DataFest | Mathematics | SIU

Southern Illinois University



College of Engineering, Computing, Technology, and Mathematics



When?  To be Announced in 2019

Where?  Southern Illinois University Carbondale

What is ASA DataFest?


DataFest is a competition to discover the hidden truth in a large, complex data set.  Is there a story to tell?

Spend a weekend working in small groups around the clock for 48 hours to find the insight and meaning in a large and messy dataset rich with information.

Win prizes, meet other students who share similar interest in data and learn more about data science/statistics.

  • All Undergraduate Majors welcome
  • Teams of 2-5 students work onsite gleaning insights from a dataset
  • Awards presented for

    • Best Visualization
    • Best in Show
    • Best Use of External Data

Accommodations available for Non-SIU students participating.  Check the appropriate box on the registration form.