Business Tracks
Solution Partners
Business Sessions

AI Tracks

AI for Retail

AI for Climate

AI for Machines

AI Cyber & Fraud

AI for Manufacturing

AI for Finance

AI for Marketing

AI for Healthcare

AI for Energy

AI for Biotech & Pharma

Topics You’ll Learn

Applying Artificial Intelligence Across the Enterprise

Forming and Managing Effective AI Teams

Understanding Deep Learning and Machine Learning for Business

Understanding AI Ethics, Governance, and Bias in Models

Artificial Intelligence for Good

Explainable AI and Transparency in AI Workflows and Models

Artificial Intelligence Governance, Compliance, and Regulation

Leveraging AI for Online Marketing, Sales, and Advertising

Cybersecurity and Threat Detection with AI and Machine Learning

And many more topics over 4 days. 

ODSC West 2020 Keynotes

Suchi Saria, PhD
Suchi Saria, PhD

Director of the Machine Learning and Healthcare Lab, John C. Malone Endowed Chair, Founder of Bayesian Health, MIT Technology Review’s 35 Innovators Under 35, and a World Economic Forum Young Global Leader

Johns Hopkins University

Jeannette M. Wing, PhD
Jeannette M. Wing, PhD

Avanessians Director of the Data Science Institute, Professor of Computer Science Columbia University, Former Corporate Vice President Microsoft, Former Assistant Director, National Science Foundation

Columbia University

Ion Stoica, PhD
Ion Stoica, PhD

Professor of Computer Science, Head of RISELab. Co-founder of Anyscale, Databricks, and Conviva Networks, ACM Fellow, SIGOPS Hall of Fame Award (2015), SIGCOMM Test of Time Award (2011)

UC Berkeley

Raluca Ada Popa, PhD
Raluca Ada Popa, PhD

Cybersecurity & Applied Cryptography Professor, MIT Technology Review's 35 Under 35, Recipient of Intel Early Career Faculty Honor award, George M. Sprowls Award for best MIT CS doctoral thesis, Co-founder of PreVeil

UC Berkeley

Zoubin Ghahramani, PhD
Zoubin Ghahramani, PhD

Chief Scientist, Founding Director of the AlanTuring Institute, Prof. of Information Engineering & Deputy Director of the Leverhulme Centre for the Future of Intelligence, Fellow of St John's College Cambridge and of the Royal Society

Uber | The University of Cambridge

Azalia Mirhoseini, PhD
Azalia Mirhoseini, PhD

Senior Research Scientist at Google Brain. Advisor at Cmorq. Co-founder Machine Learning for Systems Moonshot at Brain focusing on Deep RL. MIT Technology Review 35 Under 35 Award

Google Brain

Marinela Profi
Marinela Profi

Global Strategist for AI, Global Ambassador for the Women Tech Network, Author of “Mastering Model Lifecycle Orchestration: An interactive guide”


John Montgomery
John Montgomery

Corporate Vice President, Visual Studio, Microsoft Azure AI Lead, Former Chief Information Office at Imagine Publishing, Author at Visual Studio


Ben Taylor,PhD
Ben Taylor,PhD

Chief AI Evangelist, Deep Learning & HPC Expert, Co-founder & Chief Scientist at, Former Chief Scientist at HireVue, ProductCraft Contributor


Previous Ai x Speakers

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Expert Executive AI Speakers

Hear from top expert speakers and prepare your company for the next wave of innovation and growth. Here is a sample of our incredibly insightful session topics for 2021

  • Building a Smarter Artificial Intelligence Strategy for the Enterprise

  • Accelerating Business Innovation with Deep Learning

  • Leading Data Science Teams: A Framework to Help Guide Data Science Project Managers

  • From Cognitive Computing to Artificial Intelligence, the Next 10 Years

  • Democratizing Artificial Intelligence in a Business Context

  • Accelerating AI Development with Deep Learning and Transfer Learning

  • Recent Advances in Machine Learning with Applications to Internet of Things (IoT)

