For the seventeenth year, the IIF, in collaboration and with financial support from SAS®, is proud to announce financial support for research on how to improve forecasting methods and business forecasting practice.

Please join in congratulating the winners for 2020!

  • Hussain Syed Kazmi, KU Leuven; and Maria Paskevich, King (Activision-Blizzard), for the project proposal in the category of Business Applications, Incorporating downstream, task-specific information in forecasting models
  • Ahmed Aziz​ Ezzat, Rutgers University, for the project proposal in the category of Methodology, Forecasting in Unknown Territory: Towards Physically Motivated Learning for Local Wind Fields

The next application deadline is 30 September 2021. For more details on how to apply and see past recipients, visit our award’s webpage.

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