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October 29, 2015

Registration Opens for FICO World 2016, the Decisions Conference

October 29, 2015

SAN JOSE, Calif. — October 29, 2015

  • FICO® World 2016 will take place in Washington, DC, April 26-29
  • Registration is now open, and special early-bird discounts are available for the first 100 people to register
  • Noted behavioral economist, Dan Ariely will present a keynote on how and why people act the way they do
  • Four-day conference will feature more than 100 speakers and nearly 80 breakout sessions on topics including analytic innovation, cybersecurity and regulatory compliance

Analytics software firm FICO (NYSE:FICO) today announced  that registration is open for FICO® World 2016, the decisions conference, which will take place April 26 - 29 at the Washington Hilton in Washington, DC. At FICO World 2016, an estimated 1,000 professionals responsible for customer onboarding and experience, pricing, cybersecurity, risk management, compliance, fraud and IT will explore the latest technologies and strategies for unlocking insights and powering the best decisions possible.

The FICO World theme, "The Decisions Conference,” stems from the unprecedented change that FICO clients are facing, from new business models to shifting customer expectations and security risks. Thriving in this new landscape requires harnessing data to make smarter and more precise decisions.

Keynote presenter Dan Ariely will discuss his research into how and why people act the way they do, and the implications for business innovation, strategy, marketing and pricing. Ariely is the best-selling author of The (Honest) Truth About Dishonesty, The Upside of Irrationality and Predictably Irrational. He is also the James B. Duke Professor of Behavioral Economics at Duke University. Other keynote presenters will include FICO executives Dr. Stuart Wells, executive vice president and chief technology and products officer, and Jim Wehmann, executive vice president for Scores. The conference will also feature a special keynote panel bringing together leading firms from multiple industries to discuss how advanced decision management technology has transformed their businesses.

 “Our clients come to FICO World to connect with other businesses and thought leaders who are putting analytic insight into action,” said Wayne Huyard, executive vice president of sales, marketing and services at FICO. “Our clients tell us that FICO World is the best place to learn about the latest in analytic and decision technology. That’s why FICO World continues to grow, and an unprecedented number of clients choose to participate in our sessions.”

The conference will feature more than 100 speakers in nearly 80 breakout sessions on analytic innovation, auto lending, collections, credit scoring, customer onboarding and experience, cybersecurity, insurance, mortgage lending and regulatory compliance. FICO® World 2016 will also include a special executive track for select senior clients, and a “Practical and Tactical” track for technical audiences. Other events will include the FICO® Auto Forum for auto lenders, and the popular FICO® World Credit Boot Camp, for newer lenders.

Early Registration Promotion
Registration is open at www.fico.com/ficoworld. The first 100 people to register will get a special $1099 rate — a savings of $500 off the full registration fee. Visit the FICO World 2016 registration fees page for more information about other special discounts and group passes.

Sponsorships
For additional information on sponsorship and promotional opportunities at FICO World 2016, visit the FICO World sponsors page.

About FICO
FICO (NYSE: FICO) is a leading analytics software company, helping businesses in 90+ countries make better decisions that drive higher levels of growth, profitability and customer satisfaction. The company’s groundbreaking use of Big Data and mathematical algorithms to predict consumer behavior has transformed entire industries. FICO provides analytics software and tools used across multiple industries to manage risk, fight fraud, build more profitable customer relationships, optimize operations and meet strict government regulations. Many of our products reach industry-wide adoption. These include the FICO® Score, the standard measure of consumer credit risk in the United States. FICO solutions leverage open-source standards and cloud computing to maximize flexibility, speed deployment and reduce costs. The company also helps millions of people manage their personal credit health. FICO: Make every decision count™. Learn more at www.fico.com.

For FICO news and media resources, visit www.fico.com/news.

FICO and “Make every decision count” are trademarks or registered trademarks of Fair Isaac Corporation in the United States and in other countries.

Newsroom Contacts

Greg Jawski
Americas

greg.jawski@porternovelli.com
+1 212-601-8248

Darcy Sullivan
Europe, Middle East & Africa

dsullivan@fico.com
+44 (0) 209-940-8719

Saxon Shirley
Asia Pacific

saxonshirley@fico.com
+65 6422-7795

Marisa Arribas
Latin America

marisaarribas@fico.com
+1 786 482 7231

Camila Placa
Brasil

camilaplaca@fico.com
+55 11 5189-8258