O’Reilly and NumFOCUS Announce First Jupyter Pop-up in Boston

Day-Long Event Will Feature Expert Discussion of Jupyter Best Practices and Use Cases

BOSTON--()--O’Reilly, the premier source for insight-driven learning on technology and business, and NumFOCUS, a nonprofit supporting better science through open code, today announced they are co-presenting the first-ever Jupyter Pop-up on March 21 in Boston. The event will feature insights from data science and technology experts on best practices, time-saving tips and practical use cases for Jupyter in business.

Jupyter’s open-source ecosystem has enabled the world’s most data-driven organizations to easily analyze data, share insights and create dynamic, reproducible data science. Jupyter Pop-up aims to empower professionals across industries with the knowledge of how they can utilize Jupyter to transform their data into a competitive advantage.

O’Reilly and NumFOCUS have tapped into their global community of experts to create an event agenda that covers how to use Jupyter to solve “last mile” issues of communicating data to management, create self-documenting and future-friendly apps and widgets and streamline workflow. Speakers include:

  • Paco Nathan, O’Reilly Media
  • Matthias Bussonnier, Project Jupyter
  • Luciano Resende, IBM
  • Kevin Bates, IBM
  • Chelsea Douglas, Plotly
  • Scott Sanderson, Quantopian
  • Allen Downey, Olin College
  • Taylor Martin, O’Reilly Media
  • Douglas Blank, Bryn Mawr College
  • Chakri Cherukuri, Bloomberg
  • Colin Carroll, MIT Media Lab
  • Ryan Cooper, University of Connecticut
  • David Koop, UMass Dartmouth

"We’re excited to join forces with NumFOCUS to educate attendees about how Jupyter can help individuals and organizations across industries derive more value from their data," said Paco Nathan, director of research at O’Reilly and Jupyter Pop-up program host. “The highly-focused, one-day event is an accessible way for professionals to dive into the world of Jupyter and apply it to their own business strategies.”

Event registration is now open. For questions regarding media credentials, contact maureen@oreilly.com; for media queries or scheduling interviews, contact OReilly@famapr.com. To learn more about O’Reilly and NumFOCUS’ official Jupyter conference, JupyterCon, taking place in August, follow @JupyterCon or visit: https://conferences.oreilly.com/jupyter/jup-ny.

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About NumFOCUS
NumFOCUS is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit that supports and promotes world-class, innovative, open source scientific software. The mission of NumFOCUS is to promote sustainable high-level programming languages, open code development, and reproducible scientific research. We accomplish this mission through our educational programs and events as well as through fiscal sponsorship of open source data science projects that empower users to solve some of today's greatest challenges. Learn more about NumFOCUS at www.numfocus.org.


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McKenna Bloomquist, 617-986-5016