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The next Sentiment Analysis Symposium takes place in New York, July 12, 2016. And join us at LT-Accelerate in Brussels, 21-22 November, 2016.


The Sentiment Analysis Symposium program for Wednesday, November 9, 2011 is outlined in the agenda that follows with links to presentations and videos as available.

Morning Session -- Wednesday, November 9
9:00 am-9:10 am
Chair's Welcome: The Sentiment Spectrum
Seth Grimes, Alta Plana Corporation
9:10 am-9:50 am
Keynote: State of Sentiment
Philip Resnik, University of Maryland
9:50 am-10:20 am
Attitude, Orientation and Evaluation: Political and Financial Affect Analysis
Khurshid Ahmad, Trinity College, Dublin
10:20 am-10:40 am
Understanding HP Cloud's True Sentiment to Best Engage Customers
Kathleen Fetters, Editorial Engine Listening & Communications Manager, HP
Presented by Lisa Joy Rosner of NetBase
10:55 am-11:25 am
Fusing Sentiment and BI to Obtain Customer/Retail Insight
Lipika Dey, Tata Consultancy Services
11:25 am-11:55 am
What Travelers Say: Using Sentiment to Improve User Engagement
John Kelley, TripAdvisor
11:55 am-12:30 pm
Lightning Talks
Afternoon Session
1:30 pm-1:55 pm
Lessons Learned from a Call Center Analysis System for a Major Korean Telecomm
1:55 pm-2:20 pm
The Rise and Fall of the First Social Media Sentiment-Based Hedge Fund
Richard Peterson, MarketPsy Capital LLC
2:20 pm-3:20 pm
Behind the Curtain: 4 Sentiment Approaches
Jeffrey Catlin, Lexalytics: computational linguistics and machine learning
Sharon Chiarella, Amazon MTurk: crowd-sourced evaluation
Adam Pease, Rearden Commerce: formal ontology for sentiment analysis and concept extraction
Daniel Ziv, Verint: sentiment and emotion in speech
3:50 pm-4:40 pm
You've Got Attitude: Exploiting Sentiment in Social and Enterprise Sources
Moderator: Meta S. Brown, consultant
Banafsheh Ghassemi, American Red Cross
Carol Haney, Harris Interactive
4:40 pm-5:10 pm
The Importance of Context in Rich Multilingual Sentiment Analysis
5:10 pm-5:35 pm
Crowdsourcing Comedy Festival Sentiment
Jennie Lees, Affect Labs
5:35 pm-6:00 pm
Modeling Sentiment in a Local Real Estate Market
Ben Gimpert, Altos Research LLC

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