OEF Forecasters Present at the U.S. State Department

Forecasting election conflict at the State Department
Drs. Bell and Wojcik in front of White House, with OEF's Director of Events, Maureen Connolly
Event Location: Washington, D.C.
Event Date: 02/15/2017

Two members of the OEF Research forecasting team, Dr. Curtis Bell and Dr. Stefan Wojcik, presented research at the United States Department of State on Wednesday Feb. 15. The talk, hosted by the Bureau of Conflict and Stabilization Operations (CSO), focused on OEF Research’s efforts to accurately forecast coup attempts and outbreaks of election violence. The talk also introduced attendees to the CoupCast website and previewed OEF’s new election violence model.