Turn ODSC into a kickstart virtual bootcamp. Complete your certification path at Ai+ Training.

Avail free access to live and on-demand pre-bootcamp training.

Join Pre-Bootcamp Training

Start learning in the summer with the very fundamentals of data science, followed by a live training to build confidence, and win prizes.

Learn Applied Skills at the Kickstart Bootcamp

Join the 3-day live kickstart bootcamp and learn the languages, algorithms, and tools from some of the leading data scientists in the world

Career Support

Network with attendees from 1,600+ companies and meet over 40 companies hiring directly at ODSC, career days, webinars, resume reviews and more

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 Kick-start your career in data science, from beginner to advanced in just 3 days. Get the skills you need, taught by world-renowned experts

ODSC Kickstart Virtual Bootcamp is the best way to gain in-demand data science skills in the shortest time with minimum investment. Starting in the summer, the Live and on-demand pre-Bootcamp Training will provide the right preparation and confidence to put your practice to work in your learning path.

It’s a truly immersive experience. Over almost a week, you will access an expanse of industry-focused data science topics on a scale not offered elsewhere. Uniquely, you will also get 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.

Available Specialization Tracks

Attend one of our six specialization tracks or customize it to your own goals

  • Machine Learning with Python

    • Tutorial on Automated Machine Learning
    • Automated Machine Learning with Python – from scikit-learn to auto-sklearn
    • Machine Learning and Statistics: Don’t Mind the Gap
    • Evolution of Efficient and Robust AutoML Systems
    • Introduction to Data Science
    • Hands-on Machine Learning Engineer with scikit-learn

    More sessions coming soon

  • Machine Learning with R

    • Introduction to Data Science
    • Intro Data Analysis using Pandas
    • Automatic and Explainable Machine Learning
    • How to Build and Test a Trading Strategy Using ML
    • Introduction to Data Science

    More sessions coming soon

  • Deep Learning

    • Teaching Machines to Talk: Modern Speech Synthesis with Deep Learning
    • PyTorch 101: Building a Model Step-by-Step
    • Adversarial Attacks and Defence in Computer Vision 101
    • Introduction to Data Science
    • Exploring the Кimworld of Sound Space Using Generative Adversarial Networks
    • Meta-Learning: Learning to Learn

    More sessions coming soon

  • Data Engineering / MLOps

    • Hands-on Machine Learning Engineer with scikit-learn
    • Model Governance: A Checklist for Getting AI Safely to Production
    • Production Machine Learning Monitoring: Principles, Patterns and Techniques
    • Introduction to Data Science

    More sessions coming soon

  • NLP

    • NLP Fundamentals
    • NLP for Transformers
    • Advanced NLP: From Essentials to Deep Transfer Learning
    • Teaching Machines to Talk: Modern Speech Synthesis with Deep Learning

    More sessions coming soon

Our kickstart Bootcamp is fully customizable, you can attend the sessions you want live and on-demand after our conference. Check all available training here – Training Page.

Kickstart Virtual Bootcamp Program Overview

Begin, this spring, with a pre-bootcamp on-demand and live training to build confidence on the core fundamentals of data science, and steadily progress through the bootcamp week with our hands-on training and expert-led sessions and projects. Refer to the timeline below.

Pre-Bootcamp On-demand Training (starts now)

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

Pre-Bootcamp Live Training (FREE & PAID)

Build a foundation of essential hands-on concepts as part of your Bootcamp pass and get complimentary access to one Live training of your choice on the Ai+ Training.

Upcoming live training include:

Free Literacy Pre-Bootcamp Sessions

These 60-minute sessions will help you understand core concepts in Data, Ai, and Programming, to get you to reach for our Bootcamp Program.  Register for FREE or as part of your Bootcamp Pass. 

