Predictive Analytics World San Francisco 2014 Conference Line-Up


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Predictive Analytics World, March 16-21, 2014, San Francisco ( is the leading 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 SF is one of the biggest cross-vendor predictive analytics events ever. The program is packed with the top predictive analytics experts, practitioners, authors and business thought leaders, including keynote addresses from: Sameer Chopra, Vice President of Advanced Analytics, Orbitz Worldwide; Phil Shelley, Former CTO, Sears Holdings Corporation; and Eric Siegel, Ph.D., Author and Founding Chair, Predictive Analytics World, plus special session from industry heavy-weight John Elder, CEO & Founder of Elder Research, Inc.

Case Studies: How Leading Enterprises Do it

Predictive Analytics World focuses on real-world examples of predictive analytics in action. Attend and hear how Fortune 500 companies are using predictive analytics to increase revenue, reduce costs, and boost business performance.

PAW’s SF 2014 program is the richest and most diverse yet, featuring more than 25 sessions across 2 tracks: 1) “All Levels,” and 2) “Expert/Practitioner” — to show you how predictive analytics is being used by Expedia, Paychex, Hewlett-Packard, Obama for America, Orbitz, Sears Holdings Corporation, Talent Analytics, Krossover Inc., Tiger Analytics, Brisconnections Ops, Axis Bank & Kotak Mahindra Bank, UC San Diego Supercomputer Center, and DPS Health.

HOT TOPICS AND ADVANCED METHODS: PAW SF’s agenda examines innovative analytics applications that benefit organizations in new and creative ways, including brand analytics and online marketing optimization (media and ad placement), social media analysis, persuasion/uplift modeling, price optimization, product recommendations, fraud detection, energy management, HR and workforce analytics, salesforce optimization, credit & collections management, and lead optimization. Sessions on the use of cloud-based Big Data analytics platforms and how glean more intelligence from Google Analytics are also featured.

TEXT ANALYTICS: Text Analytics World ( is co-located with PAW San Francisco. Conference passes providing access to both programs are available.

WORKSHOPS: PAW also features several full-day pre- and post-conference workshops that complement the core conference program.

Attend PAW and access keynotes, sessions, workshops and expert panels delivered by industry heavyweights and senior analytics executives from some of the world’s biggest brands. The event also features a robust exposition, live demos, and unparalleled opportunities to network with your peers.

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-specific content, PAW SF is designed to help analytics professionals from every vertical understand and act upon the common core predictive modeling technologies, similar project overhead and data requirements, and common 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

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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 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, experience vendor demos, participate in discussions with the experts, network with your colleagues, and weigh your options!

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Registration: Three Ways to Save:

1. Super Early Bird Registration by December 6, 2013 and save up to $650.

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

3. Each additional attendee from the same company registered at the same time receives an extra $200 off the Two Day Pass.

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Predictive Analytics World San Francisco-March 16-21, 2014 –
Text Analytics World San Francisco – March 17-19, 2014 –
Predictive Analytics World Toronto – May 12-15, 2014 –
Predictive Analytics World Chicago – June 16-19, 2014 –
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