Sarah Rudd at On Footy proposed in email conversation with me about having a meetup of those soccer analytics people who are attending next week's Sloan Sports Analytics Conference, which I think is a really good idea. The plan is to have it on Friday night (4 March) at some establishment in Boston where people can have a drink or two, eat dinner if they choose, and engage in networking and shop talk. Sarah knows Boston better than I do, so I'll let her suggest a place.
If you're a soccer analyst attending the Conference and are interested in meeting up, then let me or Sarah know through our respective email addresses. And if the basketball analysts aren't too busy, they're invited as well. You too, Dean.