Predict and Prevent Workplace Injuries:
Learn how the team that helped design the Watson super-computer that became a Jeopardy show champion can help you predict workplace injuries.

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This webinar occurred on April 20, 2011 at 2:00 PM (EST).

Come see first-hand how our collaborative team of safety experts and the world’s leading artificial intelligence and predictive modeling researchers – including members from the group that helped build the Watson super-computer that beat Ken Jennings and Brad Rutter on Jeopardy -- are designing cutting edge analytics tools to predict workplace injuries so they can be prevented. This presentation will outline the predictive methodologies we have developed and their real-world application across diverse worksites such as construction, heavy manufacturing, mining, and oil and gas, among others.

While this is a complex topic, we will break it down into its simplest elements using everyday language and real-world analogies. In fact, many of the insights from this analysis are very intuitive and can have an immediate impact on your safety performance and overall business.

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Speakers: Raghu Arunachalam, Director, Emerging Technologies - Industrial Scientific Corporation

Dr. Raghu Arunachalam is the Director of Emerging Technologies at Industrial Scientific Corporation. Dr. Arunachalam’s focus is in leveraging new technologies to create products and services that keep workers safe in the workplace. He has led the development of a number of predictive models that predict risk and provide valuable insight into safety behavior in the workplace.

Prior to joining Industrial Scientific, Dr. Arunachalam was research faculty at the School of Computer Science, Carnegie Mellon University where he worked on the application of Artificial Intelligence technologies to solve difficult business problems. Dr. Arunachalam holds a Ph.D. degree from the University of Warwick, United Kingdom.

Griffin Schultz, Manager, Predictive Solutions Corporation

Griffin Schultz is responsible for all aspects of Predictive Solutions’ business – a fully owned subsidiary of Industrial Scientific Corporation. Predictive Solutions vision – shared with its parent company Industrial Scientific – is to end death on the job, in this century. Prior to joining Predictive Solutions, Griffin held various positions at several technology and service organizations including FreeMarkets and Ariba.

Prior to his business experience, Griffin worked in US governmental and political organizations as among others, Assistant Deputy Mayor, City of Philadelphia and Pennsylvania Finance Director for The Clinton-Gore Re-election Campaign and The Democratic National Committee.

Griffin earned his MBA from The Wharton School at The University of Pennsylvania and a Bachelor of Arts from Wittenberg University.

Duration: 1 Hour