The 16th Australasian Conference on Mathematics and Computers in Sport

Call for Participation and Papers

(Organized by ANZIAM MathSport)

Your Conference Team

Your ANZIAM Mathsport organizing team includes the following and others to be added.

  • Sam Robertson, Conference Chair (Sports Performance Analytics, Victoria University)
  • Victoria University Events Team, including Jessica Harrington and Michael Clayton
  • Ray Stefani, ANZIAM Mathsport Secretary (California State University, Long Beach, USA)

Dates and Location

Plan to meet 7-9 July 2022 with your Mathsport friends at the Rendezvous Hotel, located at 300 Flinders Street, just a few doors from where we met in 2016, and across from Flinders Station in the Melbourne downtown area near Federation Square and the MCG. You will hear from keynote speakers and we will hold in person talks there on Thursday 7 July and Friday 8 July. We will project a few recorded Zoom talks for those that cannot attend. Information about recording Zoom talks will be available later. We will be closely following COVID health issues to ensure your safety.

Activities

For each of the two days of talks, 7-8 July, your conference fee will include coffee/tea and snacks before we start, at the morning break and at the afternoon break as well as lunch. A conference dinner is planned for 8 July so everyone will have plenty of chance to socialize and exchange ideas. On 9 July, we plan to visit the magnificently upgraded Australian Sports Museum at the MCG. That museum has the best coverage of sports that you will experience anywhere. We are also planning to attend an AFL game at the MCG on 9 July.

Keynote Speakers

Adrian Schembri, a clinical psychologist and sports analyst, will speak on mental health in sports. Other keynote speakers may be included, as drawn from our wide span of Mathsport topics.

Conference Fees

The conference fees are shown below. There is no fee for those who could not attend and wanted their Zoom talks projected.

  • AustMS or ANZIAM Members $375
  • Non members $425
  • Students $325
The link for payment with either Mastercard or Visa is here. You will then be sent a code to use for a discount at the conference Rendezvous Hotel. Please pay your fee by 1 June, to help the organizers with scheduling.

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
  • Psychological methods that enhance performance in competition and enhance mental wellness during and after the competitive career
  • 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 1 April due date for abstracts has passed. For future reference, for live or online talks, the template for the maximum 300 word, one-page abstract is available here. Abstracts were sent to Raystefani@aol.com and reviewed by Ray Stefani and Adrian Schembri. The 2022 Abstracts Book is available here.

Proceedings

For live or Zoom talks, the template for Proceedings papers is available here. Papers are limited to ten pages. Do not number the pages. Save your paper as a pdf file, with your last name included first in the file name. Please transmit your paper by 1 May to Raystefani@aol.com. Papers will be reviewed by Ray Stefani and Adrian Schembri. We plan to complete the Proceedings by 1 June, requiring papers to be corrected as needed promptly. The Organizing Committee welcomes all contributors. We look forward to a very informative and congenial meeting.

Hotels

Conference Hotel: Rendezvous Hotel Melbourne, https://rendezvousmelbourne.com.au.

Other Nearby Hotels:

  • Double Tree by Hilton Hotel Melbourne Flinders Street
  • Garden State Hotel
  • Hyatt Centric
  • Movenpick Hotel Melbourne on Spencer
  • Park Hyatt Melbourne
  • The Hotel Windsor
  • The Langham
  • Treasury on Collins Apartment Hotel


Updated: 23 May 2022
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