News and Blog

Student Tickets Sold Out!

December 13, 2013

Non-MIT Student Tickets for the 2014 Sloan Sports Analytics Conference have officially sold out. For students still considering attending, the only guaranteed way to secure a ticket is a general admission ticket. There is a waiting list available on our ticketing page here and if tickets open up we will notify people those individuals one-by-one as… Read more

Announcing Ackerman, Gladwell and Van Gundy for the 2014 Conference!

December 6, 2013

We are pleased to welcome Val Ackerman, Malcolm Gladwell and Stan Van Gundy as panelists for the 2014 conference! Val Ackerman is the current Commissioner of the Big East Conference, the founding President of the Women’s National Basketball Association (WNBA), and a past President of USA Basketball. Malcolm Gladwell is a New York Times best selling author and recently released his latest book… Read more

Reminder to Buy Tickets Now & Check out our Blog

November 22, 2013

Tickets are Selling Quickly so Buy NOW! Tickets are going fast! With many great speakers confirmed, we will sell out early this year. BUY NOW! Questions about the conference, tickets, or where to stay? Check out our FAQs page and our logistics page on the website. Remember to Check Out the SSAC Blog! This year’s SSAC… Read more

Welcoming Five Exciting Owners to the 2014 Conference!

November 22, 2013

We are very excited to announce that Jeanie Buss, Drew Carey, Wyc Grousbeck, Jonathan Kraft and Vivek Ranadivé will be participating in the 2014 Sloan Sports Analytics Conference! Jeanie Buss is President of the Los Angeles Lakers, following 14 seasons as Executive Vice President of Business Operations. Drew Carey is an Owner of the Seattle Sounders and an iconic American actor, comedian, and… Read more

Welcome to this year’s MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference blog!

November 21, 2013

Welcome to this year’s MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference blog! As always, we’ll be sharing the latest in cutting-edge analytics, insightful research, and behind-the-scenes perspective about the conference. Experts will provide insights on a range of topics, including: player analysis, big data and advanced analytics, and updates on panels and new panelists. If you have… Read more