Hybrid Conference Attendee FAQs and Guidelines

Attendee Guidelines

Here are some useful resources and guidelines for getting the most out of the Hybrid Conference.

In-person Conference FAQs


Schedule, Sessions & Conference Passes Information

  • Limited Attendance

    To accommodate social distancing, our in-person event will be limited to a maximum of 850 training and other attendees per day.  If you wish to attend in person we recommend you purchase your place early as passes will be limited.

  • Safety First

    Our in-person event will be primarily restricted to those attendees not showing proof of vaccination.  Attendees will need to show proof of vaccination at registration.  Alternatively, attendees may provide a negative COVID-19 test at registration and will be advised to wear a mask while indoors per CDC guidance.  In addition, if you are experiencing any of the symptoms identified in the symptoms section below you should not attend in person. We encourage those who cannot meet this criterion to consider our Virtual attendance. Additional precautions are listed in the In-Person SAFETY MEASURES section below.

    Visit our Guide for getting some more information here: https://odsc.com/europe/whattoexpect/ 

Tobacco Dock

Wapping Lane, London, England, E1W 2SF

Unfortunately, we will not be providing hotel or accommodation for the Europe 2022. Please keep searching for the closest hotels and we hope to see you at Tobacco Dock during conference days!

Parking is available at Tobacco Dock. You will get a ticket on arrival in the car park, pay at the reception desk on departure. The car park is on a first-come-first-served basis. 

 £ 10.00 Daily Pass

 £ 50.00 Weekly Pass

Please note: Bank Station is a 5-minute walk if you take public transport (1 Stop)

Registration opens at 8:00am, June 15-16th. Please leave yourself extra time as we will be very busy and are expecting over 800 people to be checking in at this time. To ensure you do not miss your first session arrive early to collect your badge and be prepared to wait in line for your badge. Average wait time can be expected to be 30-45 minutes. 

Please note the training sessions will not be recorded and start on time and no late attendees will be able to enter the room once the session is in progress. Please arrive early to ensure you can attend. Entering a session after it has begun may be forbidden at the discretion of the instructors. The morning sessions start at 9AM and the afternoon sessions at 2PM.

There is no official dress code. Shirts and shoes are required at all times.

It is highly recommended to dress professionally if you are planning to attend the Expo Hall.  

There is NO pre-event registration for any event sessions. All sessions are filled on a first come first served basis. Registering for a session in the “my schedule” portion of the app is for personal planning, it does NOT guarantee a seat in any room. Be advised that it is strongly recommend you arrive early to sessions in order to get a seat.

Yes! All attendees must check in at registration in order to pick up their conference badge. You do NOT need to print your eventbrite registration.

No paper schedules will be provided. Please download the ODSC App before you arrive at the venue. If you have not received an invitation to download the app please search your inbox, then contact info@odsc.com. Any last minutes changes will be updated live on the app so please refer to this first during the event. 

The schedule will also be displayed throughout the venue.

Yes, we will have breaks in the morning and afternoon on all days of the event.There is Coffee/Decaf Coffee and wide range of Tea provided.

There will not be coffee prior to the start of the sessions on any day.

Lunch will be available on site, there is also a wide variety of restaurants around the Tobacco Dock.

Laptops are not required to participate but many sessions will include work along portions from which attendees will get the most if they have a laptop. Please make sure they are fully charged. 

Yes, there is a coat check at the venue.

All attendees are required to wear their conference badge at all times. You will be stopped by security if you are not wearing it.

Replacement badges are £10. You will not be allowed into the event without a badge.

Yes, free wifi is available

There are limited charging outlets at the venue, please make sure if you bring any laptops, they are fully charged. 

Yes, the ODSC Events App is available for download at the Google Play Store or iOS App Store.

Please, download  the Conference App to
– View Full Schedule
– Create personalized Schedule
– See full Talk and Speaker details

  • Platinum Pass: THIS IS A 2-DAY PASS: (WEDNESDAY & THURSDAY). Get access to all ODSC sessions Wed-Thur, ODSC Training Sessions, AI Expo and Virtual events
  • Mini-Bootcamp Pass: THIS IS A 3-DAY PASS: (TUESDAY(virtual), WEDNESDAY & THURSDAY). Get access to EVERYTHING ODSC has to offer. All-Conference recordings PLUS Access to ONE On-demand Pre-conference training. In addition, get access to 1 year premium subscription on AI+.
  • VIP Pass: THIS IS A 3-DAY PASS ( TUESDAY(virtual), WEDNESDAY, THURSDAY). Get access to EVERYTHING ODSC has to offer on Wed-Thu, Pre-Conference day on Tuesday. In addition, get exclusive access to the Speaker/VIP Lounge, VIP Registration, and receive an exclusive VIP gift bag.

