Featuring the best and brightest minds in Open Data Science from Forrester Research, General Electric, Capital One and others

AUSTIN, Texas—January 24, 2017—Continuum Analytics, the creator and driving force behind Anaconda, the leading Open Data Science platform powered by Python, today announced the speaker lineup for AnacondaCON 2017, taking place February 7-9 in Austin. Attendees will learn from foundational contributors and thought leaders in the Open Data Science movement who are harnessing the power and innovation of the Open Data Science community.

Featuring the best and brightest minds in Open Data Science from Forrester Research, General Electric, Capital One and others

AUSTIN, Texas—January 24, 2017—Continuum Analytics, the creator and driving force behind Anaconda, the leading Open Data Science platform powered by Python, today announced the speaker lineup for AnacondaCON 2017, taking place February 7-9 in Austin. Attendees will learn from foundational contributors and thought leaders in the Open Data Science movement who are harnessing the power and innovation of the Open Data Science community.

The agenda is packed with educational and thought-provoking sessions to provide attendees with the latest and greatest in Open Data Science, along with the knowledge and connections needed to move their initiatives forward. Key highlights include:

  • Leading industry speakers who have established modern Open Data Science technology and are pioneering its evolution. In addition to keynotes, Continuum Analytics CEO & Co-Founder Travis Oliphant and Co-Founder & CTO Peter Wang, speakers include thought leaders from Forrester Research, General Electric, Capital One, Columbia University, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, and Open Source Policy Center, among others.

  • Presentations about how technological enablers and business leaders are leveraging and managing Open Data Science. Some of this year’s hot topics include:

    • Market Perspective 2017: How Data Science Will Drive the Next Wave Of Disruption

    • AnacondaCREW Panel: Learn How Enterprises are Being Transformed with Open Data Science

    • Leveraging Open Technologies Pragmatically Within a Traditionally Closed Ecosystem

    • Partner Showcase: Enabling Open Data Science on z/OS with Anaconda

    • Leveraging the Power of Machine Learning at GE

    • How Open Data Science is Improving Data Accessibility at the SEC

  • Fun networking events will allow attendees to chat, connect and get a taste of Texas complete with authentic Texas BBQ, local music and more.

“I’m excited to attend and speak at AnacondaCON—so many leaders in Open Data Science will be there and I can’t wait to learn about everyone’s work and share my own experiences,” said Matt Jensen, managing director at Open Source Policy Center. “Open Data Science tools like the Anaconda platform are critically important for our efforts to democratize federal budgeting and economic forecasting at OSPC. I love hearing about all of the businesses that are using Open Data Science to generate value from their data.”

“AnacondaCON offers a huge opportunity for collaboration and learning with the brightest minds in the Open Data Science ecosystem,” said Michele Chambers, EVP Anaconda Business Unit and CMO at Continuum Analytics. “There’s no greater benefit than the chance to network with peers focused on improving operations and intelligent decision-making. We want attendees to learn, debate and socialize in an atmosphere of innovation.”

Sponsors for this event, include Intel, IBM, DataCamp, AMD and Gurobi. To register for AnacondaCON and take advantage of our current 2-for-1 deal, please visit the conference website, https://anacondacon17.io/register/. All ticket prices are 3-day passes and include access to all of AnacondaCON, including sessions, tutorials, keynotes, the opening reception and the off-site party.

About Anaconda

Anaconda is the leading Open Data Science platform powered by Python, the fastest growing data science language with more than 11 million downloads to date. Continuum Analytics is the creator and driving force behind Anaconda, empowering leading businesses across industries worldwide with tools to identify patterns in data, uncover key insights and transform basic data into a goldmine of intelligence to solve the world’s most challenging problems. Anaconda puts superpowers into the hands of people who are changing the world. Learn more at continuum.io.

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