ANALYTICS IN ACTION

Business Analytics Symposium

April 6, 2017

Loras College Business Analytics Symposium
Grand River Center, Dubuque, Iowa
April 6, 2017

What do Analytics In Action look like?

Find out at Loras College’s fifth annual Business Analytics Symposium on April 6 inside the beautiful Grand River Center on the shores of the Mississippi River in Dubuque, Iowa. The day is dedicated to exploring data and turning ideas into innovation. Experts will share valuable insight with relevant case studies, explore real-world opportunities in data and find solutions to some of the problems you might face using analytics. Join us!

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Schedule

 

2017 BUSINESS ANALYTICS SYMPOSIUM SCHEDULE

8:15 A.M. – 9:00 A.M. Registration
9:00 A.M. – 10:15 A.M. Welcome Keynote Speaker | Neil Raden, Founder | Hired Brains
10:15 A.M. – 10:30 A.M. Speaker Sessions Preview
10:30 A.M. – 10:45 A.M. Break
10:45 A.M. – 11:45 A.M. Breakout Sessions Topics & Speakers:
Small Business: HOW TO SIZE UP AN OPPORTUNITY: TOTAL ADDRESSABLE MARKET-ADOPTION CURVE-PARTNER CHANNEL MATRIX Jay Wickham, Director | NE Iowa Small Business Development Center | Co-Founder, Cartegraph
Manufacturing: HOW ROCKWELL COLLINS GREW A DATA SCIENCE PRACTICE  Joni Wallace, Senior Manager, IT Business Intelligence & Analytics | Rockwell Collins
Customer Experience: ACCELERATING INSIGHT TO ACTION Travis Turnbull, Senior IT Manager Order Acquisition & Data Management and John McConeghey, IT Manager, Corporate Applications & Data Warehouse | Pella Corp
<span”>Healthcare: BECOMING A DATA DRIVEN ORGANIZATION: INSIGHTS INTO IMPROVEMENT Betsy McVay, Chief Analytics Officer | Unity Point Health Care
Modern Digital Finance: MODERN DIGITAL FINANCE EXPERIENCE: HOW TO START THE JOURNEY & VIVID INDUSTRY EXAMPLES OF SUCCESS Dave Pooley, Vice President | Peloton Inc.
11:45 A.M. – 12:00 P.M. Break
12:00 P.M. – 1:30 P.M. Lunch, Innovation Awards & MBA Panel
Rich Clayton, Facilitator
1:30 P.M. – 1:45 P.M. Break
1:45 P.M. – 2:45 P.M. Afternoon Keynote: GROWING PAINS: BUILDING A DATA ANALYTICS TEAM AT SEDGWICK
Andy Berg, Director | Travis Kirby, Data Analyst | Jen Pregler, Data Analyst Manager | Sedgwick
2:45 P.M. – 3:00 P.M. Break
3:00 P.M. – 4:00 P.M. Breakout Sessions (repeated)
4:00 P.M. – 5:30 P.M. Cocktail Reception & Prize Drawing

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Directions to Dubuque Grand River Center
Overnight Accomodations

For the convenience of out-of-town guests, rooms have been reserved at both the Hotel Julien Dubuque and the Grand Harbor Resort in Dubuque.

Please call and let them know you are attending the Loras Business Analytics Symposium.

  • Hotel Julien 563.556.4200
  • Grand Harbor Resort 563.690.4000
Symposium Pricing & How to Register

HOW TO REGISTER:
Secure your spot today by visiting by calling 1.563.588.7769 or click the registration button  below. We look forward to seeing you at the Grand River Center, 500 Bell Street, Dubuque, Iowa, on April 6, 2017!

Full registration: $100 Corporate rate (five registrants): $400
Student registration: $20 Corporate rate (10 registrants): $700

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Analytics Industry Expert & Speaker

Rich Clayton
Vice President of the Business Analytics Product Group, Oracle

Rich Clayton is Vice President of the Business Analytics Product Group and is responsible for driving global adoption of Oracle’s Business Intelligence, Big Data Analytics and Enterprise Performance Management solutions. He has a passion for helping companies transform their operations with analytics and driving change in financial management processes. Clayton is continuously researching industry trends, interacting with customers and partners and presenting at finance forums, big data events and analytic symposiums around the world on Oracle’s strategy and the future of analytics.

Clayton currently serves on the Board of Regents for Loras College. Collaborating with Loras faculty and administration, he led the development of the first MBA program in the state of Iowa focusing on business analytics.

Prior to joining Oracle, Clayton was Vice President of Product Strategy for Hyperion, where he we was responsible for go-to-market planning, product positioning, market strategy, pricing and sales enablement. He has held several executive marketing positions for venture-backed cloud startups. Before joining the technology industry, he held various corporate finance roles and was a public auditor with McGladrey in Chicago.

Clayton earned his bachelor’s degree in accounting from Loras College.

TWITTER: @RichardMClayton