Boston University and CompNet will be hosting a Science of Baseball Seminar.
August 17 – 18, 2013
Metcalf Science Center
590 Commonwealth Avenue
Boston, MA 02215
This event is open to the public but requires a ticket for entry. All proceeds of the event will go to the Jimmy Fund.
A limited number of free tickets have been set aside for CompNet members, with priority given to CompNet and CELEST students. If you are a CompNet or CELEST member and are interested in one of the free tickets, please contact Prof. David Somers.
About the Event
The seminar will feature presentations and panel discussions with Red Sox manager John Ferrell, former MLB pitcher Brian Bannister, biomechanics expert Dr. Glenn Fleisig, directors of baseball analytics Keith Woolner (Indians) and Tom Tippett (Red Sox), scouts Jared Porter (Red Sox) and Jason Lefkowitz (Yankees), baseball physicist Alan Nathan, broadcast technologist Marv White, and SABR President Vince Gennaro.
We also feature top authors and sabermetricians from your favorite websites, such as Baseball Prospectus (Editor/Author Ben Lindbergh, Analysts Dan Brooks, Harry Pavlidis, and Doug Thorburn) and Fangraphs (Editor/Author Dave Cameron, Analysts Bill Petti & Dave Allen). Additionally, there will be talks on baseball history, sports medicine, defensive evaluation, the role of statistics in the media... and more!
For more information on the event please see the event website on saberseminar.com.