IAOS Members newsletter

International Association for Official Statistics (IAOS) events at World Statistical Congress, Marrakech, Morocco 16 - 21 July 2017

24 May 2017

Dear IAOS members and supporters

Thank you again for your strong support for IAOS activities.  This newsletter focuses on the key IAOS related activities that will take place during the World Statistical Congress (http://payment.isi2017.org/)  in Marrakech in July.

Administrative Meetings

The IAOS General Assembly will be held on Monday 17 July, from  12.30 - 2pm .  The papers for the meeting, including the 2017-2019 Strategic Plan will be available on the IAOS website in June.  Check the conference program for the venue.

ISI & Association Awards Ceremony - which includes Awards for the IAOS  2017 Young Statistician Prize winners will be held on Friday 21 July between 4  and  4.45 pm (16:00-16:45)

Scientific Programme

IAOS sponsored ISPs

The IAOS has sponsored a large number of ISPs.  The list as at 24 May is listed below.  (For details of time and venue, see the conference programme.)

IPS

Title

Session Organiser

148

IAOS Presidential Address - The transformation of IAOS 1985-2015: the past, the current and the future

Ola Awad, IAOS President 2015- 2017

149

Session of the Statistical Journal of the IAOS (SJIAOS)

Fritz Scheuren, SJIAOS
Kirsten West, SJIAOS

8

Peace, Justice and strong Institutions: Measuring SDG16

Mr Mario Palma, National Institute of Statistics and Geography, Mexico
IAOS

9

Looking for the Holy Grail: measuring income, consumption, and wealth simultaneously at the household level

Perez-Duarte, Sebastian. ISI

11

Synthetic Datasets for Statistical Disclosure Control ? Research and Applications Around the World

Dr Jörg DRECHSLER, Institute for Employment Research, Germany
IAOS-IASS

13

Challenges and Lessons Learned: Implementing Changing Methodologies and Technologies in the 2020 Round of World Censuses

Ms Arona PISTINER, US Census Bureau IAOS

17

How to Geo-Enable Official Statistics? - the global Statistical Geospatial Framework.

Mr Ekkehard PETRI, Eurostat
IAOS-Eurostat

18

Mission completed? Delivery and deployment of modernisation results in official statistics

Martina Hahn, Eurostat

39

Global, regional, national and thematic monitoring of the SDGs

Tiina Luige, UNECE

43

The Future of the Social Sciences and Statistics

Dr Gentry WHITE, Queensland University of Technology ISI-IAOS-IASE-IASS

53

Does the production of official statistics need to be a separate branch of government or should it remain within the executive branch of government?

Dr Andreas Georgiou Vasilios, Official Statistics Consulting, Greece  ISI-IAOS

66

The renewed/modernised institutional framework of the National Statistical Systems in the enlargement and European Neighbourhood Policy (ENP) countries

Claudia Junker, Eurostat

68

New challenges to disseminate statistical literacy and problem-solving skills among people by Statistics Bureaus of Governments in "Open Data and Big Data" era

Dr Hiroe TSUBAKI, The National Statistics Center of Japan
IAOS-IASE

76

Policy use of macroeconomic indicators

Mr John VERRINDER, Eurostat IAOS

78

Innovative Approaches to Addressing (or Avoiding) Survey Non-Response

Dr Linda YOUNG, USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service US,
IAOS-IASS-ISI Committee on Agricultural Statistics

79

Global Value Chain measurement and its importance for developing countries

Mr Houssain OULJOUR, Dir Stat Department, Office d'Echanges, Morocco.
ISI-IAOS-ISBIS

80

Sub-national Purchasing Power Parities (PPPs): Different Methods of Estimation and Application to China, India, Indonesia and Vietnam

Prof Luigi BIGGERI, Univ of Florence, Italy
IAOS

81

Developing Composite Indicators: from academics to practice

Prof Stefan SPERLICH Univ Geneva
ISI-IAOS-IASC

82

Using web scraping for data collection in official statistics ? challenges and opportunities

Bernd  Stoerzbach ISI-IAOS

85

UN Sustainable Development Goals: The Implications for Statistics at a Sub-National Level

Mr. Jagdev VIRDEE, VCS Ltd UK
ISI-IAOS-SCORUS

89

Improvements of the quality of population and housing censuses in the 2020 round

Mrs Francoise DUPONT, INSEE France
ISI-IAOS

92

Do modern statistical institutes need modern legislation?

