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Predictive Analytics World Boston, October 5-9, 2014 in Boston ( is the business event for predictive analytics professionals, managers and commercial practitioners, covering today's commercial deployment of predictive analytics, across industries and across software vendors.  The conference delivers case studies, expertise and resources to achieve three objectives:
Bigger Wins:  Strengthen the business impact delivered by predictive analytics
Broader Capabilities:  Establish new opportunities with predictive analytics
Big Data:  Leverage bigger data for prediction and drive bigger value
PAW Boston will be one of the biggest cross-vendor predictive analytics events ever.  PAW's program is packed with the top predictive analytics experts, practitioners, authors and business thought leaders, including keynote addresses from:  Sameer Chopra, GVP of Advanced Analytics, Orbitz Worldwide; Jack Levis, Senior Director, Process Management, UPS; John Foreman, Chief Scientist, MailChimp; including a special session from industry heavy-weight John Elder, CEO & Founder, Elder Research, Inc.
Case Studies: How the Leading Enterprises Do It
Predictive Analytics World focuses on concrete examples of deployed predictive analytics. You can hear from the horse's mouth precisely how Fortune 500 analytics competitors and other top practitioners deploy predictive modeling, and what kind of business impact it delivers.
PAW's Boston 2013 program will feature over 30 sessions with case studies across 2 tracks: 1) All Audiences and 2) Expert/Practitioner so you can witness how predictive analytics is applied at leading enterprises such as:  Activision, Bank of America Citibank, Capital One, Citrix, eBay, Facebook, Fidelity Investments, JPMorgan, nTelos Wireless, Paychex and UPS.  To view PAW Boston agenda at a glance click here.   
PAW Boston's agenda covers hot topics and advanced methods such as addressable market estimation, advertising effectiveness, analytics in consumer banking, analytics in gaming, analytics strategy, analytics tools, big data, churn modeling, cloud analytics, customer satisfaction & retention, credit scoring, credit scoring: model validation, data cleansing, data privacy, ensemble models, fraud detection, government applications, healthcare, HR analytics, infrastructure planning, large-scale continuous learning, marketing attribution, project risk assessment, risk detection, targeting email, uplift (new lift), uplift modeling, workforce analytics – retention, workforce analytics – workload management.
PREDICTIVE ANALYTICS WORLD HEALTHCARE: Predictive Analytics World Healthcare, October 6-7, 2014, is co-located with PAW Boston and provides reasonable cross-registration options so your breadth of session topics expands to include this rapidly growing field.
WORKSHOPS: PAW also features several full-day pre- and post-conference workshops that complement the core conference program. 
Join PAW and access the premier keynotes, sessions, workshops, exposition, expert panel, live demos during "Lab session", networking coffee breaks, reception, birds-of-a-feather lunches, brand-name enterprise leaders, and industry heavyweights in the business.
Cross-Industry Applications:
Predictive Analytics World is the only conference of its kind, delivering vendor-neutral sessions across verticals such as banking, financial services, e-commerce, education, government, healthcare, high technology, insurance, non-profits, publishing, social gaming, retail and telecommunications
And PAW covers the gamut of commercial applications of predictive analytics, including response modeling, customer retention with churn modeling, product recommendations, fraud detection, online marketing optimization, human resource decision-making, law enforcement, sales forecasting, and credit scoring.
Why bring together such a wide range of endeavors?  No matter how you use predictive analytics, the story is the same:  Predicatively scoring customers optimizes business performance.  Predictive analytics initiatives across industries leverage the same core predictive modeling technology, share similar project overhead and data requirements, and face common process challenges and analytical hurdles.
Rave Reviews: 
"I came to PAW because it provides case studies relevant to my industry. It has lived up to the expectation and I think it's the best analytics conference I've ever attended!"
    Shaohua Zhang, Senior Data Mining Analyst
    Rogers Telecommunications
"Hands down, best applied analytics conference I have ever attended. Great exposure to cutting-edge predictive techniques and I was able to turn around and apply some of those learnings to my work immediately. I've never been able to say that after any conference I've attended before!"
    Jon Francis, Senior Statistician
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VENDORS. Meet the vendors and learn about their solutions, software and service. Discover the best predictive analytics vendors available to serve your needs - learn what they do and see how they compare
GET STARTED. If you're new to predictive analytics, kicking off a new initiative, or exploring new ways to position it at your organization, there's no better place to get your bearings than Predictive Analytics World. See what other companies are doing, witness vendor demos, participate in discussions with the experts, network with your colleagues and weigh your options!

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