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NTTS 2013 programme

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Tuesday 5 March 2013
Welcome coffee
09:00-09:30 in the lobby at level 2
Session 1A – Opening session
09:30-12:00 in the “Alcide de Gasperi” room (GASP)
Session chair: Walter Radermacher (Eurostat)
Opening address by Walter Radermacher, Director-General, Eurostat
Research related to Official Statistics in Horizon 2020, Keynote address by Robert-Jan Smits, Director-General, DG Research and Innovation, European Commission
Official Statistics and Big Data, Keynote address by Robert M. Groves, Provost, Georgetown University
Reboot 2020, Keynote address by Sander Duivestein,  ViNT (The Institute for the Analysis of New Technology)
Session 2B – Special session on Standardisation
12:00-13:30 in the “Sicco Mansholt” room (MANS)
Session chair: Daniel Defays (Eurostat)
A Business Architecture framework for industrialisation and standardisation in a modern National Statistical Institute
Piero Demetrio Falorsi, Giulio Barcaroli, Alessandra Fasano and Nadia Mignolli
Standardisation in the European Statistical System
Barteld Braaksma, Cecilia Colasanti, Piero Demetrio Falorsi, Wim Kloek, Miguelangel Martinez Vidal, Jean-Marc Museux and Katalin Szep
Session 2P – Poster session on Metadata, data access, Statistical Disclosure Control and Electronic Data Capture
12:00-13:30 in the lobby at level 0
Case Study I: A “Policy-Based Approach” Labor Market Indicators Development in Kuwait
Salahideen Alhaj, Abdullah Sahar and Adel Khadada
Case Study: A “Data Warehousing Approach” Driven Labor Market Decision-Making in Kuwait
Abdullah Sahar, Salahideen Alhaj and  Adel Khadada
Data Privacy in confidential administrative micro data: the importance of disclosure control
Daniela Hochfellner, Dana Müller and Alexandra Schmucker
Synthesizing Truncated Count Data For Confidentiality
Sam Hawala, Jerry Reiter and Quanli Wang
Web interviews as part of a modern Household Survey – evaluation and highlights of technical solutions
Linda Christensen and Hjalmar Christiansen
Indicators of graduate employability obtainable by linking university and work-related databases
Giuliana Coccia, Luigi Fabbris and Leopoldo Mondauto
Data sources on the Internet: towards a new and innovative solution
Bouazza Bouchkhar
Session 2Q – Poster session on Wellbeing, data linking and data warehouses
12:00-13:30 in the lobby at level 2
Standard Error Estimation in EU-SILC – First Results of the Net-SILC2 Project
Emilio Di Meglio, Guillaume Osier, Tim Goedemé, Yves Berger and Emanuela Di Falco
The development of multivariate econometric logit type models as a methodology for estimating the determinants in the measurement of subjective well-being in Mexico
Ana Miriam Romo Anaya
Investigating poverty in the EU using a multidimensional approach
Emilio Di Meglio, Emanuela Di Falco and Cristina Lopez Vilaplana
Integrating multiple data sources while dealing with consistency issues
Stefania Cardinaleschi, Stefano De Santis, Fabiana Rocci and Vincenzo Spinelli
Transport Statistics at the German Aerospace Center (DLR) – A first step towards interlinked statistics portals
R. Kelpin, A. von Schmidt, A. Leipold, P. Kokus and M. Hepting
Session 3A – Keynote address by Enrico Giovannini
13:30-14:15 in the “Alcide de Gasperi” room (GASP)
Session chair: Silvia Biffignandi (University of Bergamo)
Statistics 2.0: a new perspective for official statistics, Enrico Giovannini, President, Istat
Session 4A – Beyond GDP
14:30-16:10 in the “Alcide de Gasperi” room (GASP)
Session chair: Ineke Stoop (The Netherlands Institute for Social Research)
Associated paper: Estimation of the distribution of dwelling values in Israel
Larisa Fleishman and Yury Gubman 
14:30-14:50 The state of the art in the measurement of intangibles in national accounts statistics
Jørgen Mortensen
14:50-15:10 Inclusive Growth Infrastructure Diffusion
Monique Ramioul, Lise Szekér and Guy Van Gyes
15:10-15:30 The power of sharing information The e-Frame European Network on Measuring Progress and the Wikiprogress platform
Donatella Fazio, Salema Gulbahar and Angela Hariche
15:30-15:50 Beyond GDP: measuring wellbeing in the Netherlands
Jeroen Boelhouwer
15:50-16:10 Measuring cultural diversity with the Stirling model
Heritiana Ranaivoson
Session 4B – Electronic data capture
14:30-16:10 in the “Sicco Mansholt” room (MANS)
Session chair: Dario Buono, Eurostat
Associated paper: A web based management system for addressing census complexity: the Italian experience
Mauro Bruno, Maura Giacummo, Marco Silipo and Giulia Vaste 
14:30-14:50 New Solutions, Challenges, and Opportunities: CAPI the NASS Way
Pamela Hird and David Kleweno
14:50-15:10 MOTUS: Modular online Time-Use Survey
Joeri Minnen, Ignace Glorieux, Theun Pieter van Tienoven and Djiwo Weenas
15:10-15:30 The experience of the Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics in applying handheld devices for data collection
Khaled Hantouli
15:30-15:50 The Design of the Online Questionnaire of the Italian Population Census
Leonardo Tininini and Antonino Virgillito
15:50-16:10 A web-based Census of services: an ISTAT evolutionary study
Annalisa Cesaro, Bernardo Palazzi , Manlio Paterniti and Paola Ranaldi
Session 4C – Improving researchers’ access to Official microdata
14:30-16:10 in the “Lord Jenkins” room (JENK)
Session chair: Pascal Jacques (Eurostat)
14:30-14:50 Accreditation for transnational research access to official micro-data in Europe
Paola Tubaro, Marie Cros, Brian Kleiner and Roxane Silberman
14:50-15:10 Microdata Information System MISSY – Metadata for the scientific community
Jeanette Bohr
15:10-15:30 Decentralised and Remote Access to Confidential Data in the ESS
Maurice Brandt
15:30-15:50 Providing Remote Access to European Microdata
David Schiller and Richard Welpton
15:50-16:10 Disclosure Risk and Data Utility in Flexible Table Generators
Natalie Shlomo, Laszlo Antal and Mark Elliot
Session 5A – Data linking and data warehouses
16:40-18:00 in the “Alcide de Gasperi” room (GASP)
Session chair: Fabienne Montaigne (Eurostat)
Associated paper: Transport Statistics at the German Aerospace Center (DLR) – A first step towards interlinked statistics portals
R. Kelpin, A. von Schmidt, A. Leipold, P. Kokus and M. Hepting
16:40-17:00 An original synthetic population tool applied to Belgian case: VirtualBelgium
Eric Cornelis, Laurie Hollaert , Johan Barthelemy and Philippe Toint
17:00-17:20 Combining survey and administrative data using state space models
Stephen Horn and Ray Czaplewski
17:20-17:40 Linking survey data with administrative employment data: The case of the German ALWA survey
Manfred Antoni
17:40-18:00 Estimation of Measurement Error in Categorical Income Survey Data
Dmitri Romanov and Yury Gubman
Session 5B – Challenges in labour market statistics
16:40-18:00 in the “Sicco Mansholt” room (MANS)
Session chair: Joachim Recktenwald (Eurostat)
Associated paper: Indicators of graduate employability obtainable by linking university and work-related databases
Giuliana Coccia, Luigi Fabbris and Leopoldo Mondauto
16:40-17:00 Treatment of parental leave beneficiaries in the European Union Labor Force Survey
Malgorzata Mikucka and Marie Valentova
17:00-17:20 Does education influence income mobility in Romania?
