The ESS European Statistics Modernisation Workshop, organised by Eurostat with the support of DevStat for the EU national statistical institutes, took place in Bucharest at the National Statistical Institute of Romania on 16-17 March 2016.
The workshop was open to all colleagues participating actively in EU and national statistics modernisation projects and staff with responsibilities in methodological activities and implementation of change processes in the National Statistical Offices.
During the Workshop different themes were discussed: sustainability of modernisation processes, use of Big Data for European statistics, Validation and Integration of different statistical sources, National Modernisation Programmes, dissemination and user relationship.
The Workshop was a complete success: Bucharest received more than 98 participants from 31 different countries and more than 34 presentations took place.
DevStat is are now preparing our next Event: 2016 Visualisation Workshop – Valencia 17, 18 May 2016. This workshop aims at increasing awareness of the issue of visualising statistics, identifying emerging best practices to identify synergies and options for joint development efforts; sharing best practices, new ideas, tools, and experiences.