THE POWER OF DATA AND ANALYTICS TRANSFORMING BUSINESS DECISION MAKING

Melbourne Business Analytics Conference

Melbourne Business School’s Centre for Business Analytics presents the Melbourne Business Analytics Conference on Thursday 19th July 2018, showcasing the leading Australian and global Analytics academics, leaders and practitioners. Providing a forum for 600+ board members, senior executives, and industry professionals, to discuss the transformation of decision making through advanced analytics, Data Science, Big Data, Machine Learning, AI and leadership in Data and Analytics. MBS has secured three international keynote speakers from the USA from Stanford University, NYU, and UC Berkeley, and also Reserve Bank of Australia Board Member, Professor Ian Harper.

Conference Agenda 2018

Speakers 2018

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Dr Steve Eglash

Stanford University

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Professor Anindya Ghose

NYU Stern

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Professor Steve Tadelis

UC Berkeley, Haas School of Business

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Glenda Crisp

National Australia Bank

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Professor Ian Harper

Melbourne Business School

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Rebecca McGrath

OZ Minerals

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John Wylie

Tanarra Capital

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Scott Thomson

Google

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Professor Ujwal Kayande

Melbourne Business School

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Sally Capp

City of Melbourne

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Rohin Wood

Boston Consulting Group

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Associate Professor Jenny George

Converge International

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Dr. Hugh Williams

Melbourne Business School

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Emily Ryder Martins

Medibank

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Julian Hebden

Victorian Centre for Data Insights

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Dr Ian Oppermann

NSW Government

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Susie Sheldrick

Silverpond

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Mark Alexander

Melbourne Business School

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Rose Yip

Australia Post

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Enrico Rizzon

AT Kearney

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Antony Ugoni

SEEK

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Stephanie Kovalchik

Tennis Australia

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PK Rasam

RUBIX

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Alice Sweeting

Western Bulldogs

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Gavin Seewooruttun

EY Data & Analytics

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Adrian De Luca

Amazon Web Services

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Christelle Young

A.T. Kearney

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Cathal Garvey

Rugby Australia

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Rebecca Wilson

Jetstar Airways

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Christine Christian

Kirwood Capital Group

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Jim Hoang

Suncorp

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Jennifer Overbeck

Melbourne Business School

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Barbara Hyman

PredictiveHire

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Igor Shvab

PredictiveHire

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Rachel Dixon

Office of the Victorian Information Commissioner

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Andrew Mills

Queensland Government

Past Speakers

Past Agenda

Melbourne Business Analytics Datathon

The Melbourne Business School’s ‘Business Analytics Datathon’ with $25,000 prize money is aimed at showcasing how advanced analytics can ‘Transform decision making’ using SAS analytics software and Data Republic’s data sharing platform. The final data sets and question will be revealed on the kick off weekend but the data may include financial, retail, loyalty, and health data.

Startup & Innovation Showcase

The Innovation stream will showcase innovations in analytics and exciting young companies doing great things in the business analytics world. This stream will also include innovations in sports analytics.

* Please register your interest to present at this year’s conference

FAQ

Why attend the Business Analytics Conference?

This conference is designed to help your business understand the growing trends in business analytics and how you can utilise and incorporate effective data-driven strategies. With over 30 presentations from industry leaders and numerous showcases from the industries cutting edge start-ups and innovators the Business Analytics Conference will provide a world-class experience for all those in attendance.

Who should attend the Business Analytics Conference?

The conference is aimed at industry professionals across a broad spectrum, including executives who are looking to optimise their businesses understanding and use of Data Science, Big Data Analytics, Applied Machine Learning and Predictive Applications.

How much does it cost to attend?

Super Early-bird tickets $250.00 (+ GST) **available for purchase until 19th May
Early-bird tickets $375.00 (+ GST) *available for purchase until 19th June
Full price tickets are $500 (+ GST) until sold out

What is the venue for the Business Analytics Conference?

The Business Analytics Conference will be held in at the NAB Head Office in Docklands at 700 Bourke Street.

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Address Details

NAB, 700 Bourke St, Docklands VIC 3008

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About the Centre for Business Analytics

The Centre for Business Analytics (CfBA) was founded by Melbourne Business School in 2014 to address the worldwide demand for analytics research and knowledge. We create collaboration amongst students, faculty, and industry leaders to deliver both academic and business impact.
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The vision of our multi-disciplinary centre is to ‘Transform Decision Making through Business Analytics’. The Centre investigates how data – small or big – can drive organisational success through fact-based, data-driven, proactive decision making.
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The Centre for Business Analytics also manages educational programs, collaborative workshops and our Master of Business Analytics program.
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Our mission is bold. We strive to be a key catalyst to help Australian businesses gain a distinctive competitive advantage through harnessing trilingual insights of business, mathematics and technology.

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Professor Ujwal Kayande

Melbourne Business School

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Mark Alexander

Melbourne Business School

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Jacinta Silva

Melbourne Business School

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Hugh Williams

Melbourne Business School

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