March 2, 2018

Data Science for Business and Economics Conference accepting paper and poster proposals

The Krannert School of Management’s Business Information and Analytics Center (BIAC) will host the inaugural Data Science for Business and Economics Conference on May 25-26. Proposals for talks, papers and posters are being accepted until March 15.

The conference will feature speakers from business, economics, computer science, statistics and other areas exploring the use of data science to solve real-world problems. The conference will include several paper sessions, a poster session and a panel discussion on emerging issues in data science.

Keynote speakers will include David Bell, the Xinmei Zhang and Yongge Dai Professor of Marketing at the University of Pennsylvania; Ramayya Krishnan, the W.W. Cooper and Ruth F. Cooper Professor of Management Science and Information Systems at Carnegie Mellon University; Cristopher Moore, professor at the Santa Fe Institute and fellow of the American Physical Society, American Mathematical Society and American Association for the Advancement of Science; and Rakesh Vohra, the George A. Weiss and Lydia Bravo Weiss University Professor with appointments in economics, electrical and systems engineering and computer and information science at the University of Pennsylvania.

Those interested in presenting a paper or poster should submit a one-page abstract here. Authors of accepted talks and posters will be notified by April 15.

Registration for the conference is required and can be found here. The registration deadline is May 15, but the authors of accepted papers/posters must register by May 1. Registration will be first-come, first-served until capacity is reached.

Details of the conference, abstract submission and registration can be found at

Writer: Kelsey Schnieders Lefever,

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