News and Blog

How to Score a Job at SSAC

February 2, 2016

The 10th annual MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference is kicking off in a few weeks! In this week’s 10 for 10, we spoke to two SSAC and MIT Sloan alumni who explored various career and networking opportunities during the conference. The 2016 MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference will provide career opportunities only available to attendees,… Read more

Top 10 Research Papers, Where Are They Now?

January 23, 2016

A quick look at the list of speakers at this year’s event is reason enough to attend the conference. But if you don’t yet have the clout of our resident expert Nate Silver and want to present alongside the best and brightest in the sports arena, the Research Paper Competition is a great way to… Read more

A Look At SSAC Social Media Growth

January 16, 2016

While social media was only in its infancy when the conference started in 2007, its importance cannot be overstated as we approach our 10th anniversary. Take a look at how our social media presence has developed over the past ten years, both online and at the conference. #SSAC16 #DecadeOfData Read more

MIT SSAC Top 10 Moments

January 8, 2016

The 2016 Sloan Sports Analytics Conference marks our 10th annual conference. Founded in 2006 by Daryl Morey and Jessica Gelman, it is the largest sports conference in the world. SSAC is a student-run conference with many former student leads now holding management positions in sports. Today, the SSAC has grown from 125 attendees in MIT… Read more

NHL Commissioner Bettman Joins SSAC16 Line Up

December 13, 2015

We are excited to announce that NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman will be joining us at this year’s conference. Our 1-on-1 with the commissioner will include a discussion on the NHL’s recent partnerships to change how fans experience and interact with the game, potential rule changes to improve the game, player safety, the use of analytics across the league,… Read more