Political Analytics 2017 - March, 31st


Friday, March 31, 2017 (All day)


CGIS South Building, 1730 Cambridge St., Cambridge, MA 02138


Political Analytics 2017 is a one-day conference at Harvard University featuring top minds from media, politics, and academics. We are starting an exciting conversation about the growing role of data and analytics in determining the winners and losers in politics. This unique event will highlight and showcase how emerging forms of analytics are changing the way we understand politics in the 21st century.

Speakers include:
Nate Silver, Founder & Editor in Chief, FiveThirtyEight
Steve Kornacki, MSNBC
Ana Marie Cox, MTV News
Wesley Morris, The New York Times
Anthony Salvanto, CBS News
Lynn Vavreck, UCLA
Tracy Dietz, L2
Nate Cohn, The Upshot, New York Times
Eitan Hersh, Yale University
Deb Roy, MIT
Jenna Wortham, The New York Times Magazine
Kathy Cramer, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Amanda Cox, The Upshot, New York Times
Andrei Scheinkman, FiveThirtyEight
Bernard Fraga, Indiana University
Robert D'Onofrio, Facebook Data Communications
Margie Omero, The Pollsters
Tim Miller, Definers Public Affairs
Ariel White, MIT
Matt Barreto, UCLA
Sean Trende, RealClearPolitics
Tim Wallace, The New York Times
John Sides, George Washington University
Alicia Parlapiano, The New York Times
Danny Diaz, FP1 Strategies
Jessica Baldwin-Philippi, Fordham University

This event requires registration. For more information and to register please click here. To see video from last year's conference, please click here

Political Analytics is the creation of Ryan Enos (Associate Professor, Harvard University) and Kirk Goldsberry (Visiting Scholar, Harvard/VP, San Antonio Spurs), and is organized by Enos and Goldsberry, along with graduate students Shannon McGregor (University of Texas at Austin) and Stephen Pettigrew (Harvard University).  It is sponsored by the Center for American Political Studies at Harvard University (Stephen Ansolabehere, Director) and co-sponsored by the Harvard Institute for Quantitative Social Science. We thank L2 for providing the data for the Hackathon. The conference organizers gratefully acknowledge the support of Microsoft for the inaugural 2016 conference.