Converseon Lead Scientist Dr. Philip Resnik to Keynote Sentiment Analysis Symposium 2011

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Converseon Lead Scientist Dr. Philip Resnik to keynote on the "State of Sentiment" will take place at 9:10 a.m. PST at the Bently Reserve.

Converseon, the leading social media technology and digital services agency, today announced that Dr. Philip Resnick, its Lead Scientist and a Professor at the University of Maryland, will keynote the Sentiment Analysis Symposium 2011. The Symposium, scheduled for November 9, 2011 in San Francisco, will bring together leading industry experts to explore one of the most critical and exciting areas in technology: how software is discovering the business value in opinions and attitudes in social media conversations, news and enterprise feedback. Converseon is also a Symposium Sponsor and will demo its industry leading Conversation Mining technology at the event.

Dr. Resnik’s keynote on the “State of Sentiment” will take place at 9:10 a.m. PST at the Bently Reserve. Tickets are still available at Converseon will also release a whitepaper at the the Symposium entitled, “Social Media Insight Requires End-to-End Language Technology Capabilities.” Copies will be made available by sending a request to sales(at)converseon(dot)com.

Dr. Resnik holds joint appointments in the Department of Linguistics and at the Institute for Advanced Computer Studies. He received his bachelor's degree in Computer Science at Harvard in 1987, and his Ph.D. in Computer and Information Science at the University of Pennsylvania in 1993, and he has worked in industry R&D at Bolt Beranek and Newman, IBM T.J. Watson Research Center, and Sun Microsystems Laboratories. Dr. Resnik's research focuses on combining knowledge-based and statistical methods for natural language processing with applications in machine translation, translation crowdsourcing, and computational social science.

About Converseon
Founded in 2001, Converseon is a leading independent social media technology and digital services agency that helps brands harness the power of social media to meet business objectives. Combining the best of automated and human analysis, Converseon’s Conversation Miner™ suite of social listening solutions is utilized by a wide range of leading brands to help map, monitor and understand the vast social media conversation. Among its many recognitions is the SAMMY Award for Best Social Media Agency. Converseon was also recognized as a leader in an independent report by Forrester Research: "The Forrester Wave™: Listening Platforms, Q3 2010" (July 2010). Headquartered in New York, Converseon’s team extends to Detroit, San Francisco, Austin, Seattle and Copenhagen. For additional information please contact Converseon at info(at)converseon(dot)com or learn more about Converseon at, or


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