About the ISF

The International Symposium on Forecasting, presented by the International Institute of Forecasters (IIF), is the premier international event for professional forecasters. For the past 36 years, this event has been recognized for the important forecasting research presented there, and for having hosted highly respected experts in the field of forecasting, including many Nobel laureates.

The ISF at a Glance:

  • Projected Attendance: 300 to 450
  • Past Sponsors: Elsevier, SAS, Accenture, The Conference Board, Thomson Financial, Hewlett-Packard, Luth Research, Robeco, IHS EViews, Ipsos, APG, Fourworkx and Universities and State/Federal Agencies (local to ISF event),
  • Country Participation: There are over 35 countries represented at each ISF, with the majority of attendees from United States, United Kingdom, Germany, Spain, Australia, Netherlands, Italy, Switzerland, Brazil and France.
  • Industry Representation: Universities, Banking, Government agencies, Utilities, Supply chain forecasting, Airlines, Pharmaceuticals, Forecasting software, and other global corporations.