DAE 2021 is the 11th event in the DAE conference series. twill focus on emerging areas of research in experimental design, as well as novel innovations in traditional areas. A salient feature of the DAE series is pairing of senior and junior researchers for mentoring purposes and DAE 2021 will follow this tradition in a virtual mode. There will be one 1.5 hour invited session every Tuesday (11AM Eastern) and Wednesday (12PM Eastern) each week in October. The specific session dates are October 5th, 6th, 12th, 13th, 19th, 20th, 26th and 27th.