Analytics Events

Upcoming events

Data Science Symposium 2018

Friday, October 12, 2018. 7:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Fee: $250. Location: 112 Carl H. Lindner Hall.

The Data Science Symposium will showcase presentations from thought-leaders in data science. Each presenter will discuss technical use cases. The event will also include opportunities for networking with other leading analytics professionals and graduate students in the Business Analytics and Information Systems programs. Attendees will receive continental breakfast, box lunch, and free parking.

There will be three speaker presentations in the morning, and a panel discussion featuring speakers and guests between noon and 1:00 p.m.

Recent events

2018 Analytics Summit, May 14-16

Keynote speakers

The 2018 Analytics Summit featured keynotes Cameron Davies, Senior Vice President Analytics and Strategy, NBC Universal; Bill Franks, Chief Analytics Officer, International Institute for Analytics; and Craig Brabec, Director, Global Insights and Analytics, Ford Motor Company.

Four two-day and one half-day training sessions

Attendees had the chance to learn from the best industry instructors in these educational sessions:

  • Data Mining: John Elder, data mining expert and author
  • Tableau Training: Jeff Shaffer, Tableau Zen Master
  • Machine Learning with R: Brad Boehmke and Brandon Greenwell, R book authors
  • Big Data with Hadoop and Spark: Andrew Harrison and Jay Shan, professors and big data researchers
  • Analytics for Leaders: Glenn Wegryn, experienced analytics organization leader, Executive Director of UC Center for Business Analytics

Five all-day track sessions with 15 presentations

Data Visualization, Sports Analytics, Advanced Analytics, Big Data/Analytics Case Studies, and Analytics Management and Leadership. Top speakers from companies such as the Cincinnati Reds, Elder Research, DHL, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital, Verizon, P&G, Amazon, University of Cincinnati, Amend Consulting, Unifund, and more.

Review the event page for more information.

2018 Machine Learning Day, February 14

Keynote speakers

Machine Learning Day featured keynote addresses from Mohammad Taghi Saffar, Machine Learning Engineer, Google; Doug Meiser, General Manager of R&D Operations Research, Kroger; and Jeff Dandridge, VP Product Marketing, FICO.

2017 Data Science Symposium, October 10

Keynote speakers

The 2017 Data Science Symposium featured keynote addresses from Joe Blue, Director of Data Science, MapR; Mark Wolff, PhD, Advisory Industry Consultant and Chief Health Analytics Strategist, Health and Life Sciences Global Practice, SAS Institute; and Joe Porter, Chief Analytics Officer, Flywheel Digital.

2017 Analytics Summit, May 19

Keynote speakers

Brian Christian, co-author, Algorithms to Live By: The Computer Science of Human Decisions; Neil Hornsby, Pro Football Focus; and Stephan Chase, Chase Intel.

2017 Analytics for Social Good Day, February 16

Keynote speakers

Jordan Goldmeier: Data Science Manager, DataKind.org; Eric Duell, Vice President, Analytics and Intelligence, The E.W. Scripps Company; Daniel Gerard, Operational Director of the UC Institute of Crime Science in the School of Criminal Justice and Murat Ozer, Research Director, UC Institute of Crime Science.