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3rd Meeting 03 of May 2018 Luxembourg

3rd meeting of the
Working Group on Methodology (WGM)

Luxembourg, 3 May 2018

Eurostat building BECH, Room Ampere (9:30-17:00)

 

9:30

0

Welcome and adoption of the agenda

 

 

1

Statistical methods

 

D

1.1

Guidelines for Estimation Methods for Administrative data

30'

 

 

Eurostat will present the draft guidelines which were prepared under the Work Package 2 of the ESS Vision 2020 ADMIN project. The WG is requested to approve the draft guidelines.

 

D

1.2

ESS Guidelines on Temporal Disaggregation

30'

 

 

In line with the orientations by the DIMTE/ITDG at its meeting of 22/23 February, the Task Force on Temporal Disaggregation will present the draft guidelines on temporal disaggregation. The WG is requested to approve the draft guidelines in view of consulting further domain specific WGs.

 

10:30

2

Validation

 

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2.1

Results of the ESSnet Validat Integration

20'

 

 

The final report and the deliverables of the ESSnet Validat Integration will be presented (finalised version of the methodological handbook, Standard report structure, Cost/benefit of scenarios of the Business Architecture).

 

F

2.2

Results of the Task Force on Validation and state of play of the ESS Validation project

20'

 

 

The   Task Force on Validation has completed its work and will present its final report.
Eurostat will present the next steps of the project.

 

F

2.3

Possible standards for ESS Validation

20’

 

 

Eurostat will present the possible standards for ESS Validation (Methodological handbook, Validation report structure, VTL ). The WG is invited to  discuss about the possible next steps for endorsing and implementing the standards in the ESS .

 

 

 

COFFEE BREAK

 

11:45

3

Open source and shared algorithms

 

I

3.1

State of play of the ESS shared services

15'

 

 

Eurostat will present the status of the SERV project and the service catalogue.

 

I

3.2

Use of R in ESS

30'

 

 

ESS members share their experience with the use of R for official statistics.

 

F

3.3

Open and shared algorithms

15'

 

 

Eurostat will present first ideas for cooperation using open and shared algorithms.

 

 

 

LUNCH BREAK

 

14:00

4

Statistical confidentiality

 

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4.1

Recent developments in confidentiality and microdata access

15'

 

 

Eurostat will report on recent activities in confidentiality and micro data access, including European public use files, SDC tools, confidentiality charters and new microdata sets for scientific purposes. The  General data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and its implications will also be briefly introduced

 

D

4.2

Anonymisation rules for Farm Structure Survey

30'

 

 

Eurostat will propose the anonymisation rules for the Farm Structure Survey. The WG is requested to approve the draft rules.

 

F

4.3

Confidentiality on the fly

30'

 

 

Eurostat will present the status of the project "confidentiality on the fly".

 

 

 

COFFEE BREAK

 

15:30

5

Research and Innovation

 

I

5.1

Presentation of the MAKSWELL project by one of the consortium member

20'

I

5.2

Experimental statistics

10'

I

5.3

Presentation of the features of the revamped CROS portal

10'

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5.4

NTTS 2019 Conference preparation and future research needs in official statistics

10'

 

6

AoB

 

17:00

 

END OF THE MEETING

 

 

D – for decision

F – for feedback

I – for information