Yes, you can upgrade your pass. If you would like to attend more sessions than your pass allows, please email info@odsc.com as soon as possible.

We will not record In-person sessions, only Virtual sessions will be recorded. We do not record training sessions due to the interactive hands-on nature of training sessions. Please allow 6 weeks for preparation and production. Instructions on accessing these recordings will be sent via email. 

As for now and our understanding, if you are EU or EEA country, Switzerland, or an Irish citizen you will be able to enter the UK without a visa. Please check here for more details before entering the UK.
  • The Open Data Science Conference is dedicated to providing a harassment-free experience for everyone. We reserve the right to refuse entry or remove anyone in breach of this code without refund.
  • Please do not conduct any personal recordings. Once we have a speaker’s permission and the presentation is edited, we will then release content to our conference website.
  • Mute cell phones during all events.
  • No excessive photography.
  • No recruitment or solicitation unless you are with a sanctioned sponsor.
  • In consideration of fellow attendees, no food is allowed in the meeting rooms.
  • If you have any special needs, disabilities, or dietary restrictions that we can address to make your participation more enjoyable, please contact info@odsc.com
  • Our full code of conduct can be reviewed here: http://odsc/code-of-conduct/

Virtual Conference FAQs


Cancellations within 30 days of the event are non-refundable. Cancellations 60 days prior to the will be granted minus an administration fee. Other terms apply as noted in our terms and conditions. Please email info@odsc.com, if you would like to transfer your ticket to future ODSC event. Ticket transfers may be requested up to 7 days before the conference. (June, 7th)

Please note: you can only transfer the pass only 1 time per conference or per attendee.

The ODSC Hybrid Conference and Expo is an event that will take place exclusively In-Person and Virtually. Most of the virtual conference presentations are broadcasted via webcast so you can watch from the comfort of your own office or home.

You will have the ability to move from presentation to presentation as you see fit, and all the features of an in-person event will still be available (exhibit halls, networking, questions with presenters, downloadable collateral, etc.)

ODSC Europe 2022 Hybrid Conference will take place on June 15th – June 16th, 2022

Sessions begin at 10:00 AM on Wednesday-Thursday. The conference will close at 6:00 PM BST (GMT).

  • Wednesday, June 15th and Thursday, June 16th at 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM BST –  AI Solutions Expo and Solution and Partner Demo Talks

ODSC passes:

  • Platinum Pass: THIS IS A 2-DAY PASS: (WEDNESDAY & THURSDAY). Get access to all ODSC sessions Wed-Thur, ODSC Training Sessions, AI Expo, and Virtual Events. Pre-conference training and conference training are not included.
  • Mini-Bootcamp Pass: THIS IS A 3-DAY PASS: (TUESDAY(virtual), WEDNESDAY & THURSDAY). Get access to EVERYTHING ODSC has to offer. All-Conference recordings PLUS Access to ONE On-demand Pre-conference training. In addition, get access to a 1-year premium subscription on AI+.

Mini-Bootcamp passes:

  • In-person Mini-Bootcamp Pass: THIS IS A 3-DAY PASS: (TUESDAY(virtual), WEDNESDAY & THURSDAY). Get access to EVERYTHING ODSC has to offer. All-Conference recordings PLUS Access to ONE On-demand Pre-conference training. In addition, get access to a 1-year premium subscription on AI+.
  • Virtual Mini-Bootcamp Pass: THIS IS A 3-DAY PASS to VIRTUAL CONFERENCE : (TUESDAY, WEDNESDAY & THURSDAY). Get access to ALL Virtual Session on-demand and live training, PLUS 1 Year AI+ Premium Subscription

ODSC Virtual passes:

  • Virtual Premium Pass: THIS IS A 2-DAY PASS to VIRTUAL CONFERENCE: (WEDNESDAY & THURSDAY). Get access to ODSC Keynotes, Talks, Workshops, Career Expo, Virtual Ai x Business Talks, and Virtual Ai Expo. This pass DOES NOT Include access to Pre-Conference training and ODSC Virtual Training Sessions.
  • Virtual Platinum Pass: THIS IS A 2-DAY PASS (WEDNESDAY, AND THURSDAY): Get access to a Livestream of sessions, access to breakout talk sessions, keynotes, Virtual Business talks, AI Expo, and Virtual training & Workshops. Recordings are included.
  • Virtual Mini-Bootcamp Pass: THIS IS A 3-DAY PASS to VIRTUAL CONFERENCE : (TUESDAY(virtual), WEDNESDAY & THURSDAY). Get access to ALL Virtual Session on-demand and live training, PLUS 1 Year AI+ Premium Subscription
  • Virtual Expo Hall Pass – THIS IS A 2-DAY PASS (WEDNESDAY & THURSDAY). Get access to the Virtual AI Expo. This includes access to Expo Partners Virtual Booths, Virtual Demo Talks, Main ODSC Virtual Keynotes, product demonstrations and materials, and live chats with the company’s representatives.
    *Please note: This ticket grants access to the Virtual AI Expo only.

