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If you are an Edelman Laureate or have represented your organization in the Edelman Academy, your presence is requested at the Franz Edelman Awards Gala to be held on March 31, 2014 at INFORMS Conference on Business Analytics and Operations Research in Boston. We'd like to recognize you! Please RSVP to Gary Bennett, Director of Marketing, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
This competitive program, supported by SAS®, will recognize one outstanding student who would like to learn more about the practice of analytics at this conference in Boston, March 30-April 1, 2014. Scholarship will cover the costs of attending the event and additional networking opportunities. Deadline to apply is midnight, February 20. Click here for more information.
Getting ready to conduct a job search? Stop by the INFORMS Video Learning Center to view the academic job search panel discussion and industry job search panel discussion recently held at INFORMS Annual Meeting.
Members who consult full time or part time are invited to add themselves to the Find an Analytics Consultant Database. The database is for members only to add their information but will be promoted widely to the broad analytics community who need your help.
The 14th INFORMS Computing Society Conference will take place January 11-13, 2015, at the Omni Richmond Hotel in Richmond, Virginia, USA.
The INFORMS Computing Society (ICS) is soliciting papers and presentations for its fourteenth conference. ICS is focused on contributions at the interface of computer science, artificial intelligence, operations research, and management science. The conference organizers invite submissions discussing novel theoretical and applied research consistent with the ICS focus. They encourage submissions on this year's conference theme - "Operations Research and Computing: Algorithms and Software for Analytics."
The deadline for submission of presentation and poster abstracts is October 20, 2014.
The authors of a limited number of full-length journal articles will be invited to submit their papers for publication in the INFORMS Journal on Computing, the tentative deadline for submission of papers is May 19, 2014.
For more information and updates, see the conference website here or contact email@example.com.
INFORMS Conference on Business Analytics & Operations Research 2014
March 30-April 1, 2014, Westin Boston Waterfront, Boston, Massachusetts
Hotel- Reserve Now! March 1 Deadline for INFORMS Rate
Just blocks from all the history of Boston, this waterfront area is bursting with great restaurants, shops and public green space. A limited number of rooms have been blocked at the special INFORMS rate of $235. We anticipate that rooms will sell quickly and advise you to make reservations before the cut-off date of March 1. After that date, reservations will be accepted at prevailing rates on a room available basis.To make your reservations click here.
Register Now- Take Advantage of Super-Saver Rates
Register today for super-saver rates valid through February 10. Team discounts for the third and additional registrants from the same organization. Click here to register.
FREE! Technology Workshops on Sunday, March 30
Take advantage of in-depth training in software solutions provided by leading analytics providers.
There is no charge for these workshops if you register for the INFORMS Conference - sign up when you register. If you already registered for the conference and want to add any workshops, call 800-446-3676, ext 538. If you would like more information on the technology workshops click here.
Thomas H. Davenport
Co-author, Competing on Analytics
Founder, International Institute of Analytics
Distinguished Professor, Babson College
Hear first-hand from the thought-leader who pioneered the concept of "Competing on Analytics." Davenport's best-selling 2006 Harvard Business Review article and 2007 book, co-authored with Jeanne Harris, launched the revolution that has made analytics the hottest business trend and "data scientist" the sexiest job profile. His most recent book, Keeping Up with the Quants: Your Guide to Understanding and Using Analytics, with Jinho Kim, has been called "the quantitative literacy guide" for managers. Davenport has written or edited 16 other books, and over 100 articles for Harvard Business Review, Sloan Management Review, the Financial Times, and many other publications. He is the President's Distinguished Professor of Information Technology & Management at Babson College, Fellow of the MIT Center for Digital Business, Co-Founder of the International Institute for Analytics, and Senior Advisor to Deloitte Analytics.
Director, Sales Channel Planning and Analytics
Walt Disney Parks and Resorts
As Director of Sales Channel Planning and Analytics for Disney Destinations worldwide, Kathy Kilmer oversees the teams responsible for providing analytical and technology integration support across the sales teams and contact centers. Prior to her current role, she was Director of Industrial Engineering for Walt Disney Parks and Resorts, overseeing more than 120 industrial engineers who serve as internal business consultants. Kilmer holds a B.S.I.E. from Purdue University, and two master's degrees from the University of Central Florida: a master's of science degree in O.R. and an executive MBA. In addition to many keynote speaking engagements, she is on Purdue University's Engineering Advisory board and INFORMS Analytics Certification Board, and she has been featured on the Today in America show. Kilmer is a recipient of IIE's Fellows Award, Purdue University's Outstanding IE Alumni Award and Distinguished Engineering Alumni Award, and is in Purdue University's Engineering Cooperative Education Hall of Fame.
