Faculty to Present at 2016 Escape Conference
Five SPS faculty members will be presenting at the 2016 Escape Conference on May 7 in Chicago. The conference is a premier event in the data science world that brings together leading experts in the data science and sports analytics fields from organizations such as IBM, Microsoft, Salesforce, and Tableau as well as our own Northwestern faculty. Attendees can choose from a range of learning and networking opportunities and hear first-hand about the latest industry advances and trends.
Northwestern faculty leading sessions at the conference include Lorena Martin and Tom Miller from the MS in Predictive Analytics program, as well as Benjamin Dalgaard, Mark Lira, and Faisal Akkawi of the MS in Information Systems program.
"We learn what the industries need and we teach those skills at this conference," says Akkawi, who is also the founder and CEO of Escape.
Visit the Escape Conference website for more information.