The 14th annual MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference will take place March 6-7 at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center! We are proud to continue the great tradition of bringing together the leading figures in sports analytics, business, and technology.
We look forward to seeing you in Boston in March 2020! Check out the conference agenda to see what we have scheduled.
There’s an abundance of data being collected on athletes in training settings, yet without coaches and athletes being able to quickly access this information near real-time, the value and utility of this information can be greatly diminished.
The San Francisco Giants are building a new foundation to support their business. Literally. The Mission Rock development will be a new mixed-use neighborhood consisting of parks, open space, residential, commercial and retail construction.
The NFL entered into new ticketing partnerships at the start of the 2018 season, embracing an innovative open distribution ticketing network model to provide more verified access points for fans to buy tickets and gain a deeper understanding of season ticket members, primary and secondary ticket purchasers, and transferred tickets.
Not always the first sport that springs to mind when thinking about digital innovation, the England and Wales Cricket Board has been on a transformation of its own over the last few years to becoming an evidence-based, data-driven organisation from top to bottom
Pundits have predicted the demise of the NFL ever since our research team published that the 110 of the first 111 former NFL players to have their brains studied at Boston University post-mortem were diagnosed with CTE, a degenerative brain disease caused by playing football.
While wins and losses are paramount, learn how owners and team leaders of some of sports’ most beloved teams – Boston Celtics, Philadelphia 76ers, and the emerging celeb-favorite Los Angeles FC – are extending their sports property investments in creative and meaningful ways.
Countless studies have shown that diverse teams outperform homogeneous counterparts. Yet in an environment where everyone is looking for a competitive edge, why is the sports industry so far behind?
DraftKings, the digital sports entertainment and gaming company, invites graduate students and those attending the conference to enter their Sports Gaming Innovation Challenge! Graduate students from around the country will be tasked with creating and presenting a new sports gaming concept to DraftKings.
On this panel, leaders of some of the world’s most prominent companies driving the sports ecosystem discuss their proactive approach to understand customer needs, the changing business dynamics and the challenges keeping their businesses as industry leaders.
Brian Xu, The Kinkaid School, Student
Sergio Llana, Data Scientist, FC Barcelona
Pau Madrero, Data Scientist, FC Barcelona
Javier Fernández, Head of Sports Analytics, FC Barcelona
John M. Harris, Professor of Mathematics, Furman University
Elizabeth L. Bouzarth, Associate Professor of Mathematics, Furman University
Benjamin C. Grannan, Assistant Professor of Business and Accounting, Furman University
Andrew J. Hartley, Senior Mathematics Major, Furman University
Kevin R. Hutson, Professor of Mathematics, Furman University
Ella M. Morton, Senior Mathematics Major, Furman University
Francisco Peralta Alguacil: Football Data Scientist, Hammarby IF
Pablo Piñones Arce, Hammarby IF
David Sumpter, Professor of Applied Mathematics, Uppsala University
Javier Fernandez, Head of Sports Analytics, FC Barcelona
Ovunc Yilmaz, Assistant Professor of IT, Analytics, and Operations, Mendoza College of Business, University of Notre Dame
Hayri Alper Arslan, Weatherall Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Economics, Queen’s University
Necati Tereyagoglu, Assistant Professor of Management Science, Darla Moore School of Business, University of South Carolina
Ambra Mazzelli, MIT Sloan and Asia School of Business
Robert S. Nason, Concordia University
Eric Eager, Pro Football Focus
George Chahrouri, Pro Football Focus
Meredith J. Wills, Contributor, The Athletic
Clay Graham, Chief Analytical Architect, Advantage Analytics LLC
Candace Graham, President/Owner, Epic Win Group LLC
Sola Talabi, Lead Nuclear Engineer, Pittsburgh-Technical
Vincent Dumoulin, Institute of Statistics, Université de Neuchâtel
Hugues Mercier, Institutes of Computer Science and Mathematics, Université de Neuchâtel
Gabin Rolland, Research Assistant, LIRIS – École Centrale de Lyon
Romain Vuillemot, Assistant Professor, LIRIS – École Centrale de Lyon
Wouter Bos, PhD, CNRS – Ecole Centrale de Lyon
Nathan Rivière, Student, Ecole Centrale de Lyon
Brian Lehman, Co-Founder & VP Visionist, Inc.
Dr Will Gürpınar-Morgan, Senior Data Scientist, Stats Perform
Dr Daniel Dinsdale, Data Scientist, Stats Perform
Dr Joe Gallagher, Data Scientist, Stats Perform
Aditya Cherukumudi, Artificial Intelligence Scientist, Stats Perform
Dr Patrick Lucey, Chief Scientist, Stats Perform
Michael J. Hasday, Lecturer, DeSales University
Daniel F. Stone, Associate Professor of Economics, Bowdoin College
Brian Mills, Associate Professor, Department of Kinesiology & Health Education, University of Texas at Austin
Duncan Finigan, Associate Product Manager, Toast/ Bowdoin College, 2018
Lotte Bransen, Lead Data Scientist at SciSports, Netherlands
Jan Van Haaren, Chief Product & Technology Officer at SciSports and Research Fellow at KU Leuven, Belgium
Samuel Kalman, Purdue University Undergraduate
Jonathan Bosch, Syracuse University Undergraduate
James Zhan, Undergraduate Student, Goergen Institute of Data Science, University of Rochester
John Polimeni, Undergraduate Student, Goergen Institute of Data Science, University of Rochester
Luke Gerstner, Undergraduate Student, Goergen Institute of Data Science, University of Rochester
Michael Horton, Machine Learning Researcher, Sportlogiq
Neil Johnson, Sports Analytics Developer, ESPN