New England Symposium on Statistics in Sports

Harvard University Science Center, Lecture Hall C
1 Oxford Street
Cambridge, Massachusetts
Conference co-chairs: Mark Glickman and Scott Evans.

Saturday, September 21, 2013

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The official conference program is posted on the program page.


Featured speakers:
  • Jim Albert, Bowling Green State University
    "Assessing Streakiness in Home Run Hitting"

  • Richard Smith, SAMSI and University of North Carolina
    "Completing the Results of the 2013 Boston Marathon"


Panel discussion: "Baseball analytics for strategy, scouting, and decision-making"
  • Vince Gennaro - President of SABR; consultant to MLB teams, 2006-2013
  • Ben Baumer - Visiting Assistant Professor, Smith College, and statistical analyst for Baseball Operations with the NY Mets, 2004-2012
  • Eric M. Van - sabermetric Baseball Operations consultant for the Red Sox, 2005-2009.
Panel moderator:
  • Andy Andres - Head Coach and Lead Instructor, MIT Science of Baseball Program; and Fenway Park Datacaster/Stringer for and MLBAM (Gameday)



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What's New?

  • The site has gone live on October 2, 2012.

  • Program schedule and presentation abstracts are now posted on the program page.

  • Online registration is closed. Please register on-site.

  • Presentation slides have been posted.

  • Links to videos of the talks and panel discussion have been posted.