OPEN DATA SCIENCE CONFERENCE

– San Francisco 2015 –

NOV 14-15 • MARRIOTT WATERFRONT

Thank you San Francisco and beyond!!!

See you in 2016

Workshops
Speakers
Attendees

MARRIOTT WATERFRONT

NOV. 14-15

Registration

ODSC West is at full capacity!

Platinum Sponsors

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Gold Sponsors

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Exhibitor Sponsors

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Keynote Speakers

ODSC is pleased to announce Brian Granger, Vin Sharma, and Lukas Biewald as our keynote speakers.  Brian, Vin, and Lukas epitomize the key goals of our conference including making data science accessible and the open exchange of ideas.

SPEAKERS

We have a rockstar lineup

John Mount

Principal at Win-Vector LLC

Co-author of 'Practical Data Science with R'

Anthony Goldbloom

Founder and CEO of Kaggle

The world’s largest platform for data prediction competitions

Wes McKinney

Software Engineer at Cloudera

Creator of Python Data Analysis Library and author of 'Python for Data Analysis'

Claudia Perlich

Chief Scientist at Dstillery

3-time winner of the KDD Cup

Juliet Hougland

Data Scientist at Cloudera

Contributor, committer and maintainer for the Sparkling Pandas project

Andreas Mueller

Asst. Research Engineer at NYU Center for Data Science

Core Contributor to scikit-learn

Owen Zhang

Chief Product Officer at DataRobot

#1 Ranked Kaggle Data Scientist

Charles Givre

Senior Lead Data Scientist at Booz Allen Hamilton

Former CIA counter-terrorism analyst

Jonathan Reichental

Chief Information Officer City of Palo Alto

Multiple award-winning technology leader

Richard Socher

Founder & CEO at MetaMind

Expert in machine learning, natural language processing, and computer vision

Sheamus McGovern

ODSC Chair

CONFERENCE SCHEDULE

As always, we have a fantastic lineup of workshops, presentations, and networking sessions

Saturday - Keynote Speakers & 14 Talks
  • Brian Granger | "Project Jupyter as the Foundation for Open Data Science"
  • John Mount | "Statistics in the age of data science, issues you can not ignore"
  • Dean Abbott | "How Big Data and Customer Intelligence Has Revolutionized Retail"
  • Mahesh Kumar | "Creating Business Value from Unstructured Data"
  • Chris Colburn | "How big is too big? Anomaly Detection at Netflix"

Saturday - 6 Workshops
"Text Analytics & Sentiment Modeling Workshop"
> Ted Kwalter, Director of Customer Success at Data Robot
"Hacking Machine Data"
> Nick Kolegraff, Director of Data Science at Rackspace
"Is Apache Spark Ready for the Cloud?"
> Praveen Seluka, Software Engineer at Qubole
"Preparing data for analysis using R: basic through advanced techniques"
> John Mount / Nina Zumel

To supplement the terrific speaker & workshop presenter lineup, numerous special events have been added, focused on networking, hiring, and fun!

Sunday - 22 Talks
  • Ian Huston | "Cloud Native Data Science"
  • Anthony Goldbloom | "Kaggle: The Home of Data Science"
  • Ashok Ramani | "Data Science empowering Commerce Experiences at Scale"
  • Marc Joffe  | "Collecting and Analyzing Open Local Government Data"
  • Wes McKinney | "Ibis: Scalable Python Analytics on Hadoop and SQL Engines"

Sunday - 8 Workshops
"Deep Learning Workshops with Theano / Python"
> Markus Beissinger, Founder, CEO of Vitruvian Science
"How to build and operationalize data science solutions with Cortana Analytics"
> Terry Christiani, Product Marketing Manager at Microsoft
"Machine Learning Approaches for Startups That Lack Data"
> Arshak Navruzyan, VP Product at Argyle Data
"Data Visualization Techniques"
> Cole Nussbaumer Knaflic, Storytelling With Data

To supplement the terrific speaker & workshop presenter lineup, numerous special events have been added, focused on networking, hiring, and fun!

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LANGUAGES, TOOLS, AND TOPICS

We’re heavily focused on applied data science featuring real-world applications. Here’s a list of languages, tools, and topics we’re looking to cover in our workshops and talks:

ATTENDEES

LEARN

Learn

ENGAGE

Engage

LAUNCH

Launch

With some of the best and brightest minds in data science presenting, ODSC West is THE conference to learn about the latest insights, trends and discoveries in data science languages, tools and topics.

You will learn about the current languages, tools, and topics that matter most in data science. Each of these categories is constantly in flux and evolving.  Come and learn first-hand from core practitioners and contributors at the forefront of open-source data science.

Whether you’re an attendee, sponsor, or speaker, ODSC offers many ways to engage with fellow conference delegates. We have talks, get-togethers, and networking sessions built into our two-day conference to ensure you make those all-important connections.

In the job market? ODSC West is a great place to meet your future employer. In fact, we have a designated interview room just for this purpose.

The ODSC is the perfect launch pad for data-driven individuals, startups, and companies. We provide the insights, knowledge, and connections to help launch your next big project, collaboration, or startup with open-source data science at its core.

ODSC West is the perfect means for introducing you to your next business partner. Open-source data science is putting the tools into the hands of those with the knowledge to launch new projects and even startups. Don’t miss this ideal opportunity to make your next move.