2015-6 Conferences

The next Sentiment Analysis Symposium will take place in New York in the spring of 2016. Next up: Join us at LT-Accelerate, 23-24 November, 2015 in Brussels!


The Sentiment Analysis Symposium program for Tuesday, May 8, 2012 is outlined in the agenda that follows with links for presentations and videos available.

Morning Session -- Tuesday, May 8
8:30 am-8:40 am
Chair's Welcome: The Sentiment Spectrum
Seth Grimes, Alta Plana Corporation
8:40 am-9:20 am
Keynote: Sentiment, Subjectivity, and Sense
Jan Wiebe, University of Pittsburgh
9:20 am-9:50 am
Tween Pants Cut Too Low!! (or, Combine Survey Research & Social Monitoring to Discover the Unknown)
Carol Haney, Toluna
9:50 am-10:20 am
Forecasting Financial Market Response from News and Social Media Sentiment
Richard W. Brown, Thomson Reuters
10:20 am-10:40 am Break
10:40 am-11:10 am
Emotional Versus Rational in Customer Decision Making
Chris Frank, American Express, and Paul Magnone, Openet Telecom
11:10 am-11:40 am
A Multi-Channel Proposition: Customer Sentiment and (Much) More
Banafsheh Ghassemi, American Red Cross
11:40 am-11:50 am
How does that make you feel? Sentiment analysis in 2012
11:50 am-12 noon
Real Time Intelligence Solutions
Srini Bharadwaj, RAGE Frameworks
12 noon-12:20 pm
Lightning Talks (round 1)
12:20 pm-12:30 pm
Using Social Media Analytics Technology to Turn Measurable Social Insights Into Business Results
Wayne St. Amand, Crimson Hexagon
Lunch & Networking
12:30 pm-1:30 pm Lunch & Networking
Afternoon Session
1:30 pm-2:00 pm
Market Research Beyond Sentiment: Differentiating the Engaged and Pleased
Andera Gadeib, CEO, Dialego AG
2:00 pm-2:15 pm
Lightning Talks (round 2)
2:15 pm-3:00 pm
Presentations & Panel: User Perspectives
Moderator: Israel Mirsky, Porter Novelli
3:00 pm-3:15 pm
Sentiment in real world data, a collection of examples
Jeff Catlin, Lexalytics

The Social Cocktail: Mixing the Social Data That's Right for Your Business
Seth McGuire, Gnip
3:15 pm-3:35 pm Break
3:35 pm-4:05 pm
Perspectives: Crowdsourcing Times 3
4:05 pm-4:35 pm
Unsupervised Learning: Insight in Business News, Medical Forums, and Public Filings
Ronen Feldman, Hebrew University and Digital Trowel
4:35 pm-5:15 pm
Panel: Innovators & Innovation
Moderator: Carol Rozwell, Gartner
Leslie Barrett, The Ladders
Bing Liu, University of Illinois at Chicago
Romi Mahajan, Metavana
5:15 pm-6:30 pm Networking Reception

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