Full Mega-PAW 7-Track Agenda

Predictive Analytics World

June 3-7, 2018 – Caesars Palace, Las Vegas


This page shows the full 7-track agenda for the five co-located conferences at Mega-PAW. Mega Pass registration is required for full access. To view the agenda for one individual conference, click here: PAW Business, PAW Financial, PAW Healthcare, PAW Manufacturing, or Deep Learning World.

Session Levels:

Blue circle sessions are for All Levels
Red triangle sessions are Expert/Practitioner Level

Workshops - Sunday, June  3rd, 2018

8:30 am
Room: Emperors II
Pre-Conference Training Workshop

Full-day: 8:30am – 4:30pm

This one day workshop reviews major big data success stories that have transformed businesses and created new markets. Click workshop title above for the fully detailed description.

Leader
Marc Smith
Chief Social Scientist
Connected Action Consulting Group
4:30 pm
Workshop end (Big Data: Proven Methods You Need to Extract Big Value)
6:30 pm
Room: Emperors II
Pre-Conference Training Workshop

Two and a half hour evening workshop:

This 2.5 hour workshop launches your tenure as a user of R, the well-known open-source platform for data analysis.  Click workshop title above for the fully detailed description.

Leader
Max Kuhn
Software Engineer
RStudio
9:00 pm
Workshop end (R Bootcamp: For Newcomers to R)
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Workshops - Monday, June  4th, 2018

8:30 am
Room: Augustus I
Pre-Conference Training Workshop

Full-day: 8:30am – 4:30pm

This one-day session surveys standard and advanced methods for predictive modeling (aka machine learning).  Click workshop title above for the fully detailed description.

Leader
John ElderElder Research
Founder & Chair
Elder Research
Room: Emperors I
Pre-Conference Training Workshop

Full-day: 8:30am – 4:30pm

Gain experience driving R for predictive modeling across real examples and data sets. Survey the pertinent modeling packages.  Click workshop title above for the fully detailed description.

Leader
Max Kuhn
Software Engineer
RStudio
Room: Emperors II
Pre-Confernce Training Workshop:

Full-day: 8:30am – 4:30pm

Dive in hands-on with crucial data prep steps, including cleaning, missing value imputation, feature creation/selection, and sampling.  Click workshop title above for the fully detailed description.

Leader
Dean AbbottSmarterHQ
Co-Founder and Chief Data Scientist
SmarterHQ
Room: Pompeian IV
Pre-Conference Training Workshop

Full-day: 8:30am – 4:30pm

This one-day introductory workshop dives deep. You will explore deep neural classification, LSTM time series analysis, convolutional image classification, advanced data clustering, bandit algorithms, and reinforcement learning. Click workshop title above for the fully detailed description.

Leaders
Ricky LoyndMicrosoft
Deep Reinforcement Learning Research Group
Microsoft
James McCaffreyMicrosoft
Senior Scientist Engineer
Microsoft
4:30 pm
Workshop end
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Predictive Analytics World - Las Vegas - Day 1 - Tuesday, June  5th, 2018

