Predictive Analytics World for Government in Washington, DC Announces Speaker Line Up


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Predictive Analytics World for Government, September 12-13 in Washington, DC (, is the first vendor-neutral predictive analytics conference for the government, designed to help agency managers understand how they can apply predictive analytics to more effectively and efficiently accomplish their mission.

Predictive Analytics World for Government delivers predictive analytics experts, practitioners, authors and business thought leaders, including keynote addresses from Predictive Analytics World for Government Conference Chair John Elder, Chief Scientist and CEO of Elder Research and award-winning analytics author, and Earl Devaney, Chairman of the Recovery Accountability and Transparency Board, plus a special featured session from David Williams, Inspector General of USPS.

Case Studies: How the Leading Agencies Do It

Predictive Analytics World for Government focuses on concrete examples of deployed predictive analytics. The leading agencies have signed up to tell their stories, so you can hear from the horse’s mouth precisely how Federal, State, and Local analytics competitors and other top practitioners deploy predictive modeling, and what kind of business impact it delivers.

This conference’s inaugural program features case studies from Federal, State, and Local agencies so you can witness how predictive analytics is applied by:

Department of Justice, USDA Risk Management Agency, USDA Food Safety and Inspection Service, U.S. Postal Service Office of Inspector General, Department of Treasury, Department of Defense, National Security Agency, New South Wales Department of Transportation, Mexico Tax Administration Service, NASA, and Defense Finance and Accounting Service.

HOT TOPICS AND ADVANCED METHODS: Predictive Analytics World for Government’s agenda covers fraud detection and prevention, text mining, law enforcement, food safety, grants management, hotspot detection, optimization of facilities, ensemble models, supervised/unsupervised predictive modeling, crowdsourcing, and other innovative applications that benefit organizations in new and creative ways.

WORKSHOPS: We’re also including a full-day post-conference workshop by Predictive Analytics World for Government Conference Chair Dr. John Elder that complements the core conference program. Dr. Elder’s workshop agenda is located on the conference website.

Join your peers and access the premier keynotes, sessions, workshop, exposition, expert panel, networking coffee breaks, reception, lunches, Federal, State, and Local government leaders, and industry experts in applying predictive analytics.


Predictive analytics reduces fraud, waste, and abuse, automates manual processes, maximizes productivity of agency personnel, and drives smarter decisions by extracting actionable insights from the vast quantities of data within government agencies.

Predictive Analytics World for Government is for government executives, program managers, financial and HR managers, CIOs and CTOs, law enforcement, and analytics professionals, covering today’s deployment of predictive analytics and data mining across government agencies and across software vendors. The conference delivers case studies, expertise and resources, empowering Federal, State, and Local government to achieve these objectives:

1. Drive Smarter Decisions from Data
2. Reduce Fraud, Waste, and Abuse
3. Automate Manual Processes
4. Prioritize Resources and Maximize Productivity
5. Detect Threats and Increase Security


Predictive Analytics World for Government was started by the producers of Predictive Analytics World, a business-focused conference for the Private Sector that has received 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

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 for Government. See what other agencies are doing, witness vendor demos, participate in discussions with the experts, network with your colleagues and weigh your options!

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1. Take 15% off the Early Bird or the Advance Two Day Pass registration fee with this posting’s promotional discount code: CUS15

2. Register by August 12th and save up to $200

3. Save an additional 25% for each additional attendee from the same company registered at the same time

Register Today!

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For inquiries e-mail [email protected] or call (717) 798-3495.

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