Predictive Analytics World (PAW), launched in 2009 by Founder Eric Siegel, is the leading cross-vendor event series for machine learning professionals, managers and commercial practitioners. Focusing on commercial deployment, these conferences deliver case studies, expertise and resources to achieve:

  • Bigger wins: Strengthen the impact of predictive analytics deployment
  • Broader capabilities: Deliver on the promise of data science
  • Big data: Leverage bigger data for prediction and drive bigger value

PAW about pages: More info, FAQ, what is predictive analytics, etc.


Since 2009, there have been:

  • 17,000+ alumni – including exceptional speakers, sponsors, exhibitors, and attendees
  • 70+ PAW conferences – 12 virtual PAW conferences are planned for 2021
  • 11 global cities visited – Las Vegas, San Francisco, Washington, D.C., London, New York, Toronto, Chicago, Boston, Munich, Düsseldorf, and Berlin
  • 7 industry-specific conferences launched after the original PAW Business conference
  • Unlimited networking and opportunities to deliver on the promise of data science

What do Predictive Analytics World conferences cover?

Predictive Analytics World industry-specific events:

PAW BusinessPAW Financial PAW  Climate Data Driven Government

PAW Healthcare PAW Industry 4.0 Deep Learning World


Each distinctive PAW event focuses on its core industry opportunities as they relate to predictive analytics.

Attendees at each conference will discover:

  • New applications: New ways to apply predictive analytics.
  • How to do better: How to achieve better results with predictive analytics.
  • Company successes: What companies are at the leading edge of predictive analytics and what are they doing?
  • Solutions: Which are the best predictive analytics solution providers, what do they do and how do they compare?
  • Colleagues: Who are my colleagues facing the same challenges as I and how can we work together?
  • Resources: What other resources are available?

Check out the PAW Business attendee demographics, including:

PAW Business

Predictive Analytics World speakers

PAW consistently attracts industry luminaries and thought leaders as keynote speakers, session speakers and workshop instructors. You won’t find a stronger line up of predictive analytics experts anywhere else.

Example PAW keynote speakers:

The Machine Learning Times

The Machine Learning Times industry portal, which complements PAW with online content, is the predictive analytics professionals’ premier resource, delivering timely, relevant industry-leading content: articles, videos, events, white papers, and community. As the only full-scale content portal devoted exclusively to predictive analytics and its commercial deployment, the Machine Learning Times (formerly Predictive Analytics Times) has been a standard must-read since 2012.

Machine Learning Times subscribers are:

  • Active analytics professionals focused on leveraging predictive models and theory to maximize business return for their respective companies.
  • Influential management professionals responsible for increasing ROI.
  • Career-enhancing analysts seeking professional insight and continuing education.
  • Machine Learning Times subscribers represent top companies and industry leaders who leverage predictive analytics for business growth and success.

Predictive Analytics World Founder & Conference Chair

Eric Siegel, Ph.D., is a leading consultant and former Columbia University professor who makes machine learning understandable and captivating. He is the founder of the Predictive Analytics World and Deep Learning World conference series, which have served more than 17,000 attendees since 2009, the instructor of the acclaimed online course “Machine Learning Leadership and Practice – End-to-End Mastery”, a popular speaker who’s been commissioned for more than 110 keynote addresses, and executive editor of The Machine Learning Times. He authored the bestselling Predictive Analytics: The Power to Predict Who Will Click, Buy, Lie, or Die, which has been used in courses at more than 35 universities, and he won teaching awards when he was a professor at Columbia University, where he sang educational songs to his students. Eric also publishes op-eds on analytics and social justice. Follow him at @predictanalytic.

Videos and insight from Eric Siegel

Press page for Eric Siegel’s book, Predictive Analytics: The Power to Predict Who Will Click, Buy, Lie, or Die

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Media Placements

Predictive Analytics World has been featured in some of the most prominent websites, blogs, magazines, and talk shows in the predictive analytics space. Check out the following sites for a select assortment of recent press placements:

Press Passes

If you’re interested in attending a PAW conference with a press pass, please contact our press team – and include the the following:

  • Your first and last name, job title, and company
  • A link to your website and previous press pieces
  • A note with further details, including whether you would be able to provide any press pre-event, during the event, and/or after the conference. Also please include a brief overview of what you would like to cover in your press piece/s.