Predictive Analytics World San Francisco 2012 Conference Announces Speaker Line-Up


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San Francisco, CA – Predictive Analytics World, the business-focused event for predictive analytics professionals, managers and commercial practitioners, today announced the speaker line-up for the March 4-10, 2012 San Francisco, CA Conference (

Predictive Analytics World ( is the business-focused event for predictive analytics professionals, managers and commercial practitioners, covering today’s commercial deployment of predictive analytics, across industries and across software vendors.

PAW SF 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 Piyanka Jain, CEO,, former PayPal Business Analytics Head, and PAW Program Chair Eric Siegel, plus special sessions from industry heavy-weights Andreas Weigend and John Elder.

The event will be held at the San Francisco Marriott Marquis, 55 Fourth Street, San Francisco, California.

PAW’s SF 2012 program is the richest and most diverse yet, featuring over 40 sessions across 2 tracks: 1) “All Audiences,” and 2) “Expert/Practitioner ” — so you can witness how predictive analytics is applied by AARP, Alberta Motor Association, Altos Research, Broadspire, CA General Underwriters, CompassLabs, HP, Interclick, Kelley Blue Book, LinkedIn, Major League Baseball, NFL, MLB, and the NBA, Pfizer, Sisters of Mercy Health Systems, Social Media Research Foundation, University of Phoenix, Volunteers of America, Wells Fargo, Yahoo!, YMCA, ZZAlpha, an IT support firm, a sales workforce, real-world examples in financial services emergency response, and true-to-life anecdotes based on miscellaneous enterprise successes, plus insights from projects for Anheuser-Busch, Dept. Homeland Security, and US Postal Service Office of Inspector General.

HOT TOPICS AND ADVANCED METHODS: PAW SF’s agenda covers agile analytics, behavior-based advertising, black box trading, branch location assessment, churn modeling, clinical healthcare, crowdsourcing predictive analytics, cloud analytics, econometric indicators, education, enterprise-wide analytics, forecasting, HR analytics, insurance, list sourcing, non-profits, online marketing, real estate market scoring, risk management, social data, sports analytics, targeting direct marketing, uplift modeling and other innovative applications that benefit organizations in new and creative ways.

TEXT ANALYTICS: Text Analytics World (, co-located with PAW San Francisco the day immediately thereafter, provides reasonable cross-registration options so your breadth of session topics expands to include this rapidly growing field.

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.

Read more: Articles and blog entries about PAW can be found at

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PAW’s Super Early Bird Registration by December 16th – Save up to $400. You can also take $150 off the Early Bird or the Advance Two Day Pass registration fee with this posting’s promotional discount code: CUS150. Save an additional $200 for each additional attendee from the same company registered at the same time.

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

PAW San Francisco: March 4-10, 2012 –
Text Analytics World SF: March 7, 2012 –
PAW Toronto: April 25-26, 2012 –
PAW Chicago: June 25-26, 2012 –
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