KEYNOTE SPEAKERS

Andrew Harvey
Emeritus Professor of Econometrics
University of Cambridge

Arnold Zellner Memorial Keynote Address: Time Series Models for Forecasting Coronavirus

Rob Hyndman
Professor, Statistics
Monash University

Presentation: Ten years of forecast reconciliation

Henrik Madsen
Professor, Applied Mathematics and Computer Science
Technical University of Denmark

Presentation: Forecasting for the Green Transition

Esther Ruiz
Professor, Econometrics
Universidad Carlos III de Madrid

Presentation: Forecast Uncertainty and Resampling Techniques

Thordis L. Thorarinsdottir
Chief Research Scientist, Norwegian Computing Center

IJF invited speaker presentation: From weather to climate predictions

COVID-19 panel session

Chair: Nicholas Reich, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
Panel: P. Van Mieghem, Delft University of Technology; Aleksandr Aravkin, Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation; Ryan Tibshirani, Carnegie Mellon; Jurgen Doornik, Oxford University

PRACTITIONER SPEAKERS

Chris Fry, Data Science Manager, Google
Casey Lichtendahl, Visiting Researcher, Google

Presentation: Consolidated framework for forecast generation and evaluation

Ginger Holt, Manager, Infrastructure Data Science, Facebook
Italo Lima, Data Scientist, Infrastructure, Facebook

Presentation: Best Practices for Forecasting at Scale

Spyros Makridakis, Professor, University of Nicosia and Founder, Makridakis Open Forecasting Center (MOFC)
Evangelos Spiliotis, Research Associate, National Technical University of Athens

Presentation: The M5 Competition in Progress

Varunraj Valsaraj, Senior Manager, SAS Research and Development
Kedar Prabhudesai, AI Specialist, SAS

Presentation: Enhancing Shipment Forecast for CPG companies using Machine Learning and Demand Sensing

Edwin Ng, Senior Data Scientist, Uber
Fritz Obermeyer, Senior Research Scientist, Uber AI

Presentation: Probabilistic Forecasting with Pyro