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The Conference encompasses relevant topics for improving quality in the European Statistical System. Areas covered by the Conference are:

quality management
models for quality management and their implementation

measuring quality
process indicators, measuring accuracy in complex surveys, control surveys

process quality
process variables, quality tools, monitoring systems

quality assessment

self-assessment, internal and external auditing, peer review, quality labeling, quality certification

standardisation tools
current best methods, guidelines, standards, recommended practices

communicating quality to users
quality reports, quality declarations

satisfying user needs
collecting user needs, measuring user satisfaction

Eurostat activities for quality
implementation of the European Statistics Code of Practice

special issues on census planning

administrative data

survey design

questionnaire design and testing

reducing response burden

data collection modes

editing and imputation techniques

confidentiality and disclosure control

data integration

metadata and documentation