SCORUS conference “Indicators for territorial policies: closing data gaps by using traditional and new sources and methods?” (29 June – 1 July, 2016 in Lisbon, Portugal)

Conference Programme  

Opening session: Indicators for territorial policies: theoretical considerations and institutional practices

 Moderator: Helena Cordeiro, Vice-President of Statistics Portugal

Title Abstract Paper Presentation
1 Ubiquitous information and city and regional policies: shortcomings and challenges by Mário Vale, Director of the Centre for Geographical Studies, University of Lisbon

 

2 UN-GGIM: Europe – better integration of geospatial information and statistics to support the UN SDG monitoring by Pier-Giorgio Zaccheddu, Technical Leader of UN-GGIM: Europe Working Group on Data Integration and Head of the International Affairs Section of the Geo(spatial) Information Department of BKG

 

3 Assessing OECD regions’ contribution to national competitiveness and well-being by Joaquim Oliveira Martins, Head of the Regional Development Policy Division, OECD

 

4 Statistics on cities, towns and suburbs supporting urban policies by Gunter Schäfer, Head of the Regional Statistics and Geographical Information Unit, Eurostat

 

 1. Delimitation of relevant territorial units: size, function and comparability

Discussant: Dev Virdee, Official Statistics Adviser, United Kingdom

Title Abstract Paper Presentation
1 Indicators for territorial policies: closing “gaps of understanding” in territorial comparisons by Klaus Trutzel, Bureau for Statistics and Urban Research of the City of Nuremberg, Germany

 

 
2 Gravitation and dispersion − a disaggregate view on urban agglomeration and sprawl in Germany by Rüdiger Budde and Uwe Neumann, RWI, Germany

 

 
 
 
3 Labour Market Areas for territorial policies: potentials for a European approach by Luisa Franconi, Sandro Cruciani, Michele D’Alò and Daniela Ichim, ISTAT – Italian National Statistical Institute

 

4 Labour Market Areas: the Portuguese case by Elsa Soares and Rossano Figueiredo, Statistics Portugal

 

 

2. Measuring inclusive growth and living conditions at regional level

Discussant: Duarte Rodrigues, Member of the Board of the Portuguese Cohesion and Development Agency

Title Abstract Paper Presentation
1 The way to NUTS 2 regional estimates in the Portuguese EU-SILC survey by Eduarda Góis, Statistics Portugal 
2 FILOSOFI, a new administrative source on disposable income and poverty at a local level in France by Luc Brière, INSEE, Regional Action and Dissemination Directorate, France

 

3 Making inclusive growth happen in cities and regions by Eric Gonnard, OECD
4 Is life in your region getting better? Measuring progress in Australia’s regions by Adi Smith, Darren Wheatley and Miyoko Asai, Australian Government Department of Infrastructure and Regional Development

 

5 Social and spatial disparities in cities − the flip side of urban productivity growth by Rupert Kawka, Federal Institute for Research on Building, Urban Affairs and Spatial Development, Germany

 

3. Integrating statistical and geospatial information to produce new territorial indicators

Discussant: Pier-Giorgio Zaccheddu, Technical Leader of UN-GGIM: Europe Working Group on Data Integration and Head of the International Affairs Section of the Geo(spatial) Information Department of BKG

Title Abstract Paper Presentation
1 Identification of specific areas within provincial capital cities and their functional areas in terms of the demographic and economic situation of their inhabitants using GIS-based spatial analysis by Adam Dąbrowski, Sylwia Filas-Przybył and Dawid Pawlikowski, Central Statistical Office, Poland 
 
2 SIOU − How to integrate statistical and geospatial data using administrative data on construction works by Cristina Neves and Fátima Moreira, Statistics Portugal   
 
3 Deriving territorial indicators based on the integration of geospatial and statistical data − challenges and opportunities by Inês Fontes and Cátia Nunes, Statistics Portugal

 

 4. Closing data gaps to enhance territorial indicators

Discussant: Oliver Heiden, Administrator of the COTER − Commission at the Committee of the Regions

Title Abstract Paper Presentation
1 Measuring territorial cohesion by Eduardo Medeiros, Institute of Geography and Spatial Planning and Centre for Geographical Studies, University of Lisbon, Portugal 
 
