The IIF Summer School is, generally, a two-day course which provides in-depth analysis of a cutting edge topic in forecasting from one of the International Symposium on Forecasting (ISF) invited speakers. The Summer School shares the same venue as the ISF. Learn more about ISF 2022, Oxford.

If you have any questions about the Summer School, contact Pilar Poncela, IIF Director.

Past Programs

2021 Nowcasting & Models for Mixed Frequency Data Massimiliano Marcellino, Bocconi University
2020 Renewable Energy Forecasting Henrik Madsen, Technical University of Denmark
2019 Probabilistic Forecasting Tilmann Gneiting, Heidelberg Institute for Theoretical Studies
2018 Economic Forecasting David Hendry, University of Oxford

Forecasting Summer School 2022 ~ Machine learning techniques for forecasting

July 9-10 | Oxford, England

The attendance at the summer school is limited, at the request of the instructor. Applications are no longer being accepted.

Thank you to our Sponsor!

About the Instructor

Gianluca Bontempi is Full Professor in the Computer Science Department at the Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB), Brussels, Belgium, founder and co-head of the ULB Machine Learning Group. He has been Director of (IB)2, the ULB/VUB Interuniversity Institute of Bioinformatics in Brussels in 2013-17. His main research interests are big data mining, machine learning, bioinformatics, causal inference, predictive modeling and their application to complex tasks in engineering (forecasting, fraud detection) and life science. He was Marie Curie fellow researcher, he was awarded in two international data analysis competitions and he took part to many research projects in collaboration with universities and private companies all over Europe. He is author of more than 250 scientific publications and his Google Scholar H-number is 63. He is Belgian (French Community) national contact point of the CLAIRE network, associate editor of the International Journal of Forecasting and IEEE Senior Member. He is also co-author of several open-source software packages for bioinformatics, data mining and prediction.

Course details

Course outline


Saturday, July 9: 9:00 am – 4:30 pm | onsite registration begins at 8:30am
Sunday, July 10: 9:00 am – 2:00 pm

Registration rates (USD)

Type Rate
ISF attendee $195
Non-ISF attendee $295
Low income countries $75
Students $25

Cancellation policy
– No refunds after June 1st
– Membership fees are not refundable
– In case of summer school cancellation, the IIF liability will be limited to a refund of the registration fee only