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Come check out the Exhibit Hall between sessions. We look forward to seeing you and introducing you to our exhibitors.
Exhibit Hall Hours and Events
|Sunday, April 15||7-8:30pm||Welcome Reception and Exhibits|
|7-8:30pm||Headshot Station Open|
|Monday, April 16||9am-4:30pm||Exhibit Hall is Open|
|9:30-11:45am||Headshot Station Open|
|2-3:35pm||Headshot Station Open|
|3-3:40pm||Refreshment and Poster Session Break|
|Tuesday, April 17||9am-3:45pm||Exhibit Hall is Open|
|9:30-11:45am||Headshot Station Open|
|2-3:35pm||Headshot Station Open|
|2:45-3:35pm||Refreshment and Poster Session Break|
Exhibit Hall Events
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Exhibitors who will be Attending
AAAS Science & Technology Policy Fellowships is the premier opportunity for outstanding scientists and engineers to learn first-hand about policymaking while contributing their knowledge and analytical skills to address today’s most pressing challenges. Fellows serve yearlong assignments in all three branches of the federal government in Washington, D.C. and represent a broad range of backgrounds, disciplines and career stages. Join a strong corps of over 3,300 policy-savvy alumni fellows working across sectors to serve the nation and citizens around the world. http://stpf-aaas.org
ACT Operations Research (ACTOR) is a math-engineering company specialized in providing corporate decision-making software and process control solutions. Offices are located in Charlotte, NC, London, UK and Rome, Italy. ACTOR’s expertise is providing solutions based on: math-optimization, artificial intelligence (AI), dynamic simulators and predictive models. Such software technologies, combined with corporate big data, support complex business decisions and systems control. The ACTOR decision-science software platform enables “what-if” analysis as well as the real-time optimization. Our over 20 years of operations research in predictive analytics, supply chain and logistics projects in transportation and maritime applications are applied to offer optimized itinerary planning and revenue management technology to help clients cut costs and improve profits based on advanced analytics.
Booth #38 & 39
AIMMS is an innovative technology company with offices in Europe, the US and Asia. Half of the global Fortune top 20 corporations rely on AIMMS because of our unique analytics, modeling and optimization platform that supports both strategic and daily operational challenges such as supply chain optimization, strategic sourcing, pricing, workforce optimization, portfolio optimization and production planning and scheduling.
AMPL Optimization Inc.
900 Sierra Place SE
Albuquerque, NM 87108-3379
AMPL is an exceptionally powerful and natural tool for developing and deploying the complex optimization models that arise in diverse business and engineering applications. AMPL’s modeling language lets you formulate problems the way you think of them, while the AMPL interactive development system supports all of the best large-scale solvers to help you find good solutions fast. AMPL also features an integrated scripting language for automating analyses and building iterative optimization schemes; application programming interfaces for embedding your models within enterprise systems; and alternatives for deploying AMPL models as web-based collaborative decision-making tools.
AnyLogic Software is the standard in multimethod modeling technology which equates to increased eﬃciency and less risk when tackling complex business challenges. AnyLogic models enable analysts, engineers, and managers to gain deeper insights and optimize complex systems and processes across a wide range of industries. AnyLogic Software is utilized world-wide in thousands of commercial organizations and academic institutions, and in over 40% of Fortune 100 Companies.
The AnyLogic Company is a multinational team operating from the US and Europe with a global network of partners. We design, develop, and market simulation software for business applications.
Booth #13 & 18
Artelys is a top-ranked provider of decision-support solutions through numerical optimization and analytics technologies with offices in France, United States, Canada and UK.
The organization is primarily focusing on governments and commercial entities in the energy & environment, logistics & transportation, telecommunications, finance and defense sectors with Fortune 500 clients.
Artelys offers a superior level of expertise through high qualified consultants and, the development and support of a complete portfolio of efficient and robust optimization tools such as Artelys Kalis, FICO Xpress Optimization suite, KNITRO and AMPL.
Artelys offers comprehensive and flexible solutions that range from functional analysis and organizational architecture design to implementation of solutions and operational tools with a top-seller software “Artelys Crystal Suite”, a set of user-friendly software dedicated to the optimization of energy and transportation systems.
Data science is changing the world, improving every aspect of our lives at a breathtaking pace. The future belongs to those who choose to embrace this vital new resource. Booz Allen helps our clients by thinking beyond the technical problem and developing the right culture, training, management and business processes to turn insights into action and unlock the full potential of their data. With one of the largest data science and analytics teams in the world who are continually redefining what is possible, we are uniquely positioned to tackle the most complex analytical challenges of today and tomorrow. Together, we will harness the power of data and change the world. Are you ready?
Cambridge University Press’ publishing in books and journals combines state-of-the-art content with the highest standards of scholarship, writing and production. Visit our stand to browse new titles, available at a 20% discount, and to pick up sample copies of our journals. Visit our website to find out more about what we do: www.cambridge.org.
Booth #36 & 37
FICO is a leading analytics software company, helping businesses in 90+ countries make better decisions that drive higher levels of growth, profitability and customer satisfaction. The company’s groundbreaking use of Big Data and mathematical algorithms to predict consumer behavior has transformed entire industries. FICO provides analytics software and tools used across multiple industries to manage risk, fight fraud, build more profitable customer relationships, optimize operations and meet strict government regulations. Many of our products reach industry-wide adoption. These include the FICO® Score, the standard measure of consumer credit risk in the United States. FICO solutions leverage open-source standards and cloud computing to maximize flexibility, speed deployment and reduce costs. The company also helps millions of people manage their personal credit health.
Frontline Systems is democratizing analytics, enabling business analysts and developers to get results quickly with just a browser, spreadsheet, or programming language, instead of expensive enterprise software with steep learning curves. See how easily you can solve optimization, simulation/risk analysis, forecasting and data mining problems — starting for free, and scaling up easily to the largest models, using AnalyticSolver.com, Analytic Solver® for desktop Excel, and our RASON® modeling language and REST API. Use our Solver and XLMiner® SDKs for C#, Java, C++, R and Python to create your own analytics applications. Find your fastest path to real analytics results.
The General Algebraic Modeling System (GAMS) is a high-level modeling system for mathematical programming and optimization. It consists of a language compiler and a stable of integrated high-performance solvers. GAMS is tailored for complex, large-scale modeling applications, and allows you to build large maintainable models that can be adapted quickly to new situations. Come to our booth to learn more about GAMS or ask for an evaluation license. You can also visit our technology workshop or software demo.
The one-year Master of Science in Analytics is an interdisciplinary degree program that leverages the strengths of Georgia Tech in statistics, operations research, computing, and business by combining the world-class expertise of the Scheller College of Business, the College of Computing, and the College of Engineering.
Gurobi Optimization is dedicated to helping our users succeed with optimization. We provide the leading math programming solvers, offering best-in-class performance as well as a broad array of tools for developing and deploying optimization applications on top of these solvers. We support all of the most popular programming languages, as well as client-server architectures, cloud computing, and distributed optimization. We also provide outstanding, easy-to-reach support and transparent, no-surprises pricing.
Critical business decisions can be made with ease when you know what is likely to happen in the future and how you should respond. IBM is paving the way to the next generation of analytics platforms by combining descriptive, predictive and prescriptive analytics with the power of cloud, machine learning and cognitive. These advanced analytics capabilities provide robust, user friendly solutions aimed at helping you solve even the most complex business and research problems. Visit the IBM Advanced Analytics booth to learn more about our family of offerings.
JD.com is both the largest e-commerce company in China, and the largest Chinese retailer, by revenue. The company strives to offer consumers the best online shopping experience. Through its user-friendly website, native mobile apps, and WeChat and Mobile QQ entry points, JD offers consumers a superior shopping experience. The company has the largest fulfillment infrastructure of any e-commerce company in China. As of December 31, 2017, JD.com operated 7 fulfillment centers and 486 warehouses across China, staffed by its own employees. JD.com is a member of the NASDAQ100 and a Fortune Global 500 company.
