Smart Content: The Content Analytics Conference

About Smart Content

Smart Content: The Content Analytics Conference is being organized and produced by Alta Plana Corporation. Alta Plana was founded by Seth Grimes in 1997 to deliver business analytics strategy consulting and implementation services with a focus on advanced analytics: BI, text mining, data visualization, analytical databases, and complex event processing.

Seth Grimes is conference chair. Contact Seth at +1 301-270-0795 or via e-mail at grimes(at) or click to follow @SethGrimes on Twitter. Laurel Earhart is Smart Content marketing director. Contact here at +1 520-390-1421, via e-mail at LaurelEarhart(at), or on Skype at Laurel.Earhart. Laurel is on Twitter at @LaurelEarhart.

Seth organized the very successful Sentiment Analysis Symposium in April, 2010.  What did attendees think?

  • "It really was a great day and your audience make up was stellar." -- Karla Wachter, senior vice president, Waggener Edstrom
  • "An extremely beneficial and well-run conference. The presentations were relevant, engaging, and thought provoking." -- Stephanie Noble, Paden Noble Consulting
  • "Brought together a high-powered crowd of experienced practitioners, technology builders and analysts to highlight what works, the kind of ROI one can expect and what to avoid. To get all that in one day is remarkable" -- Brooke Aker, US CEO, Expert System
  • "An excellent opportunity to catch up on the sentiment industry and interact with the major players." -- Breck Baldwin, president, Alias-I
  • "I think it was great. The talks [were] well balanced, informative and educational, and I like the lightning talks, great way to showcase many products." -- Tom Zeng, software architect, Intridea

Speaking Proposals

Please submit speaking proposals via the Call for Speakers page. The Call for Speakers closes July 26, 2010. We will consider late proposals on a space-available basis.

Lightning Talks

The lightning talk session will run 90 minutes with up to 12 talks. Anyone may propose a lightning talk, but for program confirmation you must register for the conference within one week of acceptance of your talk proposal. Lightning talk proposals will be accepted until all slots are confirmed. Use the speaking proposal form.

Registration Help

For program questions or conference registration assistance, please contact Smart Content Chair Seth Grimes.


Please contact Smart Content Marketing Director Laurel Earhart, contact information above, to sign on as a Solution Provider, Media, or Association sponsor.

© 2010 Smart Content Conference · Organized and Produced by Alta Plana Corporation