SDP Annual Convening

May 20 - 22, 2019

Every year our network of 250+ data strategists, education leaders, and research faculty come together to exchange knowledge and share what works in making evidence-informed change.

Our 2019 Theme: Strength in Numbers

The Strategic Data Project is ten years old. This year's conference theme is "Strength in Numbers," and we plan to celebrate a decade of data-informed progress from across our network. More information to follow.

Why Attend

Convening RFP


Stay tuned for our Request for Presentations in the coming months.

Annual Convening - Speaker Alonso


Meet and learn from inspiring research and education leaders.

Fellows Reunited


Join us for a special celebration, A Decade of Education Data.

  • Past Speakers

    Tim Renick



    As the Vice President for Enrollment Management and Student Success, Vice Provost, and Professor of Religious Studies at Georgia State University, Timothy Renick is a model of data-driven education transformation. Since 2008, he has directed the student success and enrollment efforts of the university, overseeing among the fastest improving graduation rates in the nation and the elimination of all achievement gaps based on students’ race, ethnicity or income level. Dr. Renick has testified on strategies for helping university students succeed before the U.S. Senate and has twice been invited to speak at the White House. His work has been covered by the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, and CNN and cited by President Obama. He was named one of 2016’s Most Innovative People in Higher Education by Washington Monthly and was the recipient of the 2015-16 Award for National Leadership in Student Success Innovation. He currently is principal investigator for a $9 million U.S. Department of Education grant to study the impact of proactive, predictive-analytics-based advisement on ten-thousand low-income and first-generation students nationally.

Register to Attend

In addition to current partners, fellows, and faculty, the SDP convening is open to alumni, prior SDP Institute participants, and invited guests. Stay tuned for registration instructions.