Apache Arrow is a multi-language toolbox for accelerated data interchange and in-memory processing, and is becoming the de facto standard for tabular data. This talk will give an overview of the recent developments both in Apache Arrow itself as how it is being adopted in the PyData ecosystem (and beyond) and can improve your day-to-day data analytics workflows.

Joris Van den Bossche

Affiliation: Voltron Data

I am a core contributor to Pandas and Apache Arrow, and maintainer of GeoPandas. I did a PhD at Ghent University and VITO in air quality research and worked at the Paris-Saclay Center for Data Science. Currently, I work at Voltron Data, contributing to Apache Arrow, and am a freelance teacher of python (pandas) at Ghent University.

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