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Kick-start your career in data science in 4 immersive days. Get the skills you need, taught by world-renowned experts.
Our AI Mini-Bootcamp is the best way to gain in-demand machine learning skills in the shortest time with minimum investment
A truly immersive experience, you will access a range of industry-focused data science topics on a scale not offered elsewhere. Uniquely, you will also gain invaluable insights by networking and connecting with hundreds of data science attendees, world-renowned instructors, industry experts, and dozens of top companies seeking the next wave of talent.



7 Primer Courses

With Pre-Conference training you can start learning the fundamentals before the conference. Learn Python, Programming, SQL, Data Wrangling, AI , and more. 

4-day Immersive

From October 30th to November 2nd, join our 4-day live immersive AI Mini-Bootcamp. Get hands-on experience from dozens of machine learning and deep learning sessions.

Continue Learning

After the conference, you will be perfectly positioned to continue learning. With Ai+ on-demand training and discounted live training, you can learn at your own pace. 


AI Bootcamp attendees get a certificate of completion and access to orientation sessions. We also offer test-based certificates. Certificates are available for both in-person and virtual



Python,  R, Jupyter Notebooks, Julia


SQL, Spark, Pandas, Tableau


Supervised, Unsupervised, & Reinforcement ML


Neural Networks, GANS, CNN, LSTM

NLP & LLMs and Generative AI

Transformers, Large Language Models, & GenAI


PyTorch and TensorFlow Keras, scikit-learn


Airflow, MLFlow, MLOPs, Spark, Kubeflow


D3.JS, Plotly, MatPlotLib, Tableau


  • Machine Learning with Python

    • Mathematics for Data Science
    • Programming with Data: Python and Pandas
    • Hands-on Machine Learning with scikit-learn
    • Machine Learning at Scale using Apache Spark
    • Supervised Learning for Missing Data
    • Causal Inference for Data Science
    • Meta-learning for Machine Learning
    • Cybersecurity in ML
    • Reinforcement Learning with TF-Agents
    • Reinforcement Learning for Human Language
  • Deep Learning

    • Intro to Neural Networks for Deep Learning
    • PyTorch Hands-on Training
    • Deep Reinforcement Learning
    • Deep Learning with TensorFlow
    • Recommendation Systems with Deep Learning
    • Deep Learning with Keras
    • TFF (TensorFlow Federated Learning)
    • How to Identify Deepfakes
    • Deep Learning CNNs and GANs
  • NLP & LLMs

    • Introduction to NLP and Topic Modeling
    • Finetuning LLMS
    • LLMS: LangChain and AI Agents
    • Transfer Learning in NLP
    • Training NLP Models with Deep Reinforcement Learning
    • State-of-the-Art NLP in TensorFlow and PyTorch
    • Self supervised learning
    • NLP with LSTMs (Deep learning)
    • Using HuggingFace Transformers for NLP
  • Data Engineering / MLOps

    • Mathematics for Data Science
    • SQL for Data Science
    • Deploying ML Pipelines with Open-data
    • Kubeflow & Kubernetes
    • Auto Machine Learning
    • Debugging Machine Learning
    • Introducing Flyte
    • Reproducible Data Science in Pachyderm
    • Data Science Best Practices: Continuous Delivery for Machine Learning
  • Generative AI

    • LLMS vs traditional small-scale modelscx
    • Open-source LLM Chat Models
    • Foundational models and LLMs
    • AI Pair Programming 
    • Reinforcement Learning from Human Feedback (RLHF)
    • Challenges in Deployable Generative AI
  • Data Analytics

    • Statistics and Probability Distribution
    • Big Data using Spark
    • Streaming Analytics
    • Augmented Analytics
    • Decision Analytics
    • Graph Analytics
    • No-Sql
    • In-memory computing

Live sessions include, but are not limited to, the ones listed below.


Get hands-on experience in job-ready skills

Past West AI Mini-Bootcamp Overview

Begin your data science training with pre-conference, live, and on-demand training to build confidence in the fundamentals. Steadily progress through the Bootcamp week with our hands-on training and expert-led sessions and workshops. Post-conference, take advantage of our continuing on-demand training sessions on the Ai+ Training platform. Refer to the timeline below:

Pre-Bootcamp On-demand Training

Get started in your learning track with free access to introductory concepts with short, to-the-point and industry driven on-demand courses.

