The University of Illinois - Deloitte Foundation Center for Business Analytics

Conferences and Presentations

Illinois Esports Summit 2019

April 26, 2019
Business Instructional Facility, Deloitte Auditorium
515 E. Gregory Drive
of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Competitive video gaming has become big business and is the fastest growing sport .  The purpose of this summit is to highlight educational and research opportunities around and to explore opportunities for making e-sports a varsity sport on our campus. There will be three research focused panels/speaking sessions and interactive displays.



1:00 pm          Welcome and Overview of Summit
1:15 pm            Keynote Address
1:45 pm           The Student Perspective
2:30 pm          The Faculty Perspective
3:15 pm           Break
3:30 pm          The Business of Esports                            
4:30 pm          Varsity Esports
5:30 pm          Concluding Remarks and Call to Action

Networking reception with interactive displays directly following
Business Instructional Facility Atrium



Partners in Business Ethics Symposium

The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign hosted the Partners in Business Ethics Symposium on October 23-24, 2018. This year’s theme was “Ethics in a Data-Driven World.”

The informative two-day symposium featured insights from world-class faculty members from around the country and some of the top analytical minds in private industry. The goal was to equip business and school thought leaders with concepts and tools to share with colleagues and students. Specifically, the symposium highlighted the benefits of using and costs of ignoring ethical principles in navigating and applying big-data technologies.



Introduction to the University of Illinois-Deloitte Foundation Center for Business Analytics
January 12, 2018

These slides were presented to Gies College of Business faculty and staff on January 12, 2018. They provide an introduction and overview of the Deloitte Foundation Center for Business Analytics, including its funding charge and details on how it will meet this charge. In addition, opportunities are highlighted for faculty and staff to engage with the Center in order to increase and develop the adoption of analytics more broadly throughout the College and across the Illinois campus.