8:00 am
Registration & Networking Breakfast
Registration & Networking Breakfast
Registration & Networking Breakfast
Registration & Networking Breakfast
Registration & Networking Breakfast
8:45 am
Room: Augustus II
PAW Business
Eric SiegelPredictive Analytics World
Conference Founder
Predictive Analytics World
PAW Financial
Eric SiegelPredictive Analytics World
Conference Founder
Predictive Analytics World
PAW Healthcare Opening Remarks from the Conference Series Founder
Eric SiegelPredictive Analytics World
Conference Founder
Predictive Analytics World
Room: Augustus II
PAW Manufacturing Opening Remarks from the Conference Series Founder
Eric SiegelPredictive Analytics World
Conference Founder
Predictive Analytics World
Room: Augustus II
Deep Learning World Opening Remarks from the Conference Series Founder
Eric SiegelPredictive Analytics World
Conference Founder
Predictive Analytics World
8:50 am
Room: Augustus II
PAW Business KEYNOTE
Speaker
Michael TamirUber
Head of Data Science, Advanced Technologies Group
Uber
PAW Financial KEYNOTE
Speaker
Michael TamirUber
Head of Data Science, Advanced Technologies Group
Uber
Room: Augustus II
PAW Healthcare KEYNOTE
Speaker
Michael TamirUber
Head of Data Science, Advanced Technologies Group
Uber
Room: Augustus II
PAW Manufacturing KEYNOTE
Speaker
Michael TamirUber
Head of Data Science, Advanced Technologies Group
Uber
Room: Augustus II
Deep Learning World KEYNOTE
Case Study: Uber
Speaker
Michael TamirUber
Head of Data Science, Advanced Technologies Group
Uber
9:15 am
Room: Augustus II
PAW Business KEYNOTE
Speaker
John ElderElder Research
Founder & Chair
Elder Research
PAW Financial KEYNOTE
Speaker
John ElderElder Research
Founder & Chair
Elder Research
Room: Augustus II
PAW Healthcare KEYNOTE
Speaker
John ElderElder Research
Founder & Chair
Elder Research
Room: Augustus II
PAW Manufacturing KEYNOTE
Speaker
John ElderElder Research
Founder & Chair
Elder Research
Room: Augustus II
Deep Learning World KEYNOTE
Speaker
John ElderElder Research
Founder & Chair
Elder Research
9:40 am
Room: Augustus II
PAW Business Platinum Sponsored Session
Sponsored by
DataRobot
Speaker
David RussellDataRobot
RVP of Sales - West Region
DataRobot
PAW Financial Platinum Sponsored Session
Sponsored by
DataRobot
Speaker
David RussellDataRobot
RVP of Sales - West Region
DataRobot
Room: Augustus II
PAW Healthcare Platinum Sponsored Session
Sponsored by
DataRobot
Speaker
David RussellDataRobot
RVP of Sales - West Region
DataRobot
Room: Augustus II
PAW Manufacturing Platinum Sponsored Session
Sponsored by
DataRobot
Speaker
David RussellDataRobot
RVP of Sales - West Region
DataRobot
Room: Augustus II
Deep Learning World Platinum Sponsored Session
Sponsored by
DataRobot
Speaker
David RussellDataRobot
RVP of Sales - West Region
DataRobot
10:00 am
Exhibits & Morning Coffee Break
Exhibits & Morning Coffee Break
Exhibits & Morning Coffee Break
Exhibits & Morning Coffee Break
Exhibits & Morning Coffee Break
10:30 am
Room: Augustus I
PAW Business Track 1: BUSINESS - Analytics operationalization & management

Operationalizing predictive models
Speaker
James TaylorDecision Management Solutions
CEO
Decision Management Solutions
Room: Augustus II
PAW Business Track 2: WORKFORCE - Retaining & optimizing HR with analytics

