Using Containers for Teaching, Research, and Administration

Thursday, November 01 | 9:45AM–10:30AM MT | Mile High Ballroom 2C/3C, Ballroom Level
Session Type: Breakout Session
Delivery Format: Interactive Presentation
Many companies employ container technologies like Docker and Kubernetes to increase flexibility, agility, and scalability. Learn how U-M and IU are using these technologies to support research, deliver powerful new capabilities for classroom learning, and develop and deploy modern application workloads on premises. The panelists will outline how they are using container technologies, compare their approaches, and allow time for Q&A.


  • Michael Hess

    Solution Architect Lead, Adjunct Lecturer in Information, Drupal Security Team member, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor
  • Erik Hofer

    Associate Vice President, Academic Services and Deputy CIO, University of Washington
  • Eric Westfall

    Director, Enterprise Student Systems, Indiana University
  • Charles Yun

    Associate Director of Computing, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor