The conference will be held at the Harvard University's Center for Government and International Studies South Building all day on Friday, March 31st, 2017.

The data analysis Hackathon is on Thursday March 30th.  For more information about this event, please see the Hackathon page.


9-9.30am: Check-in and Coffee

9.30-10am: Maps, Graphics, and Analytics Panel

Amanda Cox (The New York Times), Tim Wallace (The New York Times), Alicia Parlapiano (The New York Times), Andrei Scheinkman (FiveThirtyEight), Kirk Goldsberry (San Antonio Spurs)

10-10.55am: The Big Boards on Election Night Panel

Anthony Salvanto (CBS News), Steve Kornacki (MSNBC), Mark Penn (Stagwell Group), Stephen Ansolabehere (Harvard)

11.10am-12.05pm: Digital Media, Technology, and Analytics Panel

Rob D'Onofrio (Facebook), Ashley Wiers (Google), Hector Sigala (Middle Seat), Tracy Dietz (L2), Jesse Baldwin-Philippi (Fordham)

12.05-1.00pm: Lunch

1.00-2.00pm: Forecasting Panel

Nate Silver (FiveThirtyEight), Nate Cohn (The New York Times), Lynn Vavreck (UCLA)

2.15-3.10pm: Identity Politics: What's Next? Panel

Matt Barreto (UCLA), Sean Trende (RealClearPolitics), Kathy Cramer (University of Wisconsin-Madison), Carrie Sheffield (Bold)

3.25-4.20pm: Analytics and Campaign 2016 Panel

Danny Diaz (FP1 Strategies), John Sides (George Washington University), Tim Miller (Definers Public Affairs), Matt Lackey (Civis Analytics), Margie Omero (The Pollsters)

4.35-5.30pm: News Media 2016: What Happened? Panel

Wesley Morris (The New York Times), Jenna Wortham (The New York Times), Ana Marie Cox (MTV News)

5.30-6.30pm: Reception and Hackathon winner

Hackathon results will be presented throughout the day