Ottawa Hockey Analytics at Carleton (#OTTHAC17)

Carleton University (Ottawa, ON) School of Mathematics and Statistics and St. Lawrence University (Canton, NY)  are hosting a conference on hockey analytics and statistics on May 6th, 2017.  This will be the 3rd annual Ottawa Hockey Analytics Conference.  This year we are planning a Student Paper Competition.  See below for some details.

Date: May 6, 2017 in Azrieli Theatre 101 at Carleton University (Ottawa, ON). 

Special Networking Event on Friday May 5th for Women and People New to Hockey Analytics:

Details and registration through this Eventbrite page

List of Sponsors:

SMT Visual Data Intelligence




Ottawa Senators

American Statistical Association Statistics in Sport Section

Carleton University School of Mathematics and Statistics

Carleton University Faculty of Science

Hockey Abstract

Statistical Society of Ottawa

St. Lawrence University, Department of Mathematics, Computer Science and Statistics

St. Lawrence University



This year we have a registration fee to cover the costs of the conference but that fee will include lunch.  The rates are $35 for non students, and $25 for students (in Canadian dollars).   The registration process is in two steps: registration and payment.  Note that you need to complete both steps.  

Registration can be found at the following link:





Current List of Conference Participants:

  • Eric Blabac, Sam’s Club (formerly of SAP)
  • Tanner Buzick, Sports Data Product Specialist, SMT Fremont division
  • Matt Cane, WinnersView
  • Kate Cimini, freelance writer at Sports Illustrated, Vice Sports and FanRag Sports
  • Meghan Chayka, Stathletes
  • Jim Doeden, General Manager, Vice President, SMT Fremont division
  • Graham Goldbeck, Manager, Data Analytics and Operations, SMT Fremont divison
  • Chris Foster, NHL
  • Sophie Jablansky, University of Maryland
  • Brian Macdonald, Florida Panthers
  • Micah Blake McCurdy,
  • Shirley Mills, Carleton University
  • Kevin Mongeon, Brock University
  • Corey Pronman, ESPN Insider
  • Dani Rylan, NWHL
  • Michael Schuckers, St. Lawrence University and Statistical Sports Consulting, LLC
  • Timo Seppa, Hockey Prospectus
  • Britni Smith, Clarkson University
  • Sam Ventura, Carnegie Mellon University
  • Rob Vollman, Hockey Abstract
  • Aaron Ward, Sports Technology, SMT
  • Chris Wells, St. Lawrence University

Student Posters


Social Events for Attendees:

Friday night:


Saturday night:



Directions to Carleton University are HERE and Interactive Campus Map (Azrieli Theatre Building is AZ on the campus map).

Note that University Drive near Herzberg will be CLOSED but LIBRARY Rd. will be open.  The O-Train comes onto campus and there are several parking lots and parking garages available.

The webpage for  previous versions of this conference can be found at:  Ottawa Hockey Analytics Conference 2015, Ottawa Hockey Analytics Conference 2016