Advancing Analytics 2015 is the national conference for the Institute of Analytics Professionals of Australia.  The speaking line-up will cover off current trends in analytics and data-mining, machine learning, sentiment analysis, the Internet of Things and edge computing, and host a panel on building high functioning analytic teams:

  • Bob Jones, Project Leader, CERN (UK)
  • Usama Fayyad, Chief Data Scientist, BARCLAYS BANK (UK)
  • Claudia Perlich, Chief Scientist, DSTILLERY (US)
  • Prof Stephen Pulman, Computational Linguistics, OXFORD UNIVERSITY (UK)
  • Igor Elbert, Principal Data Scientist, GILT.COM (US)
  • Arkady Zaslavsky, Principal Research Scientist, CSIRO (AU)
  • Dr Leif Eversen, GM Business Performance Analytics, WESTPAC (AU)
  • Julie Batch, Chief Analytics Officer, IAG (AU)
  • Liz Moore, Head of Research, Insights & Analytics, TELSTRA (AU)
  • Kevin Ross, Chief Scientist of Optimisation Modelling, FONTERRA (NZ)

As part of this event, we’ve been offered a special 25% discount for New Zealand Analytics Forum members.   And, if you would like to take advantage of a long weekend, Kevin Ross will also be hosting an Analytics Optimisation MasterClass focused on creating an internal centre of excellence on 3 August.   More information is available online. To save 25% on conference rates, use discount code NZFORUM25 using this special booking link. Just select the option IAPA Advancing Analytics and follow the prompts.

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