SORA

 

SORA is the Southern Ontario Chapter of the American Statistical Association and the Southern Ontario Regional Association of the Statistical Society of Canada.

 

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SORA

SORA-BN-TABA Workshop and the DLSPH Biostatistics Research Day

Dick De Veaux - "Successful Data Mining in Practice"

Tuesday, May 21, 2013 at the University of Toronto School of Public Health

SORA BUSINESS ANALYTICS SEMINARS

The next seminar of the Business Analytics Series will be held on
Tuesday, May 21, 2013 at 2:00 pm
SAS Headquarters Office, Suite 500, 280 King Street East, Toronto.

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SORA EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE 2013-2014

The SORA Executive welcomes your comments and suggestions!
For more information, please contact sora@ssc.ca.

OFFICIAL DOCUMENTS & REPORTS

HOW TO JOIN

You can pay your SORA dues with your SSC membership, with your ASA membership, or directly to SORA by completing and sending in the attached membership form. You do not need to belong to the ASA or the SSC to be a member of SORA. Some of our members pay more than once, through both the SSC and the ASA for example; we than them for their generosity but you only need to pay once. Please note that because of fluctuating rates of exchange and differences in membership year end, the dues requested will not be exactly the same through each route.

COMING EVENTS

RECENT EVENTS

SORA SEMINAR SERIES ON ANALYTICS IN BUSINESS & INDUSTRY

Co-sponsorship for this series was provided by SAS Canada.

 

DATE SPEAKER(S) COMPANY TOPIC
2010-03-30 Richard Boire Boire Filler Group 10 Tips on Building Successful Predictive Analytics Solutions for Businesses Today
2010-02-17 Chris Ralph Foundation Analytics Leveraging Interactions: An overview of data-driven approaches to finding new sources of predictive information
2010-01-18 Eliot MacDonald Market Forte Ltd. Geography Primer for the Analytics Professional
2009-12-08 Alison Burnham Inflection Point Partners Inc. Planning for Marketing Measurement
2009-11-12 Ryan Zhao TD Bank Financial Group Genetic Algorithms for Mixed Sales Forecasting
2009-10-13 Marco Bailetti Director, Analytics and SEM, Momentum The Business Case for Analytics... Getting Stakeholders on Board
Max Tremblay Business Consultant
2009-09-15 Sylvia Ng OANDA Corp Filbert's Dilemma: Did He Pay Too Much For His Wife?
2009-06-24 Damien Mok Wunderman A Winning Formula for Marketing Scientist: Engage Your Business Clients to Connect Analytics and Insights to Ideas and Results
2009-05-26 Colin Tener CVM Marketing Inc Proving the Incremental Value of Direct Marketing: A Case Study in Telecommunications
2009-04-21 Gary Saarenvirta CEO, Makeplain Corporation Marketing Optimization
2008-11-25 Alison Burnham Inflection Point Analytics Experimental designs for e-mail & web optimization
2008-10-28 Lorne Rothman SAS Institute Data Deluge in Times Series Analysis ("I need 1,000+ forecasts by end of day!")
2008-09-23 Gary Saarenvirta MakePlain The Power of Information - Making Analytics Strategic
2008-06-10 Malcolm Jussawalla Accelteon Partners Inc. Analytics in Strategy Consulting
2008-05-20 Chris Osborne Redwood Custom Communications EXPO Case Study - Using analytics to drive ROI
2008-04-09 Douglas Gavin Digital Cement Technology meets business: The challenge of web analytics

SORA SEMINAR SERIES ON STATISTICS IN FINANCE & MARKETING

Co-sponsorship for this series was provided by SAS, Scotiabank, RBC Financial Group and Trans Union of Canada.

 

DATE SPEAKER(S) COMPANY TOPIC
2006-01-18 Alison Burnham Digital Cement Marketing to Customers based on Value Segmentations - An Introduction and some common issues
2005-10-20 Richard Boire Boire Filler Group Do Numbers Lie? A Data Mining Practitioner’s Viewpoint
2005-04-22 Ken Krzywicki Trans Union Stratum Canada Clustering System
2005-02-11 Michael Hurwich Foundation Grp The 11th Commandment: Know thy Customer
2004-09-29 Victor Zurkowski Generation 5 Mathematical Techniques in Marketing Models
2004-05-25 Grigoris Karakoulas InfoAgora Inc. Applications of Advanced Customer Behaviour Modelling Techniques
2004-03-26 Dr. Mu Zhu U of Waterloo Artificial Intelligence, Parallel Evolution and Majority Vote
2004-01-29 Craig MacSweyn & Thomas Higgins Equifax Canada Equifax Credit Behavior Segmentation (ECBS)
2003-09-23 Dr Mamdouh Refaat ANGOSS Software Decision Tree Predictive Models / Recent developments in OLE DB DM scripting
for data mining models within databases
2003-06-02 Dr. Zhen Mei Manifold Data Mining A Hybrid Predictive Modeling Technique for Database Marketing
2003-04-29 Anthony Vaz & Robert Kowara Capital Markets Division, OSFI Collateralized Debt Obligations Modelling
2003-02-11 Dr. John MacGregor McMaster U. Latent Variable Methods & their use in the Analysis of Large Databases
2002-12-12 Dr. I. Burhan Türksen U of T Fuzzy Data Mining System Modeling
2002-10-17 Alberta Cefis EVP, Retail Lending, BNS Consumer Credit: A New Context. The Outlook for Borrowing in Canada in Uncertain Times
Anthony Percaccio MPAC AVM: How to value over 3 million properties... every month
2002-02-14 Rick Miller CIBC Customer Relationship Management and Customer Profitability
2001-09-27 Naeem Siddiqi SAS Canada Smoke, Mirrors & Reject Inference
2001-06-06 Alison Burnham GE Capital Mortgage scoring, automated underwriting- impact on process & portfolio risk
2001-02-27 Tamara Arenovich U of T Statistics 101
2000-10-05 Hugh Chipman U of Waterloo Tree Models: Roots and Recent Branches
2000-06-28 Chris Ralph & Rogan Vleming BMO Evolving Segmentation Solutions with Genetic Algorithms
2000-04-25 Steve Earwaker NPD Group Modeling brand loyalty as a means of strategically building brand equity.
2000-01-25 Alison Burnham McMaster U Latent variable methods to reduce dimensionality in large datasets
1999-11-30 Tony Lea Compusearch Introduction to the use of overlay data.
1999-09-15 Gary Saarenvirta Loyalty Group Introduction to Data Mining

STATISTICS SEMINARS IN SOUTHERN ONTARIO

UNIVERSITY STATISTICS DEPARTMENTS IN SOUTHERN ONTARIO

UPCOMING STATISTICS WORKSHOPS AND CONFERENCES IN AND NEAR SOUTHERN ONTARIO

OTHER STATISTICAL AND BIOSTATISTICAL ASSOCIATIONS IN SOUTHERN ONTARIO

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