International Total Survey Error Workshop (ITSEW) 2021

September 24, October 1, and October 8, 2021

Total Survey Error in the Age of COVID-19

After a hiatus in 2020, ITSEW returns this year as a series of three virtual weekly seminars on the theme Total Survey Error in the Age of COVID-19.  As with earlier workshops, the goal is to promote discussion of questions of research, methodology and practice relating to Total Survey Error (TSE) and Total Survey Quality. Each session will be comprised of relatively short presentations and catalyzing discussion by a designated discussant, followed by floor discussion among all participants.

The dates, topics and speakers are:

Friday, September 24, 2021 (9 am – 12:00 Noon ET)

TSE for Data Collections about COVID

Speakers:

Jason Fields, (US Census Bureau)
Carina Cornesse, (University of Mannheim)
Andrew Phelps, (UK Office for National Statistics)
Jamie C. Moore, (University of Essex - UK)

Discussant: Paul J. Lavrakas, (Private consultant)

Friday, October 1, 2021 (9 am – 12:00 Noon ET)

Effects of COVID on Other Data Collection

Speakers:

Martina Helme and Salah Merad, (UK Office for National Statistics)
Jennifer Truman, (US Bureau of Justice Statistics)
Nicky Rogers and Duncan Elliott, (UK Office for National Statistics)
Jan van den Brakel, (Statistics Netherlands)

Discussant: John Eltinge, (US Census Bureau)

Friday, October 8, 2021 (9 am – 12:00 Noon ET)

Total Quality for Censuses

Speakers:

J. David Brown, (US Census Bureau)
Owen Abbott, (UK Office for National Statistics)
Stefano Falorsi, (Italian National Institute of Statistics)
Christiane Laperrière, (Statistics Canada)

Discussant: Nancy Potok (NAPx Consulting)

The session on October 8 will conclude with Remembrances of Lars Lyberg, led by Paul Biemer, (RTI International).

Link to the Full Program


Registration

Registration fees are $25 US for students and $50 US for all others for all three sessions.

Funds have been received from our sponsors for students who participate in all three sessions, refunds of the registration fee can be requested following the third session.

The registration deadline is September 20, 2021

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Registrants will receive the Zoom link via email two days before each Friday event.


Organizing Committee

Ruben Bach (University of Manheim)
Marcus Berzofsky, co-chair (RTI International)
Annamaria Bianchi (University of Bergamo)
Paul Biemer (RTI International)
Silvia Biffignandi (University of Bergamo)
Alan F. Karr, co-chair (AFK Analytics, LLC)
Olga Maslovskaya (University of Southampton)
James Rosenberger (NISS)
Natalie Shlomo (University of Manchester) 

Financial Support

The Organizing Committee thanks RTI International and Westat for their generous, ongoing financial support of ITSEW.
 


Agenda

Event Type

Sponsor

RTI International
Westat

Cost

$25 US for students and $50 US for all others - for all three sessions.

Location

Virtual Conference
The session on October 8 will conclude with Remembrances of Lars Lyberg (1944-2021), led by Paul Biemer, (RTI International).