March 15, 2015 at 1:17 pm #240521
Just announced: The agenda for the 2015 Sentiment Analysis Symposium, July 15-16 in New York.
The 2015 symposium will offer the same great content and networking as always — you’ll hear from agency and brand leaders, insights professionals, researchers, and technologists — this year expanded into two simultaneous tracks:
- Presentations — an array of keynotes, presentations, and panels that explore business value in opinion, emotion, behavior, and connection — in online, social, and enterprise sources, in both text and other big data formats.
- Workshops — longer-form deep dives into technologies and techniques — including metrics & measurement, cognitive computing, machine learning.
Mix and match program segments — whatever suits your background and interests.
New this year: A half-day segment (within the Workshop track) on Sentiment Analysis for Financial Markets. Our 40th-floor conference venue at the New York Academy of Sciences overlooks Wall Street, so this segment is a well-placed addition to the symposium’s coverage of consumer, public, and social for market research, customer experience, healthcare, government, and other application areas.
Who’ll be presenting? Here’s a thought-leader sampling:
- Industry analysts Dave Schubmehl from IDC and Anjali Lai from Forrester.
- Agency folks Francesco D’Orazio from Face, Brook Mille from MotiveQuest, and Karla Wachter, Waggener Edstrom.
- Technical innovators including Bethany Bengtson from Bottlenose, Moritz Sudhof from Kanjoya, Karo Moilanen from TheySay, and CrowdFlower CEO Lukas Biewald.
- Speakers on sentiment analysis in healthcare from the Advisory Board Company, Westat, and DSE Analytics.
- A set of forward-looking talks on wearables, speech analytics, emotional response via facial recognition, and virtual assistants.
Presenting the longer-form workshops, running in parallel with the presentations, we’ll have:
- Prof. Bing Liu, presenting a half-day Sentiment Analysis tutorial.
- Dr. Robert Dale on Natural Language Generation.
- Sue Feldman, Synthexis, on Cognitive Computing.
- Research leader Steve Rappaport on Metrics and Measurement.
- … and more that we’ll share soon.
As usual, we’ll have a set of lightning talks — quick takes on technologies, solutions, and services — and lots of networking opportunities.
Please join us. Visit the symposium agenda page for the full program. Register now at sentimentsymposium.com/registration.html. Discounted Early registration runs until May 15; register by March 31 for an Extra $100 off. Save even more with our Team registration, and we also have a 50% government/academic discount and a special low rate for full-time students.
Do join us to stay on the leading edge of sentiment technologies and applications!
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