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  • Business Analytics Group
    FIRST ANNUAL LOUISIANA TECH UNIVERSITY

    COLLEGE OF BUSINESS ANALYTICS DAY
    JANUARY 10, 2014
    SHREVEPORT CENTER
    (Formerly the Technology Transfer Center)
    8028 SHREVEPARK DRIVE
    CO-CHAIRS: JIM COCHRAN AND TIM BISPING
    ORGANIZED BY THE BUSINESS ANALYTICS GROUP
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  • Conference Hotel: Hilton Shreveport, 104 Market Street, Shreveport, LA.
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Join us for this full day of talks from outstanding speakers on how analytics and big data are being used to help organizations make more intelligent decisions. Speakers featured in this mini-conference include Bill Franks, Chief Analytics Officer of Teradata and author of Taming the Big Data Tidal Wave: Finding Opportunities in Huge Data Streams with Advanced Analytics, and Alan Schwarz, Pulitzer Prize-nominated National Correspondent for Education for The New York Times and author of The Numbers Game: Baseball’s Lifelong Fascination with Statistics. Additional confirmed speakers include Laurie Anne Garrow of the Georgia Tech University School of Civil and Environmental Engineering and author of Discrete Choice Modelling and Air Travel Demand; Maytal Saar-Tsechansky of the McCombs School of Business at The University of Texas at Austin; Catherine Truxillo of the SAS Institute; and James J. Cochran of the Louisiana Tech College of Business and coauthor of Essentials of Business Analytics.

Brief biographies of the speakers may be viewed HERE.

Download the conference registration form here.

The agenda for the Business Analytics Day will incorporate meals, breaks, and a reception designed to allow for networking and interaction with experts in the field of business analytics. Cost of attendance for the day is $249, which includes meals and copies of the books Taming the Big Data Tidal Wave: Finding Opportunities in Huge Data Streams with Advanced Analytics and The Numbers Game. For more information on the Business Analytics Day, or to register, please contact the Office of Graduate Programs and Research at: 318-257-4528. Group rates and corporate sponsorship opportunities are also available. Seating is limited.