About ODSC

ODSC – Open Data Science Conference – is essential for anyone who wants to connect to the data science community and contribute to the open source applications it uses every day.

Our goal is to bring together the global data science community in an effort to encourage the exchange of innovative ideas and the growth of open source software.

Our Focus

  • Open Source Languages used in data science (R, Python, Julia, etc.)

  • Machine Learning

  • Predictive Analytics

  • Deep Learning & Neural Networks

  • Social Network & Graph Analysis

  • Text Analytics and Natural Language Processing

  • Data Visualization

  • Big Data Tools

  • Pig/Hive/other Hadoop-based Languages

2019 Schedule

ODSC East | April 30th – May 3rd 2019

ODSC India | August 7th – 10th

ODSC West | Oct 29th – Nov 1st

ODSC Europe | November 19th – 22nd



Contact ODSC

Please get in contact if you would like to:
>  Write an original data science blog post
>  Speak at one of our events
>  Post a data science job on our website
>  Sponsor one of our events

Who We Are

  • Sheamus McGovern – Open Data Science Conference Chair
  • Mammad Mahmoodi – Executive Director
  • Vimal Patel – Global Director, Business Operations
  • Alvaro Grau-LLueca – Global Director, Business Development
  • Kevin McSweeney – Outreach & Operations Manager
  • Tushaar Garg – Outreach & Research
  • Saman Batool – Research & Operations, CF Manager
  • Maria Chabanova – Research & Sales
  • Jessie Harris – Exec. Director
  • Lesley Mynard – Project manager
  • Tony Porretto – Sponsorship Sales Executive
  • We are also supported by a host of volunteers and advisers.


If you’d like to volunteer at one of our events, we’d love to hear from you.  We can guarantee a rewarding experience. 

To apply for volunteering at ODSC East 2019 in Boston, please click here.