FLOCK Specialty Finance Sponsors Kennesaw State University’s 12th Annual Analytics Day

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FLOCK Specialty Finance was proud to be a sponsor of Kennesaw State University’s (KSU) 12th Annual Analytics Day presented by the KSU Analytics and Data Science Institute. The day was designed to celebrate the analytical work of the graduate and undergraduate students.

Highlights of the event included poster presentations of analytical research by current students. Additionally, there were guest speakers discussing the evolving trends in analytics and data science. The main topic of discussion among the panel experts was the issues and challenges related to ethics in data science. The event was sponsored by FLOCK Specialty Finance, Southern Company, Equifax, Intercontinental Exchange, Microbilt and Kennesaw State University Analytics and Data Science Institute.

Capital Club Radio on-site interviews @ Kennesaw State University:

Jennifer Lewis Priestley, Associate Dean of The Graduate College for Kennesaw State University, speaks about the purpose of the event is to connect the analytic research of the students with the local business community.


Jessica Rudd, KSU PhD candidate, picks the winner! Jessica discusses how she used data science to predict the 2019 NCAA Basketball Championship winner with amazing accuracy.


Hannah & Joshua, KSU data science students, share their project, “Beyond Color”, which determines how race factors into the creation of growth curves and how data science helps them evaluate their data and drive meaningful conclusions.


Coty Rosenblath, Director of Data Systems for Mailchimp, describes what it means to be ethical in the application of data science.


Dr. Glenn Bailey, Senior Director of Data Science at Cox Automotive, shares why it is important in data science to be transparent, open about developing models and avoiding analytical bias.


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