Schedule:
Monday, October 28th from 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Tuesday, October 29th from 9:00 AM – 4:00 pm

Location:
Grand Peninsula Foyer & Regency Foyer

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

Representatives from 40+ of the top data science companies will be seeking talented individuals to fill their open positions. Companies will be interviewing on site!

You can also attend talks by experts explaining the Data Science hiring process, how to grow your career, or which skills to develop to land the right position for you.

The Accelerate AI Career Expo will target job seekers from both the tech and business fields: You should consider attending if you’re a developer, marketer, data scientists, software engineers, data engineers, data analyst, business analyst, product managers or related fields.

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

AI Investor Reverse Pitch

Schedule: Tuesday, Oct 29th from 6:15 pm to 8:15 pm
Location: Sequoia A

Artificial Intelligence and Data Science startups are in high demand by investors; venture capital investment in AI jumped to $40 billion in 2018, By 2025 the AI global market is expected to be $60 billion. At the ODSC AI Investors Reverse Pitch, you’ll hear from 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 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.

Confirmed Speakers: Billy Marsden – F-Prime Capital, Mark Castleman – Capital Factory & Mistletoe, Yigit Ihlamur – Vela Partners, Justin Jackason – Pegasus Ventures, Assaf Araki – Intel and Radhika Malik – Samsung Catalyst Fund.

***Exclusive to ODSC Pass holders. For others, registration is free, but you must sign up before the event.***

Museum of AI Immersive Popup

Schedule: Tuesday, Oct 29th from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm
Location: Bayside A/B

Discover the perfect recipe for human/AI collaboration at this Museum of AI satellite! Explore our lobby exhibit on the evolution of artificial intelligence, then step inside a 30-minute immersive experience. Team with museum hosts, fellow humans, and AI to uncover secrets and share selfies. (No AR/VR goggles, so your hair will look good.)

Lobby exhibit open to everyone. The museum experience is also free, but tickets are required for timed entry. Request your free ticket.

What to expect: Work in groups of six to discover clues and solve timed problems. No physical restraints are imposed, and lock-opening/escape is never required.

***Free event, but requires pre-registration. Please register here!***

Drinks with Data Scientists - Tuesday

Schedule: Tuesday, Oct 29th at Original Max’s, 6:00 PM

Join us for a fantastic opportunity to network with fellow conference attendees
in an old-school meetup & upbeat atmosphere! Share your knowledge and experiences over drinks with other Data Scientists just like you!

No registration is required. *Please note, if you’d like to stay for dinner, you must reserve a seat by signing up for our “Dinner with Data Scientists” event. Details are below.

Open to ODSC Pass holders. For others, registration is free, but you must sign up before the event.

Accelerate AI Networking Reception

Schedule: Tuesday, October 29th from 5:45 pm to 7:00 pm
Location: Cypress Room, Lower level of the Atrium

Share your Day 1 experiences over cocktails and hors d’oeuvres while mingling with top AI Innovators, thought leaders and fellow attendees. 

Exclusive to ODSC Pass holders only.

Dinner with Data Scientists - Tuesday

Schedule: Tuesday, October 29th at Original Max’s, 7:00 PM (Dinner Menu)

Don’t dine alone – gather with your peers and have Dinner with Data Scientists! It’s a great way to connect and meet new people while discovering San Francisco. We provide the sign up list, you get to go have fun on the town.

How to save your spot at the table:

  • Add your name and email address to the signup sheets, which will be in a designated spot at the venue (Check the app schedule for details during the conference.)
  • Meet at the chosen restaurant at 7:00 PM
  • Grab a nametag when you check in and take a seat at the table

Space is limited to 30 attendees and each attendee pays for themselves.

Exclusive to ODSC Pass holders but registration is required. 

Community Meetup

Schedule: Wednesday, Oct 30th from 6:15 pm to 8:15 PM
Location: Sequoia A

ODSC hosts more than 50 Meetup groups all over the world in 4 different continents, running monthly free events to support the Data Science and AI community, and providing free content and education to members throughout the year.

Join our ODSC West Conference Meetup with your fellow data scientists to sit in on our set of expert-lead talks.

