August 23-24 at University of Minnesota, Minneapolis

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Minnesota’s premiere conference on Analytics in the Financial and Retail Industries returns for a third straight year. We are again partnering with University of Minnesota Carlson School of Management and their Masters in Business Analytics program and this year we are going bigger with two days of sessions.

Day 1: Training Sessions Day – Wednesday, August 23 at Carlson School (Hanson Hall)

Join us for hands-on training sessions in areas such as Python, R, Spark, machine learning and artificial intelligence, data visualization and story telling; and pre-main event analytics trends and session orientations. You’ll get a sneak peek into key analytic trends and an overview of the critical business topics covered by the sessions the next day so you can maximize your personal FARCON experience. Registration is open now at this link.

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Day 2: Main Event – Thursday, August 24 at McNamara Alumni Center

An amazing main event of presenters, discussion and networking. Seven exciting tracks of sessions are aimed to suit both business analytics professionals and technical analytics professionals in the financial and retail space. As always, an engaging happy hour will follow. Registration has sold out, but you can join the waitlist at this link.

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Note: separate registration required for each day of the event. 

Presented by

 Conference Partner


Kyle Polich
Data Scientist,
Data Skeptic
Rebeccah Stay
Principal Consultant,
AIM Consulting Group
Erin Boyle, Ph.D.
Data Scientist,
Stitch Fix
Brian Cariveau
VP, Technology Manager,
Wells Fargo
Dr. Joseph Konstan
Professor, Computer Science and Engineering, University of Minnesota
Mohammed Aaser
VP, Strategy and Marketing Analytics, Ameriprise
Dave Mathias
CEO and Founder, Beyond the Data
Devi Kayanam
Data Science and Analytics Lead, Target
Jim Tincher
Chief Journey Mapper, Heart of the Customer, Director, Allianz
Jasmine Russell
Monicat Data | Art
Edward Chenard
Cyberian Data
Lizzy Foo Kune
Principal Research Analyst, Gartner

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