May 04 to 05 2015, Santa Clara, CA.

Global Predictive Analytics Conference

Day -1 (May 4 8:00AM-6:30PM )

8:00 AM - 8:30 AM Registration
8:30 AM - 9:10AM Life Time Value (Evelyn Lawson, Data Scientist, Wells Fargo)
9:10 AM - 9:50AM Predictive analytics at Twitter(Shuang Yang, Data Scientist, Twitter)
9:50AM -10:00AM Break
10:00 AM - 10:40AM Healthcare : Predicting Engagement with Behavior Change Solutions(Adam Kaufman, CEO, DPS Health)
10:40 AM - 11:15AM Time-to-Event Modeling of Nordstrom Returns (Edward Mabanglo, Principal - Digital Analytics, Nordstrom)
11:15 AM - 12:00PM Keynote: Predictive Analytics for Marketing: Pro's and Con's (Kameshwar Eranki, CEO,  VajraSoft)
12:00 PM - 1:00PM Lunch Break
1:00PM - 1:40PM Keynote: Predictive Analytics -  The Need of current times for Oil and Gas Industry (Dr. Satyam Priyadarshy, Chief Data Scientist, Halliburton)
1:40PM - 2:10PM Powering the Digital Economy Using Cognitive Computing (Paul Hofmann, CTO, Space-Time Insight)
2:10PM - 2:50PM Human-in-the-loop (HITL): probabilistic predictive modeling (PPM) of an aerospace mission/situation outcome (Ephraim Suhir, CEO, SBIR ERS)
2:50PM - 3:00PM Ice Cream Break
3:00PM - 3:40PM Emerging Startup trends in Predictive Analytics space (Abhishek Sud, VC, Centerview Capital)
3:40PM - 4:20PM Going Beyond Numbers: Creating Business Value from Unstructured Data(Mahesh Kumar, CEO, Tiger Analytics)
4:20PM - 5:00PM Predictive Modeling for Product Strategy (Aron Clymer, Formerly Director at Salesforce)
5:00PM - 5:10PM Break
5:10PM - 5:50PM Crime Analytics and Prediction Systems - Saving the world, one crime at a time(Dj Das, CEO, Third Eye Consulting Services & Solutions)
5:50PM - 6:30PM A practical approach to build self-healing cluster using machine learning (Avkash Chauhan, Founder, Big Data Perspective)

Day -2 (May 5 8:45AM-5:00PM )

8:45 AM - 9:00 AM Registration
9:00 AM - 9:40 AM Keynote: Data enrichment for Better Predictive Analytics (Lukas Biewald, CEO, CrowdFlower)
9:40 AM - 10:20 AM Influencing Product Decisions with Analytics(Mario Vinasco, Data Scientist, Facebook)
10:20AM - 10:40AM Break
10:40 AM - 11:20 AM Why your Predictive Analytics Efforts fail, and what to do about it (Sheridan Hitchens, VP Data Products,
11:20 AM - 12:00 PM Methods: Marketing Applications Data Driven Customer Segmentation Methods(Jim Porzak, Data Scientist, DS4CI)
12:00 PM - 1:00PM Lunch Break
1:00 PM - 1:40PM Keynote: Using Algo's to create value (Frank Fiorille, Director, Paychex)
1:40 PM - 2:20 PM Text Classification (Daniel Hansen, Data Scientist, Personagraph)
2:20 PM - 3:00 PM Predictive Analytics for Sales (Venkat Rangan, CTO, Clari)
3:00PM - 3:10PM Break
3:10 PM - 3:50 PM How to Become the Advanced Analytics Champion in Your Organization (Brandon Purcell, Data Science Team Lead, Beyond the Arc)
3:50 PM - 4:20 PM The Shape of the Future: Topological Data Analysis Applied to Predictive Modeling(Allison Gilmore, Data Scientist, Ayasdi)
4:20 PM - 5:00 PM Predictive Analytics for Networks (Gargi Adhav, Director, Cisco Systems)

NOTE: Agenda and speakers subject to change without notice


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