Top 6 Must-Attend AI & ML Conferences In India For 2020

The emergence of artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) has led to a proliferation of tech-focused conferences and summits in India. Not only do they offer a platform for researchers, tech enthusiasts, policymakers and business people to deepen their understanding of emerging technologies, but also present a fitting setting to discover potential collaborations and make critical connections.

Without implying any ranking in the order, here is a list of AI & ML conferences for 2020 that you should mark on your calendars:


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The Machine Conference 2020

Popularly regarded as Asia’s most powerful gathering of analytics and data science leaders, the conference examines the latest opportunities, innovations and challenges that lie in analytics adoption. Into its third year, the conference will bring together AI experts, researchers, data scientists and analysts to offer participants the perfect opportunity to connect with top thought leaders from across the globe. The event also celebrates influential leaders in Asia’s analytics industry.

When: 28th May 2020

Where: Hotel Hyatt regency, Mumbai

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Cypher 2020

Touted as India’s largest analytics and AI summit, Cypher is Analytics India Magazine’s flagship event. The medley of research-dense sessions, masterclasses, and keynotes of Cypher 2020 are all set to ring in its sixth year with new insights on machine learning, AI and data science. Developed as a platform to explore and learn from stakeholders in the AI ecosystem, it draws data scientists, tech enthusiasts, and business analysts from across industries.

When: September [dates TBD]

Where: Bengaluru

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Data Science Congress 2020

An initiative of Aegis School of Data Science, this could be an excellent forum for companies to showcase their products. It promises insightful keynote speeches by eminent speakers from a wide gamut of backgrounds, as well as engaging workshops and product demonstrations. According to the organisers of the conference, it brings India ‘at the centre of the hub for AI, data science, and exponential technologies. 

When: June 3, 4 & 5

Where: Mumbai

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Open Data Science Conference 2020

One of the biggest specialised data science events, ODSC, is coming out with its next event this September. With insightful sessions, full-day training, and speakers programs, the five-day conference promises to accelerate your knowledge on data science and related disciplines. With Dr Viral B Shah, co-founder and CEO of Julia Computing Language, leading the keynote speeches last year, this year’s event boasts of an enviable list of speakers who have been the core contributors to many open source products used by data scientists worldwide.

When: September 9-12

Where: Bengaluru

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The Rising 2020 

Exclusive to women, hosted by Analytics India Magazine, this unique conference celebrates tech leaders who are driving disruption and innovation in the space of AI and data science. It will serve as a forum that aims to build a better idea for women participating in STEM and explore career interests of women delving deep in the field of data science.

When: March 20

Where: Bengaluru

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Gartner Data & Analytics Summit 2020

Lastly, calling all data and analytics leaders across the globe, top research and advisory company Gartner is rolling out its India edition in the first half of the year. With more than 70 hours of sessions, the two-day event is preparing to offer its latest research. These research-backed sessions will be coupled with expert advice on how to overcome critical challenges for an AI-augmented future.

When: June 8 & 9

Where: MumbaiTo know more, click here

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