2018 Big Data Conference



On August 23-24, 2018 the CMSA will be hosting our fourth annual Conference on Big Data. The Conference will feature many speakers from the Harvard community as well as scholars from across the globe, with talks focusing on computer science, statistics, math and physics, and economics.

The talks will take place in Science Center Hall B, 1 Oxford Street.

For a list of lodging options convenient to the Center, please visit our recommended lodgings page.

Please note that lunch will not be provided during the conference, but a map of Harvard Square with a list of local restaurants can be found by clicking Map & Restaurants.

Please register here. 

Confirmed Speakers: 


  • Shing-Tung Yau, William Caspar Graustein Professor of Mathematics, Harvard University
  • Scott Duke Kominers, MBA Class of 1960 Associate Professor, Harvard Business
  • Richard Freeman, Herbert Ascherman Professor of Economics, Harvard University
  • Jun Liu, Professor of Statistics, Harvard University
  • Horng-Tzer Yau, Professor of Mathematics, Harvard University