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This is the home pages for the Birmingham Quantitative Analytics group (Alabama, USA).  This is a networking group for anyone interested in using numbers in business.  Our primary activity is to meet regularly for lectures that are relevant to analytics.

If you have any questions or would like assistance with anything then feel free to contact Nick at


Next Meeting

     Topic: How to Quickly Develop Visual Analytics with Excel

     When: Wed Aug 7, 2019 6:00PM – 8:00

     Presenter: Jordan Goldmeier

     Where: Cobbs Allen: 115 Office Park Drive Birmingham AL 35223
(Off of HW-280 near the Hollywood Blvd exit for Mountain Brook)

     Live simulcast:

     Contact:  Email Nick Sanford –


Past Meetings

June 19, 2019: Good statistical practices – Dheeraj Raju (Raj)
May 22, 2019: Causal Inference (statistics) – Dr. Griffin Edwards
Apr 24, 2019: SQL – Nick Sanford
Mar 20, 2019: R (programming language) – Laura Anderson & Mohammad Islam
Feb 20, 2019: SR 11-7 and Model Validation – Jacob Kosoff
Jan 23, 2019:  Valuing private companies – Zane Tarence
Dec 12, 2018:  SQL – Mauricio Paredes
Nov 14, 2018:  Python – Da Yan
Oct 24, 2018:  Tableau – Chris Hickman
Sept 17, 2018:
  Power BI – Austin Senseman
Aug 15, 2018:
  Excel Macros – Nick Sanford
July 18, 2018:  Advanced Excel – Nick Sanford

POWER BI Subgroup

Next Meeting

     Topic: Importing data

     When: Tue Aug 20, 2019 6:00PM – 8:00

     Presenter: Nick Sanford

     Where: Samford University – 3rd floor of the Russell Hall building

     Contact:  Email Nick –


Past Meetings

July 16, 2019: Getting started with Microsoft Power BI