Eva Militaru, Ana Maria Zamfir, Cristina Mocanu and Eliza Olivia Lungu
17:20-17:40 Perspective of the Labor Market for security guards in Israel in time of terror attacks 2000-2004
Alona Shemesh
17:40-18:00 The relationship between shadow economy and unemployment rate. A ARDL causality analysis for the case of Romania
Adriana AnaMaria Alexandru
Session 5C – Mobility statistics
16:40-18:00 in the “Lord Jenkins” room (JENK)
Session chair: Ruxandra Roman Enescu (Eurostat)
Associated paper: An Overview of Different Methods Available to Observe Traffic Flows Using New Technologies
Irina Yatskiv, Alexander Grakovski and Elena Yurshevich
16:40-17:00 Use of odometer readings in defining road traffic volumes and emissions
Tuuli Järvi
17:00-17:20 Enhancing survey methods and instruments to better capture personal travel behaviour
Sheila Ferrer and Tomás Ruiz
17:20-17:40 What short additional information should be collected to improve and validate the post-processing of GPS mobility data?
Jean-Loup Madre, Thanh-Tu Nguyen and Philippe Marchal
17:40-18:00 Willingness of Individuals to Participate in a Travel Behavior Survey Using GPS Devices
Stanislav Biler, Petr Šenk and Leona Winklerová
Dinner
18:15-21:00 in the “Piazza” restaurant in the Berlaymont building
Wednesday 6 March 2013
Session 6A – Keynote address by Nigel Shadbolt
09:00-09:45 in the “Alcide de Gasperi” room (GASP)
Session chair: Natalie Shlomo (University of Manchester)
Open Data: New Opportunities and New Challenges, Professor Nigel Shadbolt, University of Southampton
Session 7A – Visualisation
10:15-12:00 in the “Alcide de Gasperi” room (GASP)
Session chair: Beat Hulliger (University of Applied Sciences and Arts Northwestern Switzerland)
10:15-10:35 Statistical Storytelling Using HTML5 Interactive Visualization
Mikael Jern
10:35-10:55 On the exploration of high cardinality categorical data
Martijn Tennekes and Edwin de Jonge
10:55-11:15 KASPeR – An interactive web mapping application for presenting and dissemination of small area statistics
Igor Kuzma
11:15-11:35 StatMine, exploring dissemination data
Edwin de Jonge, Jan van der Laan and Jessica Solcer
11:35-11:55 Designing Mobile Applications for Official Statistics
Antonino Virgillito
Session 7B – New sampling methods and survey types
10:15-12:00 in the “Sicco Mansholt” room (MANS)
Session chair: Silvia Biffignandi (University of Bergamo)
Associated paper: The challenge of a mixed-mode design survey and new IT tools application: the case of the Italian Structure Earning Surveys
Stefania Cardinaleschi, Stefano De Santis, Fabiana Rocci and Vincenzo Spinelli
10:15-10:35 Representativity of a probability-based online panel
Annelies Blom
10:35-10:55 New sample frames and sample designs for ICT-surveys
Sébastien Faivre
10:55-11:15 Data collection with smartphones: experiences in a time use survey
Henk Fernee, Nathalie Sonck and Annette Scherpenzeel
11:15-11:35 Designing Adaptive Survey Designs with R-Indicators
Natalie Shlomo, Barry Schouten and Vincent de Heij
11:35-11:55 Flexible variance estimation in complex sample surveys: rescaled bootstrap in multistage, pps surveys
Malgorzata Osiewicz and Sébastien Pérez-Duarte
Session 7C – Special session on ESSnet projects
10:15-12:00 in the “Lord Jenkins” room (JENK)
Session chair: Antonio Baigorri (Eurostat)
Associated paper: ESSnet Project on Data Collection for Social Surveys using Mixed Modes (DCSS)
Annemieke Luiten and Karen Blanke 
10:15-10:35 The Memobust Handbook on Methodology for Modern Business Statistics
Sander Scholtus, Rob van de Laar and Leon Willenborg
10:35-10:55 Challenges in estimation on probabilistically linked data
L. Di Consiglio and T. Tuoto
10:55-11:15 Development of estimation methods applicable to business survey variables which cannot be obtained directly from administrative data
Gary Brown and Jo Woods
