An introduction to containers and the value they present. Panelists will discuss the technologies available, challenges to adoption in their respective organizations, benefits of using containers vs traditional virtualization and security concerns. Opportunity for audience members to ask questions of the moderated panel. Panel will consist of members from BCIT, BC Cancer Agency, UBC and UNBC.

Note: There will be no slides provided for this session.


Brendan O'Huiginn

HPC Analyst, Genome Sciences Center


Carston Schilds

Database Administrator, UNBC


Chris Wood

Systems Analyst, IT Services, BCIT


Colin Heathman

Programmer Analyst, UNBC


Kyle Hunter

Technology Advisor Supervisor - Learning and Teaching Centre, BCIT


Pan Luo

Senior Programmer Analyst, UBC Centre for Teaching, Learning and Technology


Thomas Koke

Senior Systems Analyst, British Columbia Institute of Technology