AI Forecasting Academy
March 12, 2024

Decision Intelligence: Data Science, Forecasting & AI in Heidelberg – hosted by paretos!

Our second AI Forecasting Academy will focus on the topics around Time Series Forecasting, Generative AI and how they are connected as well as around the topic of Probabilistic Weather Forecasting. Come join us in our office or online (hybrid event!) to learn from experts in the field, network and get hands-on knowledge. Sign up today and stay tuned!
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Our Agenda
6:00 pm Doors open
6:30 pm Welcome from the hosts
6:45 pm Azul Garza Ramírez: Generative AI for Time Series
7:15 pm Break: networking with pizza and drinks
8:00 pm Dr. Sebastian Lerch: AI for Probabilistic Weather Forecasting
8:30 pm Lightning Talks
8:45 pm Networking with snacks and drinks
9:30 pm Closing

Want to participate in our Lightning Talks? Just send a message to with the subject: Lightning Talk.
If you want to be more spontaneous, no worries – meet us onsite and simply take the stage.
We are looking forward to meeting you!

Talk 1
Azul Garza Ramírez: CTO & Co-Founder of Nixtla
Generative AI for Time Series
Azul (she/her) is a highly experienced ML engineer with a background in economics and mathematics. She is CTO and co-founder of Nixtla. With over a decade of expertise in deploying ML models in production for large financial institutions, Azul has a proven track record of delivering end-to-end products. She is passionate about creating usable, scalable, and open-source ML products, and is a co-maintainer of several popular Python libraries. Azul’s expertise in the field has also earned her recognition as a speaker at multiple Pycons and she is the author of peer-reviewed papers.

Talk 2
Dr. Sebastian Lerch
AI for Probabilistic Weather Forecasting

Sebastian leads the Young Investigator Group “AI for Probabilistic Weather Forecasting” at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology. In his talk, Sebastian will give an overview of the interdisciplinary research activities in his group at the intersection of statistics, ML, and environmental sciences, as well as the recent “AI revolution” in weather forecasting. Register here.

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