[Elsnet-list] Call for Speakers, Sentiment Analysis Symposium (May 8 2012, NY)

Seth Grimes grimes at altaplana.com
Mon Jan 16 15:39:10 CET 2012

The Sentiment Analysis Symposium, slated for May 8, 2012 in New York, 
focuses on business application of technologies that discover value in 
opinions, attitudes, and emotions in social media, news, enterprise 
feedback, and other forms of human communication.

A call for speakers is now open, for 30-minute presentations and 5-minute 
lightning talks.  You may submit your proposal via 
http://sentimentsymposium.com/call-for-speakers.html by January 20, 2012.

The event, the 4th symposium, will have strong technologist participation 
and targets end users in marketing & market research, social-media 
analytics, customer service/support, online commerce, media & publishing, 
and other domains.  Videos from the November 9 San Francisco symposium are 
online at http://sentimentsymposium.com/SS2011w/presentations.html; they 
will help prospective speakers understand the event.

Business focused proposals from academics & researchers are quite welcome.

Topic examples include the following for presentations --

     Multi-/cross-lingual sentiment analysis
     Beyond polarity: emotion, mood, attitude, and intent
     Crowd-sourced analytics
     Emotion in speech
     Identity resolution and entity analytics
     Influencers and influence: sentiment and social networks
     Opinion mining
     Research frontiers
     Sarcasm, slang, idiom, and irony
     The sentiment software/services marketplace
     Visual analysis

and for solution spotlights --

     Brand and reputation management
     Competitive and market intelligence
     Contextual advertising
     Customer Experience Management, customer service, customer support
     Enterprise Feedback Management: Surveys, e-mail, contact center, warranty 
claims, ...
     Financial markets and trading strategies
     Market research
     Marketing and public relations
     Media analysis and tracking
     Policy and politics
     Sentiment and Search
     Semantics, Web 3.0, and the Semantic Web
     Social media analysis
     Voice of the Customer / Employee / Patient / Market

The New York symposium follows a very success San Francisco event in 
November 2010 (attendance 154) and New York symosiums held in the springs 
of 2010 & 2011.  You can view videos and presentation decks from the April 
12, 2011 New York symposium via links 
http://sentimentsymposium.com/SS2011/presentations.html .

Please visit http://sentimentsymposium.com/call-for-speakers.html to 
propose a talk.


 			Seth Grimes, symposium organizer

Seth Grimes    grimes at altaplana.com   +1 301-270-0795    @sethgrimes
Alta Plana Corp, analytics strategy consulting, http://altaplana.com
Sentiment Analysis Symposium, May 9 NYC, http://sentimentsymposium.com

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