Predictive Analytics World Announces Chicago 2014 Conference Line Up


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Predictive Analytics World, June 16-19, 2013 in Chicago ( 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
Big Data: Leverage bigger data for prediction and drive bigger value

PAW Chicago features keynote addresses from: Daniel Porter, Director of Statistical Modeling, Obama for America; Eric Siegel, Founding Chair, Predictive Analytics World; and Kaiser Fung, VP, Business Intelligence, Vimeo and Professor, NYU and author of Numbers Rule Your World, plus special plenary session from industry heavy-weight Dr. John Elder, CEO & Founder, Elder Research, Inc.

PAW’s Chicago 2014 program features over 30 sessions and case studies across 2 tracks – 1) All Audiences and 2) Expert/Practitioner—to show you how predictive analytics is applied at leading enterprises such as AIG, Axis Bank & Kotak Mahindra Bank (India), Bank of America, Capital One, Chicago Department of Public Health, eBay, IBM, Kelly Blue Book, Luxottica, Paychex, Obama for America, Redbox, Smart City – San Diego, Subaru of America, TD Insurance, United Stationers, Vimeo, Western Governors University, Westminster College, Wells Fargo, and other top brands.

HOT TOPICS AND ADVANCED METHODS: The PAW Chicago agenda covers hot topics and advanced methods and applications such as social media analytics, churn modeling and customer retention, tapping alternative data sources, sales and replenishment forecasting, customer satisfaction and customer behavior analysis, retail and store outlet analytics, workforce analytics, arge-scale continuous learning, and other innovative applications that benefit organizations in new and creative ways.

WORKSHOPS: PAW Chicago 2014 also features several full-day pre- and post-conference workshops that complement the core conference program. Workshop details can be found at:

PREDICTIVE ANALYTICS WORLD FOR MANUFACTURING CONFERENCE: Predictive analytics and big data techniques will be key enablers to best leverage this new data. The 2014 Predictive Analytics World – Manufacturing program focuses on several different application areas of manufacturing where predictive analytics and big data have proven to be game changers.

Join PAW and access the best keynotes, sessions, workshops, exposition, expert panels, live demos, networking coffee breaks, reception, birds-of-a-feather lunches..

CROSS-INDUSTRY APPLICATIONS: PAW is the only conference of its kind, delivering vendor-neutral sessions across a wide range of verticals, including banking, insurance & financial services, education, government, healthcare, travel & hospitality, power & energy, non-profits, and retail. In addition to the industry-centric content, PAW SF is designed to help analytics professionals from every vertical understand and act on the common core predictive modeling technologies, project overhead and data requirements, process challenges, and analytical hurdles they face.

Rave Reviews:

“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
Rogers Telecommunications

“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

ASSESS AND SELECT THE RIGHT TECHNOLOGIES. Meet the industry’s top solutions providers, discover new solutions, and compare vendor offerings. The Predictive Analytics World Expo Hall is best place to research and identify new vendor/partner prospects.

COLLEAGUES. Mingle, network and hang out with the industry’s best and brightest. Exchange experiences over lunch, coffee breaks and the conference reception to connect with people 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, experience vendor demos, participate in discussions with the experts, network with your colleagues, and weigh your options!

Overall info:

PAW Chicago Agenda at a glance:

View the PAW overview video:

Register: Three ways to save:

1. Early Bird Registration by April 25, 2014 and save $400.

2. Take $150 off the Early Bird or the Advance Two Day Pass registration fee with this posting’s promotional discount code: CUS150.

3. Save an additional $200 for each additional attendee from the same company registered at the same time.

For more information email [email protected] or telephone at 1-717-798-3495.

Predictive Analytics World San Francisco-March 16-21, 2014 –
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Predictive Analytics World Toronto – May 12-15, 2014 –
Predictive Analytics World Chicago – June 16-19, 2014 –
Predictive Analytics World Manufacturing Chicago – June 17-18, 2014 –
PAW Videos: Available on-demand –

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