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Forecasting Summer School 2020 | Renewable Energy Forecasting – Theory and Practice
4-5 July 2020, Pontifical Catholic University, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Instructor: Henrik Madsen, Technical University of Denmark

Application Deadlines 

  1. 5 April 2020 You will be notified by 17 April, along with details on registration. The registration deadline will be 24 April. No refunds will be given after that date.
  2. 24 February 2020 This deadline is for students applying for the ISF Travel Award program. When submitting your application, indicate whether you would like to attend the summer school. Grants to attend the Summer School are offered in conjunction with the travel award program, and are limited to 12 participants.

Registration Fees
ISF attendee, $195
Non-attendee, $390

* In case of summer school cancellation, the IIF liability will be limited to a refund of the registration fee only.

About the Instructor | Henrik Madsen

Henrik received his PhD in Statistics at the Technical University of Denmark in 1986. He was appointed Asst. Prof. in Statistics in 1986, Assoc. Prof. in 1989, and Professor in Mathematical Statistics, with a special focus on Stochastic Dynamical Systems in 1999. In 2017 he was appointed Professor II at NTNU in Trondheim. His main research interest is related to analysis and modelling of stochastic dynamics systems, which includes signal processing, time series analysis, identification, estimation, grey-box modelling, forecasting, optimization and control. Since 1992 he has been the leader of one of the most active research groups in Europe in relation to wind and solar power forecasting as well as methods for integration of renewables in the power systems.

Henrik has received numerous awards, including the Knight of the Order of Dannebrog by Her Majesty the Queen of Denmark, in June 2016. He was appointed Doctor HC at Lund University in June 2017.

In addition, he has authored or co-authored approximately 550 papers and 12 books. The most recent books are Time Series Analysis (2008); General and Generalized Linear Models (2011); Integrating Renewables in Electricity Markets (2013), and Statistics for Finance (2015).

Program Schedule

Saturday & Sunday
Course includes (2) coffee breaks and lunch, each day