A huge thanks to our 2018 sponsors, ASA DataFestTM at Duke cannot run without your support!

Considering sponsoring ASA DataFestTM at Duke? Click here for more information.

Cauchy Sponsors

Pareto Sponsors

SSRI brings together researchers with interests in problems that cross the various social and behavioral sciences, including problems that connect with the humanities and natural sciences. We promote multidisciplinary collaboration among such scholars as they work on important social issues that are challenging to address fully from within any given discipline.

2nd Order Solutions is a credit risk consultancy focused on creating value for financial services clients through ground-breaking analytic and modeling problem solving. We are committed to improving financial and risk results by partnering with clients to create winning strategies and sustainable competitive advantage.

Lognormal Sponsors

RTI International is an independent, nonprofit research institute dedicated to improving the human condition. Clients rely on us to answer questions that demand an objective and multidisciplinary approach—one that integrates expertise across the social and laboratory sciences, engineering, and international development. We believe in the promise of science, and we are inspired every day to deliver on that promise for the good of people, communities, and businesses around the world. For more information, visit www.rti.org.

The Department of Statistical Science at Duke is nationally ranked in the top 5 research departments and as a top 10 graduate program. The Department currently (mid-late 2015) has 18 faculty, ~45 PhD students, ~70 MS students, ~70 research-active undergraduate majors, numerous postdocs, visitors, and affiliated researchers listed under People. Recognized as the world's leading center for Bayesian statistics and its interdisciplinary applications, the Department is a Duke campus hub for statistical and computational research. The Department administers and teaches a broad range of undergraduate statistics courses, including introductory courses and more advanced courses for the Statistical Science major, as well as many courses in statistics and related areas at the MS and PhD level.

Weibull Sponsors

With a core management curriculum and a wide variety of technical electives, Duke's Master of Engineering Management (MEM) Program offers early-career engineers a tech-savvy alternative to an MBA. Offered by the Pratt School of Engineering with the support of Duke’s Fuqua School of Business and the Duke School of Law, the MEM program prepares engineering and science graduates to become future industry leaders.

The technology to amass data exceeds our abilities to make use of it. People all over the world are turning to R, an open source statistical language, to make sense of data. Inspired by the innovations of R users in science, education, and industry, RStudio develops free and open tools for R and enterprise-ready professional products for teams to scale and share work. Our goal is to empower users to be productive with R.


Everyday, massive amounts of data are generated in every part of our lives. That makes data fluency an indispensable skill to help you succeed - no matter what industry you’re in. At DataCamp, we’re here to help, whether you're just getting started or are looking to dig deeper. DataCamp is offering a 1 month free membership to all ASA DataFestTM participants.

The Data and Visualization Services Department of the Duke Libraries will be offering some of the ASA DataFestTM workshops. See here for more information.

The American Statistical Association is a proud sponsor of ASA DataFestTM at Duke.