Exclusive Speakers Coming to ODSC Europe 2021 Exclusive Speakers Coming to ODSC Europe 2021
ODSC East 2021 was just a few weeks ago, and some people may be wondering why we’re having two conferences so... Exclusive Speakers Coming to ODSC Europe 2021

ODSC East 2021 was just a few weeks ago, and some people may be wondering why we’re having two conferences so close together. Well, there’s actually a good reason for that – ODSC Europe 2021 will have exclusive content that’s unique to the event that you couldn’t experience at East. With new ODSC Europe 2021 speakers and focus areas, alongside new partners and events, ODSC Europe 2021 is worth your time to improve your data science skills.

Exclusive ODSC Europe 2021 Speakers

Sandra Wachter, PhD | Associate Professor and Senior Research Fellow, Law and Ethics of AI | Oxford Internet Institute, University of Oxford

Sandra’s current research focuses on the legal and ethical implications of AI, Big Data, and robotics as well as profiling, inferential analytics, explainable AI, algorithmic bias, diversity, and fairness, governmental surveillance, predictive policing, and human rights online. At the OII, Professor Wachter also coordinates the Governance of Emerging Technologies (GET) Research Programme that investigates legal, ethical, and technical aspects of AI, machine learning, and other emerging technologies. Professor Wachter is also a Fellow at the Alan Turing Institute in London, among other prestigious positions.

Dr. Fabian Theis | Head of the Institute of Computational Biology at Helmholtz Munich & Professor at Technical University of Munich

Fabian Theis is director of the Institute of Computational Biology at the Helmholtz Center Munich and scientific director of the Helmholtz Artificial Intelligence Cooperation Unit (HelmholtzAI) which was launched in 2019. He is a full professor at the Technical University of Munich, holding the chair ‘Mathematical Modelling of Biological Systems’, associate faculty at the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute as well as adjunct faculty at the Northwestern University.


Alex Honchar | Director | Neuron Labs

Alex Honchar is a tech entrepreneur and educator. Currently, he is co-founder and ML director at Neurons Lab – a consulting firm specializing in healthcare, finance, and IoT. Previously he worked as an independent consultant with SMBs and startups on rapid go-to-market ML solutions and taught machine learning courses at the University of Verona and Ukrainian Catholic University.

Srujana Kaddevarmuth, PhD Director Data Science & Value Realization Walmart Labs

Srujana is a Data Science & Analytics evangelist and advocate of using data science for social good. She has expertise in using applied intelligence techniques of machine learning for marketing & customer analytics. Srujana has held positions with Accenture, Google, and Hewlett Packard all in data science leadership capacities.

Mikhail Yurochkin, PhD | Research Staff Member | IBM Research and MIT-IBM Watson AI Lab

Mikhail’s research interests are model fusion and federated learning, algorithmic fairness, applications of optimal transport in machine learning, bayesian (nonparametric) modeling, and inference. Before joining IBM, he completed Ph.D. in Statistics at the University of Michigan, where he worked with Long Nguyen.

Stefan Jansen | Founder & Lead Data Scientist | Applied Artificial Intelligence

Stefan is the founder and Lead Data Scientist at Applied AI. He advises Fortune 500 companies, investment firms, and startups across industries on data & AI strategy, building data science teams, and developing machine learning solutions. Before his current venture, he was a partner and managing director at an international investment firm where he built the predictive analytics and investment research practice.

More new ODSC Europe 2021 speakers include:

  • Stefanie Molin Data Scientist | Software Engineer, Author of Hands-On Data Analysis with Pandas | Bloomberg LP
  • Judy Gichoya | Assistant Professor | Fogarty International Center at NIH
  • Daniel Zakrisson | CEO and Co-founder | Scaleout
  • Jaime Buelta | Software Architect | Double Yard
  • Sara Khalid | Senior Research Associate in Biomedical Data Science and University Research Lecturer | University of Oxford

New Focus Areas

ODSC Europe 2021 also has three new focus areas unique to this event: AI in Quant Finance, Responsible AI for Social Good, and AI in Life Sciences and Pharma.

AI in Quant Finance: Focused on the tools and skills that are becoming increasingly essential in the finance industry, this focus area will help you identify and grow the software engineering skills you need to excel as a data scientist in finance.

Responsible AI for Social Good: This track brings together top data ethicists to provide a practical, ethical framework for technologists to develop machine learning systems.

AI in Life Sciences and Pharma: Learn about the latest advances, trends, and models in the life science sector from the leading pharma and Medtech experts.

Register for ODSC Europe 2021 Now

Don’t miss this chance to build the skills that will help you excel in your chosen career through these ODSC Europe 2021 speakers and focus areas. Register today to save 40% on your ODSC Europe Virtual Pass. 



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