BOSTON, MA–(Marketwired – Apr 30, 2015) – The Open Data Science Conference (ODS) will bring together more than 1000 of the most influential practitioners, innovators, and thought leaders in the data science community to the Boston Convention Center on May 30-31. The event’s unique and engaging program features hands-on technical and non-technical panels and presentations by leading industry authorities on how to use data science to drive ideas and businesses forward.
Data science is revolutionizing the way we analyze and use information, and the #ODSC conference enables attendees to:
- Learn how thought leaders use data science to transform their ideas and business
- Attend over 21 workshops and 72 presentations by some of the best minds in data science
- Be among the first to understand how you can leverage the promise of the #ODSC revolution
- Discover latest applications and breakthroughs in data science, big data and data analytics
- Connect with other innovators across industries and disciplines
“More than ever data science is integral to increasing corporate competitiveness. The Open Data Science Conference is an opportunity for both data scientists and business data professionals to gain the data science insights and best practices they need to boost performance,” said Sheamus McGovern, chair of the conference. “Data science, like other scientific disciplines, is built on transparency, effort, and the exchange of ideas. Whether you are a data scientist or a marketing professional, you’ll find the knowledge and ideas you need here.”
This conference presents ample talks and workshops on open source languages ( R, Python), tools (Spark, Hadoop), and topics such as predictive analytics, text analytics, deep learning, machine learning etc.. We are honored to have some of the best and brightest in the field share their insights with us. Confirmed speakers from the data science community include:
Usama Fayyad (Chief Data Officer, Barclays); Owen Zhang (#1 Kaggle Data Scientist); Andrew Odewahn (CTO at O’Reilly Media); Josh Wills (Director of Data Science, Cloudera); Wes McKinney (pandas, Cloudera); Lynn Root (PyLadies SF, Spotify); Allen Downey (Author of Think Stats, Think Bayes); Max Kuhn (Director of Statistics, Pfizer R&D); Andy Terrel (Chief Science Officer, Continuum Analytics); and, James Hanusa (Burning Man Project).
Early registration is still available at http://opendatascicon.com/ and please follow #ODSC Twitter for real-time pre-conference updates.