Workforce optimization and retention
Speakers
Haig NalbantianMercer
Senior Partner, Co-leader Mercer Workforce Sciences Institute
Mercer
Tauseef RahmanMercer
Principal, Workforce Strategy & Analytics
Mercer
Room: Emperors II
PAW Business Track 3: CASE STUDIES - Manifold business applications of machine learning
Infrastructure planning; telecom
10:30 - 10:50 am
Case Study: Charter Communications (Spectrum)
Speaker
Nishant SharmaCharter Spectrum
Director of Predictive Analytics
Charter Communications
TV ad targeting
10:55 - 11:15 am
Case Study: Turner
Speaker
Wes ChaarTurner
Senior Vice President of Analytics, Data and Decision Sciences
Turner Broadcasting System, Inc.
Room: Sicily
PAW Financial
Fraud detection
Case Study: FICO
Speaker
Scott ZoldiFICO
Chief Analytics Officer
FICO
Room: Pompeian IV
PAW Manufacturing
Case study: Siemens
Speaker
Phil WintersCIAgenda
Senior Managing Partner
CIAgenda
Room: Pisa
Deep Learning World KEYNOTE
Speaker
Luba GloukhovaStanford Graduate School of Business
Research Analytics Consultant
Stanford Graduate School of Business
11:15 am
5-minute transition between sessions
5-minute transition between sessions
5-minute transition between sessions
5-minute transition between sessions
5-minute transition between sessions
11:20 am
Room: Augustus I
PAW Business Track 1: BUSINESS - Analytics operationalization & management
Operationalizing analytics
11:20 - 11:40 am
Case Study: Northwestern Mutual
Speaker
Dave PahlNorthwestern Mutual
Sr. Director - Enterprise Data and Analytics
Northwestern Mutual
Analytics management
11:45 am - 12:05 pm
Case Study: Quicken Loans
Speaker
James CarsonQuicken Loans
Data Science Team Leader
Quicken Loans
Room: Augustus II
PAW Business Track 2: WORKFORCE - Retaining & optimizing HR with analytics
Workforce analytics
11:20 - 11:40 am
Case Study: Twitter
Speaker
Menghan ChenTwitter
People Data Scientist
Twitter
Workforce optimization
11:45 am - 12:05 pm
Case Study: Atlassian
Speaker
Daniel ChungAtlassian
Data Scientist
Atlassian
Room: Emperors II
PAW Business Track 3: CASE STUDIES - Manifold business applications of machine learning
Student registration acquisition modeling
11:20 - 11:40 am
Case Study: American Career College
Speaker
Peter Karpiuk
Consultant
Roundrock Management
Student registration acquisition modeling
11:45 am - 12:05 pm
Case Study: Becker College
Speaker
Feyzi BagirovHarrisburg University
Data Science Advisor at Metadata.io and Analytics Instructor, Harrisburg University of Science and Technology
Room: Sicily
PAW Financial
Disaster recovery forecasting
11:20 - 11:40 am
Case Study: Queensland Reconstruction Authority (Australia)
Speakers
Kieran Dibb
Director of Technical Services
Queensland Reconstruction Authority (QRA)
Will DoddDeloitte
Director - Consulting
Deloitte Australia
Algorithmic trading
11:45 am - 12:05 pm
Speaker
Kevin PrattZZAlpha LTD.
Chief Scientist
ZZAlpha Ltd.
Room: Pompeian III
PAW Healthcare
Speakers
Chris Franciskovich
Manager of Advanced Analytics
OSF Healthcare System
Jason Weinberg
Data Scientist
OSF Healthcare
Room: Pompeian IV
PAW Manufacturing
Case study: Seagate Technology
Speaker
Abbas ChokorSeagate Technology
Staff Data Scientist
Seagate Technology
Room: Pisa
Deep Learning World
Autonomous Vehicles
Speaker
Modar AlaouiEyeris
Founder and CEO
Eyeris
12:05 pm
Lunch
Room: Augustus I
PAW Business Lunch & Learn
Sponsored by
Pitney Bowes
Speakers
Brandy FreitasPitney Bowes
Senior Data Scientist
Pitney Bowes
Lunch
Deep Learning World Sponsored Session:
12:25 pm
 
 
 
Lunch
Lunch
Lunch
1:30 pm
Room: Augustus II
PAW Business KEYNOTE
Enterprise-wide deployment
Case Study: Dell EMC
Speaker
Theresa KushnerDell EMC
Sr Vice President, Performance Analytics Group
Dell EMC
Room: Sicily
PAW Financial KEYNOTE
Speaker
Radha KuchibhotlaState Street
Vice President
State Street
 
 
 
1:50 pm
 
 
Room: Pompeian III
PAW Healthcare KEYNOTE
Speaker
Jason BurkeUNC Health Care System
System VP & Chief Analytics Officer
UNC Health Care System
Room: Pompeian IV
PAW Manufacturing KEYNOTE
Speaker
Steven RamirezBeyond the Arc
CEO
Beyond the Arc
Room: Pisa
Deep Learning World
IT
Case Study: Cisco
Speaker
Pranjal DagaCisco
Data Scientist
Cisco
2:15 pm
PAW Business Diamond Sponsored Session
Sponsored by
Tellius
PAW Financial Diamond Sponsored Session
Sponsored by
diwo
Speaker
Satyendra Ranadiwo
Chief Technology Officer
diwo
 
 
 
2:35 pm
5-minute transition between sessions
5-minute transition between sessions
5-minute transition between sessions
5-minute transition between sessions
5-minute transition between sessions
2:40 pm
Room: Augustus I
PAW Business Track 1: BUSINESS - Analytics operationalization & management

Value-driven project strategies
Speaker
Daniel Porter
Co-Founder
BlueLabs
Room: Augustus II
PAW Business Track 2: WORKFORCE - Retaining & optimizing HR with analytics

