Event Information

This academy will provide attendees with a thorough, working knowledge of Data Analytics and Open-Source Intelligence. Learning will be done through lessons/modules, demonstrations, practical exercises, media elements that promote learning through visuals, and story-based and performance-based activities. NICB, member company, law enforcement employees and guests of NICB, directly involved or preparing to be directly involved in data analytics and reporting, are invited to attend.


  • NICB Member $250
  • Non-NICB Member $300
  • First Responder $250
  • Prosecutor $250
  • Other $250

Specific topics covered include:

  • Creative and Critical Thinking
  • Tactical and Strategic Analysis
  • Logical Thinking
  • Safe Auto Case Study
  • Inference Development
  • Data Manipulation
  • Generating Hypotheses
  • Strategic Analysis Practical
  • Analysis of Competing Hypotheses
  • Dirty Data
  • ACH Group Exercise
  • ISO ClaimSearch®
  • Recommendation Development
  • Aggregated Medical Database
  • Report Creation
  • Tactical Analysis Practical
  • Visual Aids

    Venue Information

    NICB Headquarters
    1111 E Touhy Ave
    Suite 400
    Des Plaines, IL 60018
    United States

    Directions to the venue

    Preloaded laptops will be available for students to use throughout the duration of the academy while in the NICB Headquarters Training Room. Beverages, snacks, and lunch will be provided.

    Hotel Information

    Fairfield Inn & Suites Chicago O'Hare
    2350 Mannheim Road
    Des Plaines, IL 60018
    United States

    Directions to the hotel

    NICB has reserved a block of rooms for out-of-town attendees at the Fairfield Inn & Suites Chicago O'Hare. Room rate is $149 + tax.