The Analytics and Data Science Institute at Kennesaw State University brings together faculty and students from across the university, in collaboration with partners from both the private and public sectors, to engage in applied research to contribute to our understanding of our world through the translation of data into information. The Institute offers one of the country’s first Ph.D. Programs in Analytics and Data Science as well as a wide range of training and educational opportunities for individuals interested in learning more about data science – including both online and in-class training for high school students through working professionals. datascience.kennesaw.edu
Exceptional ease of use, widest range of capabilities, and flexibility has made LINDO software the tool of choice for thousands of Operations Research professionals across nearly every industry for over 30 years.
LINDO offers a full range of solvers to cover all your optimization needs. The Linear Programming solvers handle million variable/constraint problems fast and reliably. The Quadratic/SOCP/Barrier solver efficiently handles quadratically constrained problems. The Integer solver works fast and reliably with LP, QP and NLP models. The Global NLP solver finds the guaranteed global optimum of non-convex models. The Stochastic Programming solver has a full range of capabilities for planning under uncertainty.
Get all the tools you need to get up and running quickly. LINDO provides a set of versatile intuitive interfaces to suit your modeling preference.
- What’sBest is an add-in to Excel that you can use to quickly build spreadsheet models that managers can use and understand.
- LINDO has a full featured modeling language for expressing complex models clearly and concisely, and it has links to Excel and databases that make data handling easy.
- LINDO API is a callable library that allows you to seamlessly embed the solvers into your own applications.
You can pick the best tool for the job based upon who will build the application, who will use it, and where the data reside. Technical support at LINDO is responsive and thorough – whether you have questions about the software or need some guidance on handling a particular application.
The MATLAB and Simulink product families are fundamental applied math and computational tools at the world’s educational institutions. Adopted by more than 5000 universities and colleges, MathWorks products accelerate the pace of learning, teaching, and research in engineering and science. MathWorks products also help prepare students for careers in industry worldwide, where the tools are widely used for data analysis, mathematical modeling, and algorithm development in collaborative research and new product development. Application areas include data analytics, mechatronics, communication systems, image processing, computational finance, and computational biology.
MIT’s newest and most competitive degree– the Master of Business Analytics (MBAn) program – prepares students for careers that apply and manage modern data science to solve critical business challenges. Launched by MIT Sloan with support and leadership from the MIT Operations Center, this full-time, year-long program is divided into three semesters: fall, spring and summer and includes core coursework in Machine Learning, Data Mining, Optimization, Software Tools, and Probability & Stochastic Models.
The highlight of MIT’s MBAn program is the 7-month Analytics Capstone Project which seeks to provide students will real-world data science challenges. Student teams work closely with companies and faculty advisors to design and deliver a project to host organizations using advanced analytics techniques. For more information about the MIT Master of Business Analytics program, please visit: http://mitsloan.mit.edu/master-of-business-analytics.
MIT Sloan offers a variety of degree programs to help students at all levels advance their careers. From the flagship, two-year MBA program to the intensive, year-long MIT Master of Finance Program, MIT Sloan’s programs empower leaders with the skills and capabilities necessary to solve complex business problems, drive innovation, and improve the world. To view MIT Sloan’s complete program offerings please visit: http://mitsloan.mit.edu/academic/
MOSIMTEC is a leading modeling and simulation consulting firm assisting clients in making better decisions through the application of advanced decision support tools. The MOSIMTEC team has extensive experience working with best-in-class computer simulation, optimization, and data analytics software. MOSIMTEC helps predict outcomes, prescribe actions, and improve operations for clients across various industries. Stop by the MOSIMTEC booth to learn more about our work, our growth, and how we can help make informed decisions.
NORTHWESTERN MSiA PROGRAM OVERVIEW
Housed in the Department of Industrial Engineering and Management Sciences at Northwestern University, the Master of Science in Analytics (MSiA) is a full-time, 15-month professional master’s degree that immerses students in a comprehensive and applied curriculum exploring the underlying data science, information technology, and business of analytics. Supplemented by an internship and industry supplied projects, graduates of MSiA will be exceptionally well equipped to harness and communicate the full value of data to the organizations they serve.
