IIF Sponsored Workshops

2016 Workshops:

Lancaster Centre for Forecasting hosted the 19th IIF Workshop on Supply Chain Forecasting for Operations on 28th and 29th of June, jointly sponsored by the IIF and the software company SAS. The event attracted an international gathering of researchers and practitioners with presentations covering supply chain risk mitigation, temporal and cross-sectional aggregation, structural models, forecast integration, uncertainty and evaluation. The presentation slides are available at http://www.lancaster.ac.uk/lums/scfo/proceedings/


The 18th IIF Workshop took place in Milano, Italy on May 12-13. The workshop was organized by Politecnico di Milano, in collaboration with the IIF on the topic of Forecasting New Products and Services: Research and Applications. The workshop’s goal was to stimulate forecasting research in the area of New Products and Services Forecasting and to submit selected papers to be reviewed for publication in the International Journal of Forecasting. For more information, contactMohsen Hamoudia or Gaetano Cascini

Click here for the full report, and to view all presentations and pictures, click here.


About the Workshops

The International Institute of Forecasters sponsors annual workshops, each of which focuses on a specific theme (e.g., stochastic demographic forecasting). The purpose of these workshops is to hold smaller, informal meetings where experts in a particular field of forecasting can discuss forecasting problems, research, and solutions. There is generally a nominal registration fee associated with attendance. Later, and following the usual refereeing process, papers from the workshops can be included in a special issue of the International Journal of Forecasting.

If you are interested in hosting a workshop, read our Workshop Guidelines.  For more information or to propose a future workshop, contact .


Past Workshops – click on any link to read the full report

2015 Paris, France Advances in Time Series and Forecasting
2015 Santander, Spain Summer Forecasting Course
2015 Hong Kong Tourism Forecasting
2015 Paris, France ICT and Innovation Forecasting
2014 Bournemouth, United Kingdom Singular Spectrum Analysis
2014 London, United Kingdom Theory and Practice in ICT Forecasting
2014 Frankfurt, Germany Using big data for forecasting and statistics
2013 Melbourne, Australia Multivariate Time Series Modelling and Forecasting
2012 San Francisco, USA Predicting Rare Events: Evaluating Systemic and Idiosyncratic Risk
2011 Paris, France Forecasting the Business Cycle
2011 Verbier, Switzerland Flash Indicators
2009 Washington, DC Transportation Forecasters: Tools, Techniques and Information to Improve your Forecasts
2009 Lisbon, Portugal Predictability of Financial Markets
2007 Rio de Janiero, Brazil Risk, Volatility, and Forecasting in Energy and Financial Markets
2006 Leipzig, Germany Future of Forecasting | Click here to see photos.
2005 Salamanca, Spain Stochastic Demographic Forecasting
2003 Madrid, Spain Nonlinearities, Business Cycles and Forecasting