Big Data – The programme is now online!


Please, visit for additional information on the ESS Big Data Event – Rome, 31 March1 April 2014.

The event will include expert lectures on the themes:

  • Opportunities and methodological challenges of Big Data for official statistics
  • Big Data technologies and platforms for official statistics as well as highly interactive parallel sessions aiming to tackle issues identified in the Scheveningen Memorandum regarding topics such as:
    • Strategic programming and planning – How to elaborate a transition plan to integrate Big Data in Official Statistics production
    • Learning, development and Human Resources – How to elaborate university curricula for tomorrow’s Data Scientists? How to train today’s statisticians and IT specialists so as to make them prepared to cope with the data deluge?
    • IT – Which platforms are useful for managing Big Data for official statistics
    • Methodology

The draft Programme is now online at: