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Get ready for mind-blowing sessions on Open Data Science and cutting-edge insider information. Check back often, as we’ll keep updating the schedule!



6:00—8:00 PM Opening Reception



8:00—9:00 AM Registration
& Networking Breakfast
9:00—9:45 AM General Opening Keynote Peter Wang,
Continuum Analytics
9:45—10:30 AM General Market Perspective 2017: How Data Science Will Drive the Next Wave Of Disruption Brian Hopkins,
Forrester Research
10:30—11:00 AM Morning Break
10:30—11:00 AM General AMA: Anaconda & Conda Peter Wang,
Kale Franz, Continuum Analytics
11:00—11:30 AM Business Leveraging Open Technologies Pragmatically Within a Traditionally Closed Ecosystem Dharhas Pothina,
US Army Corps of Engineers ERDC
11:00—11:30 AM Technology High Performance Analytics with Dask & Tensorflow Stan Seibert,
Matt Rocklin
Continuum Analytics
11:30—12:00 PM Business Supercharging Excel with Anaconda Fusion Christine Doig,
Fabio Pliger,
Continuum Analytics
11:30—12:00 PM Technology Co-Evolving with the Open Source Eco-system Jasmine Tsai,
Clover Health
12:00—1:30 PM Lunch
12:30—1:15 PM General BoF: Data Science Recruitment Jonathan Cornelissen, DataCamp
12:30—1:15 PM General BoF: Scikit-Learn: Machine Learning in Python Jake Vanderplas, University of Washington
12:30—1:15 PM General BoF: Hadoop, Spark & Anaconda Daniel Rodriguez, Continuum Analytics
12:30—1:15 PM General BoF: Data Science Meets Corporate Transactional Data Joseph Bostian
12:30—1:15 PM General BoF: The Changing World of Python Usage, Now in Containers David A. Liu,
Intel Corporation
1:30—2:15 PM General AnacondaCREW Panel:
Learn How Enterprises are Being Transformed with Open Data Science
Andrew Therriault,
City of Boston
John Patanian,
General Electric
Armin Burgmeier,
Charles Collver,
U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission
Hussain Sultan,
Capital One
2:30—3:00 PM Business Open Data Science Education Jonathan Cornelissen,
2:30—3:00 PM Technology Can Data Scientists Save Hedge Funds? Morgan Slade,
3:00—3:30 PM Business How Open Data Science is Improving Data Accessibility at the SEC Charles Collver,
U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission
3:00—3:30 PM Technology Scalable & Deployable Data Science with the Anaconda Platform Kristopher Overholt,
Continuum Analytics
3:30—4:00 PM Afternoon Break
3:30—4:00 PM General AMA: Interactive Visualization at Scale: Bokeh & Datashader Bryan Van de Ven,
Jim Bednar, Continuum Analytics
4:00—5:00 PM General Keynote: The Anaconda Roadmap Michele Chambers,
Continuum Analytics
6:00—9:00 PM AnacondaCON Carne Party at Fair Market
(Shuttles 5:30 - 9:30 every 15 minutes)



8:00—9:00 AM Networking Breakfast
9:00—9:45 AM General Microservices & Teraflops: Effortlessly Scaling Data Science with PyWren Eric Jonas,
UC Berkeley
10:00—10:30 AM Business The Future of Data Science in the City of Boston Andrew Therriault,
City of Boston
10:00—10:30 AM Technology Using Anaconda to Build a Custom Data Science Distribution at Bloomberg Armin Burgmeier,
10:30—11:00 AM Business Data Science Team Collaboration: Forget About Meeting Me Halfway, Take Me the Last Mile Ian Stokes-Rees,
Continuum Analytics
10:30—11:00 AM Technology Anaconda-Powered Rapid Drug Discovery Blake Borgeson,
Recursion Pharmaceuticals
11:00—11:30 AM Morning Break
11:00—11:30 AM General AMA: High Performance Distributed Computing: Dask & Numba Matt Rocklin,
Stan Seibert,
Continuum Analytics
11:30—12:00 PM Business Developing & Deploying Credit Risk Models with Anaconda Hussain Sultan,
Capital One
11:30—12:00 PM Technology Thought Leader Panel: Artificial Intelligence for Mere Mortals Alex Gude,
Andreas Mueller,
Columbia University
Dharhas Pothina,
US Army Corps of Engineers ERDC
Andy R. Terrel,
12:00—1:30 PM Lunch
12:30—12:50 PM General Partner Showcase: Enabling Open Data Science on z/OS with Anaconda Mythili Venkatakrishnan
Bryan Smith,
Rocket Software
Travis Oliphant,
Continuum Analytics
12:55—1:15 PM General Partner Showcase: Cracking the Performance Code with Intel® Distribution for Python Sergey Maidanov,
Intel Corporation
1:30—2:00 PM Business Cracking Washington’s Black Box Matt Jensen,
Open Source Policy Center
1:30—2:00 PM Technology Leveraging the Power of Machine Learning at GE Girish Modgil,
General Electric
2:00—2:45 PM General The Next Generation of Data Products Hilary Mason,
Fast Forwards Labs
2:45—3:15 PM General Closing Keynote Travis Oliphant,
Continuum Analytics

AnacondaCON Carne

Join us for our off-site party during AnacondaCON for networking, authentic Texas BBQ, local music, and much more.

Fair Market

Fair Market Austin
1100 E 5th St
Austin, TX 78702

Network and relax with your peers at our off-site party, AnacondaCON Carne, located at Fair Market, an Austin Eastside venue only a short ride away from the JW Marriott.

Questions? Contact our team at