Predictive Analytics World, Oct 17-21, 2011 in NYC
Predictive Analytics World, October 17-21 in New York City (pawcon.com/nyc), is the business event for predictive analytics professionals, managers and commercial practitioners, covering today's commercial deployment of predictive analytics, across industries and across software vendors. The conference delivers case studies, expertise and resources to achieve two objectives:
Bigger wins: Strengthen the business impact delivered by predictive analytics
Broader capabilities: Establish new opportunities with predictive analytics
PAW NYC promises to once again break records as the biggest cross-vendor predictive analtyics event ever. The conference program is packed with the top predictive analytics experts, practitioners, authors and business thought leaders, including keynote addresses from Thomas Davenport, author of Competing on Analytics: The New Science of Winning, a VIP from IBM Research (TBA) on their Jeopardy-Winning Watson and DeepQA, and PAW Program Chair Eric Siegel, plus special sessions from industry heavy-weights Usama Fayyad and John Elder.
Case Studies: How the Leading Enterprises Do It
Predictive Analytics World focuses on concrete examples of deployed predictive analytics. The leading enterprises have signed up to tell their stories, so you can hear from the horse's mouth precisely how Fortune 500 analytics competitors and other top practitioners deploy predictive modeling, and what kind of business impact it delivers.
PAW's NYC 2011 program is the richest and most diverse yet, featuring over 40 sessions across 3 tracks: 1) "All Audiences", 2) "Expert/Practitioner", 3) "Financial Services" -- so you can witness how predictive analytics is applied by ACE Cash Express, Blue Cross, Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Dept, Citibank, Cox Communications, Fidelity, GE Capital, Google, Heritage Provider Network, Infinity Insurance, Match.com, Microsoft, New Directions Behavioral Health, New South Wales Government, Paychex, Inc., PayPal, Rebellion Research, United Group Holdings, USPS Office of Inspector General, YMCA, a top 5 international bank, a top global retailer, and three major US banks, plus insights from projects for Anheiser-Busch, the SSA, and Netflix.
HOT TOPICS AND ADVANCED METHODS: PAW NYC's agenda covers black box trading, churn modeling, crowdsourcing, demand forecasting, ensemble models, fraud detection, healthcare, insurance applications, law enforcement, litigation, market mix modeling, mobile analytics, online marketing, risk management, social data, supply chain management, targeting direct marketing, uplift modeling (net lift), and other innovative applications that benefit organizations in new and creative ways.
FINANCIAL SERVICES: Track 3 sessions are entirely within this industry.
TEXT ANALYTICS: The new conference Text Analytics World (tawgo.com/nyc), co-located with PAW NYC, provides reasonable cross-registration options.
WORKSHOPS: PAW also features several full-day pre- and post-conference workshops that complement the core conference program. Workshop agendas include advanced predictive modeling methods, hands-on training, text analytics, an intro to R (the open source analytics system), and enterprise decision management. More Workshops: Decisioning, Methods, Hands-On Intro, R Bootcamp, Hands-On R amounting to six consecutive days of content.
Join PAW and access the premier keynotes, sessions, workshops, exposition, expert panel, live demos during "Lab session", networking coffee breaks, reception, birds-of-a-feather lunches, brand-name enterprise leaders, and industry heavyweights in the business.
Predictive Analytics World is the only conference of its kind, delivering vendor-neutral sessions across verticals such as banking, financial services, e-commerce, education, government, healthcare, high technology, insurance, non-profits, publishing, social gaming, retail and telecommunications
And PAW covers the gamut of commercial applications of predictive analytics, including response modeling, customer retention with churn modeling, product recommendations, fraud detection, online marketing optimization, human resource decision-making, law enforcement, sales forecasting, and credit scoring.
Why bring together such a wide range of endeavors? No matter how you use predictive analytics, the story is the same: Predicatively scoring customers optimizes business performance. Predictive analytics initiatives across industries leverage the same core predictive modeling technology, share similar project overhead and data requirements, and face common process challenges and analytical hurdles.
"I came to PAW because it provides case studies relevant to my industry. It has lived up to the expectation and I think it's the best analytics conference I've ever attended!"
Shaohua Zhang, Senior Data Mining Analyst
"Hands down, best applied, analytics conference I have ever attended. Great exposure to cutting-edge predictive techniques and I was able to turn around and apply some of those learnings to my work immediately. I've never been able to say that after any conference I've attended before!"
Jon Francis, Senior Statistician
Read more: Articles and blog entries about PAW can be found at pawcon.com/pressroom.php
VENDORS. Meet the vendors and learn about their solutions, software and service. Discover the best predictive analytics vendors available to serve your needs - learn what they do and see how they compare
COLLEAGUES. Mingle, network and hang out with your best and brightest colleagues. Exchange experiences over lunch, coffee breaks and the conference reception connecting with those professionals who face the same challenges as you.
GET STARTED. If you're new to predictive analytics, kicking off a new initiative, or exploring new ways to position it at your organization, there's no better place to get your bearings than Predictive Analytics World. See what other companies are doing, witness vendor demos, participate in discussions with the experts, network with your colleagues and weigh your options!
For more information: predictiveanalyticsworld.com/nyc
View the agenda at-a-glance: pawcon.com/newyork/2011/agenda_overview.php
Registration: pawcon.com/newyork/register.php -- THREE WAYS TO SAVE:
1. Register by June 15 for the Super Early Bird rate (save $400). Register by Sept 2 for the Early Bird Rate (save $200).
2. Take $150 off the Early Bird or the Advance Two Day Pass registration fee with this posting's promotional discount code: UPC150.
3. Save an additional $200 for each additional attendee from the same company registered at the same time.
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OTHER ANALYTICS EVENTS:
PAW for Government: Sept 12-13 in DC - pawgov.com
PAW New York City: Oct 17-21 - pawcon.com/nyc
Text Analytics World: Oct 19-20 - tawgo.com/nyc
PAW San Francisco: March 2012 - pawcon.com/sanfrancisco
PAW Videos: Available on-demand - pawcon.com/video
Added by EliseJ2 on May 31, 2011