VALPRED Workshop

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    This workshop dealing with the topic of validation of ensemble forecasting.
    In a nutshell, our goal is to mix around 35 researchers, statisticians, meteorologists, energy providers and other end users who have a common interest in probability forecasting, especially in the assessment of different forecasts.

    The non-exhaustive list of potential topics is:

    scoring rules theory,
    forecasting methods,
    extreme value theory,
    decision theory.

    The workshop will take place at the Aussois CNRS center in France in the Alps region from Monday 18th of March- Thursday 21st of March, 2019.

    CURRENT LIST OF INVITED SPEAKERS:
    Dr. Julie Bessac (Argonne National Lab, USA)
    Dr. Sebastian Engelke (University of Geneva, Switzerland)
    Dr. Matteo Fasiolo (Bristol University, UK)
    Dr. Chris Ferro, (University of Exeter, UK)
    Dr. Sebastian Lerch (KIT, Germany)
    Dr. Olivier Mestre (Meteo France)
    Dr. Micheal Scheuerer (NOAA, USA)
    Dr. Maxime Taillardat (Meteo France)
    Dr. Maud Thomas (Sorbonne Université)
    Dr. Jasper Velthoen (TU Delft)

    The tentative program is available here.

    The candidates for participation have to apply sending a CV to the organizing committee at ameriska.anr@gmail.com before the 10th of February. Registration, meals and lodging there will be covered. The travel costs are not covered.

    The organizing committee, i.e.
    - Pierre Alquier (ENSAE Paris-Tech, Saclay)
    - Yannig Goude (EDF Lab-Saclay, Orsay)
    - Philippe Naveau (LSCE, Gif)
    - Olivier Wintenberger (LPSM, Sorbonne Université, Paris)