Virtual AI Expo & Demo Hall

Schedule: Wednesday, October 28th and Thursday, October 29th from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM PDT

Visit AI Expo Hall and engage with leading AI solution providers, including DataRobot, IBM, Red Hat, SAS, and S&P Global, and learn about the products and solutions that will help you automate machine learning, optimize data science costs, extract more value from data, and much more. Some of the technologies to be showcased: Auto ML, Data Labeling, DevOps, DataOps, Deep Learning, Cloud Computing, Image, Voice and Facial Recognition.

Join the most influential Data Science community worldwide.

*Exclusive to ODSC Pass holders. For Free ODSC Expo Pass please register here.

Virtual Career Expo

Schedule: Friday, October 30th from 10:30 AM – 5:00 PM PDT

Whether you are in the market for a job or looking to hire, the Virtual Career Expo is the place to be!

Representatives from 20+ of the top data science companies will be seeking talented individuals to fill their open positions. Companies will be interviewing on site! Ideal for job seekers from both the tech and business fields.

*Free for ALL ODSC Pass Holders. For others, please register here.

Women Ignite Session

Schedule: Wednesday, October 28th and Thursday, October 29th

ODSC’s Women in Data Science Ignite Sessions fuel creativity and innovation among conference attendees. Ignite sessions are fast-paced, short presentations that allow YOU to pitch a unique, interesting project you’re working on. This year we’re encouraging female attendees to participate and showcase their ideas. You’ll have 8-10 minutes to present your project on stage in front of the crowd.

Build confidence and practice public speaking skills by presenting at ODSC’s Women in Data Science Ignite session – Click here to apply.

Applicants that are selected to present will be notified 1 week before the conference.

*Exclusive to ODSC Pass holders only.

ODSC Virtual Networking Reception

Schedule: Thursday, October 29th, 2:30 PM to 5:30 PM PDT

Socialize with fellow attendees as you recount the day’s talks and workshops with a few well-deserved drinks and small bites. Network, connect and collaborate with those leading the future of data science and AI.

We are creating space dedicated for people to connect, make a group call and discuss a specific topic + virtual drinks etc.

*Exclusive to ODSC Pass holders only.

Learning from Failure. Incredible Stories from Successful Business Leaders

Schedule: Thursday, October 29th from 4:00 PM  – 5:30 PM PDT

Success doesn’t come easily. It is preceded by multiple false starts, failures, and changes in direction. Our speakers have been working in data science and AI for many years and experienced instances that have changed the course of their lives or careers.

Hear from experts and get insights on how to use mistakes and failures to propel you to success later on. 

Confirmed Speakers: Eitan Anzenberg, PhD, Chief Data Scientist,; Christoph Windheuser, PhD, Global Head of Artificial Intelligence, ThoughtWorks. More coming soon…

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

Meet the Experts

Back by popular demand, Meet the Experts brings you up close and personal with some of the biggest names in data science! Sessions are audience-focused to help attendees solve their real-world, applied data science problems.

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*Exclusive to ODSC Pass holders only.

Meet the Speakers

Meet and connect with your favourite speakers from the conference! Talk shop and get your questions answered by the experts. 

  • More information coming soon…

*Exclusive to ODSC Pass holders only.

AI Investor Reverse Pitch

Schedule: Friday, October 30th from 4:00 PM to 5:30 PM PDT

2018 and 2019 were two strong years for AI startups with funding increasing for 72$ and raising 10% of last years total VC investments. Despite the turmoil of an ongoing pandemic, global venture funding for the second quarter of 2020 was not as severe as expected.

At the ODSC AI Investors Reverse Pitch, you’ll hear top investment firms & VCs explain why YOUR AI and Data Science Startup should choose THEM, not the other way around. Learn what top firms look for in in startups when they consider investing, listen to the types of businesses in their portfolios, and then introduce yourself when you find the right potential investor for your startup.

The Reverse Pitch is a free event open to all Accelerate AI attendees and the local community.

*Exclusive to ODSC Pass holders. For others, registration is free, but you must register here.

Virtual Poster Session

Schedule: Friday, October 30th from 12:00 PM to 4:00 PM PDT

Present your data science project at our first Virtual Poster Session at ODSC West 2020. This is the ideal way to showcase your work and how its relevant to a range of industries. We welcome posters that are related to the following areas of data science

*Exclusive to ODSC Pass holders. More details and application form here