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A2 Data Dive is open to anyone who is interested, regardless of background. You volunteer your time and brain power, and we will provide you with the opportunity to meet new people, learn new skills, and give back to the community. We have a variety of possibilities for projects for people with a wide range of skill sets. Past participants have made interactive maps, conducted content analysis of YouTube comments, created heatmaps of populations reached, proposed new database schemes, and much more.

2016 Organizations

We are excited to work with several great non-profits this year, including:

Register to Participate – Organizations

Apply by August 15 to have your data analyzed by student data consultants!

Register to Attend

Registration for the event is now open!  If you want to take a dive at real-world data and help some awesome non-profits along the way, take some time to register here:

Data Dive is free to attend for everyone.

Tentative Agenda

Saturday, November 12, 2016, 8:30am-7:30pm (check-in and breakfast starts at 8:30am)

Saturday starts with a welcome breakfast and a presentation from our client teams, followed by a bit of structured chaos while people break into groups based on interest and skills. The whole day is for digging into data and enjoying some A2 Data Dive hospitality. We will break for lunch around 1pm and will supply you with light snacks throughout the day. At 6:30pm, we will have presentations to see what everyone discovered.

8:30am-9:00am Light breakfast and check-in
9:00am-10:00am Introductions to Data Dive and our 2016 clients
10:00am-1:00pm Work time
1:00pm-2:00pm Lunch is available
2:00pm-5:00pm Work time
5:00pm-6:00pm Wrap up data work/create presentation
6:00pm-6:30pm Evening meal is available
6:30pm-7:30pm Presentations
7:30pm-9:00pm Post-Dive informal outings


North Quad (105 S. State Street)
University of Michigan Campus
Ann Arbor, MI 48109

Please use the entrance on E Washington St across from Thayer St. 

Parking is available in the Liberty Square parking structure 1/2 block away for $3 on Saturday, in coin operated slots on Thompson street, or further afield towards Main Street. You can also check out this handy PDF on Central Campus Parking.