Follow the live blog of Richard Wiseman keynote

Richard Wiseman is the Professor of the Public Understanding of Psychology at the University of Hertfordshire. He delivers a keynote speech at Discovery Summit Europe 2016 in Amsterdam titled "The Luck Factor." Based on his book of the same name, Wiseman's speech outlines the principles of good luck: maximising chance […]

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View the live blog of Douglas Montgomery speech

Arizona State University professor Doug Montgomery gives a keynote speech at Discovery Summit Europe 2016 in Amsterdam titled "The Flight of the Phoenix." Montgomery, a professor of engineering and statistics, discusses the reasons that some people had believed that design of experiments was no longer of interest -- as well […]

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Follow the live blog of David J. Hand keynote

David J. Hand is Senior Research Investigator and Emeritus Professor of Mathematics at Imperial College London. His speech at Discovery Summit Europe 2016 in Amsterdam this morning is titled, "Playing in Everyone's Backyard." The speech title is a reference to John Tukey's famous statement: “The best thing about statistics is […]

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View the live blog of John Sall keynote speech

SAS co-founder and JMP creator John Sall is giving a keynote speech this morning at Discovery Summit Europe 2016 in Amsterdam titled "The Design of JMP." Sall says, "JMP was created in response to various forces, situations and opportunities. It evolved to address needs in unique ways. It got very […]

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Statisticians have their choice of playgrounds

The Improbability Principle author David J. Hand will address Discovery Summit Europe attendees on March 16 in Amsterdam. Here’s a preview of his keynote talk: The world relies increasingly on data and statistics. Statistics serves as a bridge between the silos of science, it underlies the successes of commerce, and […]

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Can you make your own luck?

Richard Wiseman, author of The Luck Factor, has been described by Scientific American as “…the most interesting and innovative experimental psychologist in the world today.” As luck would have it, he will speak at Discovery Summit Europe in Amsterdam to share his research on why some people lead happy, successful […]

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Meet the keynote speakers for Discovery Summit Europe

There are many reasons to attend Discovery Summit Europe. It’s in Amsterdam for one thing! But if you’re looking for a conference that offers more than an amazing location, you’ll appreciate the intriguing speakers we’ve invited. These leaders in statistics, technology and innovation will lead us in the exploration of […]

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Discovery Summit 2015 live blog: Doug Montgomery

Arizona State University professor Doug Montgomery gives a keynote speech at Discovery Summit 2015 in San Diego, California, titled "The Flight of the Phoenix." Montgomery, a professor of engineering and statistics, discusses the reasons that some people believed that design of experiments was no longer of interest, and new developments […]

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Discovery Summit 2015 live blog: Xan Gregg

JMP Director of R&D and data visualization expert Xan Gregg gives a keynote speech at Discovery Summit 2015 in San Diego, California, titled "All Graphs Are Wrong, But Yours Can Be Useful." Gregg, creator of Graph Builder in JMP, talks about how understanding visual perception can help us make more […]

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Discovery Summit 2015 live blog: Phil Simon

Technology expert and author Phil Simon gives a keynote speech at Discovery Summit 2015 in San Diego, California, titled "How to Create a Culture of Analytics." Simon contends that pockets of analytic excellence in an organization are often suboptimal and potentially dangerous. What is truly powerful is an organization in […]

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