Economics Department Data Science Day

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Join us for our first Data Science Day. This event brings together students, data science professionals, and local companies who use and are searching for analytic talent. You can network with industry professionals and up-and-coming talent. During our event sessions, learn about growing opportunities in the field of data science and discover how four companies are implementing data analytics to increase revenue, improve efficiency, and gain a competitive edge.

Event Sessions

  • 4:30-6pm Registration, Networking and Company Networking Information Tables
  • 5pm Appetizers
  • 5:45-7pm Panel Discussion: What Makes for Good Data Science

Keynote Address: Modern Moneyball - Combining Baseball and Data Science

Keynote Speaker

Data Science Day Panelist Keith Woolner, Principal Data Scientist
Baseball Analytics, Cleveland Indians




Panelists

Data Science Day Panelist John Szilagyi (Moderator), Senior Marketing Analyst, Tarkett
MA, Economics, UA, 2010



Data Science Day Panelist
Dan Teynor, Data Scientist, Mid East Ohio Regional Council
MA, Economics, UA, 2008



Data Science Day Panelist
Brandon Mathias, Director of Data Science and Analytics, Speedeon Data
MA, Economics, UA, 2011



  • 7-8pm Data Science Keynote Address

Sponsorship Opportunities

To become a Data Science Day sponsor, please email Andrew G. Antonucci, Asst. Dir. Development, aga7@uakron.edu or call (330) 972-6376 no later than January 31, 2018.

Gold Sponsor, $1,000

The Gold Sponsor receives the Blue sponsorship benefits plus
  • Large pre-event Company Networking Information Table
  • Time to speak to the audience during the event
  • Large logo and company advertisement in event program
  • Logo onscreen during event
  • Logo and sponsorship will remain on the Data Science Day 2018 webpage
  • First opportunity to sponsor the 2019 event

Blue Sponsor, $250

The Blue Sponsor receives the Basic sponsorship benefits plus
  • Listing in the event program as a sponsor with URL or point of contact
  • Small pre-event Company Networking Information Table to showcase your company and your analytic approach
  • Network at your display with students, faculty, and the interested public

Basic Sponsor, $100

Receive reserved seating marked with your company name and logo.