Advanced Analytics
and Data Science

Business Analytics & Academia

Free Virtual Event, ON-DEMAND

If you couldn’t make it to the Advanced Analytics and Data Science 2021 or if there were any presentations
you didn’t manage to see, watch the recorded sessions right here.

Welcome to the 8th International Workshop Advanced Analytics and Data Science! The 2021 conference will gather academic and industry leaders, professionals and students to uncover the potential of analytics and artificial intelligence as the key drivers of digital transformation and discuss how employers and educators can collaborate to improve education of the next generation of analytical talents.

About the Conference

Take the opportunity to participate in a learning and networking event where academic and industry leaders discuss how to transform data into decisions that improve operations and results in turbulent times.

Keep up with the newest technology innovations and find out how to make efficient use of analytics and artificial intelligence to reimagine strategies and processes, build resilience and prepare for the future.

Share knowledge, experience and best practices and discuss challenges impacting higher education analytics programs and potential damaging effects for business that arise from data science skills gap.


Conference Host

The conference is organized by the SGH - Warsaw School of Economics (Collegium of Economic Analyses - Institute of Statistics and Demography – Statistical Methods & Business Analytics Unit) under the honorary patronage of HM Rector – Professor Piotr Wachowiak, Ph.D.


9:15Conference Online Registration
9:30Welcome Address Speech
Professor Piotr Wachowiak, Ph.D., Rector of SGH Warsaw School of Economics
Professor Agnieszka Chłoń-Domińczak, Ph.D., Vice Rector of SGH Warsaw School of Economics
Hana Kvartova, Regional Director, Central Europe, SAS Institute
 Session: Advanced Analytics for Data Scientistslanguage
9:50Ascent of the Intelligent Internet of Things: Opportunities and Challenges of Connected People, Machines and Environments 
Mark Wolff, Advisory Industry Consultant and Chief Health Analytics Strategist, SAS Institute
10:20Explanatory Model Analysis
Professor Tomasz Burzykowski, Full Professor of Biostatistics at Hasselt University and Vice-President of Research at the International Drug Development Institute in Belgium
10:50Combining multiple data science and statistical methods to solve critical problems
Carlos Pinheiro, Ph.D., Principal Data Scientist, SAS Institute and a Visiting Professor at Data ScienceTech Institute in France.
11:25Connecting the new Data Literate workforce
Glyn Townsend
, Sr. Director, Education Services, SAS
 Session: AI and Analytics in Actionlanguage
11:45Stormwater Prediction & Preparedness with SAS Viya
Peter Pugh-Jones
, Head of IoT Operations, EMEA & AP, SAS Institute
12:15Inspirational applications of AI in Health Care, Agriculture and more
Piotr Kaczyński
, Senior Business Solutions Manager, SAS Institute
12:45PLAI - bringing together SAS expertise and Open Source flexibility
Monika Książek, Head of Data Science, Play – Iliad Group
13:15Change Point Plots: A Graphical Method for Identifying Changes in the Distribution of a Random Variable
Professor James Cochran
, Associate Dean for Research, Professor of Applied Statistics, and the Rogers-Spivey Faculty Fellow, The University of Alabama
 Session: Academia & Business Linkslanguage
Bridging the gap between education and employment –Advanced Analytics – Big Data major at SGH Warsaw School of Economics 
Professor Beata Czarnacka-Chrobot
, Professor SGH, Ph.D.  Dean of the Collegium of Economic Analysis. Director of the Institute of Information Systems and Digital Economy, SGH Warsaw School of Economics
14:20Real-time analytics for students
Sebastian Zając
, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, SGH Warsaw School of Economics
14:40Teaching Big Data in cooperation with business partners
Mariusz Rafało
, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Institute of Computer Science and Digital Economy, SGH Warsaw School of Economics
15:00Teaching modern data analytics tools and methods at SGH Warsaw School of Economics – examples of Cloud Computing and Simulation Modelling with Julia
Przemysław Szufel
, Ph.D., Assistant Professor at Decision Analysis and Support Unit, SGH Warsaw School of Economics
 Closing Sessionlanguage
15:20Closing Remarks
Ewa Frątczak
, Prof. SGH, Ph.D., Head of the Statistical Methods & Business Analytics Unit, SGH Warsaw School of Economics
15:30End of the Conference


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