April 25th 2012

Joint Eurostat – ECB

Seasonal Adjustment Steering Group meeting

Wednesday, 25 April 2012 (09.30-16.30)

European Central Bank

Room CB05, Commerzbank building

Neue Mainzer Strasse 32-36, 60311 Frankfurt






1.         Approval of the Agenda

2.         Points for discussion

2.1       ESS Guidelines on SA implementation

2.1.1  Assessment of the state of the art (presentation).

2.1.2  Revision of the guidelines.

2.2       SA tools development

2.2.1  SA tools porting into JAVA (interim technical report).

2.2.2  Report from User Testing Group. Demetra+ compliance with users' requirements (presentation)

2.3     Governance and versioning

Proposal for the release and maintenance of future versions of Jdemetra.

3.         Points for information          

3.1  E-learning (presentation).

3.2  Status of the QNA handbook revision (presentation).

3.3  Handbook on SA

3.4  Customer Satisfaction analysis of ESTP courses on SA for the years 2008-2012 (presentation).

4.         Next steps

Date next meeting.

5.         Any other business