General Information

The VU Econometric Forecast Challenge is an annual contest which allows students to show their skills in predicting time series. This year the EFchallenge will happen on one day in stead of several days and there will be three editions, one for 2nd-year bachelor students, one for 3rd-year bachelor students and one for masters students enrolled at the VU University. At the end of the day there will also be an interesting presentation about forecasting from the main partner of the event MIcompany. MIcompany will also be present at the drinks, so you will be able to ask all your questions about forecasting and discuss how predictions are made in the businesslife!

The program of the day is as follows:

10:00-10:15 Walk-in with coffee/tea and cookies

10:15-10:45 Introduction

10:45-12:45 Challenge

12:45-13:30 Lunch

13:30-16:00 Challenge

16:00-16:45 Presentation MIcompany

16:45-17:00 Award ceremony

17:00-18:00 Drinks

Location: Aurora (Room 0C-29 at the VU)

Please click the button below to go to the registrations page.

Note: Registrations open on April 23 at 13:00h.


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