FAQ

WHEN & WHERE

Q:

When is the 2019 Wharton People Analytics Conference?

A:

The 2019 conference will be held on April 4-5 in Philadelphia at The Bellevue Hotel. Speakers and program will be announced this upcoming fall/winter.

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REGISTRATION

Q:

What is the refund policy for tickets?

A:

If your plans change, you can request a refund by emailing wpaconference@wharton.upenn.edu.

Conditions below:
Cancel by February 15th, 2019 to receive 100% refund.
Cancel by March 15th, 2019 to receive a 50% refund.
After March 15th, 2019 we will not be issuing any refunds.

Q:

I can no longer attend Wharton People Analytics Conference this year. Is there any way to transfer my ticket to another person?

A:

Tickets are non-refundable, but can be transferred to another person by emailing wpaconference@wharton.upenn.edu.

PROGRAM

Q:

What are the research paper competition, student case competition, and startup competitions?

A:

As an interdisciplinary initiative, Wharton People Analytics draws on numerous areas of study, from psychology to management, to fuel our work with organizations and drive innovation. Our competitions are an annual opportunity for us to learn from new voices in the field and celebrate the innovation that is occurring all around us – by academic researchers, student teams, and startup companies alike. More information on each of the competitions can be found here.

MISCELLANEOUS

Q:

Are there any videos or other content from the conference available?

A:

Check out our Wharton People Analytics content feed for everything from academic papers and popular press articles to full conference videos and radio shows from Wharton People Analytics’ faculty, staff and friends. We will be posting 2018 conference content on a rolling basis, so check back regularly and share with your friends. 

Cade Massey Live from the Wharton People Analytics Conference 2018
 

Q:

What are the official social media accounts for Wharton People Analytics?

A:

 Follow, share, and inspire on Twitter @WhartonPAC & @Wharton #WhartonPAC 

 Join the discussion in our “Wharton People Analytics Conference” LinkedIn group

Q:

What is Wharton People Analytics?

A:

Wharton People Analytics (WPA) is an initiative of the University of Pennsylvania dedicated to advancing evidence-based management and decision-making. We use data science to advance individual behavior change, careers, and culture for the benefit of individuals, organizations, and society. 

Our interdisciplinary group of faculty co-directors includes Professors Matthew Bidwell, Angela Duckworth, Adam Grant, and Cade Massey. They use their expertise in algorithmic decision-making, management, organizational behavior, and psychology, to identify and answer critical questions about human and organizational behavior. 

Our work focuses on conducting research, translating research into practice, and educating the next generation of organizational leaders to advance evidence-based management.

Check out our research opportunities and student opportunities, as well as our content feed, people page, and LinkedIn community.

For additional questions, please contact wpaconference@wharton.upenn.edu.