11:15-11:35 Industrialisation in official statistics: a view on quality reporting and sufficient quality
Max Booleman and Kees Zeelenberg
11:35-11:55 CORE: a Standard Platform for Statistical Production Processes
Mauro Bruno, Monica Scannapieco, Carlo Vaccari, Giulia Vaste, Antonino Virgillito and Diego Zardetto
Session 8B – The European Master in Official Statistics (EMOS) – objectives and next steps
12:00-13:30 in the “Sicco Mansholt” room (MANS)
Session chair: Thana Chrissanthaki (Eurostat)
12:00-12:20 EMOS – The European Masters in Official Statistics
Markus Zwick
12:20-12:40 A Feasibility Study to EMOS (European Master in Official Statistics)
Alain Trognon
12:40-13:00 A new tool for training professionals in official statistics: NSIs’ point of view
Maria Pia Sorvillo
13:00-13:20 EMOS from a university’s point of view
Ralf Münnich
Session 8P – Poster session on Spatial and mobility statistics
12:00-13:30 in the lobby at level 0
How geospatial technologies supported the creation of a register about the victims of the 2010-2011 rainy season in Colombia
Sandra Moreno
An Overview of Different Methods Available to Observe Traffic Flows Using New Technologies
Irina Yatskiv, Alexander Grakovski and Elena Yurshevich
Regional benchmarking based on innovation systems efficiency- a nonparametric approach
Monica Mihaela Matei
Using mobile positioning data for tourism statistics: Sampling and data management issues
Rein Ahas and Margus Tiru
The quality of self-reported geoinformation provided in travel surveys
Jon Martin Denstadli, Liva Vågane and Nils Gaute Voll
Session 8Q – Poster session on Small Area Estimation, respondent behaviour and use of registers/administrative data in statistics
12:00-13:30 in the lobby at level 2
The use of administrative data in integrated statistics
Wim Kloek and Sorina Vâju
Estimation of the distribution of dwelling values in Israel
Larisa Fleishman and Yury Gubman
E-statistics – Statistics Lithuania initiative to reduce the response burden for economic entities
Raimondas Rimsa
The behaviour of respondents while filling in a web questionnaire: the case of the Italian business R&D survey
Mauro Masselli and Alessandra Nuccitelli
Combining multiple administrative data sources in estimating Structural Business Statistics variables
Guy Vekeman
Open research based on the synthetic business dataset Tritalia
Muennich, Florian Volk and Thomas Zimmermann
Issues to consider when turning to the use of administrative data: the UK experience
Daniel Lewis and Jo Woods
People born in the Eastern European countries but residing in the Netherlands: trying to estimate the population size for the registered population and the non-registered population
Peter G.M. van der Heijden, M. Cruyff and B. Bakker
Small Area Estimation of Regional Rental Prices
Charlotte Articus and Ralf Münnich
Session 9A – Kenote address by Jon Rao
13:30-14:15 in the “Alcide de Gasperi” room (GASP)
Session chair: Ralf Münnich (University of Trier)
Small Area Estimation: Methods, Applications and New Developments, JNK Rao, Distinguished Research Professor at Carleton University
Session 10A – Small Area Estimation
14:30-16:10 in the “Alcide de Gasperi” room (GASP)
Session chair: Risto Lehtonen (University of Helsinki)
14:30-14:50 Small area model-based estimators using big data sources
Monica Pratesi, Dino Pedreschi, Fosca Giannotti, Stefano Marchetti, Nicola Salvati and Filomena Maggino
14:50-15:10 Small Area estimation for victimization data: case study on the violence against women
Michele D’Alò, Loredana Di Consiglio and Isabella Corazziari
15:10-15:30 Precision comparison between split and classical small area estimators
Toky Randrianasolo
15:30-15:50 Implementation of a small area estimation program for Statistics Netherlands’ social statistics
Elke Moons, Bart Buelens and Jan A. van den Brakel
