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VantagePoint and BizInt Smart Charts
2019 Analytics & Visualization Meeting (AVM)

"Creating Reports and Visualizations to Support Decision Making"

Presented by Search Technology and BizInt Solutions, this two-day meeting (held in conjunction with IC-SDV 2019) focuses on creating effective reports and visualizations to support decision making, and features user case studies, product updates, and two tracks of workshops.

The 2019 Analytics & Visualization Meeting (AVM) begins with lunch and an afternoon of presentations by BizInt Smart Charts and Vantage Point users at the IC-SDV conference, followed by an evening reception. Wednesday features a morning plenary session followed by two tracks of practical workshops.

This meeting is designed for current and prospective users of VantagePoint or BizInt Smart Charts.

Tuesday, April 9 through Wednesday, April 10, 2019
The Aston La Scala Hotel
12 avenue Felix Faure, 06000 Nice, France
Hotel telephone: +33 (0)4 97 20 25 24

Tuesday, April 9
(in conjunction with IC-SDV 2019)
12:30pm - 2:00pm Lunch & Registration
2:00pm - 3:00pm

IP analytics and data visualizations: the art of effective communication
Chris Harrison, Head of IP Analytics and Data Science, UK Intellectual Property Office (UK Patent Office)
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A client focused display - exemplified compounds table display linked to citing publications

Maddy Marley, Global Patents, GSK

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3:00pm - 3:30pm


3:30pm - 4:30pm

Competitive intelligence: optimizing the analysis of pipeline and clinical trials data with BizInt Smart Charts and VantagePoint

Anne Trincot, Competitive Medical Analysis Manager,Global Medical Affairs (GMA), Servier
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What’s it all about?
Or … How I fell at the last fence

Kathy Burrows, RB

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4:30pm - 5:00pm

Speaker Panel Q&A

6:30pm - 8:00pm

Reception (for AVM attendees only)

Wednesday, April 10
9:00am - 10:30am



Keynote: Guiding product strategy using landscape analysis with BizInt Smart Charts and VantagePoint

Rujuta Phadke, Manager, Library & Information Services, Gilead Sciences, Inc.

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Supporting decision making with VantagePoint Analytics

Nils Newman, President, Search Technology



Creating reports and visualizations to support decision making with the BizInt Smart Charts product family

Diane Webb, President, BizInt Solutions


10:30am - 10:45am Break

Dual Track Workshops

BizInt Workshop Track

VantagePoint Workshop Track

10:45am - 11:30am

Workshop I - BizInt

Creating tabular reports in BizInt Smart Charts: importing and combining search results.

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10:45am - 11:30am

Workshop I - VantagePoint

The Data: How to IMPORT and REFINE your data to get where you need to go.

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11:45am - 12:30pm

Workshop II - BizInt

Integrating data with BizInt Smart Charts Reference Rows.

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11:45am - 12:30pm

Workshop II - VantagePoint

Producing Useful Results: How to ANALYZE your data and produce the REPORT you need.

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12:30pm - 1:30 pm Lunch
1:30pm - 3:30 pm

Workshop III - BizInt

VantagePoint - Smart Charts Edition: from tables to analytics

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1:30pm - 3:30 pm

Workshop III - VantagePoint

“Can we avoid death by charts?”

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