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25-26, 2012 in Toronto. More information is below.
Predictive Analytics World, April 25-26, 2012 in Toronto
Predictive Analytics World, April 25-26, 2012 in Toronto
(www.pawcon.com/toronto/2012) 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
Broader capabilities: Establish new opportunities with predictive
PAW Toronto promises to once again break records as the biggest cross-
vendor predictive analytics event ever. PAW's program is packed with
the top predictive analytics experts, practitioners, authors and
business thought leaders, including keynote addresses from Edward
Nazarko, Client Technical Advisor, IBM and PAW Program Chair Eric
Siegel, plus special session from industry heavy-weight John Elder,
CEO & Founder, Elder Research, Inc.
Case Studies: How the Leading Enterprises Do It
Predictive Analytics World focuses on concrete examples of deployed
predictive analytics. 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
PAW's Toronto 2012 program is one of the richest and most diverse yet,
featuring over 25 sessions across 1 track: "All Audiences,” -- so
you can witness how predictive analytics is applied by Adobe, Alberta
Motor Association, BHP Billiton (Australian mining company), Canadian
Imperial Bank of Commerce, Capital One, Crawford & Company, Galorath,
IBM, Indian Customs Board, Pfizer, Topsy Labs, U.S. Federal
Government, Verizon Wireless, and true-to-life anecdotes based on
miscellaneous enterprise successes, plus insights from projects for
Anheuser-Busch, Disney, HSBC, Pfizer, U.S. Govt., and others.
HOT TOPICS AND ADVANCED METHODS: PAW Toronto’s agenda covers ensemble
models, crowdsourcing data mining, demand generation, financial
services, forecasting, fraud detection, healthcare analytics,
insurance, software development cost estimation, open question
answering, text analytics and uplift modeling, including other
innovative applications that benefit organizations in new and creative
WORKSHOPS: PAW also features several full-day pre- and post-conference
workshops that complement the core conference program.
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
"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
Jon Francis, Senior Statistician
Read more: Articles and blog entries about PAW can be found at
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/toronto/2012
View Agenda Overview: http://www.predictiveanalyticsworld....a_overview.php
Take $150 off the Early Bird or the Advance Two Day Pass registration
fee with this posting's promotional discount code: GOO150. Save an
additional $200 for each additional attendee from the same company
registered at the same time.
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ALL ANALYTICS EVENTS:
PAW San Francisco: March 4-10, 2012 – www.pawcon.com/sanfrancisco
Text Analytics World SF: March 6-7, 2012 – www.tawcon.com/sanfrancisco/2012
PAW Toronto: April 25-26, 2012 – www.pawcon.com/toronto/2012/
PAW Chicago: June 25-26, 2012 - www.pawcon.com/chicago/2012/
PAW Government: Sept 17-18, 2012 – www.pawgov.com
PAW Düsseldorf: November 6-7, 2012 - predictiveanalyticsworld.de
PAW London - Nov 27-28, 2012 - www.pawcon.com
PAW Videos: Available on-demand – www.pawcon.com/video