RapidMiner World

Join us in Boston, MA USA • August 18-21, 2014

Join industry leader Usama Fayyad and EMA analyst, Shawn Rogers, as they share their insight at RapidMiner World 2014! What else can you expect?

  • Great content from expert speakers with technical presentations and use cases!
  • Harpoon Brewery tour and historic duck boat tour
  • Fine dining at the Seaport Hotel with views of the harbor
  • Boston Tea Party Challenge with a chance to win prizes!
  • “Who wants to be a Data Scientist?” show
  • Valuable networking opportunities

RapidMiner World 2014 is a 3.5 day event for RapidMiner software users and technical developers from all backgrounds to share information and insight on RapidMiner for predictive analytics, big data and data mining. If you are looking to advance your current knowledge of RapidMiner, or are just getting started in understanding the advantages of Advanced Analytics, join us for industry speakers, research presentations and networking with your peers and colleagues!


Presentation schedule for the 2014 RapidMiner conference.



12:30 – 5:30

What is RapidMiner?

RapidMiner University Presents: RapidMiner 101

Hackathon: Boston Tea Party Challenge

Are you up for the challenge? Find out! Win prizes.

7:00 – 10:00

Welcome Event:

Harpoon Brewery Tour

8:30 – 9:30

Registration & Coffee



9:40– 11:10

Opening Remarks

By Ingo Mierswa, CEO

Keynote Address

The opening keynote will feature a presentation by Usama Fayyad, a pioneer in predictive analytics. Fayyad’s address will provide insight into the evolving market of advanced analytics and how companies will need to prepare for the expansion and complexity of big data in the years ahead. Fayyad is currently chief data officer and group managing director at Barclays Bank and chairman at Oasis500. Previously, Fayyad has served as chairman and CTO at ChoozOn Corporation (Blue Kangaroo), founded Open Insights LLC and was Yahoo’s chief data officer. He co-founded the DMX Group and Audience Science (digiMine, Inc.) and led data mining and exploration at Microsoft Research. He also worked at NASA.

11:10 – 11:30


11:30 – 1:00

RapidMiner Case Studies

Brian Tvenstrup, Modern Marketing Concepts

Hear how RapidMiner is being used to drive cross-sell marketing with dozens of clients across multiple industries by this leading direct marketing services company.



Matthew North

Design and Implementation of Data Mining Case Studies in RapidMiner

Technical Paper Presentations: Text Analysis

Semi-Supervised Text classification Operator-New Extension for RapidMiner

By Purvi Rekh


Similarity Assessment and Resume Analysis using clustering and cosine similarity measures

By Surbhi Lodha, Santosh Vishwakarma


Sentiment analysis on Arabic Tweets using RapidMiner

By Salha al Osaimi, Khan Muhammad Badruddin


Sentiment Analysis of Equities using Data Mining Techniques and Visualizing the Trends

By Shradha Tulankar, Dr Rahul Athale, Sandeep Bujhbal

1:00 – 2:00


2:00 – 3:30

Industry Analyst Session

The industry analyst session will be led by Shawn Rogers of Enterprise Management Associates, who will provide the latest research and opinions about the analytics market.

Panel Session

Following Shawn Rogers’ session, panelists will continue to discuss and share insight on the future of the market.

3:30 – 3:50


3:50 – 5:00

Use Case Studies

Massive Data Analysis on an Aircraft Fleet Reliability Process

By Thiago Donato, André Noronha


Automated Proposal of Assembly Work Plans to Accelerate High-Variance Product Emergence Processes

By Ralf Klinkenberg, Regina Wallis, Olga Erohin, Jochen Deuse, Frank Stromberger, Simon Fischer


Wanted: Big Data for Predicting Chemical Behavior

By Izacar Martinez

Technical Paper Presentations: Extensions

An User Interface for Big Data with Rapidminer

By Marcelo Beckmann, Nelson F. F. Ebecken, Beatriz Pires de Lima


MetahAtt: Metaheuristic based optimization extension

By Sandro Radovanović, Milan Vukićević, Elena Milovanović, Milena Popović

5:00 – 6:00

Gameshow: Who Wants To Be A Data Scientist?

