Statistics in Sports

SIS Speed Session/Poster Competition at the 2014 JSM

The Statistics in Sports section of the American Statistical Association would like to announce their sponsorship of an undergraduate research speed session/poster contest to be held at the Joint Statistical Meeting in Boston, MA. The competition will be open to all undergraduates who have been doing sports and statistics related research. Not only will students present a poster in electronic form, they will also give a four minute oral presentation highlighting their research during a "speed session" the same day. Cash prizes will be awarded to the outstanding undergraduate research presented during this session at the Joint Statistical Meetings, August 2-7 2014.

Deadline for abstract submission is February 3, 2014 and can be submitted a the Joint Statistics Meeting website When submitting your abstract, select select session type: Contributed, subtype: Speed. You should also select "Statistics in Sports" as the session sponsor.

If you have any questions, please contact the current Statistics in Sports chair, Michael Rutter.