Top Data Science Conferences to Attend in 2023

By Data Science Salon

As AI and machine learning techniques are evolving quickly, data scientists need to constantly inform themselves in order to keep up with the latest breakthroughs and trends. A great way to do so is by attending conferences, which offer the opportunity to meet other industry professionals, exchange best practices, and explore innovative solutions.

Here’s an overview of some recommended data science and machine learning conferences to attend, depending on your expertise and field of interest, including NLP, computer vision, generative AI, MLOps, applied AI and Enterprise AI. We hope you'll find it useful!

1. Data Science Salon

For senior data scientists who want to stay at the forefront of modern AI/ML applications.

Disclaimer: this is the author’s conference series 😊 The Data Science Salon is a unique vertical focused data science conference which grew into a diverse community of senior data science, machine learning, and other technical specialists. The Data Science Salon community gathers face-to-face and virtually to educate each other, illuminate best practices, and innovate new solutions in a casual atmosphere. Apply here to speak if you're interested in sharing your experience at an upcoming event. 


For analysts, data scientists, machine learning engineers, researchers, software developers/ engineers, students, entrepreneurs, and executives.

The annual DataConnect Conference brings together industry leaders, technical experts, and entrepreneurs to discuss the latest trends, advancements, technologies, and innovations in data, analytics, machine learning, and AI.

  • Learn from high-quality content delivered by thought leaders through keynotes, presentations, engaging panel discussions, and expert-led workshops.
  • Collaborate with peers and network with experts.
  • Connect with the global data community with non-stop networking opportunities.

DataConnect Conference, July 20-21,2023, Columbus, OH.

3. ICML 2023

For machine learning professionals.

The 40th International Conference on Machine Learning (ICML 2022) will be held in Honolulu, Hawaii USA July 23rd - July 29th, 2023, and is planned to be an in-person conference with virtual elements. In addition to the main conference sessions, the conference will also include Expo, Tutorials, and Workshops. 

ICML is globally renowned for presenting and publishing cutting-edge research on all aspects of machine learning used in closely related areas like artificial intelligence, statistics and data science, as well as important application areas such as machine vision, computational biology, speech recognition, and robotics ...

ICML 2023, July 23-29, 2023, Honolulu, Hawaii

4. AI Hardware & Edge Summit

For enterprise ML Experts and Technology Vendors

The combined AI Hardware & Edge AI Summit comprehensively covers the design and deployment of ML hardware and software infrastructure across the cloud-edge continuum.  Attend a unique AI systems event that will give you both hardware and software tools and techniques for training, deploying, and serving machine learning – the program contains a mixture of state-of-the-art topics and practical tutorials, so you know what is out there, and what you can use.

AI Hardware & Edge AI Summit, September 12-14, 2023, Santa Clara, CA

5. NLP Summit

For NLP practitioners

Join the largest NLP open-source community at the virtual NLP Summit 2023, October 3-5! Three weeks of immersive, industry-focused content with focus days on applications, healthcare and open source.

Week two will feature beginner to advanced training workshops with certifications. Attendees can also join live Q&A sessions with the speakers, connect with the community through networking features, and access all content on-demand after the event.

NLP Summit 2023, October 3-5, 2023. Virtual.

6. Computer Vision Summit

For conversational AI experts

The summit will cover technologies targeting both software and hardware from the Cloud to the Edge. Explore 3D modeling, image recognition and analysis, data labeling, neural architectures, Computer Vision industry trends & more. 

Computer Vision Summit, October 19, 2023, Boston, MA.


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