Accelerate AI, East 2018

The Future of AI Gathers Here


On May 1st & 2nd join 400 business professionals and 4,000 data scientists helping shape the future of AI

Boston Convention Center, Boston MA

Accelerate AI East Attendee FAQ

Accelerate AI is ODSC’s business conference for executives and business professionals. Accelerate AI is co-located with ODSC East 2018, which is one of the largest gatherings of AI and data scientists on the planet. The conference will bring together top industry executives and CxOs to help them understand how AI and data science will transform their business.

Location: Boston Convention & Exhibition Center, 415 Summer St, Boston, MA 02210
Date: May 1st and 2nd
Time: 9.30am to 6.00pm

Yes, there is breakfast served on the morning of May 1st between 8:30 and 9:30 am in Room 210C.

The arrival time for the event is between 7.30am to 9.30am on September 19th.

Yes, there is a early badge pickup. You can pick up your badge between 6-8pm
Tuesday September 18th at Novotel London West, ODSC Registration desk, ground floor, Chablis Foyer.

Please bring a government issued photo id and your ODSC credentials with you at the registration desk.

The attire is business or business casual for the event.

Yes, for Accelerate AI and Business Ticket holders on the First and second day of the conference ( May 1st and 2nd)

Please visit our conference website for speaker and program information.

On September 19th you have access to ODSC AI Investor Reverse Pitch event

Unfortunately, your credentials are not transferable. If you cannot make and would like to send another C-level executive from your organization please let us know in advance.

To stay connected, you may find us using @ODSC and #ODSC, #ODSCXAI.
We are active on many social media platforms:

LinkedIn: Open Data Science Conference group
Be sure to use hashtag #ODSCXAI on all of your Facebook, Instagram and Twitter posts throughout the conference for Accelerate AI conference

When a given session is over, we need to turn the room over for the next session. We will have staff escort the speaker away from the front of the room to an area conducive for personal conversation without impacting the start of the next session. Please feel free to follow the staff and speaker to this area, but do not congregate in the front of the room to ask questions.

We encourage you to explore the speakers, topics, and schedule prior to arriving to plan out your day and get excited about your time at Accelerate AI Conference East. However, the schedule is subject to change, be sure to check the current version of the ODSC App on Web, Android Play Store or iOS App Store. Please download the ODSC App before you arrive at the venue. If you have not received an invitation to download the app please search your inbox, then contact Any last minutes changes will be updated live on the app so please refer to this first during the event.

The schedule will also be displayed on TVs throughout the venue.

1. The Open Data Science Conference is dedicated to providing a harassment-free experience for everyone. We reserve the right to refuse entry or remove anyone in breach of this code.
2. Our code of conduct can be reviewed here.
3. Please do not conduct any personal recordings. Once we have a speaker’s permission and the presentation is edited, we will then release content to our conference website. You will be removed from the event if you are recording.
4. Mute cell phones during all events.
5. No recruitment or solicitation unless you are with a sanctioned sponsor.
6. In consideration of fellow attendees, no food is allowed in the conference rooms.