Wednesday, January 18, 2012
SABR Analytics ConferencePosted by Dave Studeman
The Hardball Times is proud to be one of the sponsors of a brand new thing, the SABR Analytics Conference. We're sponsoring this conference along with other well-known baseball organizations and websites such as Bloomberg Sports, Baseball Reference, Baseball Prospectus and Fangraphs.
The conference, to be held in Mesa from March 15-17, is available to anyone and will feature research presentations, panels and guest speakers. Speakers will include a slew of major league insiders. Plus, there is going to be a case competition, in which teams from many undergraduate and graduate schools present their analysis and recommendations for a baseball business case. Yours truly will be on the panel of judges for the case competition. Bribes will be accepted.
Here's the registration webpage. Lower fees are still available for early registration. This event is highly recommended for all baseball nerds and easy to fit into a spring training tip, to boot. I hope to see you there.
Dave was called a "national treasure" by Rob Neyer. Seriously. Comments about this article can be sent to him through the miracle of e-mail.