Boston | May 1st-4th, 2018

Data Science Kick Start

Kick Start Your Data Science Career

Learn Essential Skills to Kick Start Your Career

Data Science skills are in ever increasing demand. Regardless if you are beginning your data science career, a software engineer looking to augment your skills or even a business professional looking beyond the hype, our Kick start track is for you.

Accelerated Learning Over 4 Packed Days

The Data Science Kick start track offers many introductory level talks, tutorials and workshop to get you started.  Our expert speaker and presenter offer world-class instruction and give you invaluable insights to help you learn what matters most.  We cover the most important tools, topic, and techniques in use to ensure you are ready to hit the ground running.

Sample of Current Speakers

A complete list of ODSC East 2018 speakers will be coming soon.

Kirke Borne
Kirke Borne

Principal Data Scientist and Executive Advisor at Booz Allen Hamilton

Katie Malone
Katie Malone

Director of Data Science Research and Development at Civis Analytics

Colin Gillespie
Colin Gillespie

O'Reilly Author and R Training Academic at Jumping Rivers, Ltd.

Ted Kwartler
Ted Kwartler

Data Scientist at Liberty Mutual

Stepan Pushkarev
Stepan Pushkarev

Co-founder and CTO at Hydrosphere.io

Joshua Gordon
Joshua Gordon

Machine Learning Lead at Google

Peter Bull
Peter Bull

Co-founder and Data Scientist at DrivenData

Here are Samples of What you’ll Learn

  • Training: A Tour of Machine Learning Algorithms: The Usual Suspects in Some Unusual Applications

  • Training: Turning a data science brain dump into software

  • Training: A GENTLE INTRODUCTION TO PREDICTIVE ANALYTICS WITH R

  • Training: Introduction to Text Analytics Using R

  • Talk: Introduction to Data Science using R

  • Talk: Intro to Data visualization

  • Talk: Deep learning for absolute beginners

  • Talk: Intro to Python for Data Science

  • And many more!

What You’ll learn

Data science has many focus areas.  The goal of this track to accelerate your knowledge of data science by offering a series of introductory level training, talks, and workshops on the most important tools and topics to help you quickly gain essential data science skills

  • Deep Learning

  • Machine Learning

  • Artificial Intelligence

  • Text Analytics

  • Data Wrangling

  • Predictive Analytics

  • Machine Vision

  • Voice AI

  • Pyton for Data Science

  • R & Julia

  • Apache Spark, MLlib

  • scikit-learn, Azure ML, Amazon ML, H20.ai

  • Tensorflow, Caffe, CNTK, Torch

  • Data Visualization

  • Neo4J, D3.js, R-Shiny

Why Attend?

Accelerate and broaden your knowledge of key areas in data science including deep learning, machine learning, and predictive analytics

With numerous introductory level workshops your get hands-on experience to quickly build up your skills

Post-conference, get access to recorded talks online  and learn from over 100+ high quality recording sessions that let you review content at your own pace post conference

Take time out of your busy schedule to accelerate your knowledge on the latest advances in data science

Learn directly from world-class instructors who are the authors and contributors to many of the tools and languages used in data science today

Meet hiring companies ranging from hot startups to Fortune 500 looking to hire professionals with data science skills at all levels

Network at our numerous lunches and events to meet and collaborate with data scientists, enthusiast, and business professionals

Get access to other focus area content including ML / DL, Data Visualization, Quant finance, and Open Data Science

Who Should Attend

The Data Science Kickstarter track is ideal for anyone looking to learn the languages, tools, and topics of data science. Not only will you train on key areas of data since like deep learning and machine learning but also learn the tools and languages to implement modles such as TensorFlow, scikit-learn, Python, and R

  • Beginners interested in getting started in data science

  • Individuals seeking to better understand focus areas of data science such as deep learning, machine learning, text analytics etc.

  • Software engineers and software architects looking to employ machine learning and data science in their programming

  • Data wranglers and database specialists looking to leverage their existing data assets with data science tools and models

  • Business professionals interested in data science and looking to gain a deeper understanding

  • Experienced data scientists looking to enhance their data science skills

  • Anyone interested in learning data science languages such as Python, R, and Julia

  • Technologists looking to use the latest data science tools such as Apache Spark and TensorFlow to implement machine learning and deep learning

  • Students and academics looking for more practical applied training in data science tools and techniques

  • Industry experts looking to access the impact of data science on their industry

Sign Up for ODSC East | May 1-4 2018

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