Fast track your insights

Whether you’re a business user, a technical expert, a data scientist, a new customer, a seasoned pro, or still deciding which analytics path to take, there’s a place for you at IBM Analytics University 2017. Featuring over 75 sessions, workshops, and hands-on labs, you'll have the opportunity to learn new skills and see how the entire IBM Analytics suite can work for, with, and in your business.

1 ticket = 2 conferences!

If you register for IBM Analytics University in Berlin, you also gain access to the IBM Cloud University event in Berlin for a total of 170+ in-depth technical sessions! Don't miss this 2 for 1 opportunity!

Register for IBM Analytics University in Berlin today.

Locations

General information

Registration provides access to all keynote and elective sessions, hands-on labs, meals, refreshments and events mentioned in the convention agenda. Individual travel expenses, lodging, incidental expenses and additional meals are not included in the conference fee and will be paid by each attendee at the time the expense is incurred.

Berlin

October 10-13, 2017

Intercontinental
Berlin, Germany

Standard rate: 2095€

New Orleans

October 17-19, 2017

The Westin New Orleans Canal Place
New Orleans, LA

Standard rate: $1595

Meet our featured speakers

Marc Altshuller

Marc Altshuller

General Manager, Business Analytics

Meet our featured keynote speaker, Marc Altshuller, leading the strategic vision, innovation, and growth of operations for IBM Business Analytics; focused on Business Intelligence, self-service and smart data discovery, financial and operational performance management, and social media analytics. He helps organizations across all industries make sense of complicated data, challenge bias, and provide a more complete and accurate view of their businesses.

Joel Shapiro

Joel Shapiro

Professor, Director of Data Analytics, Northwestern University

Meet our featured guest speaker, Joel Shapiro, Professor and Executive Director for the Data Analytics program at Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University. He is a distinguished speaker, trainer, and consultant, engaging across all sectors and industries. He helps companies transform into data-driven organizations, championing the use of analysis for business problem-solving and improved decision-making for both executives and MBA students alike.

Dashboard Dash

There's more! You're invited to compete in the premiere Dashboard Dash hackathon.

In addition to all the skill-building, hands-on learning, live demos, and networking, you can flex your analytics proficiency muscles in a contest that'll inspire you to find solutions to real-world problems. Create compelling, insightful, and visually engaging dashboards. Solve a weather-related problem of your choice, show off your findings, and win big!

Register for the Dashboard Dash:  Berlin | New Orleans

IBM Analytics University tracks - different routes to different insights

A place for everyone doesn’t mean one-size-fits-all. Recommended curriculums will be available by role and experience level across four areas of study. Each track will emphasize different aspects of the IBM Analytics suite, including IBM Cognos Analytics, IBM Watson Analytics, IBM Planning Analytics, and IBM SPSS Predictive Analytics (including IBM Data Science Experience).

Analytics for all:

Modern BI for the analytics-driven organization
You want analytics to work at all levels of your organization, quickly, and with any kind of data. Join in overview sessions, detailed sessions, hands-on product workshops and design thinking sessions to see how IBM Analytics products work today, and help shape their future.

Session title samples

  • Walk Before You Run: What It Really Takes to Be “Analytics-Driven”
  • Thoroughly Modern and Smart: The IBM Business Intelligence and Analytics Platform
  • You Got a Reputation: Using Social Media Analytics to Gauge Market Sentiment

Architecture and technology:

Modernize your foundation
You think “analytics for all” sounds great, but you’re wondering how the system scales, how you can manage users, and how the data is kept safe. Join technical deep dives, workshops, and talks to IBM experts to see how to engage users on an enterprise foundation with flexible deployment options: on-premises, private cloud, or hybrid cloud environments.

Session title samples

  • Get Your Insight Up to Speed with Cloud-Based Data Discovery and Business Intelligence
  • Using a Solution Accelerator for Secure Data Transformation and Visualization in the Cloud
  • Extend the RAVE by Adding Open-Source Visualizations to Cognos Analytics

Insight to action:

Make data science core to your business
You’ve had enough of post-hoc analysis—you’re ready to start using data to predict future outcomes. Join workshops and business sessions with other data scientists or citizen data scientists to learn how predictive components in the IBM Analytics portfolio can give virtually anyone a view into the future.

Session title samples

  • Because Not Everyone’s a Programmer: Accessible, Code-Free Data Science with SPSS Modeler
  • Decision Optimization 101: The Secret Sauce of Data Science
  • New Technology, New Rules: Machine Learning and Data Quality

Manage performance:

Drive business strategy and outcomes
You want to bring a data-driven approach to strategic, financial and operational planning in order to establish smarter goals and see if you’re achieving them. Join overview and detailed portfolio sessions, best-practice workshops and product-specific presentations to see how IBM Analytics can help.