Schedule: Self-paced

Note: only accessible to Mini-Bootcamp registrants.

Pre-Bootcamp Live Virtual Training Primer Courses

Get started in your learning track with free access to 5 LIVE PRE-BOOTCAMP COURSES to learn core concepts from top instructors.  These are held virtually. Currently, training sessions include:

  • ODSC Bootcamp Primer: Introduction to Data Course – available on-demand;
  • ODSC Bootcamp Primer: Introduction to SQL Course – available on-demand;
  • ODSC Bootcamp Primer: Programming Primer Course with Python – available on-demand;
  • ODSC Bootcamp Primer: AI Primer – Thursday, October 5th, 2023;
  • ODSC Bootcamp Primer: Data Wrangling with Python – Thursday, October 19th, 2023 

Each course is $199 (total $796) Free to Mini-Bootcamp, VIP registrants

Additional Live training course available at 50% discount to ticket holders.

Bootcamp Orientation

Bootcamp Orientations are offered to address:

  • All questions on the ODSC West Bootcamp program
  • Understand program content
  • Find out what courses are available on Ai+
  • Get help with assignments on Ai+

Orientation sessions are held virtually and will be scheduled for October 23rd, 2023

Note: only accessible to Mini-Bootcamp registrants.

Bootcamp Day 1 : Beginner Level SEssions (October 30th)

Live sessions include but are not limited to ones below. Check full half-day and full-day training program at the Training Page.

  • Introduction to Statistics for Data Science
  • Data Wrangling with Python
  • Introducing Machine Learning in Python with Scikit-learn
  • Introduction to Math for Data Science
  • Confident Data Science

Bootcamp Day 2 & 3 : Beginner to Intermediate Level (October 31st - November 1st) (Virtual/In-Person)

ODSC West 2023 Live sessions will be announced when our program is released on our Training Page.

Here is some of the prior session from last year’s event:

  • Deep Learning with Python and Keras (Tensorflow 2)
  • NLP Fundamentals
  • Machine Learning with XGBoost
  • Self-Supervised and Unsupervised Learning for Conversational AI and NLP
  • Building a GPT-3 Powered Knowledge Base Bot for Discord
  • Machine Learning with Python: A Hands-On Introduction
  • A Practical Tutorial on Building Machine Learning Demos with Gradio
  • A Hands-on Introduction to Transfer Learning
  • Foundations of Deep Reinforcement Learning

Bootcamp Day 4: Beginner-Intermediate-Advanced Level ( NOVEMBER 2nd) (Virtual/In-Person)

ODSC West 2023 Live sessions will be announced when our program is released on our Training Page.

Here is some of the prior session from last year’s event:

  • Advanced Deep Learning with Tensorflow
  • NLP Word Embeddings
  • Deep Learning for Detecting DeepFakes
  • Machine Learning at Scale using Apache Spark
  • Practical Tutorial on Uncertainty and Out-of-distribution Robustness in Deep Learning
  • StructureBoost: Gradient Boosting with Categorical Structure
  • Colossal-AI: A Unified Deep Learning System For Large-Scale Parallel Training

subscription to the Ai+ Training Platform

What is included

  • Foundations for Machine Learning Bootcamp: 14 On-Demand Sessions
  • Machine Learning Certification
  • Certification Assessments and Badges
  • Entire On-Demand Training Library (50 + courses) and All Previous ODSC Conference recordings (500+ sessions)
  • Monthly Webinars
  • All Assessments (Skills, Feedback, Coding Proficiency and Coding Proficiency Exam)
  • Certificate of Completion for Every course 

And much more. See everything that is included  here


Showcase your new skill sets with certificate courses from ODSC and Ai+.

