Welcoming new perspectives to Business Analytics
August 7-8, 2023
Advanced PhD students and post-docs—especially women, individuals from underrepresented groups, and those outside of business schools—who are curious about academic careers in Business Analytics are invited to join us for the second annual FutureBAProf, August 7-8, 2023, at the Tippie College of Business.
This 1.5-day workshop will demystify the field 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. To learn about last year's workshop, check out the article in OR/MS Today.
This year's workshop is sponsored by State Farm. We appreciate their support.
Prepare for your future
Get expert advice on making your way in this growing field with sessions on effective research and teaching in a business school.
Network with leaders
Learn from and connect with speakers at the leading edge of business analytics. You'll practice your networking skills one-on-one with faculty from all over the country.
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.
To be eligible, applicants must:
- Have an interest in a faculty career in business analytics
- Be an advanced PhD student or postdoc in business analytics, computer science, industrial engineering, or any other related STEM field
- Study at a U.S. academic institution. We strongly encourage women and those from traditionally underrepresented groups to apply.
August 6: Welcome reception
August 7: Workshop
August 8: Workshop and depart
Costs to attend
Travel, food, and lodging costs will be covered for all accepted applicants.
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. Here, you'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 #20 in Livability.com’s Top 100 Places to Live. Come to FutureBAProf and experience it for yourself!
Questions and sponsorship inquiries are welcome.