ODSC West • San Francisco


October 31st – November 3rd •  Hyatt Regency

ODSC has become a must-go event in Data Science and Machine Learning

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Data Science Conference & Expo

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

ODSC West 2017 is one of the largest applied data science conferences in the world. Our speakers include some of the core contributors to many open source tools, libraries, and languages. Attend ODSC West 2017 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

  • 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..

Some of Our Past ODSC West Featured Speakers

D.J. Patil
D.J. Patil

Former U.S. Chief Data Scientist

Igor Perisic
Igor Perisic

Chief Data Officer and Vice President of Engineering at LinkedIn

Maya Gupta, PhD
Maya Gupta, PhD

Glassbox ML R&D Team Lead at Google

Wes McKinney
Wes McKinney

Main Author of Pandas, Software Architect and Vice President at Two Sigma

Andreas Mueller
Andreas Mueller

Core Contributor of scikit learn. Author of Introduction to Machine Learning with Python

Michael Mahoney, PhD
Michael Mahoney, PhD

Statistics Professor at UC Berkeley

Jared Lander
Jared Lander

Statistics Professor at Columbia University and Author of R for Everyone

Amr Awadallah, PhD
Amr Awadallah, PhD

Co-Founder and CTO at Cloudera

Wes McKinney
Wes McKinney

Main Author of Pandas, Software Architect and Vice President at Two Sigma

Remus Lazar
Remus Lazar

Executive Director for Data Science and Machine Learning at IBM Watson

Joel Grus
Joel Grus

Research Engineer at Allen Institute of AI, Author of Data Science from Scratch

Ram Ravichandran
Ram Ravichandran

Director Of Analytics at Visa

Stéfan van der Walt, PhD
Stéfan van der Walt, PhD

Founder scikit-image,contributor to numpy, scipy

Beena Ammanath
Beena Ammanath

Founder Humans for AI

Shankar Vedaraman
Shankar Vedaraman

Manager, Cloud Infrastructure Analytics at Netflix

Kyle Hundman
Kyle Hundman

Group Lead at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory

Dr. Nina Zumel
Dr. Nina Zumel

Co-Author of Practical Data Science with R

Avneesh Saluja, PhD
Avneesh Saluja, PhD

Research Scientist, AI Lab at Airbnb

Jun-Yan Zhu
Jun-Yan Zhu

Researcher at the Berkeley AI Research Lab

2018 Speaker To Be Announced

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Conference Focus Areas

Open Data Science

Featuring real-world applications of the most current and key data science topics, tools, and languages

Machine Learning & Deep Learning

Learn the latest models, advancements and trends

Research Bridge

Hear from top academics and researchers as they deliver talks on the latest developments in key focus areas of data science

Data Science Kickstart

Learn the essentials to get started on your data science career and connect with top companies hiring data scientists and related roles

Big Data Science

Witness the intersection of big data and data analytics

Data Visualization

Design compelling graphics and tell powerful stories using data

Data Science Practice & Management

managing the next wave of innovation

ODSC West is Now Four Days

Training Sessions & Workshops

– Taught by World-Class Data Scientists –

                       ODSC Is now 4 days including 2 full training days. 

Learn the latest data science concepts, tools and techniques from the best. Forge a connection with these rockstars from industry and academic, who are passionate about molding the next generation of data scientists.

Accelerate AI - AI For Business

Exclusively for Business Professionals and Executives .Register for a Day 1 or 2 Day Business Pass

Accelerate AI

Business Summit

Data Science is transforming business and helping smart companies gain key competitive advantages. The Accelerate AI Summit  will bring together top business executives to meet AI and Data Science Innovators.

Co-located with ODSC West, attend the Accelerate AI conference and better understand the tremendous opportunities and challenges of AI. 

ODSC West Registration Opens Spring 2018

Can’t wait for ODSC West 2018?

Join us for ODSC East

May 1 – 4 2018 |Boston

Partnering With ODSC

Last year, ODSC welcomed nearly 12,000 attendees in an unparalleled range of events from our large conferences, to hackathons and small community gatherings.

Data Science Career Fair

The Open Data Science Conference attracts both, the best and brightest attendees, and many of the top companies employing data science.  Our unique career fair is the perfect place for data scientists, engineers, and others looking for new positions to meet and connect with some of the top companies currently hiring. 


Open Data Science Awards

Open Source Data Science had been incredibly impactful. Among other benefits, it has eased the learning curve, made data science more accessible to all, and accelerated the adoption of data science in industry. 

Our first presentation of 2017 was awarded to scikit-learn at ODSC East in May 2017 and accepted by Andreas Mueller. Our second award of 2017 will be presented at ODSC West on November 3rd

Superior Content, Training & Networking

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

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

  • Many topics to choose from including talks, workshops, and 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

  • Connect with 1,500 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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