Other Analytics Workshops

Text Analytics World
March 31-April 1, 2015 in San Francisco

Sunday, March 29

Uplift Models: Optimizing the Impact of Your Marketing
Full-day: 9:00am – 4:30pm

  • This workshop demonstrates how to build Net Lift Models that optimize the incremental impact of marketing campaigns, covering the pros and cons of various core analytical approaches.
  • Kim LarsenKim Larsen
    Vice President of Analytical Insights
    MarketShare

Sunday, March 29

R Bootcamp:
For Newcomers to R
Three Hours: 5:30pm – 8:30pm

  • Designed for newcomers to the language of R, “R Bootcamp” covers the R ecosystem and core elements of the language, so you attain the foundations for becoming an R user.
  • Max KuhnMax Kuhn
    Director, Nonclinical Statistics
    Pfizer

Monday, March 30

Advanced Methods Hands-On: Predictive Modeling
Techniques

Full day: 8:30am-4:30pm

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

Monday, March 30

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
    Pfizer

Monday, March 30

Big Data: Proven Methods You Need to Extract Big Value
Full-day: 9:00am – 4:30pm

  • This one day workshop reviews major big data success stories that have transformed businesses and created new markets.
  • Marc A. SmithDr. Marc A. Smith
    Chief Social Scientist
    Connected Action Consulting Group

Thursday, April 2

Modeling Methods: The Best and the Worst of Predictive Analytics
Full-day: 9:00am – 4:30pm

  • The key inner workings of leading algorithms, case studies demonstrating their performance and comparison of merits.
  • John ElderJohn Elder, Ph.D.
    CEO & Founder
    Elder Research, Inc.

Thursday, April 2

Supercharging Prediction: Hands-On with Ensemble Models

Full-day: 9:00am – 4:30pm

  • This workshop dives into the key ensemble approaches including Bagging, Random Forests, and Stochastic Gradient Boosting.
  • Dean AbbottDean Abbott
    President
    Abbott Analytics,
    Inc.
    Sponsored by:
    ANGOSS