Seminars and Workshops

Here you find all information of  Seminars and Workshops organized by UNECE in the area of Statistical Data Collection. The are organized by a Steering Committee and overseen by the Modernisation Committee on Products and Sources.

Abstracts, Papers and Presentations are provided here as well as reports and evaluations of the workshops. Information on upcoming workshops will be posted here as soon as available.


2016 Data Collection Workshop: Visions on Future Surveying

3 - 5 October 2016Statistics Netherlands (CBS)The Netherlands, the Hague

2015 Data Collection Workshop: Riding the Wave of the Data Deluge

29 April – 1 May 2015Bureau of Labor StatisticsUnited States of America, Washington D.C.

2013 Seminar on statistical data collection

25 - 27 September 2013

UNECESwitzerland, Geneva

2012 Seminar: new frontiers in statistical data collection

31 October - 2 November 2012

UNECESwitzerland, Geneva







LATEST NEWS: Fourth Statistical Data Collection Workshop 2016:  

The Workshop will be held from 3 to 5 October and will be hosted by Statistics Netherlands (CBS) in the Hague. It is organized back-to-back with the Workshop on Statistical Data Dissemination and Communication (5-7 October). Wednesday 5 October will be a joint day focusing on common issues. Register online at:

The program of the workshop will consist of the following substantive topics: 

  • Alternative Data Sources
  • Optimizing Data Collection Management
  • New Technologies for Collecting Data
  • Mixed-mode Collection
  • Communication with Respondents
  • Interactive work sessions


The 2015 Statistical Data Collection Workshop: Riding the Wave of the Data Deluge  was successfully held from 29 April to 1 May in Washington D.C., United States of America. It was held back-to-back with the Workshop on the Communication of Statistics (27-29 April). We thank participants, organizers and steering committee members for their contributions.