Predictive Analytics World for Government
September 12-13, Washington DC

Features Full Day Hands-On
Predictive Analytics and Core Methods Workshops

The Ronald Reagan Building
 

Thursday, Sept 15

Dean AbbottHands-On Predictive Analytics with SAS Enterprise Miner
Dean Abbott
President, Abbott Analytics
Workshop sponsored by:
SAS
"Hands-on Predictive Analytics" puts predictive analytics into action. This one-day workshop leads participants through the industry standard data mining process, from Business Understanding through Model Deployment, approaching each stage of this process by driving a state-of-the-art data mining software product. In this way, attendees gain direct experience applying this "best practices" process, and ramp up on an industry-leading tool to boot.

Wednesday, Sept 14

John ElderThe Best and the Worst of Predictive Analytics: Predictive Modeling Methods and Common Data Mining Mistakes
John Elder, Ph.D.
CEO and Founder, Elder Research, Inc.
Dr. Elder will describe the key inner workings of leading algorithms, demonstrate their performance with business case studies, compare their merits, and show you how to pick the method and tool best suited to each predictive analytics project. Methods covered include classical regression, decision trees, neural networks, ensemble methods, uplift modeling and more.

Predictive Analytics World for Government is the first vendor-neutral predictive analytics conference for the government, where you can learn firsthand how government agencies have applied predictive analytics to more effectively and efficiently accomplish their mission.

Learn how government agencies are addressing key issues such as:

Text Mining – Improper Payment and Fraud Detection
Law Enforcement/Crime Prevention – Workforce Analytics Optimization/Efficiency

Case Studies from the following Agencies

Defense Finance and Accounting Service (DFAS)
Department of Defense (DOD)
Department of Homeland Security (DHS)
Department of Justice (DOJ)
IRS
Mexico Tax Administration Service
NASA
National Security Agency (NSA)
New South Wales Department of Transportation
Recovery Accountability and Transparency Board
Richmond Police Department
Social Security Administration (SSA)
Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts
USDA Food Safety and Inspection Service (USDA FSIS)
USDA Risk Management Agency (USDA RMA)
USPS Office of Inspector General (USPS OIG)

Predictive Analytics World for Government, September 12-13, 2011, Ronald Reagan Building, Washington, DC is a must for government executives, program managers, financial and HR managers, CIOs and CTOs, law enforcement, and analytics professionals.

Not able to attend? These workshops are also offered in New York City at Predictive Analytics World – October 16-21. Click here to learn more

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