Using RapidMiner as it was Never Meant to be Used!

6:00 – 7:00

Social Event:

Boston Duck Tours


Evening Dinner:

The Lighthouse Room, Seaport Hotel

9:00 – 9:30


9:30 – 10:15

Keynote Speaker (TBD)

10:15 – 11:00

Product RoadMap

By Giuseppe Taibi, CPO

11:00 – 11:20


11:20 – 12:45

Partner Showcase

Mining Financial Markets with RapidMiner

By Sheamus McGovern


From Data to Measurable Revenue: Prescriptive Analytics with RapidMiner

By David Weisman

Technical Paper Presentations: Extensions

Data Mining with Background Knowledge from the Web

By Heiko Paulheim, Petar Ristoski, Evgeny Mitichkin, Christian Bizer


A basic network analytic package for RapidMiner

By Balázs Kósa, Márton Balassi, Péter Englert, Gábor Rácz, Zoltán Pusztai, Attila Kiss


Defining and Executing Process Mining Workflows with RapidProM

By Ronny Mans, Wil van der Aalst, Eric Verbeek

12:45 – 1:30


1:30 – 2:00

Radoop Workshop

By Zoltan Prekopcsák, VP Big Data

2:00 – 2:45

RapidMiner Product Announcement and Demo

2:45 – 3:10



RapidMinerResources.com and Book Presentations

Hear from Andrew Chisholm as he introduces the information available on RapidMinerResources.com, including helpful videos and and online education.


Boston Tea Party Challenge Results

Who won the Hackathon challenge? Join us for the results.


Closing Remarks



Light Refreshments


Exploring RapidMiner

RapidMiner University Presents: RapidMiner 201




Certification Exams


District Hall • 75 Northern Ave • Boston, MA USA


District Hall

District Hall

Main Hall



Lodging and Attractions



Seaport Hotel & World Trade Center – Preferred hotel

1 Seaport Lane • Boston, MA USA

Call 877-SEAPORT

Use code: RapidMiner for a special $289/night rate! Limited availability so call now.


Other hotels nearby:


Westin Boston Waterfront

425 Summer St, Boston, MA 02210

Call 1 888 627 7115



510 Atlantic Avenue, Boston , MA  02210

Call 1 888 IC HOTELS



Institute of Contemporary Art • 100 Northern Ave • Boston, MA USA

Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum • Congress St • Boston, MA USA

The Freedom Trail

Boston Public Garden

Swan Boats

Call for Speakers

Seeking submissions from RapidMiner experts

We are seeking submissions from expert speakers whose knowledge and vision will inspire and educate the RapidMiner World attendees.

The Call for Speakers will close at 5 PM EDT on July 18th, 2014.

We're no longer accepting submissions for RapidMiner World speakers at this time.

Call for Papers

Innovative research of predicative analytics, big data and data mining.

**Call for Papers is now closed. Notification of Acceptance will be by June 9.**

We invite submission of papers describing innovative research of predictive analytics, big data and data mining. If you’re qualified, interested and ready make a submission today.


Proposals should be submitted in PDF format up to 12 pages. Please use this TeX-Template for your papers (preferred). Alternatively, although less preferred, you can also create your paper for submission with other text processing solutions like Word or OpenOffice Writer. In this case, please use our Microsoft Word template. The result should look similar to the result of the TeX-File and have a page size of 17cm x 24cm. Authors of accepted proposals present their work in a talk at the conference, and, if appropriate, by demonstrating a live system. The conference proceedings will be published as book which can be regularly ordered in bookstores.

Possible topics

  • Design of data analysis processes
  • Text mining and sentiment analysis
  • Web mining
  • Data mining applications (production, finance…)
  • Novel algorithms
  • New extensions

Important dates

  • May 16, 2014 — Submission of papers and presentations
  • June 9, 2014 — Notification of acceptance deadline
  • July 11, 2014 — Camera-ready versions deadline
  • August 18–21, 2014 — Conference