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Top 10 Machine Learning Conferences for 2024

Discover the most popular ML conferences and events scheduled for 2024.
May 2024  · 7 min read

As the machine learning market grows at 38.8% annually, it is becoming increasingly critical for business leaders and employees in data roles to stay updated with the latest trends. While articles on machine learning and courses such as AI fundamentals are great ways to stay current, many would also benefit greatly from attending ML conferences.

ML conferences offer many advantages. They typically include tutorials, poster presentations, hands-on workshops, keynote speeches by industry leaders, and networking opportunities. All of this is typically condensed into a fast-paced two- to three-day event.

This article will discuss the ten best ML conferences you can attend in 2024. We chose various locations, formats, industries, and pricing so you can find a good fit for your goals. 

1. Radar AI

  • Date: June 26-27, 2024.
  • Location: Online.
  • Cost: Free of charge.

Radar: The AI Edition will be DataCamp’s second Radar conference of 2024. The conference is a free, virtual event covering key AI and ML topics. It focuses on machine learning, AI, and how organizations can maximize value and reduce costs using new technologies. The event is great for learners, data professionals, and business leaders interested in understanding machine learning and its current trajectory.

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2. Snowflake Summit

  • Date: June 3-6, 2024.
  • Location: San Francisco, California, US.
  • Cost: $2,295.

The Snowflake Summit is hosted by Snowflake and focuses on AI and ML applications on cloud data platforms. This conference is especially great for those who are interested in deploying ML on cloud data platforms and optimizing data management for AI. They have a set of 12 tracks covering Snowflake, AI & ML, data engineering, and many other ML-relevant topics.

3. Data + AI Summit

  • Date: June 10-13, 2024.
  • Location: Hybrid - San Francisco, California, US, and available online.
  • Cost: $1,395-$1,895 in-person. Free for virtual admission.

The four-day Data + AI Summit is hosted by Databricks. This ML conference includes important tracks on data governance, data science and ML, and generative AI. In addition to these dedicated tracks, the conference includes keynote speeches, a hackathon, and plenty of networking opportunities in the Expo Hall. Past conference panels and training sessions are available on YouTube.

4. Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition Conference

  • Date: June 17-21, 2024.
  • Location: Seattle, Washington, US.
  • Cost: $1080.

CVPR is a conference dedicated to computer vision and pattern recognition. The conference will have tutorials, workshops, and poster presentations, perfect for learning about all of the most up-to-date research and theory in the specialty of computer vision and pattern recognition.

5. DataConnect

  • Date: July 11-12, 2024.
  • Location: Columbus, Ohio, US.
  • Cost: $825 in-person. $95 online.

The two-day DataConnect conference in Columbus, hosted by Women in Analytics, is an analytics, data science, ML, and AI conference focused on driving AI adoption and integration in organizations. Topics will span areas such as GenAI, professional development in ML roles, understanding ROI on ML applications, and many more.

6. Uncertainty in Artificial Intelligence

  • Date: July 15-19, 2024.
  • Location: Barcelona, Spain
  • Cost: $450-$650

UAI 2024 is an international five-day conference co-hosted by the Barcelona School of Economics and the Universitat Pompeu Fabra. This will be the 40th edition of this conference, which has been hosted yearly since 1985. The format of the conference gives good exposure to many great speakers while also providing hands-on training and tutorials at the beginning and at the end of the main event. The structure makes for a great week of networking and learning. Student discounts are available.

7. International Conference on Machine Learning

  • Date: July 21-27, 2024.
  • Location: Hybrid - Vienna, Austria, and available online.
  • Cost: $1150 in-person. $195 online.

ICML 2024 will be the 41st edition of this conference. It is a seven-day conference dedicated to machine learning papers, workshops, and tutorials. Past events have included workshops on topics like adversarial ML, generative AI, high-dimensional learning, and many others. This event is an excellent opportunity to learn about ML and network with ML practitioners.

8. CDAO Government

  • Date: September 18-19, 2024.
  • Location: Washington, D.C., US.
  • Cost: $499 in-person. Free for VP and C-level government executives.

The CDAO Government conference in D.C. is a great ML conference for those looking to understand the applications of machine learning in governmental organizations. There are additional upcoming events in Boston and Canada this year. Attendees will learn the proper and ethical ways to deploy machine learning solutions in government.

9. Collide Data Conference

  • Date: October 10-11, 2024.
  • Location: Hybrid - Atlanta, Georgia, U.S., and available online.
  • Cost: $399 in-person. Free online.

The Collide Data Conference in Atlanta provides great networking opportunities, discussion on the latest trends in machine learning, hands-on workshops, and exposure to a diverse set of speakers from top tech organizations. The two-day event will attract over 7,000 hybrid attendees from over 1,500 organizations.

10. Machine Learning Week Europe

  • Date: November 18-19, 2024.
  • Location: Munich, Germany.
  • Cost: €1,295-€2,195.

Machine Learning Week Europe is a two-day conference hosted in July that focuses on the practical applications of predictive analytics and ML in business and government. The event caters to data scientists, analytics managers, and AI visionaries. It covers applications in business, industry, healthcare, and deep learning.


Here is a final table to keep you organized. Don't forget to mark your calendar!

# Conference Date Location Cost Free Virtual Option
1 Radar AI June 26-27, 2024 Online Free of charge Yes
2 Snowflake Summit June 3-6, 2024 San Francisco, California, US $2,295 No
3 Data + AI Summit June 10-13, 2024 Hybrid - San Francisco, California, US, and online $1,395-$1,895 in-person; free online Yes
4 Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition Conference June 17-21, 2024 Seattle, Washington, US $1,080 No
5 DataConnect July 11-12, 2024 Columbus, Ohio, US $825 in-person; $95 online Yes
6 Uncertainty in Artificial Intelligence July 15-19, 2024 Barcelona, Spain $450-$650 No
7 International Conference on Machine Learning July 21-27, 2024 Hybrid - Vienna, Austria, and online $1,150 in-person. $195 online Yes
8 CDAO Government September 18-19, 2024 Washington, D.C., US $499 in-person. Free for gov. executives No
9 Collide Data Conference October 10-11, 2024 Hybrid - Atlanta, Georgia, US, and online $399 in-person; free online Yes
10 Machine Learning Week Europe November 18-19, 2024 Munich, Germany €1,295-€2,195 No

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