IAOS Conference on Official Statistics “Getting Our Messages Across –Strategies and Best Practices to Ensure the Use of Statistics in Decision Making” (12-14 September, 2012 in Kiev, Ukraine)

Conference website http://iaos2012.ukrstat.gov.ua/

SCORUS General Assembly (14 September 2012 – Kiev, Ukraine)

 

SCORUS Sessions:

Session 1 “Location-based information for decision support: emerging systems and strategies”

 

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  1. Using location-based information to improve cultural and demographic statistical data/ Leslie Godwin  
 
 
  2. Integrated geospatial & statistical data for public, private and people sectors in Singapore/ Siau-Yong Ng  
 
  3. Emerging trends in geospatial software and tool: The vision of “GIS for decision makers”/ Richard Leadbeater  

Session 2 “City networks for a cooperative development, communication and application of statistical information”

 

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  1. Cities, health and wellbeing – methodology for an international analysis/ Antoine Paccoud  

 
  2. Definition of metropolitan area and application of data – concentration to Sapporo Area in Hokkaido in Japan/ Toru Kurahashi
 


 
  3. The global city indicators facility: A need for indicators – untangling the web/ Helen Ng  

  4. Cooperation of city networks in the European TooLS project/ Thomas Willmann  

 

Session 3 “Cooperation across the hierarchical levels of official statistics – the example of statistics on the urban economy”

 

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  1. Cooperation in official statistics between the different levels of government– the German experience/ Klaus Trutzel

 
  2. Urban statistics in China on the basis of different levels of official statistics/ Xiaolong CHEN, Maohong Zhao and Yongzhang Li  
 
  3. Towards a theory of statistical cooperation – the role of new public management/ Derek Bond and Elaine Ramsey  

Session 4 “Housing statistics on regions and urban areas from the perspective of competitiveness, social cohesion and sustainability”

 

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  1. Hong Kong’s housing statistics from the perspective of sustainability/ Stephen Leung  
 
  2. Housing Statistics – Small Contribution for Social Cohesion and Sustainability/ Jiři Jedlička  
  3. Housing statistics in Helsinki from the perspective of social cohesion/ Maija Vihavainen and Eija Rauniomaa  
 
 

Session 5 “Facilitating cooperation among regional statisticians through a common language”

 

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  1. The changing international statistical landscape – implications for local statisticians/ Arofan Gregory  
  2. Developing the measures of comparison: Community Indicators Consortium/ Wendy Thomas  
  3. Developing local statistical capacity/ Anna Bogomolova