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May 2016

Pacific Conference on Statistical Computing and Data Mining

May 6, 2016 - May 8, 2016
Renaissance Palm Springs Hotel, 888 E Tahquitz Canyon Way
Palm Springs, CA 92262 United States
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Big Data | Statistics | Algorithms | Resampling Methods | Regression Trees | Computer Science | Programming | Open-source Prior to the ready availability of powerful computers, insights from data analysis were limited by reliance on small but manageable data samples and by techniques derived from mathematical theory that relied upon stringent but often unrealistic assumptions. Neither constraint applies today. Today the focus is on “Big Data”, computer-intensive strategies that substitute raw computing power for abstract theory, and new algorithms…

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Pacific Conference on the Science and Art of Business

May 6, 2016 - May 8, 2016
Renaissance Palm Springs Hotel, 888 E Tahquitz Canyon Way
Palm Springs, CA 92262 United States
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Business | Management | Marketing | Finance | Accounting | Operations | Human Resources | Industry The practice of managing an organization sometimes seems more a science, with decisions and strategies developed through reliance upon general principles and rigorously designed models. Other times it seems more an art, relying upon personal characteristics such as intuition, imagination or personality to achieve specific goals. Moreover, both the science and the art often are concentrated in one functional area of business, such as…

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Pacific Conference on Economics and the Social Sciences

May 13, 2016 - May 15, 2016
San Mateo Marriott San Francisco Airport, 1770 S Amphlett Blvd
San Mateo, CA 94402 United States
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American Studies | Economics | Sociology | Cultural Anthropology | Geography | Political Science | Public Policy | Gender Studies We live in a world of abundant but not unlimited resources, requiring tradeoffs in making choices to achieve multi-attribute objectives. This is true at the level of an individual, a group, a society, or globally. How are decisions made at each level, and how should they be made? What happens when there is disagreement regarding objectives and collective choices? How…

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October 2019

Family Finance Workshop

October 1, 2019 @ 7:00 pm

Eight Sessions, Starting October 1, 2019, 7:00pm Venue ==> Capital Community Church, 20430 Ashburn Village, Ashburn VA 20147 Admission: FREE Register Here ==>  http://www.capitalcommunity.org/ministries/adult-ministry/   Among many other characteristics, a family is a small business; it generates income and pays bills, incurs debt and makes investments, and like any small business it benefits from sound financial management.  Paradoxically, family members often are under-prepared for such roles. This hands-on workshop provides guidance, strategies, tools, and motivation to help family members become pro-active…

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