New York City, NY – Predictive Analytics World, the business-focused event for predictive analytics professionals, managers and commercial practitioners, today announced the speaker line-up for the October 17-21, 2011 conference in New York City, New York (pawcon.com/nyc).

Predictive Analytics World (pawcon.com) is the business-focused event for predictive analytics professionals, managers and commercial practitioners, covering today's commercial deployment of predictive analytics, across industries and across software vendors.

PAW NYC promises to once again break records as the biggest cross-vendor predictive analtyics event ever. The conference program is packed with the top predictive analytics experts, practitioners, authors and business thought leaders, including keynote addresses from Thomas Davenport, author of Competing on Analytics: The New Science of Winning, a VIP from IBM Research (TBA) on their Jeopardy-Winning Watson and DeepQA, and PAW Program Chair Eric Siegel, plus special sessions from industry heavy-weights Usama Fayyad and John Elder.

The event will be held at the Hilton New York, New York City, New York.PAW's NYC 2011 program is the richest and most diverse yet, featuring over 40 sessions across 3 tracks: 1) "All Audiences", 2) "Expert/Practitioner", 3) "Financial Services" -- so you can witness how predictive analytics is applied by ACE Cash Express, Blue Cross, Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Dept., Carrefour (top intl. retailer), Citibank, Cox Communications, Fidelity, GE Capital, Google, Heritage Provider Network, Infinity Insurance, Match.com, Microsoft, New Directions Behavioral Health, New South Wales Government, Paychex, Inc., PayPal, Rebellion Research, United Group Holdings, USPS Office of Inspector General, Yahoo!, a top 5 international bank, the world's largest retailer, and three major US banks, plus insights from projects for Anheiser-Busch, the SSA, and Netflix.

HOT TOPICS AND ADVANCED METHODS: PAW NYC's agenda covers black box trading, churn modeling, crowdsourcing, demand forecasting, ensemble models, fraud detection, healthcare, insurance applications, law enforcement, litigation, market mix modeling, mobile analytics, online marketing, risk management, social data, supply chain management, targeting direct marketing, uplift modeling (net lift), and other innovative applications that benefit organizations in new and creative ways.
FINANCIAL SERVICES: Track 3 sessions are entirely within this industry.

TEXT ANALYTICS: The new conference Text Analytics World (tawgo.com/nyc), co-located with PAW NYC, provides reasonable cross-registration options.

WORKSHOPS: PAW also features several full-day pre- and post-conference workshops that complement the core conference program. Workshop agendas include advanced predictive modeling methods, hands-on training, text analytics, an intro to R (the open source analytics system), and enterprise decision management.  More Workshops: Decisioning, Methods, Hands-On Intro, R Bootcamp, Hands-On R amounting to six consecutive days of content.

For more information: predictiveanalyticsworld.com/nyc
View the agenda at-a-glance: pawcon.com/newyork/2011/agenda_overview.php
Registration: pawcon.com/newyork/register.php -- THREE WAYS TO SAVE:

1.  Register by May 20 for the Super Early Bird rate (save $400).  Register by Sept 2 for the Early Bird Rate (save $200).

2.  Take $150 off the Early Bird or the Advance Two Day Pass registration fee with this posting's promotional discount code: SDC150.


3.  Save an additional $200 for each additional attendee from the same company registered at the same time.

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OTHER ANALYTICS EVENTS:

PAW for Government: Sept 12-13 in DC - pawgov.com

PAW New York City: Oct 17-21 - pawcon.com/nyc

Text Analytics World: Oct 19-20 - tawgo.com/nyc

PAW San Francisco: March 2012 - pawcon.com/sanfrancisco

PAW Videos: Available on-demand - pawcon.com/video