15:50-16:10 State-Space Modelling Approach in the Estimation of Domain- and National-Level Time Series with Structural Breaks and Changing Variances Caused by Multiple Survey Transitions: the Case of the Dutch Road Transportation Survey
Oksana Bollineni-Balabay, Jan A. van den Brakel and Franz Palm
Session 10B – Response propensity and response burden
14:30-16:10 in the “Sicco Mansholt” room (MANS)
Session chair: Roxane Silberman (National Data Committee in Humanities and Social Sciences)
Associated paper: The behaviour of respondents while filling in a web questionnaire: the case of the Italian business R&D survey
Mauro Masselli and Alessandra Nuccitelli
14:30-14:50 An Analysis of Business Response Burden and Response Behaviour Using a Register of Data Provision
Boris Lorenc, Wim Kloek, Linda Abrahamsson and Stephanie Eckman
14:50-15:10 Use Of Administrative Sources To Reduce Statistical Burden And Costs In Structural Business Surveys (Ufaes)
Jorge Saralegui, Cristina Gonzalez and Ignacio Arbués
15:10-15:30 Establishment of the Statistical Business Register at SORS and Its Impact on Sampling Design
Boro Nikic and Marusa Stanek
15:30-15:50 Experiments in Obtaining Data Linkage Consent in Web Surveys
Joseph W. Sakshaug and Frauke Kreuter
15:50-16:10 Sentiments of Business Survey Respondents on Social Media
Vanessa Torres van Grinsven and Ger Snijkers
Session 10C – Metadata, data access and statistical disclosure control
14:30-16:10 in the “Lord Jenkins” room (JENK)
Session chair: Emanuele Baldacci (Istat)
Associated paper: Synthesizing Truncated Count Data For Confidentiality
Sam Hawala, Jerry Reiter and Quanli Wang
14:30-14:50 The OECD DELTA Project – making OECD statistical data open
Trevor Fletcher
14:50-15:10 Distributing and presenting microdata on enterprises: geographical patterns and firm size
Cristiana Colaiori, Chiara Gnesi, Silvia Lombardi, Franco Lorenzini, Edoardo Patruno and Flavio Verrecchia
15:10-15:30 Confidentiality in a new approach based on grid statistics dissemination: some practical tests
Patrick Corbel
15:30-15:50 Lack-of-Balance and R-indicators As Measures of Utility in Statistical Disclosure Control
Michael Carlson, Ingegerd Jansson and Peter Lundquist
15:50-16:10 Statistical metadata: a unified approach to management and dissemination
Marina Signore, Mauro Scanu and Giovanna Brancato
Session 11A – Use of registers and administrative data in statistics
16:40-18:00 in the “Alcide de Gasperi” room (GASP)
Session chair: Philippe Keraudren (Directorate-General Research and Innovation, European Commission)
The use of administrative data in integrated statistics
Wim Kloek and Sorina Vâju 
16:40-17:00 Matching of Census and administrative data for Census data quality assurance in the 2011 Census of England and Wales
Louisa Blackwell, Andrew Charlesworth, Nicola Rogers and Richard Thorne
17:00-17:20 A production system for quarterly turnover levels and growth rates based on VAT data
Arnout van Delden and Peter-Paul de Wolf
17:20-17:40 Estimating the Validity of Administrative and Survey Variables by Means of Structural Equation Models
Sander Scholtus and Bart F.M. Bakker
17:40-18:00 Dwelling Price Ranking vs. Socio-Economic Ranking: Possibility of Imputation
Larisa Fleishman, Yury Gubman and Aviad Tur-Sinai
Session 11B – Geographical Information Systems and spatial data representation
16:40-18:00 in the “Sicco Mansholt” room (MANS)
Session chair: Gunter Schäfer (Eurostat)
16:40-17:00 Grid sampling for a mixed-mode human survey and adjustment for non-response
Seppo Laaksonen
17:00-17:20 Combining GIS coordinates with mail survey research to explain resident attitudes towards energy development
Jeffrey B. Jacquet
17:20-17:40 Spatial data representation: an improvement of statistical dissemination for policy analysis
Edoardo Pizzoli and Chiara Piccini
