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The following agenda for the April 12, 2011 Sentiment Analysis Symposium includes links to available presentation materials. (Some speakers did not wish to publish their presentations and/or videos.)

Morning Session
9:00 am-9:15 am
Chair's Welcome: The Sentiment Spectrum
Seth Grimes, Alta Plana Corporation
9:15 am-10:05 am
Visionaries Panel: video
Moderator: Steve Rappaport, Knowledge Solutions Director, Advertising Research Foundation
Jeff Catlin, CEO, Lexalytics
Israel Mirsky, EVP, Emerging Media & Technology, Porter Novelli
Katie Delahaye Paine, CEO, KDPaine & Partners
Karla Wachter, SVP, Waggener Edstrom
10:05 am-10:40 am
Sentiment Analysis Past, Present & Future, and an Application in Trading Strategies: video
Ronen Feldman, Associate Professor, Hebrew University and Co-founder and Chief Scientist, Digital Trowel
10:40 am-11:15 am
Mining Community Voices: Topics, Trends, Emotion and Opinions in eBay Community Data
Catherine Baudin, Senior Research Scientist, eBay Research Labs
11:30 am-12:30 pm
Lightning Talks: Round 1
Bryan Bell, VP, Enterprise Solutions, Expert System: presentation video
Fiona McNeill, Global Product Marketing - SAS Text Analytics, SAS: presentation video
Steve Pettigrew, Technical Product Manager, Content Analytics, OpenText: presentation video
Karo Moilanen, Oxford University: presentation video
Seth Earley, President & CEO, Earley & Associates: presentation video
Lawrence C. Rafsky Ph.D., CEO, Acquire Media: video
Lipika Dey, Senior Consultant, Tata Consultancy Services: presentation video
Shane Axtell, Computational Linguist, Clarabridge: video
Elliot Bricker, Director, Product Management, NetBase Solutions, Inc.: video
Afternoon Session
1:30 pm-1:50 pm
Lightning Talks: Round 2
Pete Snell, President, Peter Snell & Associates: presentation video
Rich Brown, Global Business Manager, Machine Readable News, Thomson Reuters: presentation video
Max Yankelevich, Chief Cloud Architect, Freedom OSS, and John Hoskins, Amazon.com: presentation video
1:50 pm-2:25 pm
Understanding the Voice of the Customer in Mobile Devices: Integrating Survey and Social Media Research: presentation video
Michael House, Division VP, Maritz Research
2:25 pm-3:00 pm
Computers That Trade Off The News - Real Applications: video
Armando Gonzalez, CEO, RavenPack
3:00 pm-3:35 pm
Movie Sentiment Ranking Using Twitter Data: video
Amit Moran, R&D Manager, Aol
3:55 pm-4:30 pm
Beyond Sentiment: How to Really Get Value out of an Automated System: presentation video
Katie Delahaye Paine, CEO, KDPaine & Partners
4:30 pm-5:05 pm
The Right Formula for Sentiment Success: Emotion, Clarity, and Intensity: video
Josh Merchant, CTO & Co-Founder, Lymbix Inc
5:05 pm-5:40 pm
Milan Goes Social: Customer Experience, Reputation, and Semantics for Tourism: presentation video
Paolo Giacomazzi and Chiara Francalanci, Professors, Politecnico di Milano

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