Programme of the Seminar on Register in Statistics

Outline of the programme for the seminar

Monday 21 May Tuesday 22 May Wednesday 23 May
Time   Chair Time   Chair Time   Chair
9.00-9.25 Registration 9.00-10.45 Session 3 Karsten Stetkaer 9.00-9.20 Coffee
9:30-10.00 Opening addresses Heli Jeskanen-Sundström
Paul Cheung
9.20-9.50 Session 5
Future Work
of the seminar
Heli Jeskanen-
10.00- 10.55 Session 1 Harald Utne 9.50-10.30 Invited speakers
10.55-11.15 Coffee 10.45-11.05 Coffee 10.30-12.00 General discussion Closing the Seminar
11.15-12.05 Session 1 continues Harald Utne 11.05-12.30 Session 3 continues Karsten Stetkaer  
12.05-13.05 Lunch break 12.30-13.30 Lunch break
13.05-14.20 Session 1 continues Harald Utne 13.30-14.50 Session 4 Anders Holmberg
14.30-15.00 Session 2 Kaija Ruotsa-
15.00-15.20 Coffee 14.50-15.10 Coffee
15.20-17.30 Session 2 continues Kaija Ruotsa-
15.10-16.30 Session 4 continues Anders Holmberg
17.45-20.00 Reception

Seminar on Registers in Statistics - Methodology and Quality

Hosted by Statistics Finland
on 21 - 23 May 2007

Monday 21 May

Opening addresses
9.30 - 9.45 Mrs Heli Jeskanen-Sundström, Director General, Statistics Finland
9:45 - 10.00 Mr Paul Cheung, Director, United Nations Statistics Division

Session 1.
Register-based Population and Housing Census

Session organiser: Mr Harald Utne, Norway

10.00 Opening the session

10.05 - 10.30 Ene-Margit Tiit, Estonia:
Usage of registers' data in censuses.

10.30 - 10.55 Peteris Vegis, Uldis Usackis, Latvia:
Modern, based on administrative data, resource saving population and housing census in Latvia

10.55 - 11.15 Coffee

11.15 - 11.40 Apolonija Oblak Flander, Slovenia
Opportunities and Challenges of a Register-Based Census of Population and Housing - the Case of Slovenia

11.40 - 12.05 Espen Andersen Norway
The first register-based Census in Norway in 2011: How to comply with international recommendations?

12.05 - 13.05 Lunch break

13.05 - 13.30 Fritz Gebhard, Switzerland
The National Register of Buildings and Dwellings in Switzerlandand its role in the future housing census

13.30 - 13.55 Michail Skaliotis, Eurostat
Towards the adoption of EU legislation for Population and Housing Censuses: Summarising progress and highlighting issues relevant to register-based censuses

13.55 - 14.20 Discussant Kirsten Wismer, Denmark

Contributed papers for the Session 1

Peter Findl, Manuela Lenk, Austria:
Register-based census 2010 and census test 2006 in Austria

Session 2.
Register-based Social Statistics

Session organiser: Ms Kaija Ruotsalainen, Finland

14.30 Opening the session

14.35 - 15.00 Ritva Kaukonen, Pekka Myrskylä, Finland
Student flows within the educational system and the entering of graduated students to the labour market

15.00 - 15.20 Coffee

15.20 - 15.45 Rihard Tomaž Inglič, Slovenia
Administrative data and registers in EU-SILC

15.45 - 16.10 Helge Brunborg and Trude Lappegård, Norway: Combination of register and survey data: The Norwegian Generations and Gender Survey

16.10 - 16.35 Helge Næsheim and Trond Pedersen: Norge Norway
The relations between the Norwegian Labour and Welfare Organisation's and Statistics Norway's figures of unemployment

16.35 - 17.00 Carsten Olsson, Eurostat
Using Register information to estimate (early) monthly unemployment rates for EU aggregates

17.00 - 17.30 Discussant Marianne Johnson, Finland

Contributed papers for the Session 2

Africa Melis, Eurostat:
Methodological experience with the labour market policy data collection

Jennet Woolford:
Great Britain: Developments in the Statistical Use of Administrative Data in the UK

Finn Spieker, Denmark:
The database for social statistics in Denmark

17.45 - Reception, Statistics Finland

Tuesday 22 May

Session 3.
Use of Registers in Business Statistics

Session organiser: Mr Karsten Stetkær, Denmark

9.00 Opening the session

9.05 - 9.30 Bartel Braaksma, The Netherlands
Redesign of the chain of economic statistics in the Netherlands

9.30 - 9.55 Wesley Yung, Eric Rancourt and Mike Hidiroglou:
Administrative Data in Statistics Canada's Business Surveys: The Present and the Future

9.55 - 10.20 Svein Gåsemyr, Norway:
A strategy to increase the use of administrative data within an integrated system of business statistics

10.20 - 10.45 Tuula Viitaharju, Finland:
Administrative Data in Statistics Finland's Business Register and Enterprise Groups Register

10.45 - 11.05 Coffee

11.05 - 11.30 Aleksandra Lesnjek, Melita Matek, Slovenia:
Quality Improvement of the Slovenian Business Register

11.30 - 11.55 Epp Karus, Estonia
Possibilities to use the vat-data for production of short term statistics SLIDES

11.55 - 12.25 Discussant Arto Luhtio, Eurostat

12.30 - 13.30 Lunch break

Contributed papers for the Session 3

Katja Philipp; Roland Sturm, Germany: The role of the Business Register in reforming German Business Statistics

Rudi Seljak, Slovenia:
Use of the tax data for the purposes of the short-term statistics

Mogens Grosen Nielsen, Denmark:
Documentation of the Social Statistical Database

Ville Koskinen, Finland:
The VAT data in short term business statistics

Yngve Bergstrøm, Norway
Statistical Data Collection adjusted to an industry specific organization

Svein Myro, Norway
Identification of the entrepreneur in new established limited companies


Session 4.
General Methodological Issues

Session organiser: Mr Anders Holmberg, Sweden

13.30 Opening the session

13.35 - 14.00 Svein Gåsemyr and Johan-Kristian Tønder, Norway
A Norwegian set of harmonized core variable based on registers - definitions, problems, quality and methods

14.00 - 14.25 Anders and Britt Wallgren, Sweden
Frame Populations and Register Populations

14.25 - 14.50 Montserrat Herrador and Juana Porras, Spain
Use of administrative information for the construction of the frame in the Spanish household surveys

14.50 - 15.10 Coffee

15.10 - 15.35 Orietta Patacchia, Italy
Administrative sources and their use for statistical purposes in the implementation of the Italian Statistical Farm Register (SFR)

15.35 - 16.00 Stephen Clarke, Eurostat
Improving the Quality of EU Farm Registers

16.00 - 16.30 Discussant, Inger Öhman, Eurostat

Contributed papers for the Session 4:

Piet J.H. Daas and Theo C. Fonville, The Netherlands:
Quality control of Dutch Administrative Registers: An inventory of quality aspects

Wednesday 23 May

Session 5:
Future Work

9.00 - 9.20 Coffee

Chair: Mrs Hilkka Vihavainen, Finland

9.20 - 9.50 Mrs Riitta Harala, Finland
Summarise of the issues discussed during the seminar

9.50 - 10.30 Invited speakers
Mr Michail Skaliotis, Eurostat
Ms Inger Öhman, Eurostat
Ms Heli Jeskanen-Sundström, Finland

10.30 - 12.00 General discussion
Closing the seminar

Last updated 29.5.2007