Subseasonal Forecast Contest

Purpose:
  • Create career opportunities for students and a platform for participants to learn, compete, and have fun.
  • Create high-quality and reliable research and forecast data.
  • Streamline hiring practice for industry.


  • How and Why?
  • We expect our 'Crowd Sourcing' forecast platform, advised by industry experts, to produce competitive forecast performance and less overhead.
  • We hope to accelerate the learning curve by requiring participants to provide their methodology and making all data and research open-source.
  • Industry collaborators will effectively have an online platform to evaluate talent and improving hiring decisions .
  • The platform is scalable and we expect future competitions to be informed by the needs and interests from industry and university.


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