Predictive Analytics World for Government, Sept 12-13 in Washington, DC

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    Mark your calendars for Predictive Analytics World for Government in
    Washington, DC. More info below.

    Predictive Analytics World for Government, Sept 12-13, 2011, 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

    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

    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
    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!

    For more information:



    1. Take 15% off the Early Bird or the Advance Two Day Pass
    registration fee with this posting's promotional discount code: GOO15

    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!

    What is predictive analytics? See the Predictive Analytics Guide:

    If you'd like our informative event updates, sign up at:

    To sign up for the Predictive Analytics World for Government group on
    LinkedIn, see:

    For inquiries e-mail or call (717)

    PAW for Government: Sept 12-13 in DC –
    PAW New York City: Oct 16-21 –
    Text Analytics World NYC: Oct 19-20 –
    PAW London: Nov 1-Dec 30 –
    PAW San Francisco: March 4-10, 2012 –
    PAW Videos: Available on-demand –
    EliseJ, Jul 21, 2011
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