About us
The IIF United Kingdom Chapter is a network of academics and practitioners with an interest in forecasting. The chapter organises a series of quarterly meetings and other events held across the UK  called Quarterly Forecasting Forum. They provide a venue for sharing, disseminating, and developing forecasting research and practice among forecasters.

Getting involved
We invite IIF members based in the UK to join our mailing list and LinkedIn group to receive updates on future activities, and to attend the Quarterly Forecasting Forums.

Future events
For the academic year 2022-2023, we have planned the following events:

  • Durham University, November, 2022
  • University of the Arts London, February, 2023
  • Energy Systems Catapult, Birmingham, May, 2023
  • ISF 2023

UK Chapter Committee
The Chapter committee members are elected for two years. every even year. The last election was held in 2022 and the committee includes (r-l):

Ivan Svetunkov, Chair (Lancaster University)
Jethro Browell, Vice Chair (University of Glasgow)
Thanos Goltsos, Secretary (Cardiff University)

UK Chapter Past Committee Members
We are grateful for the contribution of the past Chapter committee members in establishing the group. The Chapter would not exist if it was not for you. Past members:
Devon Barrow (2019-2022)

Past Events
Event Location Date Host
13th QFF Meeting Cardiff University May 2022 Dr. Thanos Goltsos
12th QFF Meeting Tesco Feb 2022 Dr. Trevor Sidery
11th QFF Meeting University of Glasgow 6 Dec 2021 Dr. Jethro Browell
10th QFF Meeting Online, Zoom 21 May 2021 UK Committee
9th QFF Meeting Online, Zoom 26 June 2020 UK Committee
8th QFF Meeting Manchester University 6 Mar 2020 Dr. Florian Dost
7th QFF Meeting University College London 4 Oct 2019 Dr. Shari De Baets
6th UK Chapter Meet-up ISF 2018, Thessaloniki, Greece June 2019 UK Committee
5th QFF Meeting University of Birmingham 14 Dec 2018 Dr. Devon Barrow
4th QFF Meeting Strathclyde University Sept 2018 Dr. Bruce Stephen
3rd QFF Meeting Lancaster University 16 Mar 2018 Dr. Ivan Svetunkov
2nd QFF Meeting University of Coventry 1 Dec 2017 Dr. Devon Barrow
1st QFF Meeting University of Bath 30 Mar 2017 Dr. Fotios Petropoulous