2010 Statistics User Forum conference: Statistical issues of recession
Date: Wednesday, 27 October 2010 (10am to 4:30pm)
Venue: IET, Savoy Place, London WC2R 0BL
The conference title is "Recession and recovery - hard times or smoke
One week after details of widely anticipated major cuts in public
spending are set out in the coalition government's comprehensive
spending review, this year's Statistics User Forum conference will probe
some of the fundamental statistical issues relating to both the
recession and recovery.
Confirmed keynote speakers for the morning plenary session are:
* Charlie Bean, Deputy Governor of the Bank of England
* Ian Diamond, Principal and Vice-Chancellor of the University of
* Carl Emmerson, acting director of the Institute for Fiscal Studies
* Stephen Penneck, Director General of the Office for National
The conference is being introduced and chaired by Andrew Dilnot, chair
of the Statistics User Forum.
A further plenary session will cover media perspectives with a speaker
to be confirmed.
Further information and a link to download the conference leaflet and
booking form in Word and PDF format is at:
In the afternoon, parallel workshop sessions will consider:
* house price statistics
* pay and labour market
* local data needs
* European perspectives (tbc)
Online discussion forums will be available on the general conference
topic and the parallel sessions at: http://sufenews.org.uk/forum/12
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