez
Associate Researcher, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and UC Berkeley

Fernando Pérez is a staff scientist at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and a founding investigator of the Berkeley Institute for Data Science at UC Berkeley, where his research focuses on creating tools for modern computational research and data science across... Read More.

8:50am Friday, August 25, 2017
Program Chairs, Fernando Perez and Andrew Odewahn open the second day of keynotes. Full Details
9:00am Thursday, August 24, 2017
Details to come. Full Details
8:50am Thursday, August 24, 2017
Program chairs Andrew Odewahn and Fernando Perez open the first day of keynotes. Full Details
Rachel Thomas

Rachel Thomas
Deep Learning Researcher, fast.ai

Rachel Thomas is the cofounder of fast.ai and a researcher-in-residence at USF Data Institute, where she teaches numerical linear algebra. Rachel helped create the free Practical Deep Learning for Coders MOOC, which 50,000 students have started. Previously, she... Read More.

9:30am Thursday, August 24, 2017
A class of machine learning algorithms called deep learning is achieving state-of-the-art results across many fields. Although some people claim you must start with advanced math to use deep learning, we found that the best way for any coder to get started is with code. We used Jupyter notebooks to provide an environment that encourages students to learn deep learning through experimentation. Full Details
Peter Wang

Peter Wang
Cofounder and CTO, Continuum Analytics

Peter Wang is the cofounder and CTO of Continuum Analytics, where he leads the product engineering team for the Anaconda platform and open source projects including Bokeh and Blaze. Peter has been developing commercial scientific computing and visualization software... Read More.

9:20am Thursday, August 24, 2017
Open source has emerged as a valuable player in the enterprise in recent years. Companies like Jupyter and Anaconda are leading the way. Hear CTO and co-founder of Continuum Analytics Peter Wang discuss the co-evolution of these two major players in the new Open Data Science ecosystem and next steps to a sustainable future. Full Details