    • ODSC West 2023 Mini-Bootcamp Certification of Completion
    • Ai + Training LLM and Generative AI Certificate Course (Included in Bootcamp and VIP Passes)
    • Ai + Training Machine Learning Certificate Course (Included in Bootcamp and VIP Passes)

Choose Your Pass

Virtual Mini-Bootcamp Training Sessions 

Premium 1-Year Subscription to Ai+ Training (value =  $700)

Access to All Virtual Sessions & Events (Mon-Thur)

ODSC Keynotes & Talks (Tue-Thur)

Prep Training: Live and On-demand (value = $499)

On-demand Access to All Conference recordings 

Access to AI Solution Showcase Expo Area (Tue-Wed) 

Access to ODSC/AI Certification Tracks

Access to In-person Mini-Bootcamp Training Sessions

Access to In-person Network Reception & Networking Events


Virtual Mini-Bootcamp


Door price - $874 

4-Days ( Mon-Thur)




Door price - $1599 


( In-Person Mon-Thur)


Free Pre-Bootcamp Warmup Workshops

Data, Coding, AI, and LLM preparation courses for our AI Mini-Bootcamps

AI Bootcamp Primer Courses

These primer courses can be taken stand-alone or as part of our Mini-Bootcamp series. This foundations series is built from the ground up to boost your understanding of data-centric AI, Large Language Models, Prompt Engineering, and Generative AI

Hosted on Ai+ Training and included FREE as part of your ODSC AI Mini-Bootcamp Pass.

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The Bootcamp Experience

Virtual Experience

In-Person Experience


Our mission is to provide you with applied training from some of the top instructors in the field. Some of Past ODSC West instructors include:


Introduction to Data Course

Introduction to Programming with Python Course

Data Wrangling with Python Course

Introduction to SQL Course

Introduction to AI Course

LLMs, Prompt Engineering, & Gen AI

Past Training & Workshops

Training: MLOps: Monitoring and Managing Drift

Workshop: Bridging the Gap: Light Code Solutions to Uniting Social Science and Modern Knowledge Graphs

Tutorial: Evaluation Techniques for Large Language Models

Tutorial: No-Code and Low-Code AI: A Practical Project Driven Approach to ML

Half-Day Training: Introducing Machine Learning in Python with Scikit-learn

Half-Day Training: An Introduction to Time Series Forecasting: A Tutorial

Training: Generative AI, Autonomous AI Agents, and AGI – How new Advancements in AI will Improve the Products we Build

Workshop: What is a Time-series Database and Why do I Need One?

Workshop: Facial Recognition from Scratch with Python and JS

Workshop: Facial Recognition from Scratch with Python and JS

Past Talks & Panels

Talk: Building a Data-Driven Workforce

Talk: Battle Scars from the MLOps Trenches of the Robotaxi Industry

Talk: Building Generative AI Applications: An LLM Case Study

Talk: Scaling your Data Science Workflows by Changing a Single Line of Code

Talk: Connecting Large Language Models – Common pitfalls & challenges

Back To School  50% Off  Ends In


Stand Out: Earn a Job Ready Credential

Not just another generic certificate, ODSC is recognized as one of the foremost open-source communities in the field of data science.

Get access to Ai+ Training and job and career recommendation resources upon successful completion.

Achievement Badges

Earn a badge for each core BootCamp course you successfully complete.

Certification Recognition

Earn all 8 badges and receive a Machine Learning Certificate.

ODSC will publicize your accomplishment (opt-in) in our quarterly newsletter, which reaches over 110,000 subscribers.

Share your earned badges and certificates on LinkedIn and on your resume. 

Free Warmup Tutorials

Get Prepped with AI+ Live training

Paid training: one free included in your pas


With Each ODSC Bootcamp pass, you get a 1 year Ai+ on-demand hands-on training subscription (Value $700)

Ai+ is the only hands-on training platform solely developed for AI practitioners. Keep training with the top names in the industry. Free for 1 year with an ODSC West Mini-Bootcamp Pass.

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Who Should Attend


  • Beginners pursuing data science careers

  • Those trying to decide on the right data science path

  • Business Analysts and Data Analysts seeking new skills


  • Data Scientists

  • Data Engineers

  • ML Engineers

  • Software Engineers


  • Citizen Data Scientists

  • Data Wranglers

  • Data Science 4 Good

  • Data Journalists 

Companies Represented at ODSC Bootcamps

We’re Proud to Have the Best and Brightest in Attendance

Learn More About Our AI Bootcamp Program

Learn more about ODSC West’s Team Training options, including our dedicated team AI Mini-Bootcamp and exclusive team discounts. Complete the form to be contacted by one our of knowledgeable team members.

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