Forecasting Workshop

The Forecasting Workshop was held on Thursday 28th June 2012 from 3:00-6:00pm in the Poldhu room within the Kay building (No 24. on the campus map).


The event comprised six 20-minute presentations followed by refreshments and an opportunity to meet other participants.


Joana van Nieuwkoop-McCall (University of Exeter, Marine Renewable Energy)

Forecasting Waves on the Cornish Coast for Energy Generation

Slides available here: Nieukoop.pdf.

James Davidson (University of Exeter, Business School)

Forecasting UK Retail Food Prices

Slides available here: Davidson.pdf.

Todd Chenore and Denis Pereira Gray (NHS Devon)

Forecasting Emergency Admissions to Hospital

Slides available here: Chenore.pdf.

Michael Sharpe (Met Office)

Verification of UK Shipping Forecasts

Slides available here: .

Andrew Colman (Met Office)

Consensus Seasonal Forecasting in Africa

Slides available here: Coleman.pdf.


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