Following the highly successful M4 Forecasting Competition, there will be a conference held on 10-11 December at Tribeca Rooftop, New York, to discuss the results. The conference will elaborate on the findings of the M4 Competition, with prominent speakers from leading business firms and top universities.
Nassim Nicholas Taleb will deliver a keynote address about uncertainty in forecasting and Spyros Makridakis will discuss how organizations can benefit by improving the accuracy of their predictions and assessing uncertainty realistically.
The annual Melbourne Data Science Initiative (or MeDaScIn, pronounced medicine) is on again next month (24-27 September) with lots of tutorials, and the annual datathon.
This year there will be a “Forecasting with R” workshop (25 September) led my two of my Monash colleagues – George Athanasopoulos and Elena Sanina.
Another great tutorial will be led by Steph Kovalchik (from Tennis Australia) on sports analytics with R (24 September).
For the full list of tutorials, see the MeDaScIn website.