Optimization Direct Inc., markets IBM® ILOG® CPLEX Optimization Studio®, the world’s leading software product for modeling and optimization. CPLEX Optimization Studio solves large-scale optimization problems and enables better business decisions and resulting financial benefits in areas such as supply chain management, operations, healthcare, retail, transportation, logistics and asset management. It has been applied in sectors as diverse as manufacturing, processing, distribution, retailing, transport, finance and investment.
The Optimization Firm is a deep tech company founded on breakthrough software engineering. Its software products are used in a wide variety of academic and industrial applications ranging from asset management firms and chemical process industries to energy production and pharmaceuticals. The company’s flagship product, BARON, is the most advanced solver for global optimization. Within seconds, BARON solves nonconvex optimization problems to global optimality, providing the best solutions to some of the hardest problems in computational decision-making. More than 400 institutions in over 50 countries rely on BARON for its fast and accurate solutions. The company recently developed ALAMO, a code for black-box optimization and learning of algebraic models from data. The models generated by ALAMO are accurate, simple in functional form, and generated from a minimal experimental data set.
Founded in 1980, Princeton Consultants blends advanced analytics, data science, software development and management consulting to help industry leaders and fast-growing innovators transform performance. Based on our track record of developing and implementing critical operational systems, we review and improve optimization and predictive analytics models through our quality assurance service. We are a member of the INFORMS Roundtable.
Provalis Research is a leading developer of text analytics software with ground-breaking qualitative and quantitative analysis programs, such as QDA Miner, an innovative mixed-methods qualitative data analysis software; WordStat, a powerful add-on module for computer assisted content analysis and text mining; and Simstat, an easy yet powerful statistical software. One of the most distinctive features of these tools is their interoperability, allowing researchers to integrate numerical and textual data into a single project file and to seamlessly move back and forth between quantitative and qualitative data analysis, as well as to easily explore relationships between numerical and textual data.
For decades, the Purdue University Krannert School of Management has used an analytical business approach to develop industry leaders. We specialize in developing students who aim to build upon their science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) backgrounds to establish, lead, and grow prominent organizations. The Krannert Master of Science in Business Analytics and Information Management (MS BAIM) is a full-time, 11-month program beginning in June every year, designed to educate students in state-of-the-art information technologies and analytical techniques. Students will experience a rigorous curriculum while developing the skills needed to master a variety of software tools currently used in business analysis. Students will also have opportunities to apply what they are learning to real-world problems through experiential learning projects uniquely designed by top faculty, matching the students interest by working with real companies to solve real problems. The MS BAIM program is a STEM certified program. Eduniversal ranks Krannert’s Management Information Systems field of study #2 in North America. Master’s in data science has named Purdue University 8th among schools with Master’s in Business Analytics Programs.
The effective use of analytics is more important than ever for today’s organizations. The most effective analytics are coordinated, and the best and most complete set of coordinated analytic capabilities comes from SAS. Data integration, statistics, data mining and machine learning, econometrics, and forecasting integrate deeply with core operations research features like optimization, simulation, and scheduling. SAS provides a software foundation that’s engineered specifically to generate insights and provide guidance across the analytic spectrum, scale to meet evolving needs, and support diverse analytic approaches.
SAS helps organizations around the world build analytic models, populate them with relevant data and insights, communicate recommended decisions effectively, and surface these capabilities within accessible, business-oriented interfaces. See how SAS can help you understand the past and present, anticipate the future, and make better decisions.
At SAS, we’re passionate about empowering communities through education. We’re an analytics company, but we make much more than software. We believe in the difference that begins with innovative, creative minds using what they know to change the world. Our commitment to education is sharing the power of knowledge with people at every level of education – professors, students, researchers and independent learners. The SAS Education Practice supports industry partnerships with academia; delivers technology and resources for teaching and learning; and provides products and services at no cost to schools.
