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SAS Analytics Day

By invitation only | Thursday, May 10, 2018

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Oklahoma State University
ConocoPhillips OSU Alumni Center
Stillwater, Oklahoma

Program sponsored by SAS and the OSU School of Marketing and International Business

Since 2004, OSU has partnered with SAS, a leading provider of business analytics software, to offer very successful analytics and data mining programs. SAS Analytics Day brings national and regional speakers to share their expertise and knowledge to the Oklahoma business and analytics community. A primary goal of this conference is to link OSU’s MS in Business Analytics’ students with members of the local and regional business community to allow students and businesses to grow their professional network.

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OSU’s Analytics program is ranked in the top 15 schools as the Best Value Big Data Analytics Graduate Programs of 2016
  • Full 2018 Agenda Coming soon
  • Agenda topics include:
    • Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence
      Dr. Radhika Kulkarni, Vice President, Advanced Analytics R&D, SAS Institute Inc, Cary, NC
      Machine learning tools and AI platforms have become prolific in many industries. Applications range from healthcare to financial applications to manufacturing industries. In this session, we will define key concepts of machine learning. Large scale implementation of machine learning tools require automation at several levels – increasing productivity along the entire analytics life cycle as well as automated model selection to improve predictive models. We will discuss the advances in deep learning, transfer learning, reinforcement learning and other innovations, which have propelled our capabilities in image analysis, computer vision, etc.
Radhika Kulkarni
Dr. Radhika Kulkarni is vice president of advanced analytics R&D at SAS Institute Inc. She oversees software development in many analytical areas including statistics, operations research, econometrics, forecasting and data mining. Dr. Kulkarni is an active member in the Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS) and serves on the Advisory Council of the School of ORIE at Cornell University, the Advisory Board of the Institute for Advanced Analytics at North Carolina State University, the Master of Science in Analytics Advisory Board at Georgia Tech and the Marketing Analytics and Data Mining Board at Oklahoma State University. Dr. Kulkarni is a recipient of the Women in Operations Research and the Management Sciences (WORMS) Award and was recognized as an INFORMS Fellow in 2014.
  • Location: ConocoPhillips Alumni Center (Map) at Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, Oklahoma
  • Price: By invitation only. There is no fee to attend the conference. Enroll Now.
  • Cancellations: To aid us in guarantee requirements for catering, please contact the OSU Center for Executive and Professional Development at 866.678.3933, if you need to cancel prior to the program.
  • Hotel: Contact the Atherton Hotel at Oklahoma State University (405-744-6838) before April 9 and mention SAS Analytics to receive the conference rate.
  • Accommodations: Please let us know if you have any special dietary needs.
  • For additional information or to sponsor:
    Krysta Gilbert, Program Coordinator, Center for Executive and Professional Development
    Oklahoma State University, 215 Business Building
    Stillwater, OK 74078-4011 USA
    Telephone: 405-744-5208

Benefits of Attending This Conference

  • Learn about OSU’s MS in Business Analytics as well as certificate programs in data mining and marketing analytics via on-campus and online options
  • Explore hiring of OSU’s analytics students as full-time employees, summer interns, or as a co-op for a full semester
  • Learn from national and regional speakers who will share their analytics expertise
  • View OSU’s analytics students’ research projects poster presentations and engage with them
  • Explore possibilities of collaborative projects between OSU’s analytics students and local businesses
  • Speak with representatives from SAS about how companies are leveraging SAS analytics tools to create value
2018 Student Poster Presentations Coming Soon