[Elsnet-list] Reminder: Sentiment Analysis Symposium, May 7-8 in New York
grimes at altaplana.com
Tue Apr 30 17:05:18 CEST 2013
A reminder --
The Sentiment Analysis Symposium (http://sentimentsymposium.com/) takes
place next week, May 7-8 2013, in New York. This is a business-focused
conference with strong academic/research, as well as practitioner,
participation. The focus is technologies that mine emotions, opinions, and
attitudes from social, online, and enterprise sources, for analysis in
conjuction with other social, transactional, personal, and
The Wednesday, May 8 symposium will be preceded by two optional, half-day
sessions on Tuesday, May 7: A Research & Innovation session and a
Practical Sentiment Analysis tutorial, the latter taught by Prof. Ronen
Feldman of the Hebrew University in Jerusalem.
We offer a 50% discount to academic & government attendees (registration
code GOVACAD) and have a special rate for full-time students, $100 for the
symposium and $50 for each of the optional sessions (contact me).
On the agenda for the May 8 main event --
- Visionaries Augie Ray (financial services), Gary Kazantsev (Bloomberg),
and VS Subrahmanian (Univ of Maryland).
- Tech/research stars including Carol Haney (Toluna), Stuart Shulman
(Vision Critical, ex-UMass), Catherine Havasi (MIT Media Lab and
Luminoso), and Philip Resnik (Univ of Maryland).
- Research-business leaders including Stephen Rappaport (Advertising
Research Foundation), David Rabjohns (MotiveQuest), Julie Wittes Schlack
(Communispace), Joseph Hughes (Accenture), and Hal Bloom (Sage Software)
Business user presenters include Han Lai (PayPal), Amelia Burke-Garcia
(Westat), and Lindsey Sanford (Bernard Hodes Group).
We have some really cool folks attending too, from CapitalOne, Consumer
Reports, Dell, Evolve24, the Federal Reserve, JP Morgan, Thomson Reuters,
and other organizations. We're thrilled to have as sponsors Accenture,
Bloomberg, Lexalytics, Gnip, Converseon, Dow Jones, and NetBase. And we
even have non-sponsoring technology companies attending including Oracle,
SAS, and Verint, Angoss, Basis Technology, and Sysomos.
Aside from the technology focus, application focal areas include public
relations, marketing, market research, customer service/support, financial
markets, media, and healthcare.
Please do join us. Visit http://sentimentsymposium.com/ to register today.
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