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The 9th demcoratising forecasting workshop will take place in Al-Hussein Technical University on 8-9 and 11th January 2020 in Amman, Jordan. Democratising forecasting is an intiaitive lead by Bahman Rostami-Tabar ans sponsored by the International Institute of Forecasters. The aim is to share knownoledge on forecasting and influence relevant practices prioritising the need of population and the society. What participants will learn in the workshop? Assuming basic knowledge of statistics, participants will learn:

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My life objective is to help the World becoming a better place by offering skills and developing free resources for the population that may not have the means to afford a quality education in forecasting and modelling. That was the force behind Democratising Forecasting project that I initiated in January 2018. Democratising forecasting project The initiative sponsored by the International Institute of Forecasters provides cutting-edge training in the use of forecasting with R software in developing countries.

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The 8th demcoratising forecasting workshop will take place in Caucasus University on 16-18 December 2019. Democratising forecasting is an intiaitive lead by Bahman Rostami-Tabar ans sponsored by the International Institute of Forecasters. The aim is to share knownoledge on forecasting and influence relevant practices prioritising the need of population and the society. What participants will learn in the workshop? Assuming basic knowledge of statistics, participants will learn: The importance of forecasting and its relation to decision making in organizations; How to prepare, manipulate and visualize data using R; The theory behind forecasting models; How to produce forecasts and evaluate their accuracy across a range of statistical forecasting models using real-world data; How to use R functions and their packages to use generate forecasts; How to visualize, export and report results for interpretation and insights using RMarkdown.

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The 5th demcoratising forecasting workshop will take place in Institute of Human Virology in April 2019. Democratising forecasting is an intiaitive lead by Bahman Rostami-Tabar. The aim is to share knownoledge on forecasting and influence relevant practices prioritising the need of population and the society. Register here Registeration is closed on Friday 29 March 2019 at 02:30 (UK time). Prerequisites Basic knowledge in statistics; No knowledge of forecasting is assumed.

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The 6th demcoratising forecasting workshop will take place in Makerere University Business School in April 2019. Democratising forecasting is an intiaitive lead by Bahman Rostami-Tabar. The aim is to share knownoledge on forecasting and influence relevant practices prioritising the need of population and the society. Register here Registeration is closed on Friday 5th April 2019 at 02:30 (UK time). Prerequisites Basic knowledge in statistics; No knowledge of forecasting is assumed.

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The 4th demcoratising forecasting workshop will take place in Ankara University in January 2019. Democratising forecasting is an intiaitive lead by Bahman Rostami-Tabar. The aim is to share knownoledge on forecasting and influence relevant practices prioritising the need of population and the society. Register here Registeration is closed on Monday 7th January 2019 at 02:30 (UK time). Registeration is confirmed once you attend the webinar. If you can not attend the webinar, please email me: rostami-tabarb@cardiff.

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The 3rd demcoratising forecasting workshop will take place in Charmo University in October 2018. Democratising forecasting is a part of Forecasting4Change intiaitive lead by Bahman Rostami-Tabar. The aim is to share knownoledge on forecasting and influence relevant practices prioritising the need of population and the society. Register in Eventbrite Registeration is closed on Thursday 20 September 2018 at 02:30 (UK time). Prerequisites Basic knowledge in statistics; No knowledge of forecasting is assumed.

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The first international workshop dedicated to “Forecasting for Social Good” took place at Cardiff Business School , 12-13 July 2018. We had 38 participants from 8 countries( UK, USA, Australia, India, Norway, Switzerland, India, Germany) over two days. In particular, we had practitionaires from organisations such as NHS, International Committee of the Red Cross, United Nation High Commission for Refugees, United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction, Welsh Government, Australian Government, Future Generation Commissioner for Wales.

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