What we're about

#ODSC brings together the open source and data science communities with the goal of helping its members learn, connect and grow.

The focus of this Meetup group is to allow #ODSC to work with Meetup groups, non-profits, and other organizations to present informative lectures, workshops, code sprints 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. Build a collaborative group to work with other Meetup groups, non-profits, and other organizations.
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 or want to learn
• Data visualization developers and designers
• Non-technical team leads, executives, and other decision makers from data centric startups and large companies looking to utilize open source tools

How can you get involved?
• Attend 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 drinks

Upcoming events (1)

ODSC East 2019

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.)

Past events (32)

Happy Hour with Data Scientists

The Patio

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