Workforce optimization; sales analytics
Case Study: Shell International
Speakers
Tashi ErdmannShell Oil Company
HR Analytics Manager
Shell International
Linda van LeeuwenShell Oil Company
HR Analytics Analyst
Shell International
Room: Emperors II
PAW Business Track 3: CASE STUDIES - Manifold business applications of machine learning
IP video player data analysis
2:40 - 3:00 pm
Case Study: Comcast Cable
Speakers
Gabriel CommeauComcast Cable
Software Engineer
Comcast Cable
Barbara EckmanComcast Cable
Principal Data Architect
Comcast Cable
Pricing
3:05 – 3:25 pm
Speaker
Konrad PabianczykAppsilon Data Science
Key Account Manager
Appsilon Data Science
Room: Sicily
PAW Financial
Life insurance underwriting
2:40 - 3:00 pm
Case Study: Northwestern Mutual
Speaker
Daniel FuhrmannNorthwestern Mutual
Senior Data Scientist
Northwestern Mutual
Insurance
3:05 – 3:25 pm
Speaker
Syed MehmudWakely Consulting Group
Principal & Senior Consulting Actuary, ASA
Wakely Consulting Group, Society of Actuaries
Room: Pompeian III
PAW Healthcare
Speaker
Jaya Tripathi
Principal Scientist
MITRE
Room: Pompeian IV
PAW Manufacturing
Case study: Leading Telco Company
Speaker
Khosrow HassibiR Systems, Inc.
Chief Data Scientist / Chief AI Officer AI and Analytics Center of Innovation
R Systems Inc.
Room: Pisa
Deep Learning World
Finance
Speaker
Matthew DixonIllinois Institute of Technology
Assistant Professor of Finance and Statistics
Illinois Institute of Technology
3:25 pm
Exhibits & Afternoon Break
Exhibits & Afternoon Break
Coffee & Exhibition Break
Exhibits & Afternoon Break
Exhibits & Afternoon Break
3:55 pm
Room: Augustus I
PAW Business Track 1: BUSINESS - Analytics operationalization & management

Thought leadership; research & development
Speaker
Jennifer Lewis PriestleyKennesaw State University
Professor of Applied Statistics and Data Science
Kennesaw State University
Room: Augustus II
PAW Business Track 2: WORKFORCE - Retaining & optimizing HR with analytics

Workforce optimization
3:55 - 4:15 pm
Case Study: Centric Consulting
Speaker
Carmen FontanaCentric Consulting
Cloud & Artificial Intelligence Practice Lead
Centric Consulting
Workforce optimization
4:20 – 4:40 pm
Case Study: Baptist Health Medical Group
Speaker
Matt HayesBaptist Health Medical Group
Director, Practice Optimization
Baptist Health Medical Group
Room: Emperors II
PAW Business Track 3: CASE STUDIES - Manifold business applications of machine learning
Customer service analytics
Case Study: Google
Speaker
Tarek SoukiehGoogle
Head of Analytics - YouTube Trust and Safety
Google
Room: Sicily
PAW Financial
Reinsurance
3:55 - 4:15 pm
Case Study: Maiden Re
Speakers
John HenryMaiden Re
Head of Data Science
Maiden Re
Sriram KrishnamurthyTiger Analytics
VP, Data Science
Tiger Analytics
Thought leadership
4:20 – 4:40 pm
Speaker
Richard BoireEnvironics Analytics
Senior Vice President
Environics Analytics
Room: Pompeian III
PAW Healthcare
Speakers
Andrew LongFresenius Medical Care
Data Scientist
Fresenius Medical Care North America
Len Usvyat
Vice President, Integrated Care Analytics
Fresenius Medical Care North America
Room: Pompeian IV
PAW Manufacturing
Speaker
Gary NeightsElemica
Senior Director
Elemica
Room: Pisa
Deep Learning World
Cross-Industry
Case Study: Microsoft
Speaker
James McCaffreyMicrosoft
Senior Scientist Engineer
Microsoft
4:40 pm
5-minute transition between sessions
5-minute transition between sessions
5-minute transition between sessions
5-minute transition between sessions
5-minute transition between sessions
4:45 pm
Room: Augustus I
PAW Business Track 1: BUSINESS - Analytics operationalization & management

Value-driven project management
Speaker
Marco Vriens
CEO
Kwantum LLC and University of La Crosse, WI
Room: Augustus II
PAW Business Track 2: WORKFORCE - Retaining & optimizing HR with analytics

Legality and ethics in operationalization
Speakers
Eric DunleavyDCI Consulting Group
Director of the Personnel Selection and Litigation Support Services Group
DCI Consulting Group
Kelly TrindelEEOC
Chief Analyst
Formerly at Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
Room: Emperors II
PAW Business Track 3: CASE STUDIES - Manifold business applications of machine learning
Customer service analytics
Case Study: IBM
Speaker
Dan YangIBM
Senior Data Scientist
IBM
Room: Sicily
PAW Financial
Enterprise deployment
Speaker
Tracie Coker KambiesDeloitte
Principal | Retail Technology and Analytics
Deloitte
Room: Pompeian IV
PAW Manufacturing
Case study: Photizo Group, Inc
Speaker
Edward CrowleyVirtulytix, Inc.
CEO
Virtulytix, Inc.
Room: Pisa
Deep Learning World
Entertainment
4:45 pm - 5:05 pm
Case Study: Vevo
Speaker
Rezsa FarahaniVevo
Director of Machine Learning
Vevo
Agriculture
5:10 pm - 5:30 pm
Stories from Monsanto
Speaker
Nalini PolavarapuMonsanto
Analytics and IT Strategy Lead
Monsanto
5:30 pm
Networking Reception
Networking Reception
Networking Reception
Networking Reception
Networking Reception
7:00 pm
End of first Conference Day
End of first Conference Day
End of first Conference Day
End of first Conference Day
 

Predictive Analytics World - Las Vegas - Day 2 - Wednesday, June  6th, 2018

8:00 am
Registration & Networking Breakfast
Registration & Networking Breakfast
Registration & Networking Breakfast
Registration & Networking Breakfast
Registration & Networking Breakfast
8:45 am
Room: Augustus II
PAW Business KEYNOTE
Speaker
Morgan VawterCaterpillar
Chief Analytics Director
Caterpillar
Room: Sicily
PAW Financial KEYNOTE
Case Study: Northern Trust
Speaker
Andy CurtisNorthern Trust
Senior Vice President
Northern Trust
Room: Pompeian III
PAW Healthcare
Jeff DealElder Research
Vice President of Operations
Elder Research
Room: Augustus II
PAW Manufacturing KEYNOTE
Speaker
Morgan VawterCaterpillar
Chief Analytics Director
Caterpillar
Room: Pisa
Deep Learning World Founding Chair Opening Remarks
Luba GloukhovaStanford Graduate School of Business
Research Analytics Consultant
Stanford Graduate School of Business
8:50 am
 
 
Room: Pompeian III
PAW Healthcare KEYNOTE
Speaker
Mark Braunstein, MDGeorgia Institute of Technology
Professor of the Practice, School of Interactive Computing
Georgia Institute of Technology
 
Room: Pisa
Deep Learning World KEYNOTE
IT
Case Study: Capital One
Speakers
Kate HighnamCapital One
Machine Learning Engineer
Capital One
Domenic PuzioCapital One
Machine Learning Engineer
Capital One
9:30 am
Room: Augustus II
PAW Business PLENARY SESSION
Speaker
Karl RexerRexer Analytics
President
Rexer Analytics
 
 
Room: Augustus II
PAW Manufacturing PLENARY SESSION
Speaker
Karl RexerRexer Analytics
President
Rexer Analytics
 
9:35 am
 
PAW Financial Diamond Sponsored Session
PAW Healthcare Sponsor Presentation from DataRobot
Sponsored by
DataRobot
Speaker
Cliff YangDataRobot
Customer Success Data Scientist
DataRobot
 
Deep Learning World Sponsored Session
9:40 am
Room: Augustus II
PAW Business Diamond Sponsored Session
Sponsored by
diwo
Speaker
Krishna Kallakuridiwo
President & Founder
diwo
 
 
PAW Manufacturing Sponsored Session
Sponsored by
diwo
Speaker
Krishna Kallakuridiwo
President & Founder
diwo
 
10:00 am
5-minute transition between sessions
5-minute transition between sessions
5-minute transition between sessions
5-minute transition between sessions
5-minute transition between sessions
10:05 am
Room: Augustus I
PAW Business Track 1: BUSINESS - Analytics operationalization & management
Sourcing analytics staff
Case Study: Verizon
Speaker
Anne G. RobinsonVerizon
Executive Director, Strategy, Analytics and Systems
Verizon
Room: Augustus II
PAW Business Track 2: TECH - Predictive modeling & machine learning methods
Model interpretation
Case Study: YMCA
Speaker
Dean AbbottSmarterHQ
Co-Founder and Chief Data Scientist
SmarterHQ
Room: Emperors II
PAW Business Track 3: MARKETING - Analytics for customer acquisition & retention
Marketing analytics strategy
10:05 - 10:25 am
Case Study: John Hancock
Speaker
Kirit KottamJohn Hancock Insurance
Data Science Director
John Hancock Insurance
Response modeling for marketing
10:30 – 10:50 am
Case Study: Central Pacific Bank
Speakers
Ryuichi UmedaCentral Pacific Bank
Data Scientist
Central Pacific Bank
Haifeng WuCentral Pacific Bank
Data Scientist
Central Pacific Bank
Room: Sicily
PAW Financial
Credit risk in payroll processing
Case Study: Paychex
Speaker
Rob RollestonPaychex
Manager, Data Science
Paychex
Room: Pompeian III
PAW Healthcare
Speaker
Matthew Vielkind
Data Scientist
Capital District Physicians' Health Plan
Room: Pompeian IV
PAW Manufacturing
Speaker
David Perkins, CAP®, PMP®
Owner and Principal Consultant
D & G Analytics, LLC
Room: Pisa
Deep Learning World
Finance
Case Study: PayPal
Speaker
Nitin SharmaPayPal
Distinguished Scientist
PayPal
10:50 am
Exhibits & Morning Coffee Break
Exhibits & Morning Coffee Break
Exhibits & Morning Coffee Break
Exhibits & Morning Coffee Break
Exhibits & Morning Coffee Break
11:20 am
Room: Augustus I
PAW Business Track 1: BUSINESS - Analytics operationalization & management
Analytics leadership
Case study: CA Technologies
Speaker
Jennifer BerteroCA Technologies
VP, Business Analytics
CA Technologies
Room: Augustus II
PAW Business Track 2: TECH - Predictive modeling & machine learning methods
Machine learning automation; ensemble models
Case Study: Which? (UK consumer reports)
Speaker
Phil WintersCIAgenda
Senior Managing Partner
CIAgenda
Room: Emperors II
PAW Business Track 3: MARKETING - Analytics for customer acquisition & retention
Optimizing fan engagement
11:20 - 11:40 am
Case Study: Viacom
Speakers
Samantha LipsonViacom
Sr Dir. Measurement, Data Scientist & Data Engineer
Viacom
Theresa LocklearViacom
Vice President, Audience Science Analytics
Viacom
Targeting marketing
11:45 am – 12:05 pm
Case Study: Caterpillar
Speakers
Andy JacobCaterpillar
Data Scientist
Caterpillar
Will ScheckCaterpillar
Analytics Manager
Caterpillar
Room: Sicily
PAW Financial
Workers compensation
11:20 - 11:40 am
Speaker
Mei Najim
Director of Advanced Analytics
Advanced Analytics Consulting Services, LLC (formerly with Gallagher Bassett)
Regulatory management
11:45 am – 12:05 pm
Case Study: Enova International (CashNetUSA)
Speakers
Joe DeCosmoEnova International
Chief Analytics Officer
Enova International
Greg ZeemanEnova International
Chief Operating Officer
Enova International
Room: Pompeian IV
PAW Manufacturing
Case study: Sanmina Corporation
Speakers
Gelston Howell
Senior VP of Marketing
Sanmina Corporation
Room: Pisa
Deep Learning World
Finance
Case Study: John Hancock
Speaker
Eugene WenJohn Hancock Insurance
Vice President for Group Advanced Analytics
Manulife Financial/John Hancock
12:05 pm
Lunch
Lunch
Lunch
Room: Pisa
Deep Learning World Sponsored Session
Sponsored by
Wolfram Research
Speaker
Michael Kelly B.Sc.(Hons), PhD (Maths, UNSW)Wolfram Research
Senior Technology (Finance ) Consultant
Wolfram Research
12:15 pm
 
 
Lunch
 
Lunch
1:10 pm
Room: Augustus II
PAW Business EXPERT PANEL
Moderator
James TaylorDecision Management Solutions
CEO
Decision Management Solutions
Panelists
Vivek AgarwalPrADS
CEO, Dun and Bradstreet Technologies, Executive Director, PrADS
Predictive Analytics and Decision Services Inc. (PrADS)
Steven RamirezBeyond the Arc
CEO
Beyond the Arc
Morgan VawterCaterpillar
Chief Analytics Director
Caterpillar
Room: Augustus II
PAW Financial EXPERT PANEL
Moderator
James TaylorDecision Management Solutions
CEO
Decision Management Solutions
Panelists
Vivek AgarwalPrADS
CEO, Dun and Bradstreet Technologies, Executive Director, PrADS
Predictive Analytics and Decision Services Inc. (PrADS)
Steven RamirezBeyond the Arc
CEO
Beyond the Arc
Morgan VawterCaterpillar
Chief Analytics Director
Caterpillar
 
