Foresight Practitioner Conference – Future of Forecasting and the M6 Competition

Harvard Club of New York | 6 & 7 November 2023

The conference will cover many critical and emerging aspects of forecasting, including the role of AI and large language models, forecasting for the new era and the changing role of the forecaster, how to best measure the performance of your forecasts, and the value of the results from forecasting competitions in practice. In particular, the findings of the M6 financial forecasting competition will be presented.

Professor Spyros Makridakis and organizers of the M6 competition will elaborate on the winning methods and their practical implications. The conference program will include talks from distinguished speakers from major software/technology companies, as well as known academics from top-level universities. It will feature presentations of the three most accurate methods of the M6 Competition by the developers themselves who will also discuss how their methods can be implemented by others.

Stay tuned for more information on the FPC 2024!