Yes, you can upgrade your pass. If you would like to attend more sessions than your pass allows, please contact us at info@odsc.com

  • Groups of 3 or more have discounted prices. Please check here.
  • For groups of more than 13 please contact info@odsc.com for a special discount.

Attendees will receive an email with login instructions 7 days before the event. Please also check the spam folder. If you have not received it, please email info@odsc.com

  • Laptop or personal computer
  • Strong, reliable wifi connection
  • Google Chrome is recommended to run the Virtual Conference platform.
  • Virtual Sessions will be recorded during the event and will be made available to attendees approximately 1-2 days after the event on the Virtual Platform and be available for 12 months after release on the Ai+ Platform. Recordings will also include the session slides.
  • If your pass includes access to some / all of the recordings, you will receive instructions for accessing them via email following the conference. Please note that only virtual sessions will be recorded.

If you have completed Mini-Bootcamp we will email you your certificate of completion 7-10 days after the conference.

ODSC will offer a wide variety of networking opportunities:

  • Live Community Chat with different channels
  • Introductions; Introduce yourself and let the rest of the attendees know what it is you’re looking for. It’s a space where you can discuss what problems you’re facing or what solutions you potentially have for other attendee’s problems
  • Hallway Track: General random conversations between attendees + speakers
  • Meetups: A channel dedicated for people to connect, make plans for a group call, and discuss a specific topic, etc.
  • ODSC Slack Workspace 
    • The value of the Slack channel is an opportunity to meet people ahead of the event, get to know them. 
    • Create unique channels so you can create a mini-community within ODSC
  • ODSC Networking events

Scholarship Applications are open now. Please check our website.

  • The Open Data Science Conference is dedicated to providing a harassment-free experience for everyone. We reserve the right to refuse entry or remove anyone in breach of this code without refund.
  • Please do not conduct any personal recordings. Once we have a speaker’s permission and the presentation is edited, we will then release content to our conference website.
  • Mute cell phones during all events.
  • No excessive photography.
  • No recruitment or solicitation unless you are with a sanctioned sponsor.
  • In consideration of fellow attendees, no food is allowed in the meeting rooms.
  • If you have any special needs, disabilities, or dietary restrictions that we can address to make your participation more enjoyable, please contact info@odsc.com
  • Our full code of conduct can be reviewed here: http://odsc/code-of-conduct/

Registration & Logging in to the Virtual Conference

  • Attendees will receive an email with login instructions 7 days before the event. Please also check the spam folder. We encourage all attendees to log into the platform before the conference starts to make sure you can login.
  • Access to our platform: https://live.odsc.com/. You will get the email along with the credentials to access our Virtual Platform approximately 7 days before the event takes place. Your login will be the email address you signed up,
  • Check the Attendee Guide for how to login to our virtual conference. If you have trouble logging in, please email info@odsc.com
  • The conference will start daily at 10 am on Wednesday and at 9 am Thursday so attendees should be logged into the Virtual Platform and in their virtual sessions 30 mins earlier.

Attendees will receive an email with login instructions 7 days before the event. Please also check the spam folder. We encourage all attendees to log into the platform before the conference starts to make sure you can login. Access to our platform: https://odsc.com/. You’ll be granted access on September 14th. Your login will be the email address you signed up with and there is no password required.

Check the Attendee Guide for how to login to our virtual conference.

If you have trouble logging in, please email info@odsc.com

  1. You can visit the virtual “Info Desk” for technical support.
  2. Or send message to Support Channel in Slack
  3. Or send an email to info@odsc.com

Yes, you can upgrade your pass. If you would like to attend more sessions than your pass allows, please contact us at info@odsc.com


Schedule, Sessions & Conference Passes Information

Switch tracks by selecting “Agenda” from the main toolbar and selecting a new session to watch.

Attendees can access the breakout talk sessions from the Virtual Conference lobby in the Virtual Agenda.

  • Please visit the Gotowmeeting Support page for a complete list of common issues including trouble joining a session, audio trouble, connections, etc
  • If you continue having issues, please visit the Info Desk in the Virtual Conference or email info@odsc.com
  • Wednesday, June 15th and Thursday, June 16th at 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM BST –  AI Solutions Expo and Solution and Partner Demo Talks

ODSC passes:

  • Platinum Pass: THIS IS A 2-DAY PASS: (WEDNESDAY & THURSDAY). Get access to all ODSC sessions Wed-Thur, ODSC Training Sessions, AI Expo, and Virtual Events. Pre-conference training and conference training are not included.
  • Mini-Bootcamp Pass: THIS IS A 3-DAY PASS: (TUESDAY(virtual), WEDNESDAY & THURSDAY). Get access to EVERYTHING ODSC has to offer. All-Conference recordings PLUS Access to ONE On-demand Pre-conference training. In addition, get access to a 1-year premium subscription on AI+.

