ASA DataFest 2021 @ The Australian National University


April 14, 2022

ANU through the Research School of Finance, Actuarial Studies and Statistics (virtually) ran its first ever DataFest competition from April 12- April 14. During the 48-hour friendly competition, seven teams consisting of a total of 26 participants wrangled with and analysed complex data sets on drug use and misuse based on surveys conducted by the Rocky Mountain Poison and Drug Safety Center in four different countries: Canada, Germany, United Kingdom, and United States. Three Statistics Faculty judged the submitted entries, leading to the following awards:

We congratulate the winning teams and all the participants. The judges were impressed with the submissions.

The participants had the following to say about the event: