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Full Mega-PAW 7-Track Agenda

Predictive Analytics World

June 16-20, 2019 – 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 Industry 4.0, or Deep Learning World.

Session Levels:

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

Pre-Conference Workshops - Sunday, June 16th, 2019

8:30 am
Room: Octavius 13-14
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
2:00 pm
Room: Octavius 15 & 16
Pre-Conference Training Workshop

Two and a half hour afternoon 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
Brennan LodgeGoldman Sachs
Data Scientist VP
Goldman Sachs
4:30 pm
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Pre-Conference Workshops - Monday, June 17th, 2019

8:30 am
Room: Octavius 21 & 22
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 Elder Ph.D.Elder Research
Founder & Chair
Elder Research
Room: Octavius 15 & 16
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
Brennan LodgeGoldman Sachs
Data Scientist VP
Goldman Sachs
Room: Neopolitan 1 & 2
Pre-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: Octavius 17-19
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.

Leader
James McCaffreyMicrosoft
Senior Scientist Engineer
Microsoft
4:30 pm
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Day 1 - Tuesday, June 18th, 2019

8:00 am
Room: Octavius Ballroom Foyer
Registration
Room: Octavius Ballroom
Networking Breakfast
Room: Octavius Ballroom Foyer
Registration & Networking Breakfast
Room: Octavius Ballroom Foyer
Registration & Networking Breakfast
Room: Octavius Ballroom Foyer
Registration & Networking Breakfast
Room: Octavius Ballroom Foyer
Registration & Networking Breakfast
8:45 am
Room: Octavius Ballroom
PAW Business
Eric SiegelPredictive Analytics World
Conference Founder
Predictive Analytics World
Room: Octavius Ballroom
PAW Financial
Eric SiegelPredictive Analytics World
Conference Founder
Predictive Analytics World
Room: Octavius Ballroom
PAW Healthcare
Eric SiegelPredictive Analytics World
Conference Founder
Predictive Analytics World
Room: Octavius Ballroom
PAW Industry 4.0
Eric SiegelPredictive Analytics World
Conference Founder
Predictive Analytics World
Room: Octavius Ballroom
Deep Learning World
Eric SiegelPredictive Analytics World
Conference Founder
Predictive Analytics World
8:50 am
Room: Octavius Ballroom
PAW Business MEGA-PAW SUPER-PLENARY KEYNOTE
Speaker
Mohammad Shokoohi-YektaMicrosoft
Former Senior Data Scientist, Apple, and joining Microsoft soon
Microsoft
Room: Octavius Ballroom
PAW Financial MEGA-PAW SUPER-PLENARY KEYNOTE
Speaker
Mohammad Shokoohi-YektaMicrosoft
Former Senior Data Scientist, Apple, and joining Microsoft soon
Microsoft
Room: Octavius Ballroom
PAW Healthcare MEGA-PAW SUPER-PLENARY KEYNOTE
Speaker
Mohammad Shokoohi-YektaMicrosoft
Former Senior Data Scientist, Apple, and joining Microsoft soon
Microsoft
Room: Octavius Ballroom
PAW Industry 4.0 MEGA-PAW SUPER-PLENARY KEYNOTE
Speaker
Mohammad Shokoohi-YektaMicrosoft
Former Senior Data Scientist, Apple, and joining Microsoft soon
Microsoft
Room: Octavius Ballroom
Deep Learning World MEGA-PAW SUPER-PLENARY KEYNOTE
Speaker
Mohammad Shokoohi-YektaMicrosoft
Former Senior Data Scientist, Apple, and joining Microsoft soon
Microsoft
9:15 am
Room: Octavius Ballroom
PAW Business MEGA-PAW SUPER-PLENARY KEYNOTE
Speaker
Dyann Daley MDPredict Align Prevent
Founder and CEO
Predict-Align-Prevent
Room: Octavius Ballroom
PAW Financial MEGA-PAW SUPER-PLENARY KEYNOTE
Speaker
Dyann Daley MDPredict Align Prevent
Founder and CEO
Predict-Align-Prevent
Room: Octavius Ballroom
PAW Healthcare MEGA-PAW SUPER-PLENARY KEYNOTE
Speaker
Dyann Daley MDPredict Align Prevent
Founder and CEO
Predict-Align-Prevent
Room: Octavius Ballroom
PAW Industry 4.0 MEGA-PAW SUPER-PLENARY KEYNOTE
Speaker
Dyann Daley MDPredict Align Prevent
Founder and CEO
Predict-Align-Prevent
Room: Octavius Ballroom
Deep Learning World MEGA-PAW SUPER-PLENARY KEYNOTE
Speaker
Dyann Daley MDPredict Align Prevent
Founder and CEO
Predict-Align-Prevent
9:40 am
Room: Octavius Ballroom
PAW Business Sponsored Session:
Sponsored by
dotData
Speaker
Ryohei Fujimaki
CEO
dotData
Room: Octavius Ballroom
PAW Financial Sponsored Session
Sponsored by
dotData
Speaker
Ryohei Fujimaki
CEO
dotData
Room: Octavius Ballroom
PAW Healthcare Sponsored Session
Sponsored by
dotData
Speaker
Ryohei Fujimaki
CEO
dotData
Room: Octavius Ballroom
PAW Industry 4.0 Sponsored Session
Sponsored by
dotData
Speaker
Ryohei Fujimaki
CEO
dotData
Room: Octavius Ballroom
Deep Learning World Sponsored Session
Sponsored by
dotData
Speaker
Ryohei Fujimaki
CEO
dotData
10:00 am
Room: Octavius Ballroom
Exhibits & Morning Coffee Break
Room: Octavius Ballroom
Exhibits & Morning Coffee Break
Room: Octavius Ballroom
Exhibits & Morning Coffee Break
Room: Octavius Ballroom
Exhibits & Morning Coffee Break
Room: Octavius Ballroom
Exhibits & Morning Coffee Break
10:30 am
Room: Octavius Ballroom
PAW Business Track 1: BUSINESS - Analytics operationalization & management

Track Sponsored by
Altair

Operationalizing analytics
Speaker
James TaylorDecision Management Solutions
CEO
Decision Management Solutions
Room: Octavius 17 - 19
PAW Business Track 2: TECH - Machine learning methods & advanced topics

Track Sponsored by
Cicero Group US

Lifetime value
Speaker
Dean AbbottSmarterHQ
Co-Founder and Chief Data Scientist
SmarterHQ
Room: Octavius 21 & 22
PAW Business Track 3: CASE STUDIES - Cross-industry business applications of machine learning

Track Sponsored by
Big Squid

Airfare prediction
Case Study: Hopper
Speaker
Patrick SurryHopper
Chief Data Scientist
Hopper
Room: Neopolitan 3
PAW Financial
Algorithmic trading
Case Study: Goldman Sachs
Speakers
Andreas PetridesGoldman Sachs
Quantitative Researcher
Goldman Sachs
Michael SteliarosGoldman Sachs
Managing Director
Goldman Sachs
Room: Neopolitan 1 & 2
PAW Healthcare
Case Study: Zuckerburg San Francisco General Hospital
Speaker
Cheong AngUniversity of California, San Francisco
Workflow AI Project Lead
University of California, San Francisco
Room: Neopolitan 4
PAW Industry 4.0 KEYNOTE
Case Study: Intel
Speaker
Irene PetrickIntel
Senior Director of Industrial Innovation
Intel Corporation
Room: Octavius 15 & 16
Deep Learning World KEYNOTE
Speakers
Siddha GanjuNvidia
Solutions Architect
Nvidia
Meher KasamSquare
Software Developer
Square
Anirudh Koulaira
Head of AI & Research
Aira
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: Octavius Ballroom
PAW Business Track 1: BUSINESS - Analytics operationalization & management
Project management
11:20 am - 11:40 am
Speaker
Theresa KushnerDell EMC
Formerly Sr Vice President, Performance Analytics Group
Dell EMC
Project management
11:45 am - 12:05 pm
Case Study: EMPLOYERS
Speaker
Tom WardenEMPLOYERS
SVP, Chief Data and Analytics Officer
EMPLOYERS
Room: Octavius 17 - 19
PAW Business Track 2: TECH - Machine learning methods & advanced topics
Data preparation
Speaker
William KompSmarterHQ
Senior Data Scientist
Formerly at SmarterHQ
Room: Octavius 21 & 22
PAW Business Track 3: CASE STUDIES - Cross-industry business applications of machine learning
Recommedation systems
Case Study: Twitter
Speaker
Ashish BansalTwitter
Senior Engineering Manager
Twitter
Room: Neopolitan 3
PAW Financial
Credit scoring
11:20 am - 11:40 am
Case Study: PriceWaterhouseCoopers
Speaker
Chenyu (Jim) GaoPricewaterhouseCoopers
Advisory Manager, Machine Learning/Artificial Intelligence Accelerator
PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLP
Analytics project management
11:45 am - 12:05 pm
Case Study: Safety National Casualty
Speaker
William WIlkinsSafety National Casualty Corporation
Chief Risk and Data Analytics Officer
Safety National Casualty Corporation
Room: Neopolitan 1 & 2
PAW Healthcare
Case Study: Predicting Cardiovascular Disease
Speaker
Erich Wohlhieter Ph.DAmgen
Executive Director, Digital Health & Innovation
Amgen
Room: Neopolitan 4
PAW Industry 4.0
Speaker
Jaya MathewMicrosoft
Senior Data Scientist
Microsoft
Room: Octavius 15 & 16
Deep Learning World
Case Study: Trimble Inc.
Speakers
Anne HuntTrimble
Manager, Data Science
Trimble
Miles PorterTrimble
Data Scientist
Trimble
Ryan WolbeckTrimble
Data Scientist
Trimble
12:05 pm
Room: Octavius Ballroom
Lunch
Sponsored by
dotData
Room: Octavius 17 - 19
PAW Business 12:20-1:10pm Lunch & Learn
Sponsored by
Decision Management & Datarobot
Speakers
Gourab De PhDDataRobot
Vice President of Data Science
DataRobot
James TaylorDecision Management Solutions
CEO
Decision Management Solutions
Room: Octavius 13 & 14
PAW Business 12:20-1:10pm Lunch & Learn
Sponsored by
dotData
Speaker
Aaron ChengdotData
VP of Data Science
dotData
Room: Octavius Ballroom
Lunch
Room: Octavius Ballroom
Lunch
Room: Octavius Ballroom
Lunch
Room: Octavius Ballroom
Lunch
1:30 pm
Room: Octavius Ballroom
PAW Business KEYNOTE
Speaker
Jeffrey CammWake Forest University School of Business.
Associate Dean of Business Analytics, Inmar Presidential Chair in Analytics, and Executive Director of the Center for Analytics Impact
Wake Forest University School of Business
Room: Neopolitan 3
PAW Financial KEYNOTE
Case Study: Wells Fargo
Speaker
Nathan SusanjWells Fargo
Vice President, Data Science Manager
Wells Fargo
Room: Neopolitan 1 & 2
PAW Healthcare KEYNOTE
Speaker
Louis F Rossiter Ph.DWilliam & Mary School of Business
Professor of Public Policy
College of William & Mary
Room: Octavius 15 & 16
PAW Industry 4.0
Speaker
Yong SunIsuzu
Supervisor
Isuzu Technical Center of America
Room: Octavius 15 & 16
Deep Learning World
Case Study: Isuzu Technical Center of America
Speaker
Yong SunIsuzu
Supervisor
Isuzu Technical Center of America
2:15 pm
 
