The 2018 Itron Forecasting Workshops and Meetings have been scheduled. Registration for 101 is currently open at http://www.itron.com/forecastingworkshops. The others will be available soon.

Forecasting Workshops

  • Energy Forecasting 101 – Washington, DC; Feb. 28 – March 1
  • One-Day Modeling Workshops – Austin, Texas; April 24
    • Introduction to SAE
    • Advanced Forecast Topics
  • Fundamentals of Short-term Operational Forecasting – San Diego; Sept. 18-19
  • Fundamentals of Modeling Energy and Demand Forecasting – Chicago; Oct. 31 – Nov. 2

Forecasting Meetings

  • Energy Forecasting Meeting and Training – Austin, Texas; April 24-27, 2018
    • One-Day Modeling Workshop – Introduction to SAE – April 24, 2018
    • One-Day Modeling Workshop – Advanced Forecast Topics – April 24, 2018
    • 16th Annual Energy Forecasting Meeting (EFG) – April 25-27, 2018
  • 12th Annual ISO/RTO Forecasting Summit – San Diego; May 15-17, 2018
  • European Forecasting User Meeting – TBD
  • Itron Utility Week – Scottsdale, Arizona; Sept. 30 – Oct. 2, 2018

Free Brown Bag Forecasting Seminars

  • Using Neural Networks to Build Robust Hourly Models – Feb. 20
  • Budget Forecasting – A Practitioner’s Handbook – May 22
  • 2018 Forecast Accuracy Bench-marking Survey and Energy Trends – Sept. 11
  • Short-term Load Forecasting – A Practitioner’s Handbook – Dec. 4
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Paige Schaefer
Sr Forecast Analyst - Itron
Paige Schaefer directs various web-based projects, including brown bag seminars, internet surveys, and other web-based projects and services. Schaefer manages Itron’s Energy Forecasting Group (EFG), which supports end-use data development, the Statistical End-use Approach (SAE) and coordinates their annual meeting for discussing end-use modeling and forecasting issues. In addition, Schaefer develops, manages and executes marketing campaigns for forecasting products and services and provides software support and documentation. She is responsible for project accounting and support, financial budgeting, accounting and invoicing. Schaefer received a B.S. in Business Administration from San Diego State University with an emphasis in Marketing.