Confirmed Speakers: 

  • Dr. Anju Kambadur, Head of AI Engineering at Bloomberg
  • Sanjana Ramprasad, Machine Learning Engineer at Mya Systems
  • Simon Goring, PhD, Assistant Research Scientist at
    University of Wisconsin – Madison

The ODSC Conference Meetup is a free event open to all ODSC attendees and the local Meetup Community.

Exclusive to ODSC Pass holders. For others, registration is free, but you must sign up before the event.

Drinks with Data Scientists - Wednesday

Schedule: Wednesday, October 30th at Vinyl Room, 6:00 PM

Join us for a fantastic opportunity to network with fellow conference attendees in an old-school meetup & upbeat atmosphere! Share your knowledge and experiences over drinks with other Data Scientists just like you!

No registration is required. *Please note, if you’d like to stay for dinner, you must reserve a seat by signing up for our “Dinner with Data Scientists” event. Details are below.

Open to ODSC Pass holders. For others, registration is free, but you must sign up before the event.

Dinner with Data Scientists - Wednesday

Schedule: Wednesday, October 30th at Flights Restaurant, 7:00 PM (Dinner Menu)

Don’t dine alone – gather with your peers and have Dinner with Data Scientists! It’s a great way to connect and meet new people while discovering San Francisco. We provide the sign up list, you get to go have fun on the town.

How to save your spot at the table:

  • Add your name and email address to the signup sheets, which will be in a designated spot at the venue (Check the app schedule for details during the conference.)
  • Meet at the chosen restaurant at 7:00 PM
  • Grab a nametag when you check in and take a seat at the table

Space is limited to 30 attendees and each attendee pays for themselves.

Exclusive to ODSC Pass holders but registration is required. 

AI Solution Showcase Expo

Schedule:
Wednesday & Thursday, October 30th – October 31st from 10:30 AM – 6:00 PM
Friday, November 1st from 10:30 AM – 5:00 PM

Location:
Grand Peninsula Foyer and Regency Foyer 

At the AI Solution Showcase Expo, attendees will get a hands-on opportunity with the latest tools using AI and platforms for data science, compare them and learn how others are using them to transform their businesses.

Leaders in the field like IBM, DataRobot, SAS, S&P Global, Mathworks and many others are partnering with the Open Data Science Conference (ODSC) to demo software platforms at the event’s AI Solution Showcase Expo. 

Discover the Machine & Deep Learning solutions that are transforming the business world from expert-ed demos & tutorials at ODSC AI Solution Showcase Expo 2019. Join 7,000 delegates and 60 Solutions Providers.

*Exclusive to ODSC Pass or ODSC Expo Pass holders only.

Meet the Speakers

Location: Bayside A/B

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

  • Wednesday, Oct 30th at 1:30 pm – Kirk Borne
  • More to be confirmed


Exclusive to ODSC Pass holders only.

Book Signing

Location: Bayside A/B

Meet some of the most famous data science authors and get your favorite books signed! There are a limited number of free copies to be signed, but we recommend bringing your own copy if you have it to be sure.

  • Wednesday, Oct 30th at 1:30 pm – Jon Krohn
  • Thursday, Oct 31st at 12:45 pm – Jared Lander and at 2:15 pm – Dr. Ganapathi Pulipaka
  • Friday, Nov 1st at 12:45 pm – Amy E. Hodler

Exclusive to ODSC Pass holders only.

ODSC Networking Reception

Schedule: Thursday, October 31st, 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Location: The Grove, Atrium Level

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.

Exclusive to ODSC Pass holders only.

Meet the Experts

Location: Check the app schedule for details on exact time and location during the conference.

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.

  • Thursday, Oct 31st at 1:30 pm – Joy Payton
  • Friday, Nov 1st at 1:30 pm – Andreas Mueller

Exclusive to ODSC Pass holders only.

AI Awards

Schedule: Friday, November 1st at 9:00 during the Keynote Sessions
Location: Grand Peninsula Ballroom  

Open source data science has 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.  This year, ODSC is giving out 4 awards that recognize outstanding contribution to the driving data science community. Winners will be announced during Friday’s keynote session.

  • AI For Good Award
  • Open Source Data Science Project Award
  • Open Source Data Science Project Contributor Award
  • AI Startup Award

Click here to make a nomination.

Women Ignite Session

Schedule: Friday, November 1st, 2:00 PM – 2:45 PM
Location: TBD, please check the app schedule for details on times and speakers during the conference.

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 5 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.