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International Conference on Big Data for Official Statistics 2016
30 August, 2016 at 12:00 AM - 1 September, 2016 at 12:00 AM EDT
(Dublin, Ireland) In line with the priorities of work and with the urgent needs for support of SDG indicators, the third Global Conference on Big Data for Official Statistics wants to take the next steps in the utilization of Big Data in the production of official statistics, namely by (1) providing guidance for access to proprietary data and for successful partnerships with data owners, by (2) providing training courses on topics such as methodology, IT tools and project management related to Big Data, and by (3) supporting projects, which demonstrate the use of Big Data for official statistics, and especially for the compilation of SDG indicators.
The conference will take place from 30 August to 1 September and is being organized by the United Nations Statistics Division and the CSO Ireland. Global Pulse will participate as a member of the Global Working group on Big Data for Official Statistics.
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