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Conference Agenda

Onepoint, 29 Rue des Sablons, 75116 Paris

Day 1 — Thursday, September 28, 2017

Start End Organization Presenter Topic
8:15 am 8:45 am Registration - Continental Breakfast
8:45 am 9:00 am Bayesia Dr. Lionel Jouffe,
Stefan Conrady
Introductory Remarks
9:00 am 10:00 am Université de Lorraine, France Pr. Philippe Weber Bayesian Networks Application to the Dependability and the Control of Dynamic Systems
10:00 am 10:30 am Université de Lorraine, France Dr. Christophe Simon Modelling Epistemic and Aleatory Uncertainty in Bayesian network for Dependability Analysis
10:30 am 11:00 am Coffee Break
11:00 am 11:30 am Dassault Aviation, France Gilles Debache Why Recording No Findings? A Common Sample Selection Bias
11:30 am 12:00 am Blackstone Synergy Consulting Group Limited, Kenya Debashish Banerjee BBN Modeling – Machine Learning Derivatives in FMCG, Hot Rolling Mills, Polymer Extrusion, Paper and Corrugation Industry
12:00 pm 1:30 pm Lunch Buffet
1:30 pm 2:00 pm Procter & Gamble, Belgium Dr. Joanna Jawarska Bayesian Integrated Testing Strategy (ITS) for Skin Sensitization Potency Assessment: a Decision Support System for Quantitative Weight of Evidence and Adaptive Testing Strategy
2:00 pm 2:30 pm L'Oréal, France Marie Thomas Evaluating the Link Between Microbiome and Cosmetic Clinical Signs with PLS and Bayesian Approaches
2:30 pm 3:00 pm
Dr. Lionel Jouffe BayesiaLab 7.0: What's New?
3:00 pm 4:00 pm Coffee and Virtual Reality Break
4:00 pm 4:30 pm GnResearch, Italy Paolo Righetti Bayesian Networks for Managing the Customer & Collaborator Experience
4:30 pm 5:00 pm GfK and IAE Paris, France Benoit Hubert, Géraldine Michel From Marketing Science to Artificial Intelligence with Bayesian Networks
5:00 pm 5:30 pm BVA, France Hervé Tranger Bayesian Network in Market Research, from Exploration to Prescritive results


Day 2 — Friday, September 29, 2017

Start End Organization Presenter Topic
8:30 am 9:00 am Registration - Continental Breakfast
9:00 am 9:30 am University of North Carolina, USA Dr. Jacqueline MacDonald Gibson Bayesian Network Models for Predicting Health Risks of Arsenic in Drinking Water
9:30 am 10:00 am Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Belgium Pr. Bart Jansen Stroke Triage with Limited Information
10:00 am 10:30 am Pierre & Marie Curie Faculty of Medicine, Sorbonne University, France Pr. Olivier Cussenot Bayesian Networks and Integrative Semiotic Models in Precision Medicine
10:30 am 11:00 am Coffee Break
11:00 am 11:30 am Standpoint Decision Support, Inc., Canada Dr. Steven F. Wilson The Social Graph: Using Bayesian Networks to Identify Spatial Population Structuring Among Caribou in Subarctic Canada
11:30 am 12:00 am University of Pretoria, South Africa Dr. Alta de Waal Spatially Discrete Probability Maps for Anti-Poaching Efforts
12:00 am 12:30 pm Ceva Santé Animale, France Jean-François Collin Risk Factor Analysis with Bayesian Networks in a Veterinary Epidemiological Study
12:30 pm 2:00 pm Lunch Buffet
2:00 pm 2:30 pm Dextro Analytics Inc., USA Ajith Govind Credit Card Fraud and Anomaly Detection using Bayesian and Neural Networks
2:30 pm 3:00 pm Elevate Marketing, USA Erin Barr Media Mix Optimization Using Bayesian Belief Networks and BayesiaLab
3:00 pm 3:30 pm
GSquared Capital LLP, UK
Gabriel Andraos
3:30 pm 4:00 pm Coffee Break
4:00 pm 4:30 pm Organizational Analytics, USA Nick Tsirlis From Connecting the Dots to Connecting the Diamonds: Building the Predictive Accounting Engine
4:30 pm 5:00 pm Blackstone Synergy Consulting Group Limited, Kenya Debashish Banerjee BBN Modeling in Predicting Cancer using AURA Analysis
5:00 pm 5:15 pm Bayesia Dr. Lionel Jouffe,
Stefan Conrady
Reveal of the site of the 2018 BayesiaLab Conference Location; Closing Remarks

Conference Registration


For those who will be joining us for the first time, please check out photos, videos, and presentations from the 2016 BayesiaLab Conference in Nashville, Tennessee, the 2015 BayesiaLab Conference in Fairfax, Virgina, and the 2014 BayesiaLab Conference in Los Angeles, California.


Given different budgets and preferences, we have not predetermined a specific hotel for our conference guests. There are numerous hotels within walking distance of our venue. Feel free to use the Booking.com search box below to find a hotel in the 16th arrondissement that best suits your needs. 


Practical Information for Conference Participants

Dress Code

Please feel free to dress comfortably for the entire conference program. Also, for the social elements of the conference, we encourage you to dress casually. 


In Paris in late September, the weather is fairly cool. Daily highs are around 19°C (66°F), lows are around 9°C (48°F). Even though September is a fairly dry month, there is a good chance you'll experience a shower or two. So make sure you pack an umbrella or waterproof coat before you travel.   

Map of Paris