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

Thank you to all our 7,400 Virtual Conference Attendees.  

A sincere thanks to our attendees, speakers, and partners for making our ODSC East Virtual Conference a resounding success.  Some useful links. 

ODSC East 2020 On-Demand Passes Available

Upcoming 2020 Events

ODSC West 2020
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ODSC East will return in May 2021 to the Boston, Hynes Convention Center

Can’t Wait for the next ODSC conference?  Get Live and on-demand training now!

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Hours of Content

Data Science Virtual Conference & Expo

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

ODSC East 2020 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 2020 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

  • 200+ Speakers over 4 days

  • 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..

East 2020 Speakers & Instructors

100+ speakers and 120 sessions already confirmed!

Over 150 speakers and 100+ sessions announced. Check Here. More coming soon

8 Focus Areas. 4 Days. One Data Science Conference

The largest applied data science conference is now 4 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.

Conference Focus Areas

Hands-On Training & Workshops

Virtual Conference & On Demand Registration

Missed the Virtual Conference?  For a limited time only, on-demand passes are available until May 8th

Choose your Pass

COVID-19 On-Demand Access

Access  On-Demand Demo Talks

Access  On-Demand Career Talks

Access On-Demand Breakout Sessions and Keynotes 

Access 43 On-Demand Hands-on 90 Minute Workshops

Access 35 On-Demand  Hands-on 3 Hours Training Sessions

COVID-19  On-Demand Track 



On-Demand Keynotes & Breakout Sessions 


158 sessions

On-Demand Keynotes, Breakouts, and Hands-on Training


 256 Sessions 


How It Works

  • Virtual conference experience includes networking lounge area, speaker auditorium, expo halls, and prizes

  • Access multiple livestream tracks on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, or Friday

  • Switch between sessions or tracks as your interests dictate

  • Multiple focus areas including deep learning, machine learning, NLP, research frontiers, AI X for business, and more

  • Sessions you missed can be viewed on demand at your leisure

  • Engage virtually with fellow attendees, speakers, and Expo partners

  • Participate in Q&A sessions with your speaker over live chat

  • Directly download slides and other session materials

  • (Training only) Access training and workshops prerequisites, notebooks, and other materials prior to training session starting

  • (Training only) Access hands-on training and workshops with instructor-led code labs and notebooks.

* Reservation is valid up to 5 minutes before the sessions starts.  
** Networking Events and receptions are open to all Bootcamp, Silver, Gold, Platinum, VIP, and Business Pass holders. However, the Tuesday Speaker reception is granted to VIP, andBusiness pass holders only.
** Recording are distributed by pass holders days and pass access. 

Registration Resources

Virtual Conference pass guide

Quick Pass Guide

Livestream 2-Day Pass | Access multiple tracks on April 16th & 17th that include 6 keynotes and all breakout sessions, as well as multiple remote speaker tracks. On demand recordings are not included.

Livestream &  On Demand Recordings Pass |  Get access to everything included in the Livestream 2-Day pass plus on demand recordings of all sessions from Thursday and Friday. On Demand recording will be accessible immediately with continued access for over 12 months. This does not include Tuesday and Wednesday workshop or training livestream or on demand sessions. 

Livestream Trainings, Talks, and Workshop & On Demand Recordings Pass |  3 Day pass (Wed-Fri) Get access to everything included in the Livestream 2-Day + On Demand pass + access all of Wednesday’s workshops and training sessions. You also get immediate On Demand access to all recorded sessions including talks, keynotes, AIX business, training, workshops etc. 

Livestream Trainings, Talks, and Workshop & On Demand Recordings Pass |  4 Day pass (Tue-Fri)

Incudes all access and On Demand included in the 3-day pass PLUS all Tuesday traning sessions livestream tracks and On Demand Recordings  


Pay by invoice/purchase order

You are able to buy your ticket via Invoice/Purchase Order (PO).

Please submit your request to receive a Purchase Order HERE.

Free Track passes to Combat COVID-19

Free ODSC Global Virtual Conference passes are available to the following groups

Free Track Passes and are not geographically restricted.

  • If you have recently become unemployed due to the COVID-19, 
  • If you are working in a capacity to better understand the COVID-19 pandemic using data and data science in the healthcare, biotech, pharma and other related industries
  • If you are working for a government agency or NGO seeking to better understand the COVID-19 pandemic using data and data science

Please apply here for your pass

 Our goal is to make as many passes available as can be handled by our livestream license agreements etc. Thus passes will be dispensed on a first come, first serve basis. Thank you for your understanding.   


We offer academic, government, non-profit and start-up discounts.

To find out more please click HERE

Group Discounts

We offer group discounts for groups between 3 and 12 people. Please click for a purchase HERE.

If you have a group of 13 or more, please email us at group@odsc.com to enquire about additional discounts. Please mention the size of your group and the types of passes required.


In exchange for a free pass, ODSC is seeking volunteers to help with our program and event planning.  See more details HERE.

Where Business Meets AI

Ai x Business Summit

Co-located at ODSC East, Ai x brings together the leading practitioners, innovation experts, and business professionals that drive artificial intelligence across a range of industries

Ai x Finance 

Discover how techniques from Machine Learning, Deep Learning, and Predictive Analytics are driving Innovation in Finance

Ai x Healthcare

Gain AI expertise and learn from leading experts how to work with the frameworks and tools employed in AI for Healthcare

Ai x Retail

Learn to manage and deploy AI in the world of online retail. Hear from AI online retail management and heads of data science teams on a range of online retail AI topics

Ai x Network

Network with the AI experts, innovators, business professionals, and data scientists building the future of AI in finance, retail, healthcare, biotech, pharma, marketing and more..


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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 70+ talks, 27 workshops, and 20 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 4,500 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


ODSC Newsletter

Stay current with the latest news and updates in open source data science. In addition, we’ll inform you about our many upcoming Virtual and in person events in Boston, NYC, Sao Paulo, San Francisco, and London. And keep a lookout for special discount codes, only available to our newsletter subscribers!