Cross Regional Forum: Financing Mechanisms

30/10/2017 – 31/10/2017, Paris, France

Organized by PARIS21, the cross-regional forum “Funding Statistical Development: Good Practices and Opportunities with the 2030 Agenda” will be held on 30-31 October, with the objective of presenting good practices on the financing of statistics from all regions, discussing the replicability/scalability of these good practices, providing recommendations to implement them, and informing PARIS21 tools and guidelines related to statistical funding (ADAPT, NSDS Guidelines, PRESS, CRESS, advocacy tools, etc.)…more

ASA Women in Statistics and Data Science Conference

19/10/2017 – 21/10/2017, La Jolla, United States

The American Statistical Association’s Women in Statistics and Data Science will gather professionals and students from academia, industry, and the government working in statistics and data science. Find unique opportunities to grow your influence, your community, and your knowledge. Whether you are pursuing your education, are early in your career, or are a more experienced professional, WSDS 2017 is the place to present your life’s work or share your perspective on the role of women in today’s statistics and data science fields…more

Third meeting of the Regional Steering Group for CRVS in Asia and the Pacific

18/10/2017, Bangkok, Thailand

The Regional Steering Group of Get Every One in the Picture provides guidance for the implementation of the Regional Action Framework on Civil Registration and Vital Statistics in Asia and the Pacific, and is entrusted to act as custodian of the Asia and Pacific CRVS Decade (2015 – 2024). Comprising 30 members: 22 from member states and eight development partners, membership of the Regional Steering Group is based on Government nominations and represents a balance of geography and sectors including civil registration, statistics, health and planning…more

Inter-Agency and Expert Group on SDG Indicators Tackles Monitoring Framework

The fourth meeting of the Inter-agency and Expert Group on Sustainable Development Goal Indicators (IAEG-SDGs) opens 15 November in Geneva. All countries, international and regional agencies and entities, and other stakeholders are invited to join Members during the last two days of the four-day meeting. The IAEG-SDGs was established by the UN Statistical Commission at its 46th…

July-September, 2016

Since July open data professionals have been busy preparing for the UN General Assembly and the International Open Data Conference. In the last three months, there have been noteworthy developments, such as data workshops in East Africa, the release of new national strategies for the development of statistics, and two reports on financing the data…

CODATA 2017 Conference

08/10/2017 – 12/10/2017, St. Petersburg, Russia

The purpose of the conference is to explore the fundamental issues relating to the availability, (re-)use and scientific analysis of data that relate to the most significant contemporary global challenges. Global science is increasingly data-driven.  Major international scientific programs contribute to a collective endeavor to understand contemporary global processes and phenomena that are of deep relevance to contemporary societies.  The unprecedented volume of data generated by the digital revolution of recent decades has led to the emergence of distinctive and powerful means of characterizing and understanding the complex systems that are at the heart of many global challenges.  These developments raise major questions around data collection, stewardship and analysis; and there are timely lessons to be shared between the academic and commercial sectors…more