 
 
5-minute transition between sessions
5-minute transition between sessions
2:20 pm
Room: Octavius Ballroom
PAW Business Sponsored Session
Sponsored by
DataRobot
Speaker
Gourab De PhDDataRobot
Vice President of Data Science
DataRobot
Room: Neopolitan 3
PAW Financial Sponsored Session
Sponsored by
Trisotech
Speaker
Simon RinguetteTrisotech
Senior Architect
Trisotech
Room: Neopolitan 1 & 2
PAW Healthcare Sponsored Session
Sponsored by
diwo
Speaker
Gaurav Joharidiwo
Principal
diwo - Loven Systems
Room: Neopolitan 4
PAW Industry 4.0 Sponsored Session
Sponsored by
diwo
Speaker
Satyendra Ranadiwo
Chief Technology Officer
diwo – Loven Systems
Room: Octavius 15 & 16
Deep Learning World Sponsored Session
Sponsored by
Quanthub
Speaker
Matt CowellQuanthub
CEO
Quanthub
2:40 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
2:45 pm
Room: Octavius Ballroom
PAW Business Track 1: BUSINESS - Analytics operationalization & management
Sourcing analytics staff
Speaker
Anne G. RobinsonKinaxis
Chief Strategy Officer
Kinaxis
Room: Octavius 17 - 19
PAW Business Track 2: TECH - Machine learning methods & advanced topics
Active learning
Speaker
Jennifer PrendkiAtlassian
VP of Machine Learning
Figure Eight
Room: Octavius 21 & 22
PAW Business Track 3: CASE STUDIES - Cross-industry business applications of machine learning
Sales analytics; deployment
Case Study: Southwest Airlines
Speakers
Nick PylypiwElicit
Director of Data Science
Elicit, LLC
Seth QuillinSouthwest Airlines
Sr. Manager of Sales Analytics
Southwest Airlines
Room: Neopolitan 3
PAW Financial
Analytics team building
Case Study: Manulife
Speaker
Richard LeeManulife
Sr Data Scientist
Manulife
Room: Neopolitan 1 & 2
PAW Healthcare
Case Study: Breaking Down the Models
Speaker
Cal ZemelmanCVP
Director, Lead Data Scientist
CVP
Room: Neopolitan 4
PAW Industry 4.0
Case study: Autoloop, LLC
Speaker
Wes MadrigalAutoLoop
Machine Learning Engineer
AutoLoop
Room: Octavius 15 & 16
Deep Learning World
Case Study: Adobe
Speaker
Steve HoegAdobe Systems
Director of Engineering
Adobe
3:30 pm
Room: Octavius Ballroom
Exhibits & Afternoon Break
Room: Octavius Ballroom
Exhibits & Afternoon Break
Room: Octavius Ballroom
Exhibits & Afternoon Break
Room: Octavius Ballroom
Exhibits & Afternoon Break
Room: Octavius Ballroom
Exhibits & Afternoon Break
3:55 pm
Room: Octavius Ballroom
PAW Business Track 1: BUSINESS - Analytics operationalization & management
Strategic analytics
3:55 pm - 4:15 pm
Case Study: Humana Military
Speaker
Lily Quinto-BantonHumana
Associate Director of Data Science
Humana Military
Cross-enterprise adoption
4:20 pm - 4:40 pm
Case Study: Caesers
Speaker
Josh FrankCaesars Entertainment
Vice President-Gaming Data Science & Fraud Analytics
Caesars Entertainment
Room: Octavius 17 - 19
PAW Business Track 2: TECH - Machine learning methods & advanced topics
Workforce analytics
Speakers
Haig NalbantianMercer
Senior Partner, Co-leader Mercer Workforce Sciences Institute
Mercer
Tauseef RahmanMercer
Principal, Workforce Strategy & Analytics
Mercer
Room: Octavius 21 & 22
PAW Business Track 3: CASE STUDIES - Cross-industry business applications of machine learning
Subscription services
Case study: Fortune 200 subscription company
Speaker
Zank Bennett
CEO and Founder
Bennett Data Science
Room: Neopolitan 3
PAW Financial
Machine learning methods
Speaker
Mei Najim
CSPA, Founder and Lead Data Scientist
Advanced Analytics Consulting Services, LLC
Room: Neopolitan 1 & 2
PAW Healthcare
Speakers
Sara Golas
Senior Data Specialist
Partners HealthCare Pivot Labs
Jorn op den BuijsPhilips Research
Senior Scientist
Philips Research
Room: Neopolitan 4
PAW Industry 4.0
Case study: Eaton
3:55 pm - 4:15 pm
Speakers
Steve MillerEaton
Vice President, Controls and Protection Division
Eaton
Lyle SprinkleEaton
Director: Meters, Relays & IoT Solutions
Eaton
KEYNOTE
4:20 pm - 4:40 pm
Speakers
Carola Gregorich Dr.EPRI
Principal Technical Leader
Electric Power Research Institute
Steven RamirezBeyond the Arc
CEO
Beyond the Arc
Room: Octavius 15 & 16
Deep Learning World
Speaker
Aashish SheshadriPayPal
Senior Research Engineer
PayPal Inc.
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: Octavius Ballroom
PAW Business Track 1: BUSINESS - Analytics operationalization & management
Cross-enterprise adoption
4:45 pm - 5:05 pm
Case Study: Pacific Life
Speaker
Robert M. HorrobinPacific Life
AVP of Advanced Analytics and Planning, Retirement Solutions Division
Pacific Life
Project management
5:10 pm - 5:30 pm
Speaker
Leslie BarrettBloomberg
Senior Software Engineer
Bloomberg LP
Room: Octavius 17 - 19
PAW Business Track 2: TECH - Machine learning methods & advanced topics
Social science analytics
4:45 pm - 5:05 pm
Speaker
Peter LenzDstillery
Senior Geospatial Analyst
Dstillery
Deployment and integration
5:10 pm - 5:30 pm
Case Study: PCH
Speaker
Ash DhuparPublishers Clearing House
Chief Analytics Officer
Publishers Clearing House
Room: Octavius 21 & 22
PAW Business Track 3: CASE STUDIES - Cross-industry business applications of machine learning
Marketing analytics
4:45 pm - 5:05 pm
Speaker
Alwin HaenselHaensel AMS
Founder and Managing Director
Haensel AMS
Cross-industry case studies
5:10 pm - 5:30 pm
Speaker
Steven RamirezBeyond the Arc
CEO
Beyond the Arc
Room: Neopolitan 3
PAW Financial
Advanced methods; forecasting; credit scoring
Case Study: Pacific Life
Speaker
Olaf MenzerPacific Life
Senior Data Scientist, Decision Analytics
Pacific Life
Room: Neopolitan 1 & 2
PAW Healthcare
Case Study: AI for Anomaly Detection
Speakers
Dan FisherSwoop
VP Life Sciences
Swoop
Steve LambIPM.ai
Principal
IPM.ai
Room: Neopolitan 4
PAW Industry 4.0
Case study: Optoro
4:45 pm - 5:05 pm
Speaker
Vanessa LamOptoro
Manager, Business Intelligence
Optoro
Room: Octavius 15 & 16
Deep Learning World
4:45 pm - 5:05 pm
Case Study: Reinsurance Group of America (RGA)
Speaker
Jeff HeatonRGA
VP, Data Scientist
Reinsurance Group of America
5:10 pm - 5:30 pm
Speaker
Arnab ChakrabartiHitachi America
Senior Research Scientist
Hitachi America, Ltd.
5:30 pm
Room: Octavius Ballroom
Networking Reception
Sponsored by
DataRobot
Room: Octavius Ballroom
Networking Reception
Sponsored by
DataRobot
Room: Octavius 1 - 6
Networking Reception
Sponsored by
DataRobot
Room: Octavius Ballroom
Networking Reception
Sponsored by
DataRobot
Room: Octavius Ballroom
Networking Reception
Sponsored by
DataRobot
7:00 pm
End of first Conference Day
End of first Conference Day
End of first Conference Day
End of first Conference Day
End of first Conference Day
Day 2 - Wednesday, June 19th, 2019

8:00 am
Room: Octavius Ballroom Foyer
Registration
Room: Octavius Ballroom
Networking Breakfast
Room: Octavius Ballroom Foyer
Registration & Networking Breakfast
Room: Octavius Ballroom Foyer
Registration & Networking Breakfast
Room: Octavius Ballroom Foyer
Registration & Networking Breakfast
Room: Octavius Ballroom Foyer
Registration & Networking Breakfast
8:45 am
Room: Octavius Ballroom
PAW Business
Yoram Bauman
The world's first and only stand-up economist
Room: Neopolitan 3
PAW Financial
Mei Najim
CSPA, Founder and Lead Data Scientist
Advanced Analytics Consulting Services, LLC
Room: Neopolitan 1 & 2
PAW Healthcare
Jeff DealElder Research
Chief Operating Officer
Elder Research
Room: Neopolitan 4
PAW Industry 4.0
Steven RamirezBeyond the Arc
CEO
Beyond the Arc
Room: Octavius 15 & 16
Deep Learning World
Luba GloukhovaStanford Graduate School of Business
Former Research Analytics Consultant
Stanford Graduate School of Business
8:55 am
Room: Octavius Ballroom
PAW Business KEYNOTE
Speaker
Mark ShaferWalt Disney Company
Senior Vice President Revenue Management and Analytics
Walt Disney Company
Room: Neopolitan 3
PAW Financial KEYNOTE
Claims processing
Case Study: ESIS
Speaker
Keith HigdonESIS
President
ESIS
Room: Neopolitan 4
PAW Industry 4.0 KEYNOTE
Case study: UPS
Speaker
Jack LevisUPS
Senior Director, Process Management
UPS
Room: Octavius 15 & 16
Deep Learning World KEYNOTE
Speaker
Armin KappelerVerizon
Sr. Research Engineer
Verizon Media Group
9:40 am
Room: Octavius Ballroom
PAW Business Sponsored Session
Sponsored by
diwo
Speaker
Krishna Kallakuridiwo
President
diwo – Loven Systems
Room: Neopolitan 3
PAW Financial Sponsored Session
Sponsored by
diwo
Speaker
Bill Rachilladiwo
Product Manager
diwo
Room: Neopolitan 1 & 2
PAW Healthcare Sponsored Session
Sponsored by
DataRobot
Speaker
Gourab De PhDDataRobot
Vice President of Data Science
DataRobot
 
Room: Octavius 15 & 16
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
10:05 am
Room: Octavius Ballroom
PAW Business Track 1: BUSINESS - Analytics operationalization & management

Track Sponsored by
Altair

Ethics
10:05 am - 10:25 am
Speaker
Bill FranksInternational Institute For Analytics
Chief Analytics Officer
International Institute For Analytics
Legal ramifications of HR analytics
10:30 am - 10:50 am
Case Study: Jackson Lewis (law firm)
Speaker
Eric J. FelsbergJackson Lewis P.C.
Principal, Long Island Office
Jackson Lewis P.C.
Room: Octavius 17 - 19
PAW Business Track 2: DATA - Data Strategies & data prep

