Monday the 25th of April 2016, Pontio & forLAB (Hen Coleg), Prifysgol Bangor, Bangor, Gwynedd
9.30: Welcome - Introductions; Professor Kostas Nikolopoulos (Bangor University & forLAB) & Bill Jones (Inside Welsh Industry)
9.35: Forecasting, Foresight and the way Forward... Professor Kostas Nikolopoulos, forLAB Director, Bangor University
10.00: Demand Forecasting methods: past, present and future. Assistant Professor Fotios Petropoulos, Cardiff University & forLAB Visiting Researcher
10.40: Demand Forecasting in practice. Rach Lear, Head of Production Planning and Control - Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics Products Ltd.
11.00: Forecasting in Finance, Politics & Economics. Professor Dimitrios D. Thomakos & Mr Andreas Tsalas, University of Peloponnese, Greece & forLAB Visiting Researchers.
11.20: Q&A. Professor Kostas Nikolopoulos (Bangor University & forLAB) & Bill Jones (Inside Welsh Industry)
11.35: Walk from Pontio to Main Arts to Hen Coleg and forLAB: tour, interactive forecasting games, demonstration of forecasting software and coffee in the lab.