Two ENBES-ECAS full-day short courses will be held on 24 September 2019 in Bilbao, in the Basque country on Spain’s northern coast:

  • Topics in Business Data Collection Methodology: On web questionnaire design and response enhancement by Ger Snijkers and Gustav Haraldsen
  • Statistical Data Cleaning for Business Statistics with R by Mark van der Loo

Both courses will be delivered at an advanced level. Another introductory course on machine learning will also be offered by José L. Cervera-Ferri. The courses will precede The 6th European Establishment Statistics Workshop.

Due to high interest and delayed announcement of the workshop programme, early bird fees for short courses have been extended to 31 May 2019 (registration closes 31 July 2019).

To learn more and to register for the short courses, please visit the courses website


NTTS (New Techniques and Technologies for Statistics) is a biannual international scientific conference on the impact of new technologies on statistical collection, production and dissemination systems.

The purpose of the conference is to stimulate and facilitate the preparation of new innovative projects, to encourage co-operation and possible building of consortia by researchers with the aim of enhancing the quality and usefulness of official statistics and to prepare activities related to research in statistics within the next European Framework Programme for Research and Development (Horizon 2020).

The NTTS 2013 conference will take place from 5 to 7 March 2013 in Brussels. The Scientific committee welcomes the submission of abstracts within all areas of relevance to the conference. Deadline for submission of abstracts is 31 October 2012.

For further details on the conference, please consult the conference website: