Program and proceedings

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

8:00 – 17:00
Registration – Third floor

8:45 – 9:00
Opening remarks

  • Rosemary Bender, Assistant Chief Statistician, Statistics Canada

9:00 – 10:00
Session 1 – Keynote address

10:30 – 12:00
Session 2A – Web Surveys 1

10:30 – 12:00
Session 2B – Data Collection 1

13:30 – 15:00
Session 3A – Data Collection Mode Effects

13:30 – 15:00
Session 3B – Nonsampling Errors

15:30 – 17:00
Session 4A – Record Linkage 1

15:30 – 17:00
Session 4B – Multiple Sources of Data

  • Model-Assisted Domain Estimation When Combining Multiple Data Sources including Survey Data and Administrative Records
    Dan Liao and Phillip S. Kott, RTI International, USA
  • Augmenting and Improving Survey Research through the Multi-Level, Multi-Source (ML-MS) Approach
    Tom W. Smith, NORC at the University of Chicago, USA
  • The Future of Total Survey Design
    Kees Zeelenberg, Statistics Netherlands

Thursday, October 30, 2014

8:00 – 17:00
Registration – Third floor

9:00 – 10:00
Session 5 – Waksberg Award Winner Address

  • From Multiple Modes for Surveys to Multiple Data Sources for Estimates (paper available in Survey Methodology)
    Constance F. Citro, Committee on National Statistics of the U.S. National Research Council/National Academy of Sciences, USA

10:30 – 12:00
Session 6A – Total Survey Error

10:30 – 12:00
Session 6B – Record Linkage 2

13:30 – 15:00
Session 7A – Big Data

13:30 – 15:00
Session 7B – Data Collection 2

15:30 – 17:00
Session 8A – Microsimulations 1

15:30 – 17:00
Session 8B – Web Surveys 2

Friday, October 31, 2014

8:00 – 12:00
Registration – Third floor

8:30 – 10:00
Session 9A – Quality Indicators for Administrative Data

8:30 – 10:00
Session 9B – Sampling and Estimation

10:30 – 12:00
Session 10A – Alternative Sampling Methods

  • Inference and Diagnostics for Respondent-Driven Sampling Data
    Krista J. Gile, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, USA
  • ARCHIVED - Estimation with Nonprobability Surveys and the Question of External Validity (PDF, 161.67 KB)
    Jill A. Dever, RTI International, USA
  • Examining Some Aspects of Balanced Sampling in Surveys
    Guillaume Chauvet, CREST-ENSAI Ecole Nationale de la Statistique et de l'Analyse de l'Information, France; David Haziza, Université de Montréal, Canada and Éric Lesage, CREST-ENSAI Ecole Nationale de la Statistique et de l'Analyse de l'Information, France

10:30 – 12:00
Session 10B – Microsimulations 2

13:30 – 15:00
Session 11 – Approaches to Inference in Survey Sampling

  • On the Calibrated Bayesian in Design and Analysis
    Donald B. Rubin, Harvard University, USA
  • Discussion
    J.N.K. Rao, Carleton University, Canada
  • Discussion
    Ray Chambers, National Institute for Applied Statistics Research Australia (NIASRA), University of Wollongong, Australia

15:00 – 15:30
Session 12 – Closing remarks
Claude Julien, Director General of the Methodology Branch, Statistics Canada

Poster Session

  • ARCHIVED - Automatic Coding of Occupations (PDF, 354.39 KB)
    Arne Bethmann, Manfred Antoni, Malte Schierholz, Markus Zielonka, Daniel Bela and Knut Wenzig, Institute for Employment Research (IAB), Germany
  • Secure Record Linkage: Encrypt, Match, Analyze
    Aleksander Essex, Western University; Khaled El Emam, CHEO Research Institute; Luk Arbuckle, Privacy Analytics; Matthew Tucciarone, CHEO Research Institute, Canada
  • Interviewers' Influence on Bias in Reported Income
    Manfred Antoni, Basha Vicari and Daniel Bela, Institute for Employment Research (IAB), Germany
  • Investment Banking Services Price Index: A New Approach to Using Administrative Data
    Min Xie, Nael Hajjar and Lucy Opsitnik, Statistics Canada
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