2016 Schedule

8.30-9.30am: Check-in and Coffee

9-10am: Microsoft Pulse Demonstration and New Product Launch

Dritan Nesho, Microsoft Technology and Civic Engagement 

10-10.10am: Opening Remarks

Ryan Enos, Kirk Goldsberry, and Stephen Ansolabehere, conference organizers

10.10-11.05am: Mapping the Electorate Panel

Amanda Cox, The Upshot, New York Times

Karl Gude, Michigan State University

Andrei Scheinkman, FiveThirtyEight

Moderator: Kirk Goldsberry, Harvard University

11.20am-12.15pm: Recapping the Primary Panel

Barney Frank, Former U.S. Congressman

Kristen Anderson, Echelon Insights

Dylan Matthews, Vox

Mark Penn, The Stagwell Group

Moderator: Steve Kornacki, MSNBC

12.15-1.30pm: Lunch and meet the speakers

1.30-2.25pm: Predicting November Panel

Nate Silver, FiveThirtyEight

Clare Malone, FiveThirtyEight

David Rothschild, Microsoft Research

Nate Cohn, The Upshot, New York Times

Moderator: Anthony Salvanto, CBS

2.40-3.25pm: Academic Presentations on Cutting-Edge Research in Analytics

Alexander Hertel-Fernandez, Harvard University

Simon Jackman and Bradley Spahn, Stanford University

Moderator: Ryan Enos, Harvard University, conference organizer

3.40-4.35pm: The State of Political Media Panel

Ana Marie Cox, MTV News

Wesley Morris, The New York Times

Bryan Curtis, The Ringer

Moderator: Bob Garfield, NPR

4.50-5.30pm: Lightning Talks

Brendan Nyhan, Dartmouth College

Carrie Sheffield, Bold

Harry Enten, FiveThirtyEight

Jeremy Bird, 270 Strategies

Natalie Jackson, Huffington Post

Eitan Hersh, Yale University

5.30pm: Reception