Session title samples

  • Turbocharge Your Planning and Forecasting with Advanced Analytics, Predictive and Optimization
  • Transitioning to the Cloud with IBM Planning Analytics
  • Opening Night for IBM Planning Analytics Workspace Administration

Agenda for both locations

Berlin and New Orleans:

  • 8:00 - 18:00   Registration Open 
  • 8:00 - 10:30   Networking & Coffee 
  • 10:30 - 12:00 Welcome & Keynote 
  • 12:00 - 13:15 Lunch 
  • 13:15 - 18:15 Dashboard Dash / Funky Analytics - Ask the Experts / Skills Validation
  • 13:15 - 14:15 Executive Session / Breakout Sessions / Hands-On Labs 
  • 14:30 - 15:30 Executive Session / Breakout Sessions / Hands-On Labs 
  • 15:30 - 16:00 Coffee Break 
  • 16:00 - 17:00 Executive Session / Breakout Sessions / Hands-On Labs 
  • 17:15 - 18:15 Executive Session / Breakout Sessions / Hands-On Labs 
  • 18:15 - 20:00 Welcome Reception & Solutions Expo 

Berlin

  • 9:00 - 10:00  Breakout Sessions / Hands-On Labs
  • 10:00 - 18:30 Dashboard Dash / Funky Analytics - Ask the Experts / Skills Validation
  • 10:00 - 10:30 Coffee Break
  • 10:30 - 11:30 Breakout Sessions / Hands-On Labs
  • 11:45 - 12:45 Breakout Sessions / Hands-On Labs
  • 12:45 - 14:00 Lunch
  • 14:00 - 15:00  Breakout Sessions / Hands-On Labs
  • 15:15 - 16:15 Breakout Sessions / Hands-On Labs
  • 16:15 - 16:45 Coffee Break
  • 16:45 - 17:45  Breakout Sessions / Hands-On Labs
  • 17:45 - 19:00 Networking and Happy Hour

New Orleans

  • 8:00 - 9:00   Breakout Sessions / Hands-On Labs
  • 9:15 - 10:15 Breakout Sessions / Hands-On Labs
  • 10:00 - 18:30 Dashboard Dash / Funky Analytics - Ask the Experts / Skills Validation
  • 10:15 - 10:45 Coffee Break
  • 10:45 - 11:45 Breakout Sessions / Hands-On Labs
  • 11:45 - 12:45 Lunch 1 / Breakout Session
  • 12:45 - 13:45 Lunch 2 / Breakout Sesion
  • 14:00 - 15:00 Breakout Sessions / Hands-On Labs
  • 15:00 - 15:30 Coffee Break
  • 15:30 - 16:30 Breakout Sessions / Hands-On Labs
  • 16:45 - 17:45 Breakout Sessions / Hands-On Labs
  • 18:15 - 22:00 Networking and Evening Event - expo closes

 

Berlin

  • 9:00 - 10:00  Breakout Sessions / Hands-On Labs 
  • 10:00 - 17:45  Solutions Expo / Dashboard Dash / Funky Analytics - Ask the Experts 
  • 10:00 - 10:30  Coffee Break 
  • 10:30 - 11:30  Breakout Sessions / Hands-On Labs 
  • 11:45 - 12:45  Breakout Sessions / Hands-On Labs 
  • 12:45 - 14:00  Lunch 
  • 14:00 - 15:00  Breakout Sessions / Hands-On Labs 
  • 15:15 - 16:15  Breakout Sessions / Hands-On Labs 
  • 16:15 - 16:45  Coffee Break 
  • 16:45 - 17:45  Breakout Sessions / Hands-On Labs 
  • 18:30 - 22:00  Evening Event 

New Orleans

  • 9:00 - 10:00 Breakout Sessions / Hands-On Labs
  • 10:00 - 16:45 Solutions Expo
  • 10:00 - 10:30 Coffee Break
  • 10:30 - 11:30 Breakout Sessions / Hands-On Labs
  • 11:45 - 12:45 Breakout Sessions / Hands-On Labs
  • 12:45 - 14:00 Lunch
  • 12:00 - 15:00 Breakout Sessions / Hands-On Labs
  • 15:15 - 16:15 Breakout Sessions / Hands-On Labs
  • 16:15 - 16:45 Coffee Break
  • 16:45 - 17:45 Breakout Sessions / Hands-On Labs
  • 17:45 Event Closing

Berlin

  • 9:00 - 10:00  Breakout Sessions / Hands-On Labs
  • 9:00 - 12:45  Solution Expo / Funky Analytics - Ask the Experts / Skills Validation
  • 10:00 - 10:30  Coffee Break
  • 10:30 - 11:30  Breakout Sessions / Hands-On Labs
  • 11:45 - 12:45  Breakout Sessions / Hands-On Labs
  • 13:00  Event Closing

Solution center

Become a sponsor

  • Engage with the business analytics community at the premier IBM Analytics event of 2017.
  • Sponsors will have a prime location on the exhibition floor, with increased visibility to hundreds of attendees from around the world.
  • Positions are available for both the Berlin and New Orleans sessions.
  • Increase your visibility among clients, grow your business, and cultivate new leads.

Interested in getting a customized sponsorship package?

Contact Dawn Ray, LearnQuest Enterprise Account Executive, via phone: +1 828-330-4800 or send an email to: dawn.ray@learnquest.com

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