IDSS Alliance

The IDSS Alliance is a gateway to research, education, and initiatives at the intersection of data and society. Learn about our projects, recruit talented graduate students, attend our conferences, and explore connections with our faculty and researchers.

Alliance members sign on for a two-year term and join a group of leading thinkers in artificial intelligence, computation, data science, economics, human and institutional behavior, information and decision theory, machine learning, operations research, statistics, and many other disciplines.

Members have access to our Partner Portal, which includes faculty research profiles, a student resume book, exclusive video content, and more.


  • Recruit students through networking events & hackathons
  • VIP invitations to 3-4 annual conferences
  • Monthly interactive talks with IDSS faculty
  • Connect with researchers working on cutting-edge technologies
  • Join our academic community: lectures, publications, and more
  • Exclusive content on our Partner Portal
  • Discounts for IDSS professional education courses and programs

Annual Conferences

representatives from John Deere greet attendees of the 2020 Women in Data Science conference in Cambridge MA
Representatives from John Deere greet attendees of the 2020 Women in Data Science (WiDS) regional conference in Cambridge, MA. Photo by Dana J. Quigley Photography.

Alliance members receive VIP registration to annual IDSS conferences, plus insider access to IDSS events and workshops. Members can recruit at our events, and have opportunities to connect with MIT faculty, IDSS leadership, and conference speakers.

SDSCon: Statistics in Data Science Conference
WiDS Cambridge: Women in Data Science Cambridge
TDPCon: Technology, Data, and Policy Conference
Policy Hackathon

After joining the Alliance, members can transition to an IDSS partnership in education or research.

Explore opportunities and learn about joint programs in education and research by emailing

Alliance Members

Member since 2019
Member since 2023
Fidelity Investments
Fidelity Investments
Member since 2023
Great Learning
Member since 2020
Member 2022-2023
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Member 2019-2022
John Deere
Member in 2019
Member in 2019
One League
Member 2022 – 2023

MIT Institute for Data, Systems, and Society
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
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Cambridge, MA 02139-4307