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ODSC is the best community data science event on the planet. There are other events that cover special topics, or industries, etc., but ODSC is comprehensive and totally community-focused: it's the conference to engage, to build, to develop, and to learn from the whole data science community.
Kirk Borne - Principal Data Scientist and Executive Advisor at Booz Allen Hamilton @ ODSC East 2019

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Accelerate your data science knowledge, training, and network.  All in one event.

ODSC East 2021 is one of the largest applied data science conferences in the world. Our speakers include core contributors to many open source libraries and languages. Attend ODSC East 2021 and learn the latest AI & data science topics, tools, and languages from some of the best and brightest minds in the field.

Focus Areas
  • Deep Learning

  • Machine Learning

  • Predictive Analytics

  • AI for Engineers

  • Natural Language Processing

  • Data Visualization

  • Data Wrangling

  • AI Research

  • Data Science at Scale

  • Data Science for Good

  • Data Science Management

  • Data Science Workflows

  • AI Business Summit

  • Recommendation Systems

  • Transfer Learning

  • Machine Vision

  • Autonomous Machines

  • Conversational AI

  • Data Science Research

  • Artificial Intelligence

  • Speech Recognition

  • Unsupervised Learning

  • Image Classification

  • Self-driving Vehicles

  • Machine Translation

  • Python, Jupyter Notebooks

  • R programming, Julia, Scala, Stan

  • Apache Spark, MLlib, Streaming

  • Tensorflow, MXNet, Caffe, CNTK

  • Scikit-learn, Theano, Shogun, Pylearn2

  • Azure ML, Amazon ML,H20.ai, Cloud ML

  • Neo4J, D3.js, R-Shiny

  • Hadoop, Apache Storm, Apache Flink, Kafka, Druid

  • See schedule for many more..

ODSC East 2021 Keynotes

Mihaela van der Schaar, PhD
Mihaela van der Schaar, PhD

John Humphrey Plummer Professor | Director | Chancellor's Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering

University of Cambridge | UCLA

Bryan Harris
Bryan Harris

Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer


Professor James A. Hendler
Professor James A. Hendler

Director, Institute for Data Exploration and Applications

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Chris Wright
Chris Wright

Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer

Red Hat

ODSC East 2021 Featured Speakers

John Montgomery
John Montgomery

Corporate Vice President, Program Management, AI Platform


Alok Gupta, PhD
Alok Gupta, PhD

Head of Data Science and Machine Learning


Ritika Gunnar
Ritika Gunnar

VP, Data and AI Expert Labs and Learning


Mike Piech
Mike Piech

Vice President and General Manager, Cloud Storage and Data Services

Red Hat

8 Focus Areas. 3 Days. One Data Science Conference

The largest applied data science conference is now 3 days, including mini-bootcamp days, 2 full training days, and 2 talks/workshops days. You get even more talks, trainings, and workshops spread over 8 focus areas. Accelerate your data science knowledge, training, and network all in one event.

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A Few Current ODSC Speakers

Leo Anthony Celi, PhD
Leo Anthony Celi, PhD

Principal Research Scientist, Co-Director


Dr. Kirk Borne
Dr. Kirk Borne

Principal Data Scientist

Booz Allen Hamilton

Sarah Aerni, PhD
Sarah Aerni, PhD

Senior Director of Data Science and Engineering


James Zou, PhD
James Zou, PhD

Assistant Professor, Biomedical Data and Computer Science, Investigator Faculty Director

Stanford University, Chan-Zuckerberg Initiative, Stanford AI

Margaret Good, PhD
Margaret Good, PhD

Vice President of Data Analytics


Dr. Christina Rabe
Dr. Christina Rabe

Dr. Christina Rabe Senior Director Biostatistics


Dr. Tanveer Syeda-Mahmood
Dr. Tanveer Syeda-Mahmood

Fellow, Chief Scientist, Visiting Scholar

IBM | Medical Sieve Radiology Grand Challenge | Stanford

Lore Dirick, PhD
Lore Dirick, PhD

Director of Data Science Education

Flatiron School

Anatoli Gorchet, PhD
Anatoli Gorchet, PhD

CTO and Co-founder


Joy Payton
Joy Payton

Supervisor, Data Education

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

Mark Weber
Mark Weber

Applied Research Scientist

MIT-IBM Watson AI Lab

Joe Hellerstein, PhD
Joe Hellerstein, PhD

Chief Strategy Officer, Professor of Computer Science

Trifacta, Berkeley

Noemi Derzsy, PhD
Noemi Derzsy, PhD

Senior Inventive Scientist

AT&T Chief Data Office

Sebastian Raschka, PhD
Sebastian Raschka, PhD

Professor, Researcher, Author of 'Python Machine Learning'

University of Wisconsin-Madison

Freddy, Lecue PhD
Freddy, Lecue PhD

Chief AI Scientist & Research Associate

Thales, INRIA

Laura A. Seaman, PhD
Laura A. Seaman, PhD

Machine Intelligence Scientist


Oren Etzioni, PhD
Oren Etzioni, PhD


Allen Institute for AI

Dr. Jon Krohn
Dr. Jon Krohn

Chief Data Scientist, Author of Deep Learning Illustrated


Byron Galbraith, PhD
Byron Galbraith, PhD

Chief Data Scientist and Co-Founder


Dr. Clair Sullivan
Dr. Clair Sullivan

Dr. Clair Sullivan Graph Data Science Advocate



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Why Attend ODSC

Accelerate your data science knowledge with the latest topics, tools, and trends presented by the best practitioners in the field

5 Reasons Why ODSC is a Better Experience
  • Looking for a conference that charges high ticket prices coupled mostly with vendor pitches that have zero relevance to you or your business? That’s not us 

  • We have a relentless focus on the best, most relevant content for our audience. Sure we have partners, but we limit their number and make sure they’re relevant 

  • Our focus is on the data science community and our contribution to that community’s growth and development, and on helping you, our attendee, gain relevant skills

  • As an applied data conference, we are committed to bringing you the most relevant topics and research that can have a direct impact on your work

  • We have fantastic networking activities at our events, so if you like your data science with a side of fun, we got you covered

Better Content & Training
  • Gain in-demand skills to enhance your data science career or simply become a better data scientist

  • Many topics to choose from, including 80+ workshops training sessions all under one roof

  • Learn from the best and brightest in AI and data science to accelerate your learning and insights

  • Learn from the core contributors behind hugely popular tools such as scikit-learn and Caffe

Better Networking
  • Connect with 6,500 fellow data scientists, presenters, innovators, practitioners, and influencers

  • Get hired by innovative companies ranging from Fortune 500s to startups at our Data Science Career Fair

  • Meet executives from multiple industries using AI and data science to transform their industries

  • Attend multiple networking events including breaks, lunches, and evening receptions


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