17:40-18:00 Distinguishing tourism destinations with behavioural data
Janika Raun and Rein Ahas
Session 11C – GDP, Prices and National Accounts
16:40-18:00 in the “Lord Jenkins” room (JENK)
Session chair: Roberto Barcellan (Eurostat)
Associated paper: Stratified Sampling for time dependent survey variables
Maria Caterina Bramati
16:40-17:00 Crowd-Sourced Price Data Collection through Mobile Phones – a pilot study
Nada Hamadeh, Marko Rissanen and Mizuki Yamanaka
17:00-17:20 Conjuncture Monitor for Turkey
M. Gizem Umut Doğan, F. Aydan Kocacan and N. Alpay Koçak
17:20-17:40 Serbian Composite Index – Indicator of monthly GDP
Dragan Vukmirović, Rade Ćirić and Suzana Karamarković
17:40-18:00 Bringing distribution indicators in the Households National Accounts
Alessandra Coli and Francesca Tartamella
Session 12A – Evening session on Horizon 2020
18:15-19:15 in the “Alcide de Gasperi” room (GASP)
Session chair: Martin Karlberg (Eurostat)
Comparability of mixed-mode surveys across countries
Peter Lugtig, Utrecht University
Innovating Internet Data Collection Instruments for Business Surveys
Deirdre Giesen and Ger Snijkers, Statistics Netherlands
Data collection using mobile devices
Barteld Braaksma, Statistics Netherlands
Improvement of data collection and dissemination by soft computing
Miroslav Hudec, Infostat, Bratislava
Feature Selection Procedures in Official Statistics
Tamas Rudas, Eotvos Lorand University, Budapest; Anna Klimova, Institute of Science and Technology, Austria
Assessing accuracy of figures for decision making produced from administrative and big data sources
Bart Bakker, Arnout van Delden and Wim Vosselman, Statistics Netherlands
Combining sources using state space methods
Stephen Horn, Australia
Linking Data from Different Sources: Investigating Methodological and Data Quality Issues
Joseph Sakshaug, Institute for Employment Research, Nuremberg;
Ludwig-Maximilians University of Munich
Bringing official statistics into everyday business use
Mojca Bavdaž, University of Ljubljana
Building a fully developed European Remote Access Network for access to confidential microdata
David Schiller, Institute for Employment Research (IAB)
Integrated approaches for measuring of accuracy of key poverty indicators
Yves Berger, University of Southampton
Spatial dynamics of social innovation-driven community development and well-being  (SDYNSICD)
Wlodzimierz Okrasa, Central Statistical Office of Poland; University of Cardinal Stefan Wyszynski, Warsaw
CENSUS-SERV: The Census of Services: creating an architecture for Today and for the Future
Annalisa Cesaro, Guido Drovandi, Bernardo Palazzi, Manlio Paterniti and Paola Ranaldi, Istat
Creating Infrastructures / Building Capacities – Facilitating networking between statisticians and researchers regarding data production and analytical processes
Franz Eiffe, Statistics Austria
Session 12B – EMOS – Discussion by wine and cheese
18:15-19:15 in the “Sicco Mansholt” room (MANS)
Session chair: Markus Zwick (Eurostat)
Thursday 7 March 2013
Session 14A – Keynote address
09:00-09:45 in the “Alcide de Gasperi” room (GASP)
Session chair: Jean-Marc Museux (Eurostat)
Variance estimation by linearization for indicators of poverty and social exclusion, Eric Graf, Scientific Collaborator at the Institute of Statistics, University of Neuchâtel
Session 15A – Big Data, data mining and prediction
10:15-12:00 in the “Alcide de Gasperi” room (GASP)
Session chair: Geomina Turlea  (Institute for Prospective Technological Studies, European Commission)
Associated paper: An IT framework for a quick evaluation of accuracy of Italian LFS
Cinzia Graziani, Silvia Loriga and Alessandro Martini
10:15-10:35 Big Data and Official Statistics
P.J.H. Daas, M.J. Puts, B. Buelens  and P.A.M. van den Hurk
10:35-10:55 Placing Big Data in Official Statistics: A Big Challenge?