Ms Gemma VAN HANHALDEREN, ABS Australia IAOS

95

Measurement of decent work, quality of employment and job quality: Comparisons of international frameworks and national experiences.  An IAOS Invited Paper Session

Ms Monica Castillo, International Labour Organization IAOS

97

GDP and beyond: recent developments in measuring and analyzing well-being

Albert Braakmann, Bernd Stoerzbach  ISI-IAOS

99

Modernisation of official statistics: how developing and transition countries can benefit of the existing initiatives

Mr José CERVERA-FERRI, DevStat Spain
IAOS

100

Development and Application of International Guidelines for Statistical Business Registers

Mr. John MICHAEL, Michael Colledge Statistical Consulting, Australia IAOS

102

Disability Statistics and Measurement in the Context of the SDGs and the 2020 World Population and Housing Census Programme

Dr. Margaret MBOGONI, UNSD
ISI-IAOS

104

Sexual Harassment and Gender-Based Violence in Selected Nigerian Universities

Adedayo Adepoju

109

Recent Advances on stochastic differential equations

Prof. Mamadou DIOP, Université Gaston Berger, Senegal
ISI-BSMSP-IAOS-IASC-IASS

Co-sponsors are also shown in the table.

Lunchtime Roundtable Sessions (asat 24 May)

The following sessions are sponsored by IAOS , or concern topics related to Official Statistics.  Remember to separately register for these.

Day

Number

Title

Organiser

*Monday 17 July

LRTD018

The Global Statistical Geospatial Framework and the importance of Integration

Rolando Ocampo

Tuesday 18 July

LRTD010

How Do We Reshape a Post-Truth World?

Jim Ridgway

Tuesday 18 July

LRTD003

The Scope for South-South partnerships for advancement of statistical capacity

Bhaswati Ganguli

Tuesday 18 July

LRTD005

Why should a Statistical Agency engage its Experts in Providing Training for External Users of Statistical Information?

Petteri Baer

Wednesday 19 July

LRTD031

Microdata for counterfactual impact Evaluation

Numo Crato

Wednesday 19 July

LRTD008

Big Data from Electronic Health Record systems: challenges and opportunities for statisticians

Ling Li

Wednesday 19 July

LRTD022

Empowering Women in Statistics and Data Sciences

Shil Lin

Wednesday 19 July

LRTD012

Misinterpretation of agricultural research due to communication gap between agricultural scientists and statisticians

Muhammad Amim

Thursday 20 July

LRTD020

Official Statistics - How do we ensure their future

Nancy McBeth

Thursday 20 July

LRTD015

Leave no one behind? How to make the Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) indicators relevant for people living in urban and rural areas?

Teodora Brandmuller

Thursday 20 July

LRTD007

Social Media Presence and blogging among statistical experts; how to convince the audience

Ari Tykko

Friday 21 July

LRT004

Role of official statistics in fragile countries, regions  and sectors of economy

Jozef Olenski

 

Friday 21 July

LRT006

Open-plan office: new opportunities and challenges for the organization of work?

Ari Tykko

Friday 21 July

LRT010231

Training the Trainers: How to build institutional

capacity for statistics capacity building?

Eric Vance

Friday 21 July

LRT

Do we need to revise the ISI Declaration on Professional Ethics

Stephen Penneck

* Clash with the IAOS General Assembly.

IASE-IAOS Satellite Conference

Reminder too that the 2016 Satellite Conference will be held in Rabat, Morocco from July 11-14, 2017, just before the  WSC.  The theme is Teaching Statistics in a Data Rich World. See http://iase-web.org/conference/satellite17/.

WSC Registration

A reminder too that Registration  for the WSC is still open - see http://payment.isi2017.org/register/

 

We look forward to seeing you in Marrakech

 

 

Ola Awad, President 2015-2017

Mario Palma, President Elect

Contact names and email addresses:

Ola Awad (President)                                                              This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Mario Palma (President Elect)                                               This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Kirsten West (Editor-in-Chief,  SJIAOS)                                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Rolando Ocampo (IAOS representative on the 2017 WSC)   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Nancy McBeth (IAOS Website Editor)                                                This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.