JMP® statistical discovery software from SAS is the tool of choice for scientists, engineers and analysts worldwide. JMP links dynamic data visualization with powerful statistics and predictive analytics, in memory and on the desktop. Interactive and visual, JMP reveals insights that raw tables of numbers or static graphs tend to hide. JMP simplifies data access, cleanup and processing, and makes it easy to share results. It includes comprehensive capabilities for:
- Statistical analysis.
- Predictive Modeling.
- Multivariate analysis.
- Data Visualization.
- Design of experiments, Quality & Reliability.
- Model deployment
Simio Simulation and Scheduling Software is the most advanced solution on the market. With simulation, it is the only software that is fully object oriented with process and objects being defined graphically with no programming. Unlike other scheduling software, Simio allows you to introduce risk into your production schedule with its patented Risk Based Planning and Scheduling. This dual function in Simio not only helps you improve your business performance from a facility design perspective, but also helps you maximize business results by optimizing the use of critical resources and assessing the risk associated with operational decisions.
Looking to publish your research? Discover the depth and breadth of Springer’s innovative publishing programs, featuring monographs, textbooks, journals, and much more. Visit our booth or springer.com/authors to learn about our services, including open access. You can also browse key titles in your field and buy (e)books at discount prices.
Statistics.com, the online statistics education pioneer with 90+ courses (many leading to college credit), as well as certificate programs: analytics, data science, R, Python, data and text mining, more. Study with renowned authorities via private forum at your own time during a 4-week period, or customized training.for your analytics team. Recognized Analytics Education Provider for INFORMS supporting the Certified Analytics Professional (CAP®) program.
Stukent develops leading-edge internet marketing courseware in the cloud through real-world simulations, digital textbooks, expert mentoring sessions from proven industry professionals and much more. Stukent is used by over 700 instructors in over 40 countries.
The Department of Statistics in partnership with Mays Business School at Texas A&M University offers a live online MS in Analytics degree which will prepare working managers and professionals to make better informed decisions more quickly to optimize business performance and identify new business opportunities. Courses will be taught 6:00-9:30 PM CST via live video around North America, offering a convenient two year, part-time program for working professionals. Open to individuals with strong quantitative skills, for example bachelor’s degree holders in the sciences, mathematics, business and engineering fields. Accepting pre-applications now for our next fall cohort.
The Data Science graduate programs at UMBC was designed to respond to the growing regional and national demand for professionals with data science knowledge, skills, and abilities. Bringing together faculty from a wide range of fields who have a deep understanding of the real-world applications of data analytics, UMBC’s Data Science programs prepare students for the workplace through hands-on experience, rigorous academics, and access to a robust network of knowledgeable industry professionals. UMBC’s graduate programs in Data Science offers a wide variety of benefits.
For more information please go to http://datascience.umbc.edu/
The Tauber Institute for Global Operations is a joint venture between the University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business and the College of Engineering, and many industry partners to facilitate cross-disciplinary education in global operations management. Well-designed and managed team projects form the cornerstone of the Tauber Institute experience and allow students to apply their knowledge to real world settings. The Tauber Institute has grown to become the premier multidisciplinary operations program in the world and is the proud inaugural winner of the UPS George D. Smith Prize for effective and innovative preparation of students to be good practitioners of operations research, management science, or analytics.
WebbMason Analytics helps enterprise clients accelerate analytics evolution. We implement our “Tactical Framework for Analytics Delivery and Management ™” (Framework) enabling repeatable world-class results. We supplement analytics teams with the right people with the right skill sets as needed including our Strategic Analytics Consulting Team, Analytics Platform Team, Agile Analytics Process Team, and the Data Engineering and Data Science Team.
By now you have likely discovered that successful Analytics requires more than great data and technical skills. You also need the “soft skills” enveloping the technology and analytics work making insights actionable and measurable. The “Framework” covers the technical realm and also the Cultural and Delivery Pillars of Analytics Maturity including analytics data governance, organizational change management, analytics project management, training, business process re-engineering, and the accounting and agreements with the business needed for measuring results and tracking ROI. Accelerate your analytics evolution with “Tactical Framework for Analytics Delivery and Management ™”