We couldn’t be more excited to announce the release of our Preliminary Schedule for the ODSC West Hybrid Conference 2021. We are still in the process of building out our full schedule, but you can get a sneak peek at our currently confirmed speakers and sessions. This year ODSC West will take place over the course of 3 days, November 16th – 18th, with an additional fourth day (November 15th) exclusively for Kickstart Bootcamp Pass holders.

Conference Day 0

As mentioned above, Day 0 at the ODSC West Hybrid Conference is focused solely on Bootcamp fundamentals. We are still finalizing the training sessions we will be offering on this day, but previous conferences have featured courses such as 

  • Introduction to Mathematics and Statistics for Machine Learning
  • Introduction to SQL
  • Introduction to Python
  • Introduction to Data Analysis
  • Introduction to ML using scikit-learn
  • Introduction to Neural Networks for Deep Learning

Conference Day 1

Day 1 of the conference will be packed with ODSC talks, hands-on training sessions, expert-led workshops, and demo talks from our AI Expo Hall partners. Some of the partners you might hear from include: Microsoft Azure, Intel, Iguazio, Pandata, Red Hat, and many more. Also on Day 1, we will be hosting our Ai x Business and Innovation Summit featuring experts from both data science and industry discussing the ways that AI is transforming a diversity of sectors from manufacturing to biotech and pharma. 


Conference Day 2

Day 2 of the conference will feature even more ODSC talks, full-day and half-day training sessions, and expert-led workshops on topics such as AI for Cybersecurity, TensorFlow, Reinforcement Learning, NLP, Transformers, GANs, and much more. Day 2 is also your last chance to meet our AI Expo Partners and learn about their innovative AI solutions and products during the Demo Talks. 

Conference Day 3

The third and final day of the conference will be the last chance for you to join ODSC talks, training sessions, and workshops to learn from expert speakers, such as 

  • Valliappa Lakshmanan | Director of Data Analytics and AI Solutions | Google Cloud | Founder of Google’s Advanced Solutions Lab ML Immersion Program
  • Kai-Wei Chang | Director, Assistant Professor | UCLA NLP, UCLS CS | Recipient of the 2021 Sloan Research Fellowship
  • Mona Diab, PhD | Research Scientist, Founder and Director | Facebook AI, GW NLP lab CARE4Lang

Day 3 will also feature our virtual Ai+ Professionals Expo, bringing together data scientists looking to kickstart or accelerate their careers with experienced professionals and speakers sharing their advice, insights, and experiences. 

Register now and plan with the ODSC West Preliminary Schedule!

ODSC West will also feature several networking opportunities, such as Meet the Speakers and Experts, so be sure to save some time in your schedule to connect with your peers and our expert speakers. Also keep an eye out for our detailed schedule with information about session days and times, which will be released in the coming weeks. If you haven’t already registered for your ODSC West pass you can do so here. But you’d better act fast, our limited-time offer of 40% off ODSC West ends soon.