Our next event will be a joint effort of the Swiss Association for Analytics (SAA) and the Swiss Statistical Society (SSS). This free afternoon event will take place November 7th and the theme is “Analytics & Statistics for CRM”. Our keynote speaker is Dean Abbott, Chief Data Scientist, Smarter Remarketer, Inc. We will also have speakers from Nestlé, Aduno Gruppe, SAS, DiaSys and SandSIV. The event is sponsored by PwC, SAS and IMSD. More information and free subscription at event.swiss-analytics.ch
The Swiss Association for Analytics will also take this opportunity to organize its constitutive General Assembly on November 7th. It is free and accessible to anybody interested in analytics. Schedule and further details will be communicated through the LinkedIn group (www.swiss-analytics.ch)
Looking forward to meeting you there.
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