2 Conceptual diagram for the elderly: an analytical methodology for the visualization of complex problems with territorial cluster application/proposal by Ana Alexandrino Silva, Sofia Marques and Rui Antunes, Portuguese Cohesion and Development Agency   
 
 
3 Challenges and constraints measuring and monitoring Population Health of European regions by Cláudia Costa, Iwa Stefanik, Ângela Freitas,  Centre of Studies on Geography and Spatial Planning, University of Coimbra and Paula Santana, Centre of Studies on Geography and Spatial Planning, University of Coimbra, Department of Geography and Tourism, University of Coimbra, Portugal

 

4 Population estimates according to Urban Areas Typology: from the relevance of production to the dissemination of new statistical information by Cátia Nunes and Joana Malta, Statistics Portugal

 

 
5 Administrative data and regional statistics on enterprises by André Sousa, António Luís Afonso, Carla Melo and Cecília Silva, Statistics Portugal

 

 
6 Improvement of business statistics from territorial perspective by Iurie Mocanu and Lilian Galer, National Bureau for Statistics, Republic of Moldova

 

 
 

 5. Statistical indicators for regional policy monitor

Discussant: Giovanni A. Barbieri, Presidency Staff, Statistics Italy

Title Abstract Paper Presentation
1 The contribution of regions to national economic growth and well-being: presentation of the OECD report “Regions at a Glance” by Eric Gonnard, OECD 
2 Public statistics for programming and monitoring cohesion policy − Polish experience with the STRATEG system by Dominika Rogalińska, Central Statistical Office, Poland

 

 
 
3 Changing regional and city policy in the UK and the implications for statistics by Richard Prothero, Office for National Statistics, United Kingdom

 

 
 
4 Use of statistical data in the elaboration of the North Regional Development Strategy by Igor Malai, Ministry of Regional Development and Construction and Maria Prisacari, North Regional Development Agency, Republic of Moldova

 

 
 
5 Local statistics as a tool for Lisbon Economy and Innovation Strategy by Nuno Caleia Rodrigues, Lisbon Municipality, Portugal

 

 
 

6. Space transformation, land use and value

Discussant: Gunter Schäfer, Head of the Regional Statistics and Geographical Information Unit, Eurostat

Title Abstract Paper Presentation
1 House price statistics for small areas − using admin data to give new insights by Bill South, Office for National Statistics, United Kingdom

 

 
 
2 Rent analysis beyond conditional expectation − how to estimate the spatial distribution of quoted rents by using geographically weighted regression by Anne Seehase, Department of Statistics, Magdeburg, Germany

 

 
 
3 Multi-source approach for enhanced Land cover and land use statistics: a pilot study in Portugal by Diana Almeida, Pedro Campos and Francisco Vala,  Statistics Portugal, Filipe Marcelino and Mário Caetano, Directorate-General for Territory, Portugal and Francisco Gutierres, Eurecat − Technology Centre of Catalonia, Big Data Analytics Unit, Spain (formerly in Statistics Portugal)

 

 
 
4 Environmental quality of urban areas: a cross-cutting approach to measure smart factors and eco-sustainability by Giovanni A. Barbieri and Alessandra Ferrara, ISTAT − Italian National Statistical Institute

 

 
 

  7. The potential of open data and big data for territorial information

Discussant: Teodora Brandmüller, Chair of SCORUS, Team Leader of Regional and Urban Indicators, Eurostat

Title Abstract Paper Presentation
1 The Use of Spatial Big Data to Support Territorial Policies by Donghan Kim, Korea Research Institute for Human Settlements    
2 Big data in Statistics on Passengers Transport − a case study on Lisbon Metropolitan Area by Rute Cruz Calheiros and Porfírio Leitão, Statistics Portugal

 

3 From physical to digital spaces: exploring time-space mobility through a telegeomonitoring approach by Margarida Queirós, Paulo Morgado, Nelson Mileu, Fábio Rodrigues, Nuno Marques da Costa, Júlia Guerreiro and Mário Vale, Institute of Geography and Spatial Planning, University of Lisbon, Portugal