Date: November 26-27, 2018
Location: Athens (Greece)
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Event information:

AUEB Sports Analytics Group organizes an annual conference dedicated to all topics where mathematics and sport meet. AUEB Sports Analytics Workshop 2018 is hosted by Athens University of Economics and Business (Greece) and organized by the Department of Statistics from Monday 26th of November to Tuesday 27th of November 2018. It will be the 3rd conference in Greece that brings together professionals and academics with a common interest in applying cutting-edge quantitative methods on Sports.

Invited speakers for this year:
 Paola Zuccolotto, University of Brescia, ITA (Basketball Data Science)
 Leonardo Egidi ,University of Trieste, ΙΤΑ (Hierarchical Models in Football)
 Stefan Kesenne, Emeritus Prof. of Sport Economics at the University of Antwerp and University of Leuven (Competitive imbalance, transfer market and youth training & Free-entry football market and the number of professional teams)
 Ioannis Papadopoulos , Fanbeat, FRA (Creating value from data generated by football fans using a mobile app)

Keynote talks will be also given by the AUEB group & external contributors:
 Dimitris Karlis, AUEB, GRE (In Game Performance)
 Ioannis Ntzoufras, AUEB, GRE (Football Analytics)
 Panos Repoussis, AUEB, GRE (Sports Scheduling)
 Eugenia Tsoumaka, American College of Greece, GRE (Marketing of Celebrity Athletes)
 Manisera Marica, University of Brescia, ITA (High Pressure Performance Big-Data Analytics)