Mon 20 Jul 2015 | Kevin Ross | Leave a comment 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.