Predictive Analytics World London, the leading vendor-neutral analytics conference, is holding its fifth annual conference this October 28-29 in London, UK at etc.venues, 155 Bishopsgate. PAW focuses on concrete examples of deployed predictive analytics. Join PAW London to learn exactly how top practitioners deploy predictive analytics, and the business impact it delivers.
Predictive Analytics World Octover 28-29, 2015 in London, UK is packed with the top predictive analytics experts, practitioners, authors and business thought leaders including:
Chief Data Officer, Barcalys
Wednesday, 28 October 2015 10:55 am
What Happened to Data Warehousing? Challenges & Opportunities in the Rapidly changing era of Predictive Analytics
Director, Lancaster Research Centre for Forecasting
CEO and Founder Elder Research, Inc.
Founder and President, Abbott Analytics
Post-conference workshop: Predictive modeling methods – with Dr. John Elder
On-demand workshop: Predictive Analytics Applied – An Online Introduction – with Dr. Eric Siegel
Join PAW London to interact and learn from an international network containing both managers and practitioners in the field of advanced analytics.
What is Predictive Analytics?
Predictive analytics is the process of discovering patterns in past behavior to predict the outcome of future cases. Drawing on a combination of computer science, statistics, and operations research, predictive analytics reduces fraud, waste, and abuse, automates manual processes, and drives smarter decisions by extracting actionable insights from the vast quantities of data within government agencies.
What Delegates Thought of Predictive Analytics World London 2014
Predictive Analytics World London
etc.venues, 155 Bishopsgate, 28-29 October, 2015
Day 1 – Wednesday, October 28th, 2015
meet your fellow attendees.
See the registration desk for more information
Day 2 – Thursday, October 29th, 2015
8:30 am Registration
Workshops – Friday, 30 October, 2015
Elder Research, Inc.
Online Workshop:Predictive Analytics Applied An Online Introduction
Eric Siegel, Ph.D. , Conference Founder
Predictive Analytics World
Predictive Analytics World London
etc.venues, 155 Bishopsgate, 28-29 October, 2015
Mr. Abbott is the author of Applied Predictive Analytics (Wiley, 2014) and co-author of IBM SPSS Modeler Cookbook (Packt Publishing, 2013). He is a highly-regarded and popular speaker at Predictive Analytics and Data Mining conferences and meetups, and is on the Advisory Boards for the UC/Irvine Predictive Analytics Certificate as well as the UCSD Data Mining Certificate programs.
He has a B.S. in Mathematics of Computation from Rensselaer (1985) and a Master of Applied Mathematics from the University of Virginia (1987).
Information about Dean Abbott’s session will follow soon.
In 1995, he worked with a group of prisoners in Manchester’s HMP Strangeways, recording and releasing a Top 40 single – and winning a BAFTA in the process.
Hedley launched Summit in 2000 at HMP Humber to provide online strategy, marketing and technology to businesses whilst establishing a rehabilitation programme for prisoners.
Today Summit is a multi-award winning business with a turnover in excess of £40 million and employs over 120 staff at its offices in Yorkshire, London and Prague.
Summit helps some of Europe’s most successful retailers and brands such as Argos, Homebase, Selfridges, Carpetright, Office Depot, Reckitt Benckiser transform the way they trade online.
Hedley is an engaging and enthusiastic speaker about all aspects of business, retail and a Digital evangelist.
Away from work, Hedley is a passionate polo player, pilot, water-ski instructor and sailor.
Hedley Aylott is speaker of the following session:
Head of Analytics
Nick Clarke is speaker of the following session:
Sven Crone Dr. is speaker of the following sessions:
- Analytics for TV Audiences – A Case Study on Combining Descriptive, Predictive and Prescriptive Analytics
- Closing Note and Feedback
Sven Crone Dr. is moderator of the following sessions:
- My Three Predictive Analytics Pet Peeves
- The Soul in the Machine: Anomaly Detection meets Image Mining in Predictive Maintenance
- Web Analytics to Optimize Keyword Selection and Pay-Per-Click Pricing for Online Retailing – A Collaboration between Summit and Argos
- Leveraging Big Data With Predictive Analytics
- How to Surf a Data Lake without Drowning? Leveraging the Data Landscape at GfK for Better Predictive Analytics
- Top Five Technical Tricks to Try when Trapped
- What Happened to Data Warehousing? Challenges & Opportunities in the Rapidly changing era of Predictive Analytics
- Removing the Barriers to Rapid Analytics in R&D at GlaxoSmithKline – The Inside Story of an Analytics Partnership
- How Valuable is Your Hotel? A Case Study of Using Predictive Analytics at Expedia
- Predictive Customer Interaction Beyond Attribution – Keep your friends Close but your Enemies Closer
- Developing Predictive Web Analytics at iProspect – Statistical Techniques or Machine Learning?