Track Sponsored by
Cicero Group US

Data strategies
10:05 am - 10:25 am
Case Study: Nike, Infinity
Speaker
Lawrence CowanCicero Group
Senior Partner & COO
Cicero Group
Third-party data selection; email marketing analytics
10:30 am - 10:50 am
Case Study: A large insurance company​
Speaker
Dan Sarkar
Director of Data Science
Insight Que Solutions
Room: Octavius 21 & 22
PAW Business Track 3: CASE STUDIES - Cross-industry business applications of machine learning

Track Sponsored by
Big Squid

Marketing analytics
Case Study: Overstock.com
Speakers
Ramsey KailOverstock
Group Product Manager, Marketing
Overstock
Chris RobisonOverstock
Director of Data and Audience
Overstock.com
Room: Neopolitan 3
PAW Financial
Model interpretability
Case Study: Paychex
Speaker
Rob RollestonPaychex
Manager, Data Science
Paychex
Room: Neopolitan 1 & 2
PAW Healthcare Case Study: Healthcare Applications of Natural Language Processing
Speaker
Alex Thomas
Data Scientist
John Snow Labs
Room: Neopolitan 4
PAW Industry 4.0
Case study: Uber
Speakers
Ritesh AgrawalUber
Senior Data Scientist
Uber
Anando SenUber
Product Manager
Uber
Room: Octavius 15 & 16
Deep Learning World
Speaker
Martin GornerGoogle
Developer Relations
Google
10:50 am
Room: Octavius Ballroom
Exhibits & Morning Coffee Break
Room: Octavius Ballroom
Exhibits & Morning Coffee Break
Room: Octavius Ballroom
Exhibits & Morning Coffee Break
Room: Octavius Ballroom
Exhibits & Morning Coffee Break
Room: Octavius Ballroom
Exhibits & Morning Coffee Break
11:20 am
Room: Octavius Ballroom
PAW Business Track 1: BUSINESS - Analytics operationalization & management
Professional services; project management
11:20 am - 11:40 am
Case Study: Wells Fargo
Speaker
Nathan SusanjWells Fargo
Vice President, Data Science Manager
Wells Fargo
Predictive analytics management
11:45 am - 12:05 pm
Speaker
Bob BressComcast Cable
Vice President of Analytics & Business Intelligence
Freewheel, A Comcast Company
Room: Octavius 17 - 19
PAW Business Track 2: DATA - Data Strategies & data prep
Data preparation
Case Study: Western Seminary (student retention)
Speaker
Bob NisbetUniversity of California, Irvine Extension
Instructor
University of California, Irvine
Room: Octavius 21 & 22
PAW Business Track 3: CASE STUDIES - Cross-industry business applications of machine learning
Marketing Analytics
11:20 am - 11:40 am
Case Study: UBM (events industry)
Speaker
Dave ChanInforma
Vice President, Digital Innovation & Business Intelligence
Informa
Legal applications
11:45 am - 12:05 pm
Speaker
Wolf RuzickaEx Parte
Chairman of the Board
Ex Parte
Room: Neopolitan 3
PAW Financial
Model interpretability
Case Study: Experian
Speaker
Brian DukeExperian
Data Modeling Director
Experian
Room: Neopolitan 1 & 2
PAW Healthcare
Speaker
Ken Yale, JD, DDSUCI, Irvine
Instructor
University of California - Irvine
Room: Neopolitan 4
PAW Industry 4.0 KEYNOTE
Case study: GM
Speakers
Meltem Ballan Ph.DGeneral Motors - GM
Chief Data & Analytics Office
General Motors
Robert WelbornGeneral Motors - GM
Head of Data Science, Connected Car
General Motors
Room: Octavius 15 & 16
Deep Learning World
Case Study: GE Aviation
Speaker
Dinakar DeshmukhGE Aviation
VP – Data Sciences and Analytics
GE Aviation
12:05 pm
Room: Octavius Ballroom
Lunch
Room: Octavius 17 - 19
PAW Business 12:15 - 1:05pm Lunch & Learn
Sponsored by
Metis
Speaker
Michael GalvinMetis
Executive Director of Corporate Training
Metis
Room: Octavius Ballroom
Lunch
Room: Octavius Ballroom
Lunch
Room: Octavius Ballroom
Lunch
Room: Octavius Ballroom
Lunch
1:10 pm
Room: Octavius Ballroom
PAW Business Special plenary session:
Speaker
John Elder Ph.D.Elder Research
Founder & Chair
Elder Research
Room: Neopolitan 3
PAW Financial Expert Panel:
Moderator
Mei Najim
CSPA, Founder and Lead Data Scientist
Advanced Analytics Consulting Services, LLC
Panelists
Shingai ManjengwaFireside Analytics
Chief Executive Officer
Fireside Analytics Inc.
Zeydy Ortiz
CEO
DataCrunch Lab
Anne G. RobinsonKinaxis
Chief Strategy Officer
Kinaxis
Room: Neopolitan 1 & 2
PAW Healthcare Expert Panel
Moderator
Jeff DealElder Research
Chief Operating Officer
Elder Research
Panelists
Chris Franciskovich
Director, Advanced Analytics
OSF Healthcare System
Gerhard PilcherElder Research
President & CEO
Elder Research
Ken Yale, JD, DDSUCI, Irvine
Instructor
University of California - Irvine
Room: Octavius Ballroom
PAW Industry 4.0 Special plenary session
Speaker
John Elder Ph.D.Elder Research
Founder & Chair
Elder Research
Room: Octavius 15 & 16
Deep Learning World
Case Study: Uber AI
Speaker
Chandra KhatriUber
Senior AI Scientist
Uber AI
2:00 pm
 
