Welcoming new perspectives to Business Analytics

Advanced PhD students and post-docs—especially women and individuals from underrepresented groups—who are curious about academic careers in Business Analytics are invited to join us at Tippie College of Business for FutureBAProf. This 2-day workshop will demystify and diversify the world of business analytics while supporting emerging scholars preparing for the academic job market. You'll learn critical skills, build networks with peers and mentors, and prepare yourself for some of the hottest careers in academia. 

Prepare for your future

Get expert advice on making your way in this growing field with sessions on career coaching, writing effective research statements, and negotiating salaries.

Network with leaders

Learn from and connect with speakers at the leading-edge of business analytics. You'll gain insights and tips while demystifying one of the most exciting fields in higher ed. 

Build an inclusive community

Add your voice and perspective to a growing community of business analytics scholars who are shaping the future of the discipline in a supportive and inclusive environment.

Save the date

May 18-20, 2020

Save the date, registration coming soon!


Clear your schedule and join us in Iowa City, IA for FutureBAProf!


  • May 18: Arrive ​​​​​​
  • May 19: Workshop and evening reception
  • May 20: Workshop


FutureBAProf is open to women and individuals from underrepresented groups who are postdocs or nearing completion of their PhD in Business Analytics, Data Science, Computer Science, Industrial Engineering, or any other allied discipline in a STEM field. 

Costs to attend

Travel, food, and lodging costs will be covered for all accepted applicants.

  • ​​​​​Airfare: Covered
  • Food and Lodging: Covered
  • Transportation: Covered

Explore a great city

A Midwestern mecca for science and the arts, Iowa City is a creative, forward-thinking community that is one of only two UNESCO cities of literature in the U.S. Hereyou'll find over 100 restaurants, eclectic retail shops, and the famed Prairie Lights bookstore just steps away from campus. There's a reason we're ranked #4 in Livability.com’s Top 100 Places to Live. Come to FutureBAProf and experience it for yourself!


Questions, comments, and sponsorship inquiries are welcome. 

Center for Conferences
University of Iowa

Ann Campbell
Tippie Research Professor in Business Analytics

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