Mini-Bootcamp passes:

  • In-person Mini-Bootcamp Pass: THIS IS A 3-DAY PASS: (TUESDAY(virtual), WEDNESDAY & THURSDAY). Get access to EVERYTHING ODSC has to offer. All-Conference recordings PLUS Access to ONE On-demand Pre-conference training. In addition, get access to a 1-year premium subscription on AI+.
  • Virtual Mini-Bootcamp Pass: THIS IS A 3-DAY PASS to VIRTUAL CONFERENCE : (TUESDAY, WEDNESDAY & THURSDAY). Get access to ALL Virtual Session on-demand and live training, PLUS 1 Year AI+ Premium Subscription

ODSC Virtual passes:

  • Virtual Premium Pass: THIS IS A 2-DAY PASS to VIRTUAL CONFERENCE: (WEDNESDAY & THURSDAY). Get access to ODSC Keynotes, Talks, Workshops, Career Expo, Virtual Ai x Business Talks, and Virtual Ai Expo. This pass DOES NOT Include access to Pre-Conference training and ODSC Virtual Training Sessions.
  • Virtual Platinum Pass: THIS IS A 2-DAY PASS (WEDNESDAY, AND THURSDAY): Get access to a Livestream of sessions, access to breakout talk sessions, keynotes, Virtual Business talks, AI Expo, and Virtual training & Workshops. Recordings are included.
  • Virtual Mini-Bootcamp Pass: THIS IS A 3-DAY PASS to VIRTUAL CONFERENCE : (TUESDAY(virtual), WEDNESDAY & THURSDAY). Get access to ALL Virtual Session on-demand and live training, PLUS 1 Year AI+ Premium Subscription
  • Virtual Expo Hall Pass – THIS IS A 2-DAY PASS (WEDNESDAY & THURSDAY). Get access to the Virtual AI Expo. This includes access to Expo Partners Virtual Booths, Virtual Demo Talks, Main ODSC Virtual Keynotes, product demonstrations and materials, and live chats with the company’s representatives.
    *Please note: This ticket grants access to the Virtual AI Expo only.
  • You can explore the speakers, topics, and schedule before the conference here
  • During the conference, you’ll be able to view the agenda once you have logged into the Virtual Conference platform.

There will be created Q&A Slack Channels for all sessions so that you could share your feedback and ask speaker for more details. Even after the session!


Attending AI Solutions Showcase Expo 

  • You can easily access the expos from anywhere in the Virtual Conference by clicking on the “AI Expo Hall” buttons from the blue menu bar at the top (See below)
  • Please note that the AI Solutions Expo is only open on June 15th-16th from 10:00 AM – 5:30 PM BST (GMT) .

The AI Solutions Expo will take place on on June 15th-16th from 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM BST (GMT)

Visit AI Expo Hall and engage with leading AI solution providers, including DataRobot, IBM, Red Hat, SAS, and S&P Global, and learn about the products and solutions that will help you automate machine learning, optimize data science costs, extract more value from data, and much more. Some of the technologies to be showcased: Auto ML, Data Labeling, DevOps, DataOps, Deep Learning, Cloud Computing, Image, Voice and Facial Recognition.

Join the most influential Data Science community worldwide.

  • The full AI Solutions Expo exhibitor list is located inside the Virtual AI Expo. To access, please enter the Virtual AI expo.
  • Once inside, the exhibitor list is located in the “Exhibitors Index” box on the lower left side of the screen. 
  • Click on any exhibitor’s name to be brought to their virtual booth to learn more about the company, save handouts and PDFs to your briefcase.

ODSC will offer a wide variety of networking opportunities:

  • Live Community Chat and Workspace with different channels
  • Introductions; Introduce yourself and let the rest of the attendees know what it is you’re looking for. It’s a space where you can discuss what problems you’re facing or what solutions you potentially have for other attendee’s problems.
  • Hallway Track: General random conversations between attendees + speakers.
  • Virtual Meetups; A channel dedicated for people to connect, make plans for a group call and discuss a specific topic + virtual drinks etc
  • Please find the AI Expo demo talks schedule on our website here.
  • Please find the AI Expo demo talks schedule on the Virtual Conference Platform

– Enter the platform using your credentials – Visit Expo Hall: either by clicking the relevant Tab in the Menu Bar, or the Expo Hall Entrance. Find Demo Theatre Booths and choose any of them – you will be forwarded to Demo Talks schedule;

– Enter the platform using your credentials – Click Agenda in Menu bar, In drop down list choose Demo Talks.


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