Room: Neopolitan 3
PAW Financial Sponsored Session
Sponsored by
Big Squid
Speaker
Jorge ZuloagaBig Squid
Big Squid
 
 
 
2:05 pm
 
 
10-minute transition between sessions
 
 
2:10 pm
 
5-minute transition between sessions
 
5-minute transition between sessions
5-minute transition between sessions
2:15 pm
Room: Octavius Ballroom
PAW Business
Moderator
James TaylorDecision Management Solutions
CEO
Decision Management Solutions
Panelists
Aaron ChengdotData
VP of Data Science
dotData
Gourab De PhDDataRobot
Vice President of Data Science
DataRobot
Krishna Kallakuridiwo
President
diwo – Loven Systems
Room: Neopolitan 3
PAW Financial
Model integration and deployment
2:15 pm - 2:35 pm
Case Study: Gallagher Bassett
Speakers
Gary AnderbergGallagher Bassett
SVP of Claim Analytics Product Management
Gallagher Bassett
Theodore ZitonGallagher Bassett
Vice President - Risk Analytics
Gallagher Bassett
Analytics start-ups; insurance applications
2:40 pm - 3:00 pm
Case Study: Hitachi
Speaker
Arnab ChakrabartiHitachi America
Senior Research Scientist
Hitachi America, Ltd.
Room: Neopolitan 1 & 2
PAW Healthcare
Case Study: Answering One of the Big Questions
Speaker
Jeff HeatonRGA
VP, Data Scientist
Reinsurance Group of America
Room: Octavius Ballroom
PAW Industry 4.0
Moderator
James TaylorDecision Management Solutions
CEO
Decision Management Solutions
Panelists
Aaron ChengdotData
VP of Data Science
dotData
Gourab De PhDDataRobot
Vice President of Data Science
DataRobot
Krishna Kallakuridiwo
President
diwo – Loven Systems
Room: Octavius 15 & 16
Deep Learning World
Case Study: Microsoft
Speaker
Anand OkaMicrosoft
Principal Program Manager Lead
Microsoft
3:00 pm
Room: Octavius Ballroom
Exhibits & Afternoon Break
Room: Octavius Ballroom
Exhibits & Afternoon Break
Room: Octavius Ballroom
Exhibits & Afternoon Break
Room: Octavius Ballroom
Exhibits & Afternoon Break
Room: Octavius Ballroom
Exhibits & Afternoon Break
3:30 pm
Room: Octavius Ballroom
PAW Business Track 1: BUSINESS - Analytics operationalization & management
Analytics at start-ups
3:30 pm - 3:50 pm
Case Study: Closetbox
Speaker
Nick NewbyNuView Analytics
Managing Partner
NuView Analytics
Analytics team building
3:55 pm - 4:15 pm
Case Study: Facebook
Speaker
Nav KesherFacebook
Head of Data Sciences, Facebook Marketplace Experience
Facebook
Room: Octavius 17 - 19
PAW Business Track 2: DEPLOYMENT - Predictive model deployment & integration
Expert Forum
3:30 pm - 3:50 pm
Speakers
Dean AbbottSmarterHQ
Co-Founder and Chief Data Scientist
SmarterHQ
Karl RexerRexer Analytics
President
Rexer Analytics
Deployment and model management
3:55 pm - 4:15 pm
Case Study: Canada Post
Speaker
Allan SammyCanada Post
Director, Data Science and Audit Analytics
Canada Post
Room: Octavius 21 & 22
PAW Business Track 3: CASE STUDIES - Cross-industry business applications of machine learning
Entertainment industry applications
Case Study: Sony Pictures
Speaker
Timothy ParkSony Pictures Entertainment
Director Data Management
Sony Pictures Entertainment
Room: Neopolitan 3
PAW Financial
Fraud detection
3:30 pm - 3:50 pm
Case Study: Enova
Speaker
Sean NaismithEnova International
GM & Head Of Analytics Services
Enova International
Lifetime value modeling
3:55 pm - 4:15 pm
Case Study: Institute of Consumer Money Management
Speaker
Zeydy Ortiz
CEO
DataCrunch Lab
Room: Neopolitan 1 & 2
PAW Healthcare
3:30 pm - 3:50 pm
Speakers
Casey GentryAcxiom
Senior Manager Engineering/Analytics
Acxiom
Jamie NethertonAcxiom
Senior Analyst
Acxiom
3:55 pm - 4:15 pm
Speaker
Chris Franciskovich
Director, Advanced Analytics
OSF Healthcare System
Room: Neopolitan 4
PAW Industry 4.0
Case study: Vistra Energy
Speaker
Greg StevensVistra Energy
Manager, Advanced Analytics
Vistra Energy
Room: Octavius 15 & 16
Deep Learning World 3:30 pm - 3:50 pm
Case Study: Collective Sense
Speaker
Przemek Maciołek, PhDCollective Sense
VP of Research & Development
Collective Sense
3:55 pm - 4:15pm
Case Study: BMO Financial Group
Speaker
Alex GlushkovskyBMO Financial Group
Principal Data Scientist
BMO Financial Group
4:15 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
4:20 pm
Room: Octavius Ballroom
PAW Business Track 1: BUSINESS - Analytics operationalization & management
Analytics team building
4:20 pm - 4:40 pm
Speaker
Shingai ManjengwaFireside Analytics
Chief Executive Officer
Fireside Analytics Inc.
Analytics management
4:45 pm - 5:05 pm
Case Study: Lyft
Speakers
Martin Frigaard
App Developer
Intricity
Peter SpanglerLyft
Data Scientist
Lyft
Room: Octavius 17 - 19
PAW Business Track 2: DEPLOYMENT - Predictive model deployment & integration
Model Deployment
4:20 pm - 4:40 pm
Speaker
Robert Grossman
Managing Partner
Analytic Strategy Partners LLC
Model robustness
4:45 pm - 5:05 pm
Speaker
Stephen ChenRoyal Bank of Canada (RBC)
Director of Strategic Analytics
Royal Bank of Canada
Room: Octavius 21 & 22
PAW Business Track 3: CASE STUDIES - Cross-industry business applications of machine learning
Marketing analytics
Case Study: Stacked Restaurants
Speaker
Brian PearsonStacked Restaurants
CIO
Stacked Restaurants
Room: Neopolitan 3
PAW Financial
Insurance applications
Case Study: Analytics Ark
Speaker
Munish AroraAnalytics Ark
Former Senior Director, California State Compensation Insurance Fund, now Founder and Principal, Analytics Ark Consulting
Analytics Ark
Room: Neopolitan 1 & 2
PAW Healthcare
Speakers
Chip Hart
Director of Pediatric Solutions
Physician’s Computer Company
Karl RexerRexer Analytics
President
Rexer Analytics
Room: Neopolitan 4
PAW Industry 4.0 4:20 pm - 4:40 pm
Speaker
Richard BoireEnvironics Analytics
Senior Vice President
Environics Analytics
Room: Octavius 15 & 16
Deep Learning World 4:20 pm - 4:40 pm
Speaker
Kunling GengDecision Engines Inc.
Lead Data Scientist & AI Architect
Decision Engines Inc.
4:45 pm - 5:05 pm
Speaker
Luming WangMillennium Management
Head of Data
Millennium Management
5:05 pm
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Post-Conference Workshops - Thursday, June 20th, 2019

8:30 am
Room: Octavius 21 & 22
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 Elder Ph.D.Elder Research
Founder & Chair
Elder Research
Room: Octavius 15 & 16
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
PhD Candidate
UC Santa Cruz Genomics Institute and former Senior Solutions Architect, MapR
Room: Octavius 17 - 19
Post-Conference Training Workshop

Full-day: 8:30am – 4:30pm:

During this workshop, you will gain hands-on experience deploying deep learning on Google’s TPUs (Tensor Processing Units) – held the day immediately after the Deep Learning World and Predictive Analytics World two-day conferences. Click workshop title above for the fully detailed description.

Leader
Martin GornerGoogle
Developer Relations
Google
4:30 pm
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