Monica Scannapieco, Antonino Virgillito and Diego Zardetto
10:55-11:15 Two-Stage Data Mining for Big Statistical Micro Data
Raja Haddad, Filipe Afonso and Seppo Laaksonen
11:15-11:35 Techniques for Customer Behaviour Prediction: A Case Study for Credit Risk Assessment
Laura Maria Badea Stroie
11:35-11:55 Exploiting historical registers: Automatic methods for coding c19th and c20th cause of death descriptions to standard classifications
Jamie Carson, Graham Kirby, Alan Dearle, Lee Williamson, Eilidh Garrett, Alice Reid and Chris Dibben
Session 15B – Editing, imputation and revision
10:15-12:00 in the “Sicco Mansholt” room (MANS)
Session chair: Patrick Deboosere  (Vrije Universiteit Brussel)
Associated paper: Superimposing Activity-Travel Sequence Conditions on GPS Data Imputation
Tao Feng and Harry J.P. Timmermans
10:15-10:35 A Method for ex-post Identification of Falsifications in Survey Data
Peter Winker, Natalja Menold, Nina Storfinger, Christoph J. Kemper and Sabrina Stukowski
10:35-10:55 Multiple Imputation for Correcting Rounding Errors in Heaped Income Data
Joerg Drechsler and Hans Kiesl
10:55-11:15 Quality measurement in administrative statistics with a special focus on quality assessment of imputations
Predrag Ćetković, Stefan Humer, Alexander Kausl, Manuela Lenk, Mathias Moser, Henrik Rechta and Matthias Schnetzer
11:15-11:35 An Imputation Approach to the Fusion of Travel Diary and Lifestyle Data: Application to the Analysis of the Interaction of ICT and Physical Mobility
Jacek Pawlak, John Polak and Aruna Sivakumar
11:35-11:55 A proof-of-concept study on using statistical matching to reduce “total survey error” in large-scale social surveys
Femke De Keulenaer and Robert Manchin
Session 15C – Variance estimation and outlier treatment
10:15-12:00 in the “Lord Jenkins” room (JENK)
Session chair: Natalie Shlomo (University of Manchester)
Associated paper: Standard Error Estimation in EU-SILC – First Results of the Net-SILC2 Project
Emilio Di Meglio, Guillaume Osier, Tim Goedemé, Yves Berger and Emanuela Di Falco
10:15-10:35 Uncertainty in national inventories of green house gas emission from agriculture
Gilles Guillot and Francesco Tubiello
10:35-10:55 Variance estimation of change of poverty based upon the Turkish EU-SILC survey
Yves G. Berger and Melike Oguz Alper
10:55-11:15 ReGenesees: an Advanced R System for Calibration, Estimation and Sampling Errors Assessment in Complex Sample Surveys
Diego Zardetto
11:15-11:35 Mechanisms for multivariate outliers and missing values
Beat Hulliger and Tobias Schoch
11:35-11:55 A robust procedure based on forward search to detect outliers
Francesca Torti, Domenico Perrotta, Paolo Francescangeli and Gianpiero Bianchi
Session 16P – Poster session on Standardisation, editing, imputation and new sampling methods/survey types
12:00-13:30 in the lobby at level 0
Analysis of Paradata Towards an Adaptive Design for the U.S. Economic Census
Amy Anderson Riemer, Eric Fink and Elizabth Hoeffel
SDMX Guidelines for the Design of Data Structure Definitions
Michaela Denk
Use of Mathematical programming in sampling Survey
Reem Elsybaey
Stratified Sampling for time dependent survey variables
Maria Caterina Bramati
The challenge of a mixed-mode design survey and new IT tools application: the case of the Italian Structure Earning Surveys
Stefania Cardinaleschi, Stefano De Santis, Fabiana Rocci and Vincenzo Spinelli
 Superimposing Activity-Travel Sequence Conditions on GPS Data Imputation
Tao Feng and Harry J.P. Timmermans
ESSnet Project on Data Collection for Social Surveys using Mixed Modes (DCSS)
Annemieke Luiten and Karen Blanke
Session 16Q – Poster session on Common tools and time series analysis
12:00-13:30 in the lobby at level 2
Documentation metadata for statistical survey using micro data management toolkit
