Basketball Analytics Summit

Analytics: The creation, examination, and management of unstructured data to predict, produce or leverage optimal results.

~ Dr. Deborah Stroman

The inaugural SPEIA Basketball Analytics Summit will be held on Friday, May 2 through Saturday, May 3, 2014 on the beautiful campus of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Our mission is to engage with and explore the best practices of the leading basketball experts (professionals, students, and scholars) who love, research, and work in the discipline of performance (individual or team) and business analytics. Sessions include: Fan Experience & Engagement, Individual Performance/APBRmetrics, Marketing/Ticketing, Sport Science, and Entrepreneurship in Analytics. In addition, undergraduate and graduate students are welcome to participate in the NBA Analytics Case Competition. Cost to attend is: $199 (Professionals), $99 (Faculty) & $49 (Students).  Business Casual Dress.  Register now!

Your ticket includes access to all panels and networking sessions, the Friday and Saturday evening receptions, and light breakfast, lunch & refreshments on Saturday.

Interested in exhibiting your research? Please email our Student Research coordinator at barey@live.unc.edu to submit your work.

Day 1 – Friday, May 2

3:00 – 6:00 p.m.
Check-in
3:00 – 5:30 p.m.                                                                                                                    94Fifty Demonstration
4:00 – 5:00 p.m.                                                                                                                    Elias Sports Bureau (Student-Only) Workshop “Careers in Analytics
5:00 – 6:30 p.m.
Networking Reception
6:30 – 8:00 p.m.
Session I – Featuring FiveThirtyEight, NBA Charlotte Bobcats Basketball Analytics Team, and Dean Oliver (ESPN)

Day 2 – Saturday, May 3

7:30 – 8:30 a.m.
Continental Breakfast
8:30 – 10:00 a.m.
Session II – Fan Experience & Engagement (Featuring NBA Charlotte Bobcats Marketing Director, SMT (SportsMEDIA Technology), Jason Teitler (Burson-Marsteller), and Experience!)
10:30 – 11:45 a.m.
Session III – Sport Science (Featuring Catapult, Fusionetics, Zebra Technologies!)
1:00 – 2:30 p.m.
Session IV – Individual Performance (Featuring Automated Insight’s Robbie Allen, Ken Pomeroy, Bloomberg Sports and Tandem Agency!)
3:00 – 4:30 p.m.
Session V – Marketing & Tickets (Featuring Wasserman Media, SAS, and NBA Charlotte Bobcats Database executive!)
5:00 – 6:00 p.m.
Networking Reception – Hickory Tavern

Sport Entrepreneurship

Our commitment is the enthusiastic embrace of entrepreneurship teaching, scholarship, strategic planning, innovation, and economic development in the sport industry.

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