A2009 highlights value of business analytics

Hundreds of data analysts from around the world will gather in Copenhagen to discuss best practices that can change how organizations use their most important asset: data. SAS will host its inaugural A2009 Analytics Conference July 1-2 at the Radisson SAS Scandinavia Hotel.

Pre- and post-conference sessions provide hands-on training in data mining and forecasting. Four captivating keynote speakers – Michael Berry of Data Miners; Paul Goodwin of University of Bath, UK; Bjørn Lomborg of Copenhagen Business School; Timothy Rey of The Dow Chemical Company and 30 other presentations will offer insight into best practices, new techniques and trends in applied analytics. After the A2009 evening reception, attendees can enjoy charming Tivoli Gardens.

Analytic technologies support executives facing the unique challenges of a volatile economy, regulations, talent shortages and increased competition. Speakers come from British Airways, Telecom Italia, Eli Lilly, University of Copenhagen, Telefónica O2, Axel Springer AG, TeliaSonera Sverige AB, Deutsche Postbank AG, Viseca Card Services, The LEGO Group, AFA Swedish Labour Market Insurances, University of Rome, and The Dow Chemical Company to share innovative ways they transform data into competitive advantage.

Read more at www.sas.com/events/aconf