Waleed Ameen
Exchange rate pass-through and inflation in Egypt
Ghada Mohamed Abdelsalam
An IT framework for a quick evaluation of accuracy of Italian LFS
Cinzia Graziani, Silvia Loriga and Alessandro Martini
IB test for Direct versus Indirect approach in Seasonal Adjustment
Enrico Infante, Dario Buono and Adriana Buono
Reconstruction possibilities of long-term time series of causes of death
Wiet Koren and Ronald van der Stegen
A web based management system for addressing census complexity: the Italian experience
Mauro Bruno, Maura Giacummo, Marco Silipo and Giulia Vaste
New technique for predictability, uncertainty, implied volatility and statistical analysis of Market Risk using SARIMA forecasts intervals
Enrico Infante and Dario Buono
Metadata system meeting requirements of standardisation, quality and interaction and integrity with other metadata systems: Case Variable Editor Statistics Finland
Sinikka Laurila
The Comparison between the Census and the Population Registers
Daniela Casale, Marco Fortini, Roberta Radini, Leonardo Tininini and Luca Valentino
The role of technology in the 2010-2012 Italian censuses
Giuseppe Sindoni, Fabio Crescenzi and Marina Venturi
Session 17A – Common tools
13:30-15:00 in the “Alcide de Gasperi” room (GASP)
Session chair: Marina Signore (Istat)
Associated paper: The role of technology in the 2010-2012 Italian censuses
Giuseppe Sindoni, Fabio Crescenzi and Marina Venturi
13:30-13:50 A System for Managing Process and Product Quality
Dennis Trewin, Paul Biemer and Heather Bergdahl
13:50-14:10 Integrated statistical systems and their flexibility – How to find the balance?
Rudi Seljak
14:10-14:30 Statistics Portugal Survey Management System Architecture
Luísa Pereira and Luís Ferreira
14:30-14:50 Innovation at Statistics Netherlands
Barteld Braaksma and Marleen Verbruggen
Session 17B – Special session on BLUE-ETS
13:30-15:00 in the “Sicco Mansholt” room (MANS)
Session chair: Donatella Fazio (Istat)
13:30-13:50 Response Burden in Official Business Surveys: Measurement and Reduction Practices of National Statistical Institutes
Deirdre Giesen, Mojca Bavdaž, Tora Löfgren and Virginie Raymond-Blaess
13:50-14:10 Obtaining the businesses information by applying a Text Classification strategy
Nicole Triunfo
14:10-14:30 Evaluation and checking non-response data by soft computing approaches – case of business and trade statistics
Miroslav Hudec and Jana Juriová
14:30-14:50 Design and small area estimation under transformation
Thomas Zimmermann
Session 17C – Special session on COST/Shanti
13:30-15:00 in the “Lord Jenkins” room (JENK)
Session chair: Eric Cornelis (University of Namur)
Associated paper: Web interviews as part of a modern Household Survey – evaluation and highlights of technical solutions
Linda Christensen and Hjalmar Christiansen
13:30-13:50 A new algorithm for mode detection in travel surveys
Birgit Kohla and Reinhard Hössinger
13:50-14:10 Comparison of conventional versus GPS-based data collection in the French National Travel Survey
Philippe Marchal and Thao Pham
14:10-14:30 Answer Young People Just Like Old People? – Impacts and Consequences of Different Household Travel Survey Methods
Kagerbauer Martin and Manz Wilko
14:30-14:50 Total Nonresponse of a GPS-based travel survey
Jimmy Armoogum, Sophie Roux and Thi Huong Thao Pham
Session 18A – Closing session
15:30-17:00 in the “Alcide de Gasperi” room (GASP)
Session chair: Daniel Defays (Eurostat)
Closing address by Denise Lievesley, Professor at King’s College
Closing address by Daniel Defays, Director a.i. for corporate statistical and IT services, Eurostat
Translating numbers into impact, Closing address by Professor Anne Glover, Chief Scientific Adviser to the President of the European Commission