International Symposium on Forecasting (ISF)
Boulder, Colorado, USA
June 17 – 20, 2018
Early bird deadline: March 31, 2018
The International Symposium on Forecasting (ISF) draws the world’s top forecasters and researchers to learn about and discuss cutting-edge developments in forecasting. Sponsored annually by the International Institute of Forecasters (IIF), the 38th conference in Boulder, CO features a “Forecasting in Practice” track offering professional development to business forecasting practitioners.
In addition, Eric Stellwagen will present the workshop Business Forecasting: Techniques, Applications and Best Practices offering practitioners a deep dive into proven forecasting methods and demonstrating practical solutions that can be applied in their own organizations.
Visit the ISF Website for details on the full conference agenda and to take advantage of the early bird discount for registering by March 31, 2018.
Join us in Orlando, Florida for a comprehensive three-day educational seminar Business Forecasting: Techniques, Applications and Best Practices on March 7-9, 2018.
The educational Webinar How to Leverage Forecasting and a Demand Control Process to Improve Customer Service presented by Business Forecast Systems and Oliver Wight is now available to view on demand.
The newly-published reference book Business Forecasting: Practical Problems and Solutions compiles important and influential literature in the field into a single comprehensive resource for improving your forecasting process.
It is easy to understand why most Forecast Pro users rely heavily on the software’s expert selection mode to generate their forecasts–expert selection automatically analyzes their data, selects the appropriate forecasting techniques and generates the forecasts. This article discusses how the length of a data set can influence your decision to choose expert selection or an alternative approach for forecasting your data.
The 34th International Symposium on Forecasting (ISF)
Rotterdam, The Netherlands
June 29 – July 2, 2014
Early bird deadline: May 31, 2014
Among the many business issues to be tackled at the 34th International Symposium on Forecasting (ISF) in Rotterdam is integrating academic research into practical application. Sponsored annually by the International Institute of Forecasters (IIF), the conference is recognized as the premier international event for presenting important forecasting research. At the ISF, the world’s top forecasting professionals and researchers, presenters, and participants learn from each other and discuss cutting-edge forecasting trends.
Encompassing a broad range of forecasting sectors, this year’s conference includes sessions on forecasting for climate predictability, recession in real time, financial market volatility, forecast optimality, and a history of prediction science. Register by May 31 to take advantage of early bird registration discounts.
Custom Web-based Forecast Pro training and consulting provide a convenient, flexible and cost-effective means to address a wide range of needs. This article reviews how Web-based training works and the range of topics that are typically covered during these sessions. Continue reading