May 19th, 2021 – Bootcamp Warmup – Data Literacy

June 2nd, 2021 – Bootcamp Warmup – AI Literacy

Kickstart Bootcamp Day 1 - Introductory sessions (June 8th)

Current sessions include:

  • Introduction to Data Science
  • NLP Fundamentals
  • Bayesian Data Science: Probabilistic Programming
  • Basic Python for Data Processing
  • PyTorch 101: Building a Model Step-by-Step
  • Hands-on RL in Finance: Playing Atari vs Playing Markets
  • Machine Learning For Remote Sensing Based Landcover Change Detection
  • Explainable Artificial Intelligence Explained
  • Teaching Machines to Talk: Modern Speech Synthesis with Deep Learning

Kickstart Bootcamp Day 2 - Introductory to Advanced Sessions (June 9th)

Current sessions include:

  • Hands-on Machine Learning Engineer with scikit-learn
  • Dataframes.jl: a Perfect Sidekick for Your Next Data Science Project
  • Adversarial Attacks and Defence in Computer Vision 101
  • Mastering Gradient Boosting with CatBoost
  • Reproducible and Automated Report Generation
  • Automated Machine Learning with Python – from scikit-learn to auto-sklearn
  • Automatic and Explainable Machine Learning with H2O
  • Federated Learning: Practice and Modern Algorithms
  • MLOps Orchestration: Your Highway to Accelerating Deployment of AI

Kickstart Bootcamp Day 3 - Introductory to Advanced Sessions (June 10th)

Current sessions include:

  • Advanced NLP: From Essentials to Deep Transfer Learning
  • Audio-Visual Speech Enhancement and Separation Based on Deep Learning
  • How to Build and Test a Trading Strategy Using ML
  • Introduction to Data Analysis Using Pandas
  • AI Risk to Companies
  • Responsible Data Science Using Bias-Dashboards
  • Federated Learning from Scratch to Production with Scaleout
  • Advances in Conversational AI and NLP through Large Scale Language Models such as GPT-3

Machine Learning Certification & More

  • Obtain an ODSC Bootcamp Certification of Completion
  • Join Ai+ Training
  • Complete the additional courses and exam to become Machine Learning Certified

Some Current ODSC Europe Instructors

Bootcamp Experience

What You’ll Learn

 Learn Fundamentals

Prepare for your immersive training by learning core fundamentals during our pre-bootcamp sessions in the summer, including:

  • Fundamentals of Python Programming

  • Data Analysis in Python

  • Mathematics for Data Science

  • Introduction to Statistics for Data Science

  • SQL for Data Science and Engineering

Learn Frameworks & Tools

Get hands-on experience with in-demand data science tools and frameworks, including:

  • Python, Jupyter Notebooks

  • R programming, Julia, Scala, Stan

  • Apache Spark, MLlib, Streaming

  • Tensorflow, MXNet, Caffe, CNTK

  • Scikit-learn, Theano, Shogun, Pylearn2

  • See schedule for many more…

Learn Core Topics

Get hands-on experience in the most important data science topics with over 40 beginner to intermediate sessions to choose from, including

  • Deep Learning with Tensorflow and Keras

  • Reinforcement Learning and Deep Reinforcement Learning

  • Machine Learning

  • Transfer Learning

  • Natural Language Processing

  • Text Analytics

  • Data Visualization and Storytelling

  • Data Modeling and Data Wrangaling

  • NLP BERT and Pre-trained models

  Build your Network

A career in data science opens up the possibility of rewarding and exciting work. Build your network and help grow your career

  • Learn from and connect with world-leading data science experts

  • Stop by our Career Expo and meet top hiring companies like Google, DataRobot, and dozens of others

  • Join our various virtual networking events, such as Meet the Speakers, Meet the Experts, Ignite session; and many more

  • Network with hundreds of data science attendees to learn what it’s like to be a data scientist


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Access to ODSC Europe 2020 recordigs

Pre-Conference On Demand or Live Training

1 Year of AI+ Training Premium Subscription

Tuesday - Thursday |  ODSC Workshops 

Tuesday - Thursday | ODSC Training Sessions

Tuesday - Thursday | ODSC Talks - 30 Sessions

Wednesday & Thursday | Virtual AI Expo and Demo Talks

Tuesday | Virtual Career Expo 

On-demand Access to All Conference recordings

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