There are several activities following up GEFCom2012:
1. Nine finalists will present their work at IEEE PES General Meeting 2013. Four of them are from the hierarchical load forecasting track: Colin Singleton from CountingLab Ltd, James Robert Lloyd from University of Cambridge, Raphael Nédellec from EDF R&D, and Souhaib Ben Taieb from Université Libre de Bruxelles. Five of them are from the wind power forecasting track: Lucas Eustaquio from DTI Sistemas, Ekaterina Mangalova from Siberian State Aerospace University, Matt Wytock from Carnegie Mellon University, Gabor I. Nagy from Budapset University of Technology and Economics, and Duehee Lee from University of Texas at Austin.
2. International Journal of Forecasting (IJF) will publish a few short papers from GEFCom2012, including one introduction paper and several other papers describing the methodologies used by the top teams. The competition data including the results will be published with the introduction paper.
3. IEEE Transactions of Smart Grid will publish a few full papers from GEFCom2012 in the Special Issue on Analytics for Energy Forecasting with Applications to Smart Grid.