Members and participants:

  • Jenine Borowik (Australia) Chair
  • Julie Trépanier (Canada)
  • Franck Cotton (France)
  • Richard McMahon (Ireland)
  • Stefano De Francisci / Monica Scannapieco (Italy)
  • Barteld Braaksma / Barry Schouten / Johan van der Valk (Netherlands)
  • Jean Watt / Amy White / Emma Mawby / Lyn Kaye (New Zealand)
  • Anna Dlugosz (Poland)
  • Michail Skaliotis / Martin Karlberg / Pilar Rey del Castillo (Eurostat)
  • Yuri Gyomai / David Barraclough (OECD)

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Topic: Modernisation Committe on Products and Sources, Webex meeting 10 April
Date: Thursday, 10. April 2014
Time: 12:00, Europe Summer Time (Paris, GMT+02:00)
Meeting Number: 141 175 799
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Schedule of meetings:

 CanberraNew ZealandCETIrelandOttawa
Tue 14 Jan22:0000:0012:0011:0006:00
Wed 12 Feb07:00 (Thu 13)9:00 (Thu 13)21:0020:0015:00
Thu 13 Mar07:00 (Fri 14)09:00 (Fri 14)21:0020:0016:00
Thu 10 April20:0022:0012:0011:0006:00
Thu 15 May20:0022:0012:0011:0006:00
Thu 12 Jun20:0022:0012:0011:0006:00
Thu 10 Jul20:0022:0012:0011:0006:00
Thu 14 Aug20:0022:0012:0011:0006:00
Thu 11 Sept20:0022:0012:0011:0006:00
Thu 16 Oct06:00 (Fri 17)08:00 (Fri 17)21:0020:0015:00
Thu 13 Nov22:0000:0012:0011:0006:00
Thu 11 Dec07:00 (Fri 12)09:00 (Fri 12)21:0020:0015:00

Draft Agenda of last meeting (12:00 CET, Thrusday 10th April):


1) Update on our input to the 2014 HLG projects on Big Data

2) Update on Implementation of the Common Statistical Production Architecture (CSPA) - and

3) Update on other work programme items:
    a) Mixed Mode (Amy)
    b) Mobile devices (Barteld)
    c) Marketing (Richie)

4) Feedback from CES 2014 seminar and paper “Marketing the NSO value proposition – a call to action and examples of good practice” CES paper - value of official statistics

5) Contribution to the UNECE Work Session on Statistical Communication, and other relevant international meetings -

6) Other business

7) Date of next meeting












Key issues and priorities

The following topics have been identified so far by members of this committee:

  • Big Data
  • CSPA implementation
  • Mixed mode data collection
  • Mobile devices
  • Marketing
  • CES paper on the value of official statistics

 Presentation given at November 2013 HLG workshop