Predictive Analytics World March 2011 Conference Information

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    Mark your calendars for Predictive Analytics World March 2011
    Conference in San Francisco. More information below.

    Predictive Analytics World - March 2011 in San Francisco

    Predictive Analytics World - San Francisco, DC, London

    March 14-15, 2011 - San Francisco, CA (

    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. The
    conference delivers case studies, expertise and resources to achieve
    two objectives:

    1) Bigger wins: Strengthen the business impact delivered by predictive

    2) Broader capabilities: Establish new opportunities with predictive

    PAW's program is packed with the top predictive analytics experts,
    practitioners, authors and business thought leaders, including a
    keynote address from Google's Sugato Basu and special sessions from
    industry heavy-weights such as Andreas Weigend and John Elder.

    Case Studies: How the Leading Enterprises Do It

    Predictive Analytics World focuses on concrete examples of deployed
    predictive analytics. The leading enterprises have signed up to tell
    their stories, so you can hear from the horse's mouth precisely how
    Fortune 500 analytics competitors and other top practitioners deploy
    predictive modeling, and what kind of business impact it delivers.

    PAW's San Francisco 2011 program is the richest and most diverse yet,
    including over 40 sessions across two tracks - an "All Audiences" and
    an "Expert/Practitioner" track -- so you can witness how predictive
    analytics is applied at Bank of America, Bank of the West, Best Buy,
    CA State Automobile Association, Cerebellum Capital, Chessmetrics,
    Fidelity, Gaia Interactive, Google, Hewlett Packard, ICICI Bank
    (India),, Orbitz, PayPal/eBay, Richmond, VA Police Dept,
    U. of Melbourne, Yahoo!, YMCA, and a major N. American telecom, plus
    insights from projects for Anheiser-Busch, the SSA, and Netflix.

    PAW's agenda covers hot topics and advanced methods such as uplift
    modeling (net lift), ensemble models, social data (6 sessions on
    this), search marketing, crowdsourcing, blackbox trading, fraud
    detection, risk management, survey analysis, and other innovative
    applications that benefit organizations in new and creative ways.

    Join PAW and access the best keynotes, sessions, workshops,
    exposition, expert panel, live demos, networking coffee breaks,
    reception, birds-of-a-feather lunches, brand-name enterprise leaders,
    and industry heavyweights in the business.

    WORKSHOPS. PAW also features pre- and post-conference workshops that
    complement the core conference program. Workshop agendas include
    advanced predictive modeling methods, hands-on training and enterprise
    decision management.


    Predictive Analytics World is the only conference of its kind,
    delivering vendor-neutral sessions across verticals such as banking,
    financial services, e-commerce, education, government, healthcare,
    high technology, insurance, non-profits, publishing, social gaming,
    retail and telecommunications

    And PAW covers the gamut of commercial applications of predictive
    analytics, including response modeling, customer retention with churn
    modeling, product recommendations, fraud detection, online marketing
    optimization, human resource decision-making, law enforcement, sales
    forecasting, and credit scoring.

    Why bring together such a wide range of endeavors? No matter how you
    use predictive analytics, the story is the same: Predicatively scoring
    customers optimizes business performance. Predictive analytics
    initiatives across industries leverage the same core predictive
    modeling technology, share similar project overhead and data
    requirements, and face common process challenges and analytical


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

    For more information:

    View the agenda at-a-glance:

    Register by Dec 7 for the Super Early Bird rate (save $400):

    Register by Jan 31 for the Early Bird rate (save $200):

    Save more with this posting's promotional offer: Take an additional
    $150 off the Early Bird or the Advance registration fee with this
    registration discount code: GOO150

    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 PAW group on LinkedIn, see:

    For inquiries e-mail or call (717)

    Predictive Analytics World
    San Francisco - Washington DC – London
    Bobbe, Dec 3, 2010
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