Introductory Overview Lectures

Introductory Overview Lectures (IOLs) provide high-level overviews of important and timely topics relevant to establishment statistics and research. The invited presenters are specifically selected as experts in their topic. IOLs are designed to give a basic understanding of and catch up on the latest research in either an established topic or an emerging field.

ICES VI featured the following IOLs:

Introduction to Business Surveys: Questionnaire Design
Speaker(s): Gustav Haraldsen, Statistics Norway, and Ger Snijkers, Statistics Netherlands

Introduction to the Use of Secondary Data
Speaker(s): Arnout Van Delden, Statistics Netherlands (CBS), and Danni Lewis, Office for National Statistics

Introduction to Sampling and Estimation
Speaker(s): Paul Anthony Smith, University of Southampton, and Wesley Yung, Statistics Canada

Coordinated Sampling and Bayesian Methods Applied to Small Area Estimation for Establishment Statistics
Speaker(s): Yves Tillé, University of Neuchâtel; Scott Holan, US Census Bureau/University of Missouri; Alina Matei, University of Neuchâtel; and Paul Anthony Smith, University of Southampton

Introduction to New Data Sources, New Technologies, and New Methods
Speaker(s): Sofia Olhede, University College London, and Stefan Bender, Deutsche Bundesbank

Introduction to New Measures/Indicators for the Economy
Speaker(s): Steve MacFeely, UNCTAD, and Peter Van de Ven, OECD

Variance Estimation for Probability and Nonprobability Surveys
Speaker(s): Jill Dever, RTI, and Dan Liao, RTI

Data Integration and Data Linking/Matching
Speaker(s): Michael D. Larsen, Saint Michael’s College, and Alan Herning, Australian Bureau of Statistics

Introduction to Issues in the Production of Official Establishment Statistics
Speaker(s): Jacqui Jones, Australian Bureau of Statistics, and Holly O’Byrne, Statistics Canada/Government of Canada

Details, including session abstracts, can be found in the online program.

Key Dates

  • January 2, 2019
    Invited Session Proposal Submission Opens
  • June 13, 2019
    Invited Session Proposal Submission Closes
  • July 16, 2019
    Topic Contributed Session Proposal Submission Opens
  • August 15, 2019
    Topic Contributed Session Proposal Submission Closes
  • August 20, 2019
    Software Demonstration Proposal Submission Opens
  • October 16, 2019
    Contributed Abstract Submission Opens
  • December 3, 2019
    Contributed Abstract Submission Closes
  • December 12, 2019
    Software Demonstration Proposal Submission Closes
  • April 30, 2020
    Draft Manuscript Deadline
  • May 22, 2020
    Extended Draft Deadline
  • February 10, 2021
    Early Registration Opens
  • April 15, 2021
    Participant Registration Deadline
  • May 6, 2021
    Early Registration Deadline
  • May 7, 2021
    Regular Registration (increased fees apply)
  • June 14, 2021 – June 17, 2021