Analytics Workshops

Text Analytics World, March 6-7, 2012 in San Francisco

Thursday, March 8

Making Text Mining Work:
Practical Methods and Solutions

Full-day session: 9:00am – 4:30pm


  • The text mining solutions available now, the problems for which they are best suited and best practices in text mining.
  • Andrew FastAndrew Fast
    Director of Research
    Elder Research, Inc.

Sunday, March 4

R for Predictive Modeling:
A Hands-On Introduction
Full-day: 9:00am – 4:30pm

  • This one-day session provides a
    hands-on introduction to R, the well-known open-source platform for data analysis.
  • Max KuhnMax Kuhn
    Director, Nonclinical Statistics

Thursday, March 8

Advanced Methods Hands-on:
Predictive Modeling
Full-day: 8:45am – 4:30pm

  • Dive in hands-on employing the key predictive analytics algorithms, and gain experience with leading software.
  • Dean AbbottDean Abbott
    Abbott Analytics

Friday/Saturday, March 9-10

Net Lift Models: Optimizing
the Impact of Your

2-day session

  • The true effectiveness of a marketing campaign isn’t response rate, it is the incremental impact – that is, the difference it makes. This is an entirely different thing to model.
  • Kim LarsenKim Larsen
    Vice President of Analytical Insights
    Market Share Partners


Predictive Analytics Applied –
An Online Introduction
Online 5 ½-hour training program – on demand

  • New to predictive analytics? Take this online course instructed by the chair of PAW to ramp up before the conference. On-demand access at any time.
  • Kim LarsenEric Siegel Ph.D.
    Conference Chair
    Predictive Analytics World