[New Techniques and Technologies for Statistics (NTTS) 2017 conference in Brussels 13 + 14-16 + 17 March 2017:] programme online - open for registration

Dear [current-user:field_firstname],

New Techniques and Technologies for Statistics (NTTS) is an international biennial scientific conference series organised by Eurostat on new techniques and methods for official statistics, and the impact of new technologies on statistical collection, production and dissemination systems.

The NTTS 2017 conference will take place from 14 to 16 March 2017 in Brussels, with the motto "Increasing data relevance for all". There will be satellite events on Monday 13/3 on measuring migration and inclusive growth, and satellite events on Friday 17/3 on challenges in measuring productivity, growth and intangibles and on multi-indicator systems.

The full programme of NTTS 2017 as well as all papers uploaded to date, is now online. NTTS 2017 keynote speakers include Sandy Pentland (MIT) Christine Cawthorne (Crocstar Media Ltd), Bo Sundgren (Dalarna University), Siu-Ming Tam (Australian Bureau of Statistics), Graham Kalton (Westat), Ron Jarmin (US Bureau of Census) and Diego Kuonen (Statoo and University of Geneva).

Marianne Thyssen (European Commissioner for Employment, Social Affairs, Skills and Labour Mobility)) will present the awards to the winning teams of the EU Big Data Hackathon at a special evening session of NTTS 2017 on 15/3, immediately followed by laureate lectures where the winning teams present their solutions.

Participation to NTTS 2017 (including lunches and the conference dinner), as well as participation to one or more of its satellite events, is free of charge, but subject to registration via


Looking forward to seeing you in Brussels,

/The NTTS 2017 secretariat

P.S. In case you're already registered to NTTS 2017, but would like to add a satellite event to your existing registration, DO NOT re-register (this will create a duplicate registration which will be automatically deleted), but please send a message to the e-mail address (the one starting with "SCIC") that is quoted in your registration confirmation e-mail (the one with the barcode) to amend your NTTS 2017 registration.