The 14th Australasian Conference on Mathematics and Computers in Sport

Call for Participation and Papers

(Organized by ANZIAM MathSport)

Your Conference Team

We have organized a team for the 14th meeting to be held at the University of the Sunshine Coast. Your organizing team is

  • Anthony Bedford (University of the Sunshine Coast)
  • Steve Stern (Bond University)

Dates and Location

Plan to meet with your ANZIAM Mathsport friends at the University of the Sunshine Coast from 4-6 April, 2018.

Keynote Speakers

The presentations will cover a wide span of Mathsport topics. Noeline Taurua, former New Zealand Silver Fern netball player and silver medalist at the Commonwealth Games in 1998, former Silver Fern coach and current Sunshine Coast Lightning net ball coach will open our meeting. Some elite athletes will also talk about analytics in their very real world of sports.

Mathsport Activity and Sights Nearby

We will visit the University of the Sunshine Coast Stadium and campus. Delegates may want to visit the Australia Zoo (thanks to Steve Erwin’s work), picturesque Maleny and invitingly beautiful Noosa.

Conference Dinner

Your fee will include a conference dinner to be announced later.

Conference Fees

Fees are to be determined.

Topics for the Conference

The conference will cover, but is not limited to, the following topics of interest to sports scientists, mathematicians, statisticians, coaches and athletes. The term “sport” is interpreted liberally here and includes games and pastimes, gambling, general fitness and health-related activities.

  • Analysis of rules, adjudication, and referee decision-making
  • Application of gambling methodology
  • Competitive strategy and methods for in-game strategy
  • Computational analysis in sport
  • Econometrics in sport
  • Identification, analysis and mitigation of sports injuries
  • Mathematical modeling in sport
  • Optimal tournament design and scheduling
  • Quantitative approaches to improve coaching and optimize individual performance
  • Statistical and machine learning methods applied to motion capture and wearable technologies
  • Statistics and statistical modeling in sport
  • Teaching of mathematics and computers in sport
  • The statistics of performance measurement

Abstracts Book

The Abstracts Book with abstracts and information will be available at a later date.

Proceedings and Conference Schedule

The Proceedings and conference schedule will be available at a later date.

Comments and Suggestions

If you have any comments or suggestions, please contact Anthony Bedford at


There are a number of hotels in nearby Mooloolaba and Mantra. A bus will be provided to take delegates to the venue at the University of the Sunshine Coast.

Updated: 24 Aug 2017