After Hours Programs

SciCafe: The Science of Predicting an Election

Wednesday, November 2, 2016


With so many political polls coming out, the airwaves are filled with breathless stories covering the ups and downs of individual candidates. But how much do these polls mean, and what should we really be looking for? Data scientist Sam Wang will discuss how data can be mined creatively for insights into what's really happening this campaign season, the shape of the American electorate on Election Day, and more.

Please note: Josh Katz will not be in attendance.

The SciCafe series is proudly sponsored by Judy and Josh Weston.