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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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June 2016

Pacific Conference on Pre-K through K-12 Education

June 3, 2016 - June 5, 2016
Renaissance Palm Springs Hotel, 888 E Tahquitz Canyon Way
Palm Springs, CA 92262 United States
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Early Childhood Education | Special Education | Elementary School | Junior High School | High School | Common Core | College Preparation | Trade School Educating youngsters is always a challenge, all the more so in racially and culturally diverse classrooms with many non-native language learners and foster youth students, and few benefiting from early childhood programs. These issues are more pronounced in California than most other states, but recent State legislation aims to shift decisions on priorities and fund…

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Pacific Conference on Language Learning

June 3, 2016 - June 5, 2016
Renaissance Palm Springs Hotel, 888 E Tahquitz Canyon Way
Palm Springs, CA 92262 United States
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Primary Language Learning | Second Language Acquisition | Bi-lingual Education | Language Education Policies and Practices Second language learning and teaching is subject to many myths and misconceptions, not only among lay people but among professionals as well. Second language learning theory has developed in the last several decades to offer a foundation for humane, effective and rational language teaching strategies. This conference invites participants to share their research or practice, based on any aspect of language teaching and learning,…

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December 2016

Pacific Conference on Social/Mass Media and Communication

December 2, 2016 - December 4, 2016
Renaissance Palm Springs Hotel, 888 E Tahquitz Canyon Way
Palm Springs, CA 92262 United States
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Communication | Journalism | Radio | Television | Newspapers | Magazines | Internet | Social Media Apart from other animals, humans are unique in the various ways we can communicate. We can communicate abstract concepts like time and place, and we can communicate through a variety of means like voice and print. Today we are witnessing yet another revolution in our means of communicating, as the internet challenges the market space of print media, and social media like Twitter challenge…

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Pacific Conference on the Humanities, Fine Arts and Entertainment

December 2, 2016 - December 4, 2016
Renaissance Palm Springs Hotel, 888 E Tahquitz Canyon Way
Palm Springs, CA 92262 United States
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History | English | Art | Music | Dance | Theatre | Cinema | Entertainment | Hospitality From the earliest times, people have found means to process, document and express their understanding of the collective human experience. The traditional means continue, through speech and plays, through writings and readings, through drawings and artwork. More recent means include cinema, theme parks, and video games. We encourage presentations that explore any or all of these vehicles of expression, including individual case studies,…

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