That’s a Wrap on DataFest 2018

We would like to thank everyone for coming out to DataFest 2018! A special thanks to all of the judges, the supporting faculty from our participating schools, and to the industry/academic professionals who were able to devote time in helping students over the weekend. Presentations and slides will be posted in May when all DataFest events are … Read more

Save the Date — DataFest 2018

SAVE THE DATE AND START FORMING TEAMS FOR DataFest at Wesleyan University — April 6-8, 2018 DataFest is a data analysis competition where students are presented with a large, complex, surprise data set and work over the weekend to explore, analyze, and present their findings.  Teams of 3-5 students work together and compete against other … Read more

DataFest 2017 in the news

Beating the odds: Students compete in DataFest Wesleyan Team Honored for “Best Innovation” at 2017 DataFest University Teams Take Home Two DataFest Awards Crunching Numbers

DataFest 2017 Wrap-up

We had a really enjoyable weekend with all 75 students participating in this year’s DataFest. Lots of thanks to our sponsors, students, consultants, and judges! Here are the winning teams: Honorable Mention: Best Pattern Detection Team: Coup D’ata (Trinity College) Subekshya Bidari, Kalyan Parajuli Tristan Peirce, Dylan Spagnuolo Best Data Preparation Team: Unsupervised Leopards (Lafayette College/Wesleyan University) Joshua Arfin, … Read more

DataFest 2017 is two days away!

DataFest is fast approaching! Here is some important information. As always, email with any questions. LOGISTICS You may come and go as you please, but you will not be allowed to work on the data outside of Exley and Allbritton. You will have friendly consultants present until about 10pm on Friday, between 10am-10pm Saturday, … Read more

Information Session

Would you like to hear more about DataFest 2017? Come to our info session in Allbritton 311 12:10pm-1:30pm on Friday, February 17, 2017. Pizza will be provided if you let us know you are coming. Sign-up here!

Save the Date for DataFest 2017

We are excited to announce that DataFest 2017 is a go! We are aiming for March 31 – April 2, 2017 at Wesleyan University. Please stay tuned as we try to confirm this date.