Conference Guide

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Conference Activities

Meet the Experts

Chat and connect with top experts from various conference focus areas, including deep learning, machine learning, data visualization, conversational AI and more.

Meet the Speakers

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

AI Solution Showcase Expo Hall

Attendees will have a chance to explore and interact with some of the coolest data science and AI projects. See IBM, DataRobot, SAS and others showcase projects such as virtual assistants, virtual reality, and more.

Career Expo

Representatives from top data science companies will be seeking talented individuals. More information can be found here.

 AI Investors Reverse Pitch

Learn what 8 top VC 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.

Book Signing

Meet some of the most famous data science authors. We will be giving away a few books to be signed. Or bring your personal copy to be signed.

Networking, Coffee Breaks and  Lunches

Socialize with fellow attendees, speakers, experts and partners during your free time. There will be morning and afternoon coffee breaks, daily lunches, and a Networking Reception sponsored by DataRobot.

Dinner with Data Scientists

ODSC is all about connecting the data science community. Don’t dine alone – self-organized after-hours dinners or drinks is a great way to meet new people at one of our suggested dinner or drink venues. Check out the “dinner with data scientists” on our app and get a group together.

Download the Conference App today!

For an enhanced conference experience, download the ODSC East smartphone app in the Apple and Android app stores — search for “ODSC.” It’s a great way to keep track of the schedule, read up on speakers, message with other attendees, take live polls as part of Q&A sessions, and get special conference alerts.

Connect with the Best & Brightest at ODSC East

By day, ODSC East brings the top innovators, executives, and students together. But it’s at night when the real connections are made at dinners, receptions, and parties across Boston, where our attendees can network in a casual environment.

  • Hotel Deal

  • From $319+ Taxes&fees

    DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Boston - Cambridge

Hynes Convention Center

900 Boylston St. Boston, MA 02115
  • 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.
  • Our code of conduct can be reviewed here: http://odsc/code-of-conduct/
  • 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

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