Eurostatconference

Provisional program and expected speakers

The agenda is not final and it is subject to minor changes or additions

08:30
Registration - Welcome coffee
10:00
Policy makers' view on the needs for social statistics
10:00
Chair: Walter Radermacher, Eurostat
10:10
Nicolas Schmit - Minister for Labour, Employment and Social & Solidarity Economy, Luxembourg 
10:15
Pervenche Berès - Member of the European Parliament 
11:20
Coffee
11:40
Keynote scientific speakers - Role of data in decision making
11:40
Chair: Agnieszka Piasna, European Trade Union Institute 
11:45
Francis Chateauraynaud - Ecole des hautes études en sciences sociales, Paris
"Science, data and decision making in an era of public controversies. A sociological perspective"
11:55
Giovanni Salzano - Bloomberg, Rome
"Europe vs U.S.: some quality and comparability issues in social and economic statistics"
13:00
Lunch
14:15
New challenges in labour market statistics - Including statistics on labour market transitions and mobility
14:15
Chair: Irena Kotowska,  Warsaw School of Economics 
14:20
Ralf Jacob - European Commission, Directorate General for Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion
"Towards a better understanding of linkages between labour market dynamics and social outcomes"
14:25
Aurel Schubert - European Central Bank
"New challenges in labour market statistics: The perspective of a central bank in Europe"
14:25
Anne Polivka - United States Bureau of Labor Statistics 
"Evolving Work Arrangements –Definitions and Measurement"
14:30
Hannah Kiiver and Franc Espelage - Eurostat
"From user demand to published indicator"
16:15
Coffee
16:45
Developing an infrastructure for continuous population statistics
16:50
Chair: Guy Goodwin - Director, National Centre for Social Research, UK
16:55
Niels Ploug - Statistics Denmark
"Register based population statistics – future developments"
17:00
Sabine Bechtold - DESTATIS – German Federal Statistics Office
"Census in Germany - A combined administrative and sampling approach"
17:05
Duncan Young - Australian Bureau of Statistics
"Register-free Evolution and Revolution in Australia"
18:00
Conclusion
18:30
Conference dinner at the Parc Hotel Alvisse
09:00
Better statistical outputs (including user-defined output geographies)
09:05
Chair: Emilia Saleiro, INE Portugal
09:15
Rolando Ocampo - INEGI Mexico
"Creating synergies between Statistics and Geography for better policy outputs: The case of Mexico"
09:20
Igor Kuzma - Statistics Slovenia
"Let the users re-shape the disseminated geospatial statistics"
09:30
Ian Coady - UK Office for National Statistics 
"Flexible outputs or flexible geographies: balancing disclosure and geospatial"
10:40
Coffee
11:10
Panel discussion: Looking ahead - What should official social statistics look like in 10  years' time?
11:15
Chair: Mariana Kotzeva, Eurostat 
11:15
Walter Radermacher - Eurostat
11:20
11:25
Sylvie Michaud - Statistics Canada
11:45
Barbara Kauffmann- European Commission, Directorate General for Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion
12:40
Guy Goodwin - Director, National Centre for Social Research, UK
13:10
Lunch - End of conference
09:00
New data sources for social statistics, including Big Data
09:05
Chair: Emanuele Baldacci, Eurostat 
09:15
Gilles Babinet - 'Digital Champion' for France
"Big data and new economical approaches"
09:20
Vladimir Kvetan - Cedefop 
"Exploring online vacancies: What have we learnt so far?"
10:10
Fernando Reis - Eurostat
"Big data – opportunities and challenges for social statistics"
10:15
Nigel Swier - UK Office for National Statistics
"Web scraping for job vacancy statistics"
10:50
Coffee
11:20
Combining and estimating data
11:40
Chair: Jean-Louis Mercy, Eurostat 
12:00
Holly Sutherland - University of Essex 
“Using microsimulation to bring data closer to policy”
12:10
Jarl Quitzau - Statistics Denmark
"Use of provisional income registers to improve timeliness"
12:40
Rihard Inglic - Statistics Slovenia
"Use of Preliminary Data from the Tax Authority in EU-SILC"
13:00
Carlos Farinha Rodrigues - Universidade de Lisboa / INE Portugal
"Using micro-simulation in EU-SILC to compute early estimates of changes in income distribution"
13:10
Lunch
14:25
Statistics on asylum and migration
14:50
Chair: Ineke Stoop, European Statistics Advisory Committee  
14:55
Pawel Busiakiewicz - European Commission, Directorate General for Migration and Home Affairs 
"Managing the migration crisis – how statistics can help"
15:00
Olav Ljones - Formerly at Statistics Norway
"Asylum seeker and migrants - a challenge for the systems in official statistics"
15:10
Ursula Till-Tentschert And Rossalina Latcheva - EU Fundamental Rights Agency
"The Second European Union Minorities and Discrimination Survey (EU-MIDIS II)"
15:45
Coffee
16:10
Statistics on intra-EU mobility
16:15
Chair: Serge Allegrezza, STATEC Luxembourg  
16:30
Frans Willekens - Netherlands Interdisciplinary Demographic Institute
"Evidence-based monitoring of international migration flows in Europe"
16:40
Silvia Pisica - INSSE Romania
"Intra-EU data exchange - a method for improving migration statistics"
16:50
Ineke Stoop - European Statistics Advisory Committee
"Why should we and how could we study migrants"
17:50
Jean-Michel Lafleur - Université de Liege and Mikolaj Stanek University of Salamanca
"Analytical Challenges in the Study of South-North Intra-EU Mobility"
18:00
Conclusion
 

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