Calculating the Future of Sports Through Analytics is the featured theme of the First Annual Andrew T. Berlin Sport Analytics Symposium. The event will take place in Chicago on April 3, with a keynote address by Chicago Cubs Senior Vice President of Player Development and Amateur Scouting, Jason McLeod. Analytics professionals from the Chicago-area sports industry and Syracuse University faculty members will take part in a panel discussion and Q&A exploring the innovative ways sport executives are turning to analytics to boost team success.

The event is made possible by the generosity of Syracuse University Trustee and alumnus, Andrew T. Berlin ’83. Berlin is the Partner Investor of the Chicago Cubs, Chairman and Owner of the minor league Cubs affiliate, the South Bend Cubs, and Chairman and CEO of Berlin Packaging. The annual Berlin Symposium will feature leading innovators in sport analytics and hosted at sites across the country with panels of local industry executives and Syracuse University sport analytics professors.

To learn more about the April 2019 lecture, visit the event registration page.

Falk College’s bachelor of science in sport analytics provides students with a deep understanding of math, statistics, research methodology, sport economics, database management, finance, and computer programming. The degree incorporates a mandatory foreign language requirement to prepare students for the global sport in a variety of different possible analytics career paths on the player evaluation side, business side, or both.