Pre-conference Activities

Date: Monday 3 April 2023
Time: 9am – 5pm
Location: Avani Victoria Falls Resort

Training course 1

Training course 2

IPUMS International Data Dissemination Partnership Workshop

Training course 1: Statistical Leadership Training

Organizers: UN Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) and UK's Office for National Statistics (ONS)

Room: TBC

The UN Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) and UK's Office for National Statistics (ONS) are delighted to open up a limited number of spaces for attendees of the 2023 IAOS - ISI conference to attend a one-day taster of their Statistical Leadership Programme on Monday 3rd April.

Registration is open at the following link:

There is no charge for attendance, and we will provide lunch, but you will need to arrange your own travel and accommodation. There are limited spaces on the course so please only sign up if you are making a firm commitment to attend.

For more information, please contact Bosanko-Sheady Kay.

Training course 2: Bayesian analysis of routine data to inform decision making for subnational and areas with sparsity data point.

Organizer: Dr Isaac Fwemba, PhD, MPH, BSc University of Zambia, School of Medicine

Room: TBC

This training program provides biostatistical examples drawn from real world scenarios covering a) basic concepts and application drawn from introduction to Bayesian framework, b) Bayesian Small Area Estimation covering topical issues related to providing granular level estimates needed to evaluate sub national level performance.

This training course aims at introducing participants to Bayesian way of thinking and to small area estimation using Bayesian modelling.

The registration link is available here.

For more information, please contact Dr Isaac Fwemba Isaac

IPUMS International Data Dissemination Partnership Workshop
Organizer: IPUMS

Room: TBC

This workshop is designed for partners and prospective partners of IPUMS International, a census and survey microdata dissemination project housed at the University of Minnesota in the United States.

The workshop is a forum for country NSO representatives to share recent experiences related to their census or survey data collection, analysis, and dissemination efforts. In addition, invited experts will discuss population policy and data quality evaluation.

IPUMS will provide an overview of our data dissemination system; update partners on the status of recent data harmonization and dissemination efforts; and highlight recent scholarly and policy research made possible through the availability of census microdata. Registration is required. Remaining space is limited.

To register or for more information, please contact Lara Cleveland.