2018 data analytics Workshop


The "data analytics Workshop for official statistics" (daWos) is a two-day event organised by Eurostat that aims at addressing the challenges and opportunities for the community of Official Statistics in the area of data analytics. It will take place in Amsterdam (The Netherlands) on 10 and 11 September 2018.

Final report

The final report, including a short summary of the various group sessions, is now available here.


This page provides with the rationale for the organisation of the event.

See the list of potential topics and application areas to be addressed during the workshop.


The workshop will start at at 13:00 on 10 September 2018 and end around 18:00 on 11 September 2018. See also the page regarding important dates and venues. For further details, please refer the full workshop programme, or the daWos overview programme, which also includes the satellite events.

Satellite event

In connection with daWos, three satellite events are organised:

  • Implementing and showcasing data analytics (Monday morning - 10 September 2018)
  • The geographical dimension of data analytics (Wednesday morning - 12 September 2018)
  • Balancing confidentiality and utility in data analytics (Wednesday morning - 12 September 2018)

For further details please refer to the satellite event overview page.

Participation and registration

Participation to the workshop and the daWos satellite events is free of charge, but registration via the online interface is a precondition for attendance.

daWos - an official statistics modernisation workshop

This event is the latest in a series of thematic workshops dedicated to the modernisation of official statistics which includes among other events the 2014 and 2016 ESS Big Data Workshops, the 2016 ESS Visualisation Workshop and the ESS Workshop on dissemination of official statistics as open data.

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