March 31, 2015 - Attire: Dress Casual

3:00 pm

Check-in with SAS and Air Canada Centre security at Gate 2 located at 50 Bay St.

3:15 pm

Welcome, Introductions & Agenda
Greg Best, Utilities Account Executive, SAS Canada

3:20 pm

Why SAS is a World Leader in Advanced Analytics for Utilities
What is SAS’ definition and differentiator for “advanced analytics”
Paul Dick, Americas Utilities Practice Lead, SAS Institute

3:40 pm

Topic #1: Storm & Blue Sky Event Analytics
In this session we’ll explore how advanced analytics can be leveraged to better prepare for unplanned outages due to adverse and favourable weather conditions. Our solutions have been used by organizations such as the United Nations to enhance the efficacy and reduce the cost of disaster recovery.
Paul Dick, Americas Utilities Practice Lead, SAS Institute

3:55 pm

Topic #2: Dynamic Customer Profiling for Improved Programs & Experience
In this session we’ll explore case studies on how SAS customers have applied dynamic segmentation models to improve their overall customer experience and marketing efforts.
Paul Dick, Americas Utilities Practice Lead, SAS Institute

4:10 pm

Topic #3: Demand & Capital Planning
In this session we’ll provide an overview of SAS’ demand planning and forecasting capabilities as they can be applied to enhance existing capital planning efforts.
Paul Dick, Americas Utilities Practice Lead, SAS Institute

4:30 pm

Open Discussion and Refreshments
Real Sports Bar

5:30 pm

Travel to MLSE Executive Boardroom

6:00 pm

How the Toronto Maple Leafs are Becoming an Analytically Driven Organization
Speaker TBC

6:45 pm

Travel to MLSE Partner Box for Dinner & Entertainment

7:30 pm

Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Tampa Bay Lightning
Leafs Hockey player

Registrations are limited to 12 individuals, please confirm your attendance.

Date & Time: March 31st, 3:00pm – 10:00pm EST
Location: The Air Canada Centre, Gate 2 Entrance
Questions? Contact Andrew.Bowden@sas.com

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