DataCon is an event highlighting the impacts of data analytics, big data and statistical computing across a variety of industries.

DataCon is unique in that it provides a combination of perspectives found only at W&L. "The interdisciplinary case studies and panels will showcase both technical and non-technical roles and appeal to students of all majors and interests," said Molly Steele '04, Director of Student Advising.

2019 Agenda*

Saturday, November 9
10-11 a.m. Keynote and Q&A: Ames McArdle '02, Head of Industry, Global Retail (Google)

Larry and Fran Peppers Room
Huntley Hall

11:15 a.m.-12:15 p.m. Transportation, Supply Chain and Logistics Panel
- Holley Beasley '15, Sr. Central Operations Manager (Uber)
- Maddie Turnbull '12, Senior Transportation Analyst (Owens & Minor)
- Spencer McElroy '09, Production Manager (Dynovis, Inc.)
Larry and Fran Peppers Room
Huntley Hall
12:15-1:30 p.m. Networking Lunch Hillel 101
1:30-3 p.m. Case Study Presentations
- Anurag Chandra '98, Division VP, Strategy and Business Development (ADP)
- Cody Bills '15, Managing Consultant (Berkeley Research Group)
- Alex Mait '13, Associate Project Manager at ITAC (Industrial Turn Around Corporation)
Larry and Fran Peppers Room
Huntley Hall

*subject to change

Students, RSVP on Handshake to attend.

Faculty and staff who wish to attend the event, email Alvin Wheeler at

This event is sponsored by W&L's Career and Professional Development Office and the Williams School.