Room: Augustus II
PAW Manufacturing EXPERT PANEL
Moderator
James TaylorDecision Management Solutions
CEO
Decision Management Solutions
Panelists
Vivek AgarwalPrADS
CEO, Dun and Bradstreet Technologies, Executive Director, PrADS
Predictive Analytics and Decision Services Inc. (PrADS)
Steven RamirezBeyond the Arc
CEO
Beyond the Arc
Morgan VawterCaterpillar
Chief Analytics Director
Caterpillar
 
1:25 pm
 
 
Room: Pompeian III
PAW Healthcare EXPERT PANEL
 
Room: Pisa
Deep Learning World
Operations
Case Study: Seagate Technology
Speakers
Abbas ChokorSeagate Technology
Staff Data Scientist
Seagate Technology
Chris LabbeSeagate Technology
Managing Technologist
Seagate Technology
1:55 pm
Room: Augustus II
PAW Business Gold Sponsored Session
Sponsored by
PrADS
Speaker
Vivek AgarwalPrADS
CEO, Dun and Bradstreet Technologies, Executive Director, PrADS
Predictive Analytics and Decision Services Inc. (PrADS)
Room: Augustus II
PAW Financial Sponsored Session
Sponsored by
PrADS
Speaker
Vivek AgarwalPrADS
CEO, Dun and Bradstreet Technologies, Executive Director, PrADS
Predictive Analytics and Decision Services Inc. (PrADS)
 
Room: Augustus II
PAW Manufacturing Sponsored Session
Sponsored by
PrADS
Speaker
Vivek AgarwalPrADS
CEO, Dun and Bradstreet Technologies, Executive Director, PrADS
Predictive Analytics and Decision Services Inc. (PrADS)
 
2:00 pm
Room: Augustus II
PAW Business Gold Sponsor Presentation
Sponsored by
Angoss Software Corporation
Speaker
Mark Do CoutoAngoss Software Corporation
Head of Sales
Angoss
Room: Augustus II
PAW Financial Sponsored Session
Sponsored by
Angoss Software Corporation
Speaker
Mark Do CoutoAngoss Software Corporation
Head of Sales
Angoss
 
Room: Augustus II
PAW Manufacturing
Sponsored by
Angoss Software Corporation
Speaker
Mark Do CoutoAngoss Software Corporation
Head of Sales
Angoss
 
2:05 pm
PAW Business Sponsored Session
Room: Augustus II
PAW Financial Sponsored Session
 
PAW Manufacturing Presentation from Sponsor
 
2:10 pm
5-minute transition between sessions
5-minute transition between sessions
5-minute transition between sessions
5-minute transition between sessions
 
