3rd Global Conference on Big Data for Official Statistics


  • Dublin Ireland

Hosted by:
CSO Ireland, UN Statistics Division, and ABS Australia


In line with the priorities of work and with the urgent needs for support of SDG indicators, the third Global Conference on Big Data for Official Statistics -- organized by Central Statistics Office Ireland and the UN Statistics Division -- wants to take the next steps in the utilization of Big Data in the production of official statistics. The conference selected three major themes namely (1) Access to proprietary data and successful partnerships with data providers, (2) Capacity building strategies related to the use of Big Data in the statistical production process, and (3) using Big Data in the compilation of SDG indicators.