GUS-SCORUS conference “NEW SCALE – NEW NEEDS – NEW STATISTICS” (6 – 8 June 2018 in Warsaw, Poland)

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Conference Programme


Opening session

Title Presentation
1 “Strategic partnership of Statistics Poland” by Dominik Rozkrut, Statistics Poland
2 “TBC” by Jagdev Singh Virdee, VCS Ltd, United Kingdom  


1. SCORUS – the forum where researchers, policy makers and statisticians meet

Chair: Dominika Rogalińska, Statistics Poland


Title Presentation
1 “New needs, new scale, new statistics – Future prospects of European City statistics” by Teodora Brandmueller, Eurostat  
2 “ONS/OS discovery work on geographical analysis” by Richard Prothero, Hayley Holgate, Office for National Statistics, UK
3 “Does FDI benefit incumbent SMEs? FDI spillovers and competition effects at the local level” by Alexander Lembcke, OECD, France  
4 “Monitoring system as an integrative multiscale statistical platform” by Marek Pieniążek, Statistics Poland  
5 “Safety of the elderly in smart city” by Grażyna Trzpiot, Jacek Szołtysek, University of Economics in Katowice, Poland


2. New Scale, New Statistics – Focus on Cities

Chair: Oliver Müller, Eurostat


Title Presentation
1 “Defining the economic boundaries of cities. A global application” by Ana Moreno Monroy, Paolo Veneri, OECD, France
2 “A scenario for the new French Urban Areas Zoning” by Marie-Pierre de Bellefon, Insee, France  
3 “Public spaces in the context of planning and statistical reporting (example of Warsaw suburbs)” by Dorota Mantey, University of Warsaw, Poland  
4 “Diversification of the age structure of the Polish urban population” by Dorota Stachowiak, Sylwia Filas Przybył, Adam Dąbrowski, Statistical Office in Poznań, Poland  


3. New Scale – functional geographies

Chair: Teodora Brandmueller, Eurostat


Title Presentation
1 “Territorial classification for European Statistics” by Oliver Müller, Eurostat  
2 “Clustering mobility: combining geospatial and statistical data to define metropolitan subareas for the IMOB Survey sampling design” by Catia Nunes, Statistics Portugal  
3 “Labour market areas delineation: research in dealing with extreme cases” by Luisa Franconi, Daniela Ichim, Italian National Institute of Statistics
4 “Labour Market Areas: the challenge of meeting policy and statistical requirements” by Mike Coombes, Colin Wymer; José M. Casado-Díaz; Dr. Lucas Martínez-Bernabeu, Centre for Urban & Regional Development Studies, UK  


4. New Needs

Chair: Jagdev Virdee


Title Presentation
1 “Data related methodological challenges of regional convergence and resilience” by Balazs Kotosz, Imre Lengyel, University of Szeged, Hungary  
2 “Real needs – relevant actions as a key to useful knowledge” by Klaudia Peszat, Tomasz Zegar, Statistical Office in Warszawa, Poland  
3 “Technical assistance in regional statistics to transition and developing countries: lessons learnt from users and producers” by Jose L. Cervera, Florabela Carausu, DevStat, Spain  
4 “Demand for statistical information in terms of local strategic documents” by Monika Wałaszek, Statistical Office in Kraków, Poland  
5 “Rural-urban connectivity and employment characteristics” by Luisa Franconi, Daniela Ichim, Italian National Institute of Statistics  


5. New Statistics – GIS

Chair: Janusz Dygaszewicz, Statistics Poland


Title Presentation
1 “Data and Methods for Territorial Modelling: LUISA case study” by Ricarto Barranco, JRC, Italy
2 “Integration of statistics and geospatial information at Kosovo Agency of Statistics” by Idriz Shala, Agency of Statistics, Republic of Kosovo
3 “Geospatial challenges of income and health statistics” by Igor Kuzma, Statistical Office of the Republic of Slovenia
4 “Measuring the length of urban cycle networks using OSM data” by Tobias Link, KOSIS-Gemeinschaft Urban Audit, Germany


6. New Statistics – focus on urban-rural characteristics

Chair: Alexander Lembcke, OECD


Title Presentation
1 “Mapping poverty for the agglomeration of Poznań using methods of indirect estimation” by Tomasz Klimanek, Tomasz Józefowski, Grzegorz Grygiel, Łukasz Wawrowski, Statistical Office in Poznań, Poland
2 “Urban and rural revitalization in Poland – survey results” by Beata Bal-Domańska, Robert Buciak, Statistics Poland  
3 “The Measurement Aspects of Community Well-Being Research: A Urban-Rural ‘Spatial Justice’ Perspective” by Włodzimierz Okrasa, Statistics Poland