DataFest 2021


A huge thanks to our 2021 sponsors, ASA DataFestTM at Mizzou cannot run without your support! Considering sponsoring ASA DataFestTM at Mizzou? Check the sponsorship opportunities.

Gold Sponsor

The Albert Winemiller Excellence Fund

Silver Sponsor

Veterans United
Mid-MO Chapter
Statistics MU
American Statistical Association

We would like to thank our judges for their time and work:

  • Ms. Amelia Coyne (Software developer, US Bank)
  • Dr. Nassar Yazdani (Assistant teaching professor, Department of public health, University of Missouri)
  • Dr. John Snyder (Senior data scientist in the agriculture and retail industries, Adjunct faculty, Department of Statistics, University of Missouri)

Special thanks to:

  • Prof. Chris Wikle for opening address
  • Dean Pat Okker for welcome address
  • Prof. Larry Ries for closing address
  • Prof. Lori Thombs for emceeing
  • Prof. Teri Christiansen and Prof. Debbie Perkowski for brainstorming the ideas since the first planning meeting
  • Paul Parker, Josh North, and Dan Vedensky for running ran virtual workshops
  • Abbie Van Nice-Booher for an exceptional work in providing with all necessary support

Many VIP consultants volunteered tremendously during the event. Below are our outstanding consultants:

  • David Reynolds (MU)
  • Yushu Shi (MU)
  • Josh North (MU)
  • Kangwon Seo (MU)
  • Rebecca Willison (MU)
  • Shirley Rojas (MU)
  • Paul Parker (MU)
  • Xavier Ransome (Government Employee Health Association)
  • Yi-Ching Lee (Southeast Missouri State University)
  • John Carney (Evolytics)
  • Qing Snyder (UMSL)