Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

COLLIDE Data Conference 2024

General Information

COLLIDE is an annual data science conference hosted by Data Science Connect (DSC). It brings together data practitioners, data executives, industry leaders, and data enthusiasts to discuss the latest trends, technologies, and innovations in data science, artificial intelligence, and machine learning.

COLLIDE 2024 will take place from approximately 9am to 5pm on October 1-2, 2024. The event will be held at Center Stage Theater, located at 1374 West Peachtree Street, Atlanta, GA 30309, in the heart of Midtown Atlanta.

Anyone interested in data science! From seasoned professionals to beginners, educators, students, and industry leaders will all find value in the sessions, workshops, and networking opportunities at COLLIDE.

Absolutely! COLLIDE offers multiple networking sessions, breaks, and social events where attendees can connect with peers, speakers, and industry leaders.

We’d love to have you on board! Please contact us here and a member of our team will be in touch.

Yes, please email to request to join the volunteer team for the in-person portion of the conference.

Registration & Pricing

We offer three types of tickets:

Free Virtual Expo Pass: Access to select keynote presentations and the virtual exhibitor hall

Paid Virtual Ticket: Full access to all virtual sessions, workshops, and downloadable content.

In-Person Ticket: Full access to all in-person sessions, workshops, networking events, and recorded content post-conference.

A full breakdown of each ticket type is available here. Paid Virtual and In-Person Tickets can be purchased here and Free Virtual Expo Passes can be purchased here.

Paid Virtual and In-Person Tickets can be purchased here and Free Virtual Expo Passes can be purchased here.  Early bird discounts and group rates may be available.

Meals & Refreshments

Yes! Attendees will enjoy breakfast, lunch, and snacks on both days. Plus, join us for a cocktail reception following the first day.

Yes, we aim to cater to all dietary needs. We will have a variety of food options, including vegan and gluten-free options. If you have specific dietary needs or allergies, please reach out to, and we will aim to accommodate them.

Travel & Transportation

 Atlanta offers public transportation, taxis, and ride-sharing services. The MARTA Arts Center Station (Red & Gold Lines) is just 2 blocks from the Center Stage Theater along West Peachtree Street. Alternatively, taxis and apps like Uber and Lyft are available.

Parking is available at the Center Stage Underground Deck at 1374 West Peachtree Street, costing $10 to $20 per vehicle. After parking, walk up the deck ramp to street level. Center Stage offers additional parking options and details here.

Cancellation & Refunds

All conference registrations are non-refundable.

Yes, please contact to request to substitute an attendee on a registration.

Exploring Atlanta

Atlanta boasts a rich history and vibrant attractions. Visit the Georgia Aquarium, Piedmont Park, Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site, and indulge in diverse culinary delights. Pop culture fans should explore the World of Coca-Cola and CNN Studio Tours, and Ponce City Market and the Beltline are popular spots for food, shopping, and recreation. Art enthusiasts will love the High Museum of Art. Evening shows and concerts showcase Atlanta’s arts scene.


There is no specific dress code for the conference, but the majority of attendees wear business casual clothing (jeans are fine).

Yes, portions of the event will be filmed and photographed.

Need More Help?

For further questions or information, contact us at We’re here to ensure a fantastic COLLIDE 2024 experience!