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Accelerate your data science knowledge, training, and network. All in one event.
ODSC West 2019 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 2019 and learn the latest AI & data science topics, tools, and languages from some of the best and brightest minds in the field.
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Director of AI at Tesla, where he focuses on computer vision for the Autopilot. Previously he was a research scientist at OpenAI working on Reinforcement Learning and a PhD student at Stanford researching Convolutional/Recurrent Neural Network architectures and their applications in Computer Vision, Natural Language Processing and their intersection.
ODSC West Keynote
Daphne Koller, PhD
CEO and Founder of insitro, a startup that aims to rethink drug development using machine learning. She is Co-Founder of Coursera and former Professor of Computer Science at Stanford University, where she served on the faculty for 18 years. She is the author of over 200-refereed publications and recognized as one of TIME Magazine’s 100 most influential people.
ODSC West Keynote
AssociateProfessor of Political Science at the University at Albany, SUNY. She is the author of Automating Inequality: How High-Tech Tools Profile, Police, and Punish the Poor; Digital Dead End: Fighting for Social Justice in the Information Age. Her writing about technology and social justice has appeared, over two decades, in The American Prospect, The Nation, Harper’s and Wired.
ODSC West Keynote
Reza Zadeh, PhD
Founder and CEO at Matroid, a computer vision startup, and an Adjunct Professor at StanfordUniversity.His work focuses on Machine Learning, Distributed Computing, and Discrete Applied Mathematics. His awards include a KDD Best Paper Award and the Gene Golub Outstanding Thesis Award. He has been working on Artificial Intelligence since 2005 when, at the age of 18, he became a member of Google’s AI research team.
Accelerate AI Keynote
Carrie Grimes Bostock, PhD
Distinguished Engineer at Google, where she spent many years leading a research and technical team in Google Search trying to figure out what criteria make a search engine index “good,” “fast,” and “comprehensive” – and how to achieve these goals. She graduated from Stanford in 2003 with a PhD in Statistics after working with David Donoho on Nonlinear Dimensionality Reduction problems, and has been at Google since mid-2003.
Honorary MC | Katherine Gorman
Founder and co-host of the machine intelligence podcast, Talking Machines, and a former public radio producer. In 2017 Katherine helped the Neural Information Processing Systems conference to develop and implement their media strategy. In 2018 she served as press co-chair for both the Neural Information Processing Systems Conference and ICML.
ODSC Keynote Honorary MC
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Past ODSC West Speakers
West 2019 Speakers will be announced in Spring 2019
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.