Your Complete Guide to Predictive Analytics World – Oct 29-Nov 2 in New York City

Predictive Analytics World for Business is slated for Oct 29-Nov 2 in New York City. See for yourself precisely how Fortune 500 analytics competitors and other top practitioners deploy predictive modeling and machine learning, and the kind of business results they achieve.
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All About Predictive Analytics World for Business

Predictive Analytics World for Business kicks off this week in New York City. See for yourself precisely how Fortune 500 analytics competitors and other top practitioners deploy predictive modeling and machine learning, and the kind of business results they achieve. You'll leave with actionable information and insight that you can use to transform your own organization.

The PAW Business features 5 days filled with:

  • Case studies
  • Discussions
  • Demonstrations
  • Networking Opportunities
  • Workshops
  • And more

Take a Sneek Peak at What's to Come:

Sunday, October 29, 2017: Pre-Conference Workshops

Big Data: Proven Methods You Need to Extract Big Value - Full Day Workshop

Bootcamp: For Newcomers to R - 2.5 Hour Morning Workshop

R for Machine Learning: A Hands-On Introduction - Full Day Workshop

Monday, October 30, 2017: Day One Conference


  • Analytics for the Job: Tips and Tricks for Success
  • The Predictability Predicament: Your Model Overlooks the Real Target

Business Track:

Tech Track:

  • Crowd-Sourcing and Quality: How To Get The Best Out of Hand-Tagged Training data for Machine Learning Models
  • Time Series Prediction with Twitter: A Case Study of Crime in New York City 
  • Machine Learning vs. Feature Engineering: What should the Focus be in Attempting to Predict Customer Behaviour
  • A Modified Logistic Regression Approach Enhanced by New Interactions and Scaling Detections through Random Forests and GBM
  • Demand Forecasting with Machine Learning

Marketing Track:

  • Retention Modeling in Uncertain Economic Times 
  • Predicting Customer Churn from Product Usage at Atlassian
  • Predicting Brand Love With Wireless Behaviors
  • Prospecting Strategies with Facebook Big Data
  • Acquisition Funnel for Higher Education 
  • Which Predictive Model Will Best Help Increase Retention? 
  • Using Rapid Experiments and Uplift Modeling to Optimize Outreach at Scale

Networking Reception sponsored by DataRobot: 5:30pm-7:00pm

Following the reception, join us for Dinner with Strangers (meet at 7:15pm). 

Get out of your comfort zone and connect with your industry peers. Sign up for a Dutch-treat dinner at a nearby local restaurant. This relaxed setting is the perfect time to get to know your colleagues and make valuable connections over dinner and drinks.

Who knows who you'll meet? You may meet the person who can finally resolve that challenge that's been plaguing your organization for years.

It's only awkward for a few minutes. Promise.

Tuesday, October 31, 2017: Day Two Conference

Plenary Sessions, Keynotes, and Panels:

  • Special Plenary Session: What to Optimize? The Heart of Every Analytics Problem
  • Plenary Session: Industry Trends: Highlights from the 2017 data Miner Survey
  • Keynote: UPS' Road to Optimization
  • Expert Panel: Women in Predictive Analytics: Opportunities and Challenges


  • Operationalizing Analytics: The Critical Last Mile to Value
  • How Intel Wins the Right Marketplace Talent with Analytics
  • Project Management for data Scientists
  • A Shiny Way to Operationalizing Analytics


  • Three Steps for Improving Data Quality for Predictive Analytics
  • Q&A: Ask Dean and Karl Anything (about Best Practices) 
  • When Model Interpretation Matters: Understanding Complex Predictive Models
  • Regulating Opacity: Solving for the Conflict Between Laws and Analytics


  • The Limits of Surveys and the Power of Google Search Data
  • Legal Ease: Applications of Predictive Analytics in the Law
  • Customer Journey Analytics: Blazing Paths to Customer Success
  • Overcoming Challenges Implementing a Risk Model in the Maritime Industry
  • Using Mileage Logs to Predict Successful Sales Behavior
  • Leveraging Machine Learning Techniques for Realtime Pricing in B2B Truck Logistics

Wednesday, November 1, 2017: Post-Conference Workshops 

The Advanced data Preparation Bootcamp: Whip your data into Shape - Full Day Workshop

The Best and the Worst of Predictive Analytics: Machine Learning Methods and Common data Science Mistakes - Full Day Workshop

Spark on Hadoop for Machine Learning: Hands-On Lab  - Full Day Workshop

Thursday, November 2, 2017: Post-Conference Workshop

Supercharging Prediction with Ensemble Models - Full Day Workshop

Online/On Demand Workshop

Predictive Analytics Applied – An Online Introduction - Online 5 ½-hour Program

Find the latest resources, tools, and techniques that can help take your business to a whole new level when you visit the exhibit hall interact with the numerous exhibitors.


Score the best savings for you and your team! 

When you combine the current rates with the "Bring the Team" offer, you and your colleagues will receive the deepest savings. Register now to solidify these savings. To redeem, use the code TEAM200 at checkout when 2 or more people register simultaneously.

PAW Business is held alongside PAW Healthcare and PAW Financial, cross registration options are available. 

Diamond Sponsors

Dun & Bradstreet
The Trade Desk Inc.

Silver Sponsors

UCI Division of Continuing Education



Media Partners

Big data Analytics News (BDAN)
The Bloor Group
Data Science Central

Association Partner

Digital Analytics Association

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