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AI Expo & Demo Hall (Virtual & In-Person)

ODSC AI EXPO: Discover what’s next with our AI Solution Showcase Expo

In-Person Expo Hours: Tuesday, Wednesday, April 23-24th 10:00 AM — 5:00 PM ET


Virtual Expo Hours: Tuesday, Wednesday, April 23-24th 10:00 AM — 5:00 PM ET


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Book Signing

Meet the Speakers

Meet the Experts

 Speakers & VIP Reception 

Meet the Speakers

Grow Your Network: Connect with industry experts and thought leaders

Meet the Experts and Speakers brings you up close and personal with some of the biggest names in data science!

Schedule: Tuesday – Wednesday, April 24th-25th

Meet the ExpertJulien Simon, Chief Evangelist at Hugging Face April 23rd, 3:00PM – 3:30PM EDT

Meet the Speaker Allen Downey, PhD, Curriculum Designer at, Professor Emeritus at Olin College April 24th, 1:30PM – 2:00PM EDT 

*Exclusive to ODSC Pass holders only.

Roulette Lightning Talks







Unwind While Learning: Off-the-cuff presentations from our leading experts

Part of the Networking Reception  How good at presenting are our expert speakers? Join us at the Lightning Talks to see them put their skills to the test and present slides chosen randomly.

Schedule: Wednesday, April 24th 5PM – 7PM

*Exclusive to ODSC Pass holders. 

VIP Networking Reception

Take the time to connect with your fellow VIP attendees and our expert speakers after the hustle and bustle of the day. Enjoy small bites and drinks as you exchange insights, experiences, and more with AI practitioners and enthusiasts from across the country.

Schedule: Tuesday, April 23rd, 5PM – 7PM EDT 

*Exclusive for ODSC Speakers and VIP Attendees.







Book Signing Sessions

Meet Your Favorite Authors and Like-Minded Peers  Schedule: Tuesday – Wednesday, April 23rd – 24th

Effective Pandas: Patterns for Data Manipulation

Matt Harrison, Python & Data Science Corporate Trainer, Consultant at MetaSnake 

April 23rd, 10:30AM – 11:00AM EDT (In-person)

Quick Start Guide to Large Language Models

Sinan Ozdemir, AI & LLM Expert, Author, Founder & CTO at LoopGenius 

April 24th, 10:30AM – 11:00AM EDT (In-person)

Hands-On Data Analysis with Pandas – Second Edition: A Python Data Science Handbook for Data Collection, Wrangling, Analysis, and Visualization 

Stefanie Molin, Data Scientist at Bloomberg 

April 24th, 3:00PM – 3:30PM EDT (In-person)

Generative AI: Navigating the Course to the Artificial General Intelligence Future

Martin Musiol, Co-Founder and Instructor at Generative,  Principal Data Science Manager at Infosys Consulting 

April 24th, 12:10PM – 12:30PM EDT (Virtual)

*Exclusive to ODSC Pass holders only.

Women In Data Science Ignite

ODSC Networking Reception

Mini-Bootcamp Dinner

Dinner with Data Scientists

Women Ignite Networking Event

Get inspired by and connect with the women shaping the future of data science and AI.

Join ODSC for an electrifying networking event designed to ignite your potential and connect you with a powerful community.

Learn, Network + Coffee Break Connects for Women in Data Science. Network, learn, & get inspired!

Schedule:Tuesday, April 23rd, 2PM – 3PM EDT

Don’t miss out! Secure your ticket today and be a part of this dynamic and empowering event. Limited seats available








ODSC Networking Reception

Elevate Your Network: Forge New Connections and Collaborations with Like-Minded Peers

Schedule:Wednesday, April 24th, 5:30PM – 7:00PM EDT

Location: Expo Hall

*Exclusive to ODSC Pass holders only.


Boston Hynes Convention Center, MA  

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AI Startup Showcase

Connect with up-and-coming Startups and Stay at the Cutting-Edge of AI Applications

While start-ups usually pitch their idea, products, and visions to investors to gain funding, it is rare to see investor groups pitch their position in the growing field. This event enables start-up companies and contributors to hear the position of AI investment companies as they pitch their organization and vision and why start-ups or data science projects should partner with them for funding.

*Exclusive to ODSC Pass holders. For others, please register below.

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Mini-Bootcamp Dinner

Kick-off Your conference experience with a bang and get to know your fellow Mini-Bootcampers

Time: Monday, April 22nd, 6PM – 8PM EDT

Join your fellow Mini-Bootcamp, VIP, and Business attendees for a pre-conference dinner on April 22nd. Get to know the data scientists, business professionals, and AI practitioners who will travel this learning path with you.

*Space is limited to up to 20 attendees and each attendee pays for themselves.

* Exclusive to ODSC Mini-Bootcamp, VIP Pass holders, but registration is required.



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Data after Dark

Unwind, Connect, and Explore the Great City of Boston

To save your spot at the table:

  • Add your name and email address to the signup sheets, which will be designated at the venue (Check the app schedule for details during the conference.)
  • Meet at the chosen restaurant at 6:00 PM
  • Grab a nametag when you check in and take a seat at the table

*Space is limited to up 20 attendees and each attendee pays for themselves.

*Exclusive to ODSC Pass holders, but registration is required. 



Data after Dark




Open Spaces

Lightning Talks

Morning Run

AI Social







Connect and Share Insights with Like-Minded Individuals on Your Chosen Data Science or AI Topic

Expo Hours:Tuesday-Wednesday, April 23rd – 24th, 10AM – 5PM EDT

*Exclusive to ODSC Pass holders only.

Morning Run

Get your blood pumping and your brain ready to learn with an invigorating morning run through the beautiful city of Boston

Tuesday-Thursday, April 23 – April 25th, 6 AM – 7 AM

*The event is free to attend, and transportation will not be provided. 






AI Social






Repose and connect over food and drinks in this self-organized after hours event

Time: Tuesday, April 23rd, 6PM EDT

Possible location: City Bar Back Bay, Cocktail bar

*Attendees pay for themselves. The place is not reserved but is a recommended spot for a drink.

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