Events

Info about the events organised by forTANK

Summer School in Predictive Analytics and Decision Making

July 25 - 29 2016, Athens, Greece

This summer school is offered absolutely free of charge to 10 delegates carefully selected based on CV, Cover letter and a short interview at the end of June. The event is organised by forTANK the forecasting think tank (www.fortank.com) and hosted from the British Hellenic Chamber of commerce (www.bhcc.gr). A certificate of  completion of the school will be granted upon sufficient attendance and successful completion of the respective assessment.  Send you CV (max 2 A4 pages) , your cover letter stating your interest (max 1 A4 page) to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

All applicants will be informed by the first week of July.

More details on the event at www.fortank.com and www.bhcc.gr.
Academic Dean: Professor K. I. Nikolopoulos,
Program Chair: Professor D.D. Thomakos,
Executive Directors: Mr C. Ikonomopoulos & Dr. A. Yiapalis.


Organised by

forTANK, the Forecasting think tank (www.forTANK.com)

hosted by the

BHCC, British Hellenic Chamber of Commerce  (www.bhcc.gr/el)

 

Location: BHCC - Board room, 25 Vas. Sophias Avenue, GR-10674 Athens, Greece;  Tel: 0030 210 72 10 361

Registration: No Fee.

Selection: Short-listing based on CV (max 2 A4 pages) and Cover Letter (max 1 A4 page) send to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and Admission of finally 15 delegates based on Interview (taking place in late June 2016) - Professional experience necessary

Certificate: Certificate from BHCC and forTANK for Completion of Summer School on the condition that  80% of attendance is achieved and successfully completing the formal Assessment: Business Report 2000 words on applying the taught techniques in the workplace due 2 weeks after the event.

Management Committee:

Academic Dean:  Professor Kostas Nikolopoulos, forTANK and Bangor University, UK

Program Director: Professor Dimitrios D. Thomakos, forTANK and University of Peloponnese, Greece

Executive Directors: Mr Charis Ikonomopoulos - British Hellenic Chamber of Commerce

& Dr. Aristeides Yapalis, Institute Continuous Education - Ministry of Defence Greece

Executive Assistants: Dr Thomas Alexopoulos and Mr Andreas Tsallas

Secretary: Miss Marina Giorgalla

 

Programme

Lectures, Tutorials & Extra Curriculum Activities

Week

25-29 July 2016

forTANK  &  BHCC

Summer School in Predictive Analytics and Decision Making

  Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday

Welcome

9.30 am

Academic Dean, Programme Director

And Executive Directors

Executive Assistants Executive Assistants Executive Assistants

Academic Dean &

Programme Director

Session 1

(9.35 - 11.00)

Applied Forecasting &
Predictive Analytics

Prof

K. Nikolopoulos

Applications: Global Macro crisis Management

Mr.

A. Tsalas

Defence Economics

Prof.

A. Giapalis

Applications: Energy Economics, Policy and Decision Making

Dr T. Alexopoulos

Successes and Pitfalls in Forecasting in Finance and Economics

Prof.

D. D. Thomakos

Coffee

break

         

Session 2

(11.20 - 13.00)

Theoretical foundations: Forecasting and Econometrics

Prof.

D. D. Thomakos

Applications:
Judgmental Forecasting & the Super- Forecasters

Hypothesis

Mr.

I. Katsagounos

Miss

Z. Legaki

Decision Making in a Defence sector context:
Efficient Networks and systems

Mr.

L. Rizopoulos

Keynote:

Professor Shanti P. Chakravarty

Forecasting Black and White Swans

Prof.

K. Nikolopoulos

Lunch

break

       

Graduation Ceremony

13.00-14.00

Extra Curriculum

(14.00 - 21.00)

Interactive &
Role-playing Games

14.00-16.00

Mr.

I. Katsagounos

Miss

Z. Legaki

Company Visit (*)
& Networking Dinner

19.00-21.00

Mr.

L. Rizopoulos

Miss

M. Giorgalla

Interactive &
Role-playing Games

14.00-16.00

Mr.

I. Katsagounos

Miss

Z. Legaki

Company Visit (*)
& Networking Dinner (**)

19.00-21.00

Mr.

L. Rizopoulos

Miss

M. Giorgalla

 

 


* Company visits:

Tuesday

Deloitte (16.00 -18.00)

Thursday

Eurobank Asset Management MFMC (13.45 - 17.15)
14:00 - 15:00, CEO Mr. Fanis Mylonas
15:00 - 17:00, Head of Investments & Strategy/Development, Mr. Memos Kotrozos


** Networking Dinners:

Thursday

Networking Dinner sponsored by Eurobank S.A.

Location: LAED Roof Garden
Time: 20:00
Attire: Smart casual
Food: Snacks, salads, club sandwich, mixed plates and beverages / ice cream and dessert