2:15 pm
Room: Augustus I
PAW Business Track 1: BUSINESS - Analytics operationalization & management
Analytics management
2:15 - 2:35 pm
Case Study: Comcast
Speaker
Bob BressComcast Cable
Vice President of Analytics & Business Intelligence
Freewheel, A Comcast Company
Value-driven analytics management
2:40 – 3:00 pm
Speaker
Robert Lanning
Analytics Consultant
Room: Augustus II
PAW Business Track 2: TECH - Predictive modeling & machine learning methods
Best practices
Speakers
Dean AbbottSmarterHQ
Co-Founder and Chief Data Scientist
SmarterHQ
Karl RexerRexer Analytics
President
Rexer Analytics
Room: Emperors II
PAW Business Track 3: MARKETING - Analytics for customer acquisition & retention
Sales and marketing; B2B
Case Study: Ingram Micro
Speakers
Doug HermanIngram Micro
Head of Data Science
Ingram Micro
Haoan LiuIngram Micro
Ingram Micro
Room: Sicily
PAW Financial
Wealth management
Speaker
Meina ZhouCapco
Data Scientist and Senior Consultant
Capco
Room: Pompeian III
PAW Healthcare
Speakers
Jo Quetsch
Multicare Health System
Ashley WalshLeanTaaS
Director of Client Services
LeanTaas
Room: Pompeian IV
PAW Manufacturing
Speaker
Chetan GuptaHitachi
Chief Data Scientist and Architect, Lab Manager, Industrial AI Lab
Hitachi America, Ltd
Room: Pisa
Deep Learning World
Finance
Case Study: Northwestern Mutual
Speakers
Marek PietrzykNorthwestern Mutual
Senior Data Engineer
Northwestern Mutual
David WalechkaNorthwestern Mutual
Decision Sciences Technology Lead
Northwestern Mutual
3:00 pm
Exhibits & Afternoon Break
Exhibits & Afternoon Break
Exhibits & Afternoon Break
Exhibits & Afternoon Break
Exhibits & Afternoon Break
3:30 pm
Room: Augustus I
PAW Business Track 1: BUSINESS - Analytics operationalization & management
Industry trends
Speaker
Bill FranksInternational Institute For Analytics
Chief Analytics Officer
International Institute For Analytics
Room: Augustus II
PAW Business Track 2: TECH - Predictive modeling & machine learning methods
Geospatial data
Speaker
Peter LenzDstillery
Senior Geospatial Analyst
Dstillery
Room: Emperors II
PAW Business Track 3: MARKETING - Analytics for customer acquisition & retention
Text analytics for marketing
Case Study: Barclaycard
Speaker
Vishal MordeBarclaycard US
Vice President - Data Science
Barclaycard US
Room: Sicily
PAW Financial
Insurance
Speaker
Christina HoyWorkplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB)
Vice President
Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB)
Room: Pompeian III
PAW Healthcare
Speaker
Arjun Panesar
Founder and CEO
Diabetes Digital Media
Room: Pompeian IV
PAW Manufacturing
Speaker
Karpagam Narayanan
Founder & President
eKryp
Room: Pisa
Deep Learning World
IT
Case Study: Lyft
Speaker
Gil ArditiLyft
Product Lead, Machine Learning Platform
Lyft
4:15 pm
Room: Augustus I
PAW Business Track 1: BUSINESS - Analytics operationalization & management
Analytics talent
Case Study: Cisco
Speaker
Kristen BurtonCisco
Director, Enterprise Data Science Office and Digital Process Transformation CoE
Cisco
Room: Augustus II
PAW Business Track 2: TECH - Predictive modeling & machine learning methods
Advanced methods
Speaker
Curt BergmannElicit
Senior Data Scientist
Elicit
Room: Emperors II
PAW Business Track 3: MARKETING - Analytics for customer acquisition & retention
Time series analysis
Case Study: Uber
Speaker
Kim LarsenUber
Director of Marketing Analytics
Uber
Room: Sicily
PAW Financial
Insurance: detecting incorrect payments
Case Study: John Hancock
Speaker
Richard LeeJohn Hancock Insurance
Manager of Operations Reporting Consistency
John Hancock Financial
Room: Pompeian III
PAW Healthcare
Speaker
Tommy Blanchard
Data Science Lead
Fresenius Medical Care North America
Room: Pompeian IV
PAW Manufacturing
Speaker
Beth CraneSight Machine
Vice President of Data
Sight Machine
Room: Pisa
Deep Learning World
Cross-Industry
4:15 pm - 4:40 pm
Speaker
Nathan WheelerEntropix Inc.
Chief Product Officer
Entropix
Healthcare
4:40 pm - 5:00 pm
Speaker
Ford GarbersonCognoa
Senior Data Scientist
Cognoa
5:00 pm
 
 
 
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Workshops - Thursday, June  7th, 2018

8:30 am
Room: Emperors I
Post-Conference Training Workshop

Full-day: 8:30am – 4:30pm

This one-day session reveals the subtle mistakes analytics practitioners often make when facing a new challenge (the “deadly dozen”), and clearly explains the advanced methods seasoned experts use to avoid those pitfalls and build accurate and reliable models.  Click workshop title above for the fully detailed description.

Leader
John ElderElder Research
Founder & Chair
Elder Research
Room: Emperors II
Post-Conference Training Workshop

Full-day: 8:30am – 4:30pm

This workshop dives into the key ensemble approaches, including Bagging, Random Forests, and Stochastic Gradient Boosting.  Click workshop title above for the fully detailed description.

Leader
Dean AbbottSmarterHQ
Co-Founder and Chief Data Scientist
SmarterHQ
Room: Pompeian III
Post-Conference Training Workshop

Full-day: 8:30am – 4:30pm

This workshop demonstrates how to build uplift models (aka net lift models) that optimize the incremental impact of marketing campaigns, covering the pros and cons of various core analytical approaches. Click workshop title above for the fully detailed description.

Leader
Kim LarsenUber
Director of Marketing Analytics
Uber
Room: Pompeian IV
Post-Conference Training Workshop

Full-day: 8:30am – 4:30pm

Gain the power to extract signals from big data on your own, without relying on data engineers and Hadoop specialists.  Click workshop title above for the fully detailed description.

Leader
James Casaletto
Senior Solutions Architect
MapR Technologies
4:30 pm
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