Solution Showcase Expo Hall

Step into the future of AI at ODSC’s AI Solution Showcase Expo Hall, a vibrant hub of innovation and opportunity. Our Expo Hall is designed to ignite your curiosity and foster connections, featuring an impressive lineup of AI solution showcase partners ready to demonstrate their cutting-edge technologies and services. Relax and network in our specially designed hangout areas, perfect for conversations and sharing insights. Whether you’re seeking practical AI solutions for your business, or simply eager to see what the future holds, the ODSC Expo Hall is your gateway to the exciting world of AI. Get ready to be inspired, challenged, and connected.
  • 30+ AI Demo Talks & Sessions

  • Keynotes and AI Strategy Sessions

  • AI Startup Pitch and Demos

  • Hangout and Recharge Areas

  • Multiple Networking Receptions

  • Expo Days: coming soon! See schedule for full details

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Networking Receptions

Don’t miss out on the vibrant after-session scene at ODSC! Our four evening receptions offer something for everyone. Mingle with fellow attendees and industry leaders at the Welcome Reception (Tuesday). The Main Networking Reception (Wednesday) is a central hub to unwind, share insights, and forge new connections. Wrap up the conference on a high note at the Wrap-up Reception (Thursday) and solidify the connections that will fuel your AI journey.
  • Welcome Networking Reception Tuesday, April 23rd

  • VIP Networking Reception Tuesday, April 23rd *

  • Main Networking Reception Wednesday, April 24th

  • ODSC Wrap Networking Reception Thursday, April 25th

Daily Meetups

At ODSC, every break is an opportunity to engage. Between sessions, we invite attendees to connect over lunch and coffee in a relaxed, informal setting. These gatherings are designed not just to nourish the body, but also to foster rich exchanges of stories and insights, allowing participants to share experiences, discuss the latest trends in AI and data science, and explore collaborative opportunities.
  • Women Ignite. Exclusive Lighting Talks and Networking Event

  • Thought Leadership Round Tables

  • Coffee and Chat Meetups

  • Open Forum Birds of a Feather (BOF) Lunch Sessions

  • AI Bootcamp Meetup


Data After Dark

Unwind after a stimulating day at ODSC with fellow AI and data science enthusiasts! Join us for a casual drinks, happy hours, and AI Travia. It’s a great opportunity to network in a relaxed setting, share insights, and forge new connections. Our venues include AI Trivia Night, Live Music & Networking, and Happy Hour Specials.  Location and times available on Day-of Schedule
  • AI Happy Hour – Drinks and Discussions, April 23rd (snacks provided) 

  • Dinner with Data Scientist Tuesday, April 22nd, * (self-pay) 

  • Mini-Bootcamp Dinner. Back Bay Social (self-pay)

  • AI Trivia Night – Groups and Discussions, Wednesday, April 23rd

  • Dinner with Data Scientist Wednesday, April 22nd (self-pay)

  • Drinks with Data Scientists, Thursday, April 23rd


Meet the AI Experts

ODSC speakers and instructions are some of the best and brightest in the AI industry. Join exclusive events such as book signings, office hours, and speaker lunches, for a once-in-a-lifetime chance to meet leading AI experts. Get your books signed, and take a selfie with your favorite authors
  • Book Signings: Bring your own copy or grab one at the venue

  • Meet authors: Matt Harrison: Effective Pandas: Patterns for Data Manipulation | Sinan Ozdemir: Quick Start Guide to Large Language Models | Stefanie Molin: Hands-On Data Analysis with Pandas | Martin Musiol: Generative AI: Navigating the Course to the AGI Future

  • Meet the Experts office hours

  • VIP Speaker Lunch (VIP passholders and speakers)

  • Speaker Roulette Talks: Join us as we test our speaker’s knowledge and humor with roulette talks

Boston Neighborhoods to Explore 

Explore Boston’s diverse neighborhoods beyond the conference ! Stroll through the elegant brownstones of Back Bay (conference location) , window-shop on Newbury Street. Wander the gas-lit streets of Beacon Hill, and its antique shops and charm. In the North End, find authentic Italian food, and famous bakeries (Mikes Pastries). Chinatown is home to delicious dim sum, traditional markets, and ornate temples. Seek intellectual stimulation in Harvard Square bookstores and independent shops, or delve into revolutionary history at Charlestown’s Bunker Hill and the USS Constitution. For baseball fans, Fenway-Kenmore offers a pilgrimage to Fenway Park, plus lively pubs and local eats. The Seaport District promises a modern twist with its waterfront restaurants and stunning cityscapes and rooftop bars.


Immerse yourself in elegance with brownstone architecture, world-class shopping on Newbury Street, and the renowned Boston Public Gardens.


Steeped in history, this charming neighborhood boasts picturesque gas-lit streets, antique shops, and great walks


Savor the spirit of Italy with authentic Italian restaurants, bustling bakeries, and lively cafes lining the narrow streets.


Experience a vibrant cultural hub with delicious dim sum restaurants, traditional Chinese markets, and ornate temples.


Imerse yourself in intellectual energy with bookstores, independent shops, and the youthful atmosphere surrounding Harvard University.


Explore the rich history of the American Revolution at the Bunker Hill Monument and the USS Constitution warship. Charlestown also offers scenic walking paths along the Charles Rive


Home to Fenway Park, this neighborhood is a must-visit for baseball fans. It also offers lively pubs, restaurants, and historical sites


This revitalized waterfront area boasts stunning harbor views, innovative restaurants, contemporary art galleries, and the iconic Boston Harborwalk.

Fun Aсtivities

Spring in Boston offers a vibrant mix of history, culture, and outdoor adventures! Start your day energized with a scenic morning. Immerse yourselves in Boston’s rich past with a Freedom Trail walk or explore revolutionary sites like Faneuil Hall. For a touch of serenity, stroll through the Boston Public Garden, or visit  the Museum of Fine Arts. Unwind after a day of learning with breathtaking cityscapes from the “Top of the Hub” observation deck, or try your luck at the lively Encore Casino.

  • Morning Run: get your blood pumping and your brain ready to learn! Team up with fellow attendees for a morning run!

  • Duck Tours: Quack Your Way Through Boston! 🦆 Explore the City’s Land & River in Style.

  • Freedom Trail: Step Back in Time on the Freedom Trail 🕰️ Walk Boston’s Path of History and discover the Roots of Revolution! 

  • Public Gardens: Stroll Through Serenity of 🌳 Boston Public Garden boasting vibrant flower displays, a peaceful lagoon and iconic Swan Boats

  • Boston MFA: Explore over 450,000 works of art at 🖼️ Boston’s Museum of Fine Arts from ancient Egyptian treasures to modern masterpieces. and renowned Impressionist collection

  • Faneuil Hall Marketplace – famous for being Cradle of Liberty 🗽 now offers 100+ stores, artisan pushcarts, restaurants, and pubs right on Boston’s famed Freedom Trail.

  • Encore Casino: Roll the Dice at New England’s largest casino. 🎲 Encore Boston’s offers poker and blackjack tables, spots, or catch a show 

  • View Boston: Elevate Your View of Boston 🌇  a 360 degree observation deck offering breathtaking and orienting views from high above the heart of Boston


Boston Hynes Convention Center, MA  

Register today

Oct 29 – Oct 31

Hyatt Regency San Francisco


Schedule: Daily, October 29th-October 31st, afternoon & early evening

Open Spaces are self-organized 20 min meetup-like events which happen in parallel with the main conference. They will be held virtually on the conference platform. Connect with like-minded peers over casual conversations focused on the questions that matter to you.

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