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The 14th Annual MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference

Annual Recap
Mar 6
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Mar 7, 2020
Boston Convention and Exhibition Center
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Annual Recap

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.

Speakers

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Dafna Aaronson

Performance & People Analytics Specialist

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J.A. Adande

Director of Sports Journalism Northwestern University

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TJ Adeshola

Head of U.S. Sports, Twitter

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Kevin Arnovitz

NBA Writer, ESPN.com

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Saquon Barkley

Running Back, New York Giants

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Shane Battier

Vice President, Basketball Development & Analytics Miami Heat

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Howard Beck

Senior Writer, Bleacher Report

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Jason Bernard

Baseball Research and Development Manager MLB

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Matthew Berry

Senior Fantasy Sports Analyst ESPN

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Fiona Birch

Founder Pro Athlete Online

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Sue Bird

Point Guard, Seattle Storm

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Luke Bornn

Co-Founder and Chief Scientist, Zelus Analytics

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Josh Brickman

VP Business Strategy Boston Bruins

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Mark Broadie

Professor Columbia Business School

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Jaylen Brown

Professional Basketball Player, Boston Celtics

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Sashi Brown

Chief Planning & Operations Officer, Monumental Sports & Entertainment

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Events

Research Papers

You Cannot Do That Ben Stokes: Dynamically Predicting Shot Type in Cricket Using a Personalized Deep Neural Network

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

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Running it Twice (or Thrice): Double-Header and Triple-Header Baseball Arbitration

Michael J. Hasday, Lecturer, DeSales University

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Pulling Starters

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

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Player Chemistry: Striving for a Perfectly Balanced Soccer Team

Lotte Bransen, Lead Data Scientist at SciSports, Netherlands
Jan Van Haaren, Chief Product & Technology Officer at SciSports and Research Fellow at KU Leuven, Belgium

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Measuring the Impact of Robotic Umpires

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

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Learning Feature Representations from Football Tracking

Michael Horton, Machine Learning Researcher, Sportlogiq

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Extracting Player Tracking Data from Video Using Non-Stationary Cameras and a Combination of Computer Vision Techniques

Neil Johnson, Sports Analytics Developer, ESPN

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A No-Tanking Draft Allocation Policy

Evan Munro, PhD Student, Stanford University
Martino Banchio, PhD Student, Stanford University

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