  • Building and Managing World Class Data Science Teams

  • Data Ethnography: Understanding Bias in Machine Learning Models

  • How to Ruin your Business with Data Science & Machine Learning

Day 2 & 3 -AI Workshops & Tutorials

AI – The One Skill You Need to Ensure Future Success

Gain proficiency in essential AI skills and accelerate your insights by attending one of our many introductory level talks and workshops. After attending these sessions, you will better understand the basics of AI and its incredible potential for accelerated growth. Co-located at ODSC West, we have some of the best and brightest speakers on the planet presenting on topics including:

  • AI for Executives Workshop

  • Introduction to Deep Learning

  • Data Science 101

  • Data Visualization Workshop

  • Introduction Machine Learning

  • Predictive Analytics Workshop

  • Voice AI and Speech Recognition

  • Image Recognition and Machine Vision

Accelerate Your Business With AI

Savvy business professionals and executives are embracing AI to accelerate growth 

Attend Accelerate AI and better understand exactly how impactful AI solutions can reshape your business; learn how to incorporate AI across the enterprise

Case Studies

Discussion Panels

Solution Showcase

Executive Workshops


Networking Sessions

  • Health Care

  • Biotech

  • Pharma

  • Life Sciences

  • Financial Services

  • Quant Finance

  • Insurance

  • Banking

  • Cross Industry 

  • Auto & Manufacturing

  • Retail & Online

  • Media & Marketing

Call for Industry Participants


Learn from AI experts how to put AI to work to accelerate your career and your business


At our AI Expo, see, experience, and understand the platforms and tools that make AI work in the real world


Learn the basics of AI, from deep learning to machine learning, to help you communicate with AI experts in your business and career

Why Attend?

AI and data science is transforming business. The CxO summit will give you the knowledge and connections to be at the forefront.

Superior Content

  • Hear from top industry executives using data science to grow their business

  • Attend talks, panels, and group discussions to get you up to speed

  • Learn from the best and brightest AI and data science innovators

  • Attend non-technical talks that will help you understand AI and data science

Superior Networking

  • Meet executives from multiple industries engaging AI and data science

  • Connect with the best and brightest AI and Data Science innovators

  • Network, connect, and collaborate with those defining the future of business

  • Participate in multiple networking events, including breakfast, lunch, and evening reception

Superior Expo

  • Attend one of the largest AI and data science Expos on the west coast

  • Discover first-hand these innovative products and services

  • Gain insight into how AI and data science can transform your business

  • View live on-floor presentations and product demonstrations

Who Should Attend?

Business executives: including VPs, heads, and leads from Healthcare, Education, Finance, Insurance, Bio/Pharma, Manufacturing, Retail, Media & Marketing, Energy & Utilities, Government, Transportation, E-commerce and other key industries.

Chiefs and Heads of: Data, Data Science, Technology, Information, Analytics, Strategy, Innovation, Marketing, and others.

Innovators such as: Startup-ups, Investors, VC’s, Entrepreneurs, Evangelists & Decision-makers, and Strategy Executives.

Check the Attendee FAQ & Guideline Here


ODSC Events attract some of the world’s most influential and market-shaping publications, across trade and industry publications and blogs.

As AI and data science transform industry and touch every aspect of our lives, more people need to be informed of its impact. Come hear and meet the thought leaders, core contributors, and innovators who are driving this new age of disruption.

For media participation inquire here

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Become an AI Expert

Day 1

HEAR and LEARN from AI Experts on how to apply AI in your business and career

Day 2 and 3

At our solution showcase Expo, EXPERIENCE first-hand the platforms and tools that make AI work in the real world

Day 3 and 4

At our ODSC workshops and talks,  LEARN THE BASICS to work with AI experts and data scientists in a language they understand 

  • Learn from leading AI experts real world methods for applying AI 

  • Experience and understand first hand at our solution showcase the platforms delivering AI

  • Attend our kick-start talks and hands-on workshops to learn the basics of deep learning, machine learning and other key topics 

  • Learn the language of AI and meet and network with the  experts in person to help you advance in the field of AI

  • Return to your workplace with the knowledge and understanding to accelerate your business and career with AI

Ready to Become an AI Expert?
Register now

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Last year, ODSC welcomed nearly 12,000 attendees to an unparalleled range of events, from our large conferences, to hackathons and small community gatherings.
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