What we're about

The focus of this meetup group is to present informative lectures, hands-on tutorials, and networking events to help grow the use of open source languages and tools within the data science and data-centric community. As such our specific goals are: 1. Host data science talks specific to our goals
2. Promote the use of open source languages and tools amongst data scientists and others.
3. Host educational workshops
4. Spread awareness of new open source languages and tools that can be used in data science
5. Contribute back to the open source community Who is this meetup for?
• Data engineers, analysts, scientists, and other practitioners
• R, Python and other software engineers who work with data
• Data visualization developers and designers
• Non-technical team leaders, executives and other decision makes from data centric startup and companies looking to utilize open source How can you get involved? • Attending events, network and precipitate!
• Give a talk or workshop that meets our goals
• Volunteer to help the group (social media, website, blogging)
• Provide us with a venue
• Sponsor food and beer.

Upcoming events (5)


Hynes Convention Center

This is a paid event, you must register here: https://hubs.ly/H0f-D3w0 5th Annual ODSC East, ODSC East 2019 in Boston. About the Conference. This year’s 2019 ODSC East brings together the most influential data scientists, practitioners, innovators, and thought leaders in Data Science, Artificial Intelligence, and Big Data. ODSC East showcases the best and the brightest when it comes to Data Science, including many open source data science pioneers. This 4-day event will feature 200+ sessions: 100+ talks, 75 hands-on workshops, 55 intensive training sessions, and 10 keynotes. Training Sessions & Workshops Enhance your data science career with 55 training sessions taught by world-class data science instructors, in small class sizes. Here you'll strengthen your technical skills and boost your professional profile through intense, hands-on training led by industry experts. Further your data science knowledge and connect with like-minded individuals at the many conference talks and workshops. Tools, Topics, and Languages Impress your boss and colleagues with the skills you gain at ODSC East. Here’s just a sample of the tools, topics, and languages we'll be covering in 4 days: Topics: Deep learning, Machine learning, Data Visualization, Predictive Analytics, Natural Language Processing, Big Data, Artificial Intelligence Languages: Python, R Julia, Scala, Pig/Hive/NoSQL Tools: Apache Spark, MLlib, Tensorflow, Caffe, Scikit-learn, Azure ML, Amazon ML, H20.ai, Neo4J, D3.js, R-Shiny, Hadoop In addition to these data science core topics, we’ve organized 8 tracks, each highlighting their own unique collaborations and convergences. Machine Learning & Deep Learning / Learn the latest models, advancements & trends Research Bridge / Hear from top academics and researchers about the latest developments Data Science Kickstart / Learn the essentials for your data science career Data Science at Scale / Witness the intersection of big data and data analytics Data Visualization / Design compelling graphics and tell stories with data Open Data Science / Real-world applications of the most current and key data science topics, tools, and languages Management, Practice & DataOps / Managing the next wave of innovation Business & Leadership / Building an AI-driven enterprise Rockstar Speakers We’re gathering the best and brightest minds in data science for you. Learn the newest data science trends, insights from 200+ industry experts. Please visit our event website for a complete list. Networking Opportunities Connect with 7,500 of your data science peers from around the world at networking opportunities like: Daily Coffee Breaks / Review the talks over coffee Career Fair / Cross paths with startups and Fortune 500 companies looking to hire talented data scientists Office Hours Session / Drop in and bring your questions, big and small Share a meal and ideas with like-minded individuals at Dinner with Data Scientists. (This a self-organized event. ODSC suggests the venue and provides a signup sheet. Each individual is responsible for their own dinner cost.)

Accelerate AI Summit, ODSC East 2019

Hynes Convention Center

https://odsc.com/boston/xai-east-2019 Accelerate AI, co-located with ODSC East 2019, brings together the top industry executives, managers and CxOs to help you understand how AI and data science can transform your business including: Healthcare, Insurance, Retail, Government, Education, Bio/Pharma, Media & Marketing, Transportation, Finance, Manufacturing, Energy & Utilities, E-commerce, and more. Superior Content, Peer Learning This is the most important Industry AI Event of the year, hear from fellow CxOs, executives, chief data scientists, and thought leaders. Learn how AI and Data Science techniques are transforming business and prepare your company for the next wave of innovation by learning about: Deep Learning, Real-time Prediction, New product development, Data Visualization, Machine Learning, AI Tools and frameworks, Case studies, Automation, Sentiment Analysis, Open source AI/Data Science, Best practices, Law, Ethics and Governance. Why Attend? AI and data science are transforming business. Accelerate AI will give you the knowledge and connections to be at the forefront of your industry. 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 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 Superior Expo Attend one of the largest AI and data science Expos on the east coast See and hear first-hand these innovative products and services Gain insights into how AI and data science can transform your business View live on-floor presentations and product demonstrations

ODSC East 2019 - AI Solution Showcase Expo Hall

Hynes Convention Center

IT Managers and Business Leaders looking to integrate artificial intelligence into their companies in 2019 are invited to the AI Solution Showcase Expo & Demo Hall, open May 1 & 2 at the Open Data Science Conference (ODSC) East in Boston. Leaders in the field like IBM, DataRobot, SAS, S&P Global and Mathworks - more than 60 companies total - are partnering with the ODSC to demo their latest software platforms and AI-based tools to the 7000+ attendees at the conference. There are also tracks of specialized content running in the Solution Showcase Demo Theaters on both days; experts in the field will demonstrate the latest in Machine Learning, Deep Learning, Natural Language Processing, Data Visualizations and more. Qualified applicants can attend the Solution Showcase Expo & Demo Hall for free - anyone may attend for a small fee. To see if you qualify for a free pass, apply here: https://odsc.com/boston/east-expo-2019

Startup World Cup at ODSC East 2019

Hynes Convention Center

Participate in the East Coast Startup World Cup Regionals then head to San Francisco to claim the $1,000,000 Grand Prize Startup registrations are open until April 17th, using the link below: Startup World Cup - Startup Registration - https://www.startupworldcup.io/us-east-coast-regional The Top 10 Startups will be announced April 22nd and will have a chance to pitch in the Regionals Final at ODSC East 2019, May 3rd at 4 pm https://odsc.com/boston Confirmed Judges: - Leonardo Santos, Co-Founder & CEO at Semantix - Joseph Singh, Senior Advisor at ROSC Global - Elena Diez Cecilia, Ph.D., MBA, Director of Business Development and R&D Strategy at A2A Pharmaceuticals - Mike Grandinetti, Faculty Chair, Leading Disruptive Innovation Program at Rutgers & Global Professor Of Innovation & Entrepreneurship at Hult International Business School - Assaf Araki, Investment Manager at Intel Why you should attend? - Network with top tier investors. Develop corporate partnerships and hear from top industry experts. - Meet innovative startups from around the world. Create business development opportunities and network with other corporate representatives and investors. - Meet top global startups. Get access to new deals around the world and network with other investors and corporate representatives.

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