Great Lakes Analytics in Sports Conference

June 21, 2018 | University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point

The Great Lakes Analytics in Sports Conference, sponsored by the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, is a one-day conference showcasing the latest concepts, research and innovations in the fast-growing field of sports analytics. Featuring speakers and presenters from professional and college sports organizations, the business sector and the academic community, the conference will cover innovations and evolutions in strategy, technology, training and more.

Who Should Attend

  • Students interested in pursuing a career in sports and athletics: competing, coaching, training, management, media.
  • Students interested in pursuing a career in data analytics.
  • Students and faculty interested in presenting research related to sports, athletics, or data analytics.
  • Coaches and administrators looking to gain a competitive advantage by staying abreast of the latest developments in the fast-growing field of sports analytics.
  • Professionals in the sports analytics field interested in new research ideas.
  • Businesses looking for analytics talent to add to their team.

Research Presentations

The conference will feature an opportunity for students and faculty to present posters or oral presentations on sports analytics topics in fields as diverse as mathematics, athletic training, business, psychology, biology, computer science, GIS, technnology, journalism and data visualization.

Registration

Registration fees for the Great Lakes Analytics in Sports Conference are:

  • $29 Student
  • $79 Non-student

Discounts are available for groups of 3-5 or 6 or more attendees.

Professional Development/Continuing Education

The Great Lakes Analytics in Sports Conference is pleased to offer 7.5 Continuing Education Units/Hours for attendees’ professional development. Information on obtaining these credits will be available at the GLASC. Please contact the event organizer for more information in advance.

Host

The conference will be held at the Dreyfus University Center at UW-Stevens Point. UWSP is a four-year comprehensive university in the acclaimed University of Wisconsin System, home to approximately 9,000 students enrolled in more than 120 undergraduate programs.

UW-Stevens Point fields teams in 20 intercollegiate sports, including more than 500 student-athletes. Pointer teams have won national championships in men’s and women’s basketball, men’s hockey, and softball, in addition to individual national championships in cross country, track and field, and swimming and diving. The university competes in the Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference, considered one of the top Division III conferences in the country.

Location

Stevens Point is home to 20 parks, as well as the Green Circle biking and jogging trail and Ice Age Scenic Trail. Other attractions include SentryWorld, a Robert Trent Jones-designed golf course, and the adjacent Schmeeckle Reserve nature reserve, part of the UW-Stevens Point campus. Major Stevens Point employers include Sentry Insurance, Skyward (school software), Travel Guard/AIG, Berkshire Hathaway Travel Protection and Delta Dental. The area is also home to several renowned craft breweries, including Point Brewery, Central Waters Brewing Company and O’So Brewing Company.

The University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point is located in Central Wisconsin, an easy drive from Madison (2 hours), Milwaukee (2.5 hours), the Twin Cities (3 hours), and Chicago (4 hours). Airports servicing Stevens Point include Central Wisconsin Airport in Mosinee (CWA), Outagamie County Airport in Appleton (ATW), Dane County Airport in Madison (MSN), Mitchell International Airport in Milwaukee (MKE), and Minneapolis-St. Paul Airport (MSP).

​Contact

Scott Tappa
Assistant to the Dean
College of Letters and Science

University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point
analyticsconference@uwsp.edu
715-346-4211

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​UW-Stevens Point Links

Data Analytics Program
Master of Science in Data Science
Department of Computing and New Media Technologies
Department of Mathematical Sciences
Athletic Training Program
Athletic Department
Center for Athletic Scheduling

 

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