The International Institute of Forecasters (IIF), a non-profit organization founded in 1982, is dedicated to developing and furthering the generation, distribution, and use of knowledge on forecasting through the following objectives:
- Develop and unify forecasting as a multidisciplinary field of research drawing on management, behavioral sciences, social sciences, engineering, and other fields.
- Contribute to the professional development of analysts, managers, and policy makers with responsibilities for making and using forecasts in business and government.
- Bridge the gap between theory and practice, with practice helping to set the research agenda and research providing useful results.
- Bring together decision makers, forecasters, and researchers from all nations to improve the quality and usefulness of forecasting.
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IIF History – Interested in learning more about the IIF? Over the coming months, we’ll be bringing you more information on who, what, why and when it all started!
Mohsen Hamoudia 2012 – Present
Antonio Garcia Ferrer 2008-2012
P. Geoffrey Allen 2006-2008
Lars-Erik Ôller 2004-2006
Robert Fildes 2000-2004
Michael Lawrence 1996-1999
Hans Levenbach 1994-1996
Stu Bretschneider 1992-1994
Everette Gardner 1990-1992
Robert Winkler 1989-1990
Estela Dagum 1988-1989
Spyros Makridakis 1986-1988
J. Scott Armstrong 1982-1986
International Symposium on Forecasting (ISF) – See where we’ve been and the research which has been presented – Click here
An Interview with the First IIF President, Scott Armstrong.