DEBUT! New INFORMS Analytics Maturity Model
How well does your organization use analytics? What can you do to progress from good to great? Attend this debut of the new INFORMS analytics maturity model to see how you can score your organization, set target goals, and attain the enormous advantage of analytics leadership. Special session on Tuesday, April 1.
Early Career Connection: Open to Both Practitioners and Academics
This special program is designed for professionals who are new to their academic or industry careers. The program introduces participants to well-established researchers and practitioners to provide them with new perspectives into real-world analytics/O.R. problems. Accepted participants also benefit from a 60% discount on conference registration ($394). This year, the program is open to university faculty who completed their PhDs no earlier than 2008. The requirement for industry professionals is either a master's degree completed no earlier than 2008 plus three years' experience at the nominating company, or a PhD completed no earlier than 2008. Nomination deadline is February 14. Click here for complete nomination information.
INFORMS Professional Colloquium
This intensive, full-day program held on Sunday, March 30, helps practice-oriented master's and doctoral students transition into successful industry careers. Seasoned practitioners who have bridged the gap between academia and industry present their experiences and lessons learned to give participants a jump start in their careers. The registration fee of $394 covers both the colloquium and full registration to the conference. Nomination deadline is February 14. Click here for nomination information details and to submit your poster presentation.
INFORMS Conference: The Business of Big Data
June 22-24, 2014, San Jose Convention Center,
San Jose, California
This conference aims to help you discover how to take the data you have and create actual business value. Talks will be delivered by an impressive list of hand-picked speakers, including, but not limited to:
- Anthony Goldbloom, Kaggle
- Lon Stoica, UC- Berkeley
- Paul Kent, SAS
- Simon Zhang, LinkedIn
Bill Franks, Chief Analytics Officer at the Teradata Corporation, will deliver the opening keynote on "Putting Big Data to Work." The conference will be organized around tracks on Case Studies, Big Data 101, and Emerging Trends. Other talks will address topics such as:
expediting the journey from business problem to analytics solution
bridging the gap between decision makers, IT managers and analytics professionals selecting and using the right big data technologies
- expediting the journey from business problem to analytics solution
- bridging the gap between decision makers, IT managers and analytics professionals
- selecting and using the right big data technologies
INFORMS Annual Meeting- San Francisco May 15 Abstract Deadline
November 9-12, Hilton San Francisco Union Square & Parc 55 Wyndham San Francisco, San Francisco, California
INFORMS Organization Science Winter Conference: Register Now
February 6-9, Sheraton Steamboat Resort, Steamboat Springs, Colorado
INFORMS Telecommunications Conference
March 2-4, Radisson Blu Hotel, Campo Grande, Lisboa, Portugal
INFORMS 36th Marketing Science Conference- Feb 10- Abstract Deadline
June 12-14, Emory University Goizueta Business School, Atlanta, GA
DAS Conference- Advances in Decision Analysis
June 16-18, Georgetown University, Washington DC
3rd INFORMS Transportation Science & Logistics Society Workshop
June 30-July 2, Loyola University, Chicago
Go to http://meetings.informs.org for a complete conference calendar.
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Your highly regarded industry magazine Analytics is online. Read the articles covering how to effectively deliver ROI solutions using the cloud, eighteen things nobody tells you about Analytics consulting, how to apply predictive analytics to address healthcare issues, and the missing values in analytics. The issue also includes the Certified Analytics Professional candidate handbook special supplement featuring a usage guide that answers the key questions about the CAP® program.
The INFORMS Career Center now offers the largest list of OR/analytics jobs in the industry. Here is a sample:
Sr. Data Analyst, Internal Audit. The Time Warner Cable Corporate office currently seeks a Senior Data Analyst, Internal Audit for our Corporate Internal Audit Department.
Math Modeler/Statistician. The Data Modeling team at JDA Software is currently seeking a professional Math Modeler/ Statistician to join our dynamic organization.
Associate or Full Professor in Technology Management. The Department of Technology Management at the University of California, Santa Cruz (UCSC) invites applications for a tenured position in sustainability management at the Associate or Full Professor level.