- Spotting Unusual Behavior in Internet Traffic Data: A Case Study of Predictive Analytics Usage at uSwitch
- AFRAID: An Active Inference Approach for Fraud Detection Using Advanced Social Network Analysis
- Guerrilla Analytics: 7 Principles for Delivering Predictive Analytics in Dynamic Fast-Paced Projects
- Analytics in the Supply Chain – Forecasting, Cross-Selling and Pattern Recognition at Shell
- Predictive Analytics for Personal Banking – Enhancing Credit Scoring with Transactional Customer Data and Genetic Algorithms
Head of Analytics
Richard Davis is speaker of the following session:
John Elder is speaker of the following session:
Chief Data Officer
Usama Fayyad is speaker of the following session:
Management Consultant & Analytic Solutions Architect
In more than 12 years of professional experience working with large multinationals and institutions across the globe, provided leadership and problem solving expertise on various operational improvement initiatives. Functional expertise ranges from business analysis using advanced simulation and predictive modelling techniques to project and product management, operational and process reengineering, marketing mix optimisation, strategic cost reduction and risk assessment. Industry experience covers a wide range from Defence, Healthcare and Energy to Education, Banking, Consumer Goods (FMCG) and Marketing.
Michael Georgakopoulos is speaker of the following session:
Alwin Haensel is speaker of the following session:
Alex Hancock is speaker of the following session:
Abigail Lebrecht is speaker of the following session:
Data Scientist GfK Data Lab
Anna is a Data Scientist at GfK Data Lab. Together with an international team of Data Scientists and Data Science Engineers she researches the possibilities of GfK’s data landscape and develops data-driven products. Before joining GfK she worked as a Data Science freelancer in South East Asia. She holds a PhD in physics from Aix-Marseille University where she did research on epidemic processes on dynamic networks.
Anna Machens is speaker of the following session:
Starting in 2001 as an e-business consultant, he was the founder and CEO of Mindworks Interactive since 2003. By 2015, when Mindworks was acquired by Dentsu Aegis Network, it had already become the fastest growing and biggest independent digital agency in Greece, with a team of over 60 people and a leading position in performance marketing and online communications in general.
In the same time, never-resting Costas had also managed to create and then sell 2 more start-ups.
Since 2015, Costas and Mindworks are proud members of the global Dentsu Aegis family and he is the Managing Director of iProspect Greece.
Costas believes that data beats opinion. He works with some of the leading brands in Greece and abroad such as Allianz, Mondelez, Aegean Airlines, Heineken, to support data-driven strategic decisions.
Costas Mantziaris is speaker of the following session:
Stephen Pickett is speaker of the following session:
Head of Algorithms
Enda is Data Scientist with over 10 years experience and author of the book “Guerrilla Analytics – a practical approach to working with data”. He is currently building a Data Science team and capability at Sainsbury’s, one of the UK’s largest grocery retailers.
Enda has significant experience across the predictive analytics life cycle. He has worked in pre-sales of social network software for fraud detection and as a professional services consultant helping clients in government, financial services, insurance, and audit. His Data Science has been reported to high-profile stakeholders including regulators, banking CROs, government committees and international bodies. Enda’s PhD was in “Design of Experiments for Tuning Algorithms”, establishing methodical approaches to evaluating predictive analytics solutions.
You can find further information at: http://guerrilla-
Enda Ridge is speaker of the following session:
Sandro Saitta is a Data Scientist Manager at Expedia. He has 7 years of experience in different industries such as Civil Engineering, Finance, Telco, Security and Travel. More particularly, he applied data science in topics such as system identification, stock picking, online advertising, ink authentication and competitive intelligence. He is a blogger at www.dataminingblog.com and President of the Swiss Association for Analytics (www.swiss-analytics.com). Sandro holds a Master and PhD in Computer Science from EPFL.
Sandro Saitta is speaker of the following session:
Head Business Intelligence/BigData Services
Victor Schlegel began his career in Japan at Fujitsu Inc., Global Marketing Department. After further positions at T-Systems and Credit Suisse where he worked as Black Belt in efficiency projects, he took the position in the strategy department of Swisscom Inc., where he developed and rolled out analytical services.
Information about Victor Schlegel’s session will follow soon.
Veronique Van Vlasselaer
Véronique Van Vlasselaer graduated magna cum laude as Master Information Systems Engineer at the faculty of Business and Economics, KU Leuven (Belgium). For her master thesis topic “Mining Data on Twitter”, she received the best thesis award from the faculty’s student branch.
In 2012, Véronique started as a Ph.D researcher with prof. Bart Baesens at the Faculty of Business of Economics at KU Leuven, department of Decision Sciences and Information Management. Her main research topics include social network analytics, fraud detection and net lift modeling.
Veronique Van Vlasselaer is speaker of the following session:
Werner Vorstmann is speaker of the following session:
Phil Winters is speaker of the following session:
He started his career in GfK’s Marketing & Data Science unit in 2005 and quickly became a renowned methodology expert in the market research community. Prior to launching the Data Lab, Ralph was part of the Global Innovation team, managing all stages of GfK’s innovation process – from continuous monitoring of emerging digital trends and strategy development to the roll-out of new, innovative market research tools.
Ralph holds a PHD in statistics and is author of numerous articles and conference papers.
Ralph Wirth is speaker of the following session:
Mathematical Sciences and Statistics and Mathematics Consultancy Unit
David is Professor of Statistics at Durham University , and Director there of the Mathematical Sciences Consultancy Unit. He has been working in the area of applied statistics for around 40 years, with particular interests in Bayesian statistics and applications of statistics to commercial and industrial problems. He has published around 70 articles and books on a wide variety of applications. For the past six years he has been deeply involved in developing award-winning statistical methods and predictive analytics in digital commerce, in collaboration with Summit.
David Wooff is speaker of the following session: