Leveraging Analytics to Drive Business

When: Wed, August 15, 9am – Thu, August 16, 5pm
Where: Fusionopolis, 1 Fusionopolis Way, Singapore
Admission: SGD 350
Info: A*Star

Business analytics is all about listening to your data. Data is an organisation's key asset, and analytics is the tool for unlocking the hidden insights from this asset. Analytics is fundamental and essential to drive strategic and operational decisions, and to derive competitive advantage.

The 19th Infocomm and Media Horizons (ICM Horizons) offers an exciting two-day programme with internationally known, high profile analytics pioneers and practitioners. ICM Horizons presents the who's who of Singapore's business analytics industry, and brings together industry thought leaders from Accenture, Deloitte, IBM, Revolution Analytics, SAP, SAS along with analytics practitioners from application verticals such as transportation, logistics, finance, and energy management.

Programme
August 15th, 2012
All talks will be at the Genexis Theatre @ Fusionopolis.

Session 1
Welcome Address - Analytics Trends and Directions
09:00-09:15
Welcome Address
Tan Geok Leng, Acting Executive Director, Institute for Infocomm Research
9:15-10:00
Data Analytics: Current Trends & Future Directions
Norman Nie, Senior Advisor for Products and Strategy, Revolution Analytics
10:00-10:30
Social Media Analytics: What's Next?
Eddie Chau, Founder & CEO, Brandtology
10:30-11:00
Morning Tea Break
Session 2
Analytics in Action
11:00-11:30
Next Generation of Machine-to-Machine Environments & Distributed Data Mining
Hillol Kargupta, Founder & President of Agnik LLC & Professor of University of Maryland, Baltimore County
11:30-12:00
Analytics for a Connected World: Case Studies in Telecommunications
Sunny Chu, Head & Partner of ASEAN Process & Information Management, Accenture Technology Consulting
12:00-12:30
Orchestrating Future Logistics Networks
Victor Tong, Research Manager, SAP Research
12:30-13:00
BIG Data @ VISA
Markus Kirchberg, Lead Scientist, VISA
13:00-14:00
Lunch
Session 3
Analytics in Action
14:00-14:30
Analytics and Smart Energy Management
Martin Manniche, Chairman & CTO, Greenwave Reality
Panel Discussion
14:30-15:30
Analytics: What's Next?
Moderator: Andrew Khaw, Senior Director of Industry Development Group, Infocomm Development Authority, Singapore
Panelists: Norman Nie, Hillol Kargupta, Jayant Kalagnanam, Vivekanand Gopalkrishnan, and See Kiong Ng
15:30-16:00
Afternoon Tea Break
Session 4
Future Directions: Analytics R&D Roadmap
16:00-16:25
Directions for Analytics & Optimization @ IBM Research
Jayant Kalagnanam, Founding Director, IBM Research Collaboratory, Singapore
16:25-16:50
Bringing Big Data Research into the Heart of Business
Vivekanand Gopalkrishnan, Research Director, Deloitte Analytics Institute, Singapore
16:50-17:15
Mining Social and Business Insights from Social Media @ LARC
Ee-Peng Lim, Director, Living Analytics Research Centre, Singapore Management University
17:15-17:40
Urban Systems Analytics: The Way We Live
See Kiong Ng, Director, National Business Analytics Centre, Institute for Infocomm Research (I2R)
17:40
ICM Horizons 2012 Closing


August 16th, 2012
Session 1
Tutorials 1 & 2
09:00-10:15
Tutorial 1: Big Data Analytics with R
Julian Lee, Consultant, Revolution Analytics
Venue: Seminar Room, Level 5, Symbiosis, Fusionopolis `
09:00-10:15
Tutorial 2: Real-Time Data Stream Analytics
Joao Gama, Associate Professor, University of Porto, Portugal
Venue: Potential 1 & 2, Level 13, Connexis (North Tower), Fusionopolis
10:15-10:45
Morning Tea Break
Session 2
Tutorials 1 & 2
10:45-12:00
Tutorial 1: Big Data Analytics with R
Julian Lee, Consultant, Revolution Analytics
Venue: Seminar Room, Level 5, Symbiosis, Fusionopolis
10:45-12:00
Tutorial 2: Real-Time Data Stream Analytics
Joao Gama, Associate Professor, University of Porto, Portugal
Venue: Potential 1 & 2, Level 13, Connexis (North Tower), Fusionopolis
12:00-13:30
Lunch
Session 3
Tutorials 3 & 4, & Dassault Systèmes Workshop
13:30-14:45
Tutorial 3: Big Relevant Data-Operationalizing Business Analytics
David Hardoon, Principal of Analytics, SAS
Venue: Seminar Room, Level 5, Symbiosis, Fusionopolis
13:30-14:45
Tutorial 4: Understanding High Dimensional Data Using Graphical Models
Vincent Tan, Research Scientist, Institute for Infocomm Research (I2R)
Venue: Franklin, Level 11, Connexis (South Tower), Fusionopolis
13:30-14:45
Dassault Systèmes Workshop: Search Based Applications for Big Data Analytics
Camille Duchesne, Consultant, Dassault Systèmes
Venue: Potential 1 & 2, Level 13, Connexis (North Tower), Fusionopolis
14:45-15:15
Afternoon Tea Break
Session 4
Tutorials 3 & 4, & Dassault Systèmes Workshop
15:15-16:45
Tutorial 3: Big Relevant Data-Operationalizing Business Analytics
David Hardoon, Principal of Analytics, SAS
Venue: Seminar Room, Level 5, Symbiosis, Fusionopolis
15:15-16:45
Tutorial 4: Understanding High Dimensional Data Using Graphical Models
Vincent Tan, Research Scientist, Institute for Infocomm Research (I2R)
Venue: Franklin, Level 11, Connexis (South Tower), Fusionopolis
15:15-16:45
Dassault Systèmes Workshop: Search Based Applications for Big Data Analytics
Camille Duchesne, Consultant, Dassault Systèmes
Venue: Potential 1 & 2, Level 13, Connexis (North Tower), Fusionopolis