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Royal Statistical Society 2020 International Conference

The RSS International Conference regularly attracts more than 600 attendees from over 40 countries, providing one of the best opportunities for anyone interested in statistics and data science to come together to share knowledge and network. This year’s conference will once again feature top keynote speakers and invited talk sessions but will be slightly different. […]

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Date
From 7th September 2020 5:30pm to 10th September 2020 6:00pm
Venue
Online
Rates
Non-fellows £150
Concessionary fellows £75
CStats/GradStats £112
Fellows £120

Seminar: The state of the UK’s statistical system

At their best, statistics and data produced by government are insightful, coherent, and timely. They are of high policy relevance and public interest. However, the statistical system does not consistently perform at this level across all its work. This event is a chance for GSS statistical producers to hear from and speak with staff at […]

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Date
22nd July 2020 10:00am to 11:00am

Royal Statistical Society open meeting on the Retail Prices Index (RPI)

The Royal Statistical Society (RSS) is pleased to be hosting an online open meeting on the Retail Prices Index (RPI) at 5.30pm on Tuesday 21 July. This discussion will help determine RSS’s contribution to the consultation that the UK Statistics Authority (UKSA) and HM Treasury (HMT) are currently undertaking on this important subject. The UKSA-HMT […]

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Date
21st July 2020 5:30pm to 7:00pm

GSS sharing webinar: Communicating uncertainty in statistics and analysis

On Wednesday 24 June, the Best Practice and Impact (BPI) division will be hosting a webinar on communicating uncertainty in statistics and analysis. There will be presentations from colleagues from the Department for Education (DfE), Northern Ireland Statistics and Research Agency (Nisra), Winton Centre for Risk and Evidence Communication and from BPI themselves. Please register […]

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Date
24th June 2020 10:00am to 12:00pm
Venue
Online

The 2020 symposium for the MSc in Data Analytics for Government

The MDataGov symposium is an annual event which gives former, current and prospective MDataGov students the opportunity to showcase data science research and projects conducted within government, and to share experiences. MDataGov students engage in a wide variety of data science and analytics projects using tools like distributed computing platforms, natural language processing, machine learning […]

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Date
From 25th March 2020 1:00pm to 26th March 2020 5:00pm
Venue
thestudio, 7 Cannon Street, Birmingham, B2 5EP

Workshop to review and improve a statistical publication (March 2020)

In these workshops,  participants review a statistical publication and suggest improvements. There are usually around six to eight participants from across the Government Statistical Service (GSS). Why should you take part in a peer review meeting? Taking part in one of these workshops gives you the chance to: work with colleagues from the wider GSS […]

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Date
18th March 2020 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Venue
Department for Work and Pensions Benton Park, Longbenton, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE98 1YX

GSS sharing webinar: data linkage

On Tuesday 10 March, the Best Practice and Impact (BPI) division will be hosting a webinar on data linkage. Sharing this work will enable analysts to learn from each other and innovate. There will be presentations from colleagues at both the Ministry of Justice (MoJ) and Ordnance Survey (OS). Ordnance Survey: Data Discoverability with Geo6 […]

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Date
10th March 2020 11:00am to 12:30pm
Venue
Online

Understanding dashboard use across the GSS

The Good Practice Team are putting together some guidance to ensure consistency and good practice in dashboard use across the GSS. We are keen to speak with producers and users of dashboards. We would like to understand: where dashboards are being used and why what works and doesn’t work what the obstacles are in producing […]

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Date
4th March 2020 11:30am to 1:00pm
Venue
Office for National Statistics, Pimlico, London, SW1V 2QQ

Presentation and Dissemination symposium 2020

On Wednesday 19 February, the GSS Presentation and Dissemination Symposium 2020 was hosted at etc. venues County Hall. The symposium, which brings together the statistical community to learn from each other and improve, was opened by Julie Stanborough, Chair of the Presentation and Dissemination Committee. We heard from keynote speakers in the morning including the […]

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Date
19th February 2020 9:00am to 4:30pm
Venue
etc. venues County Hall, Belvedere Road, London, SE1 7PB

Workshop to review and improve a statistical publication (February 2020)

In these workshops,  participants review a statistical publication and suggest improvements. There are usually around six to eight participants from across the Government Statistical Service (GSS). Staff from the Good Practice Team organise and run these workshops. Why should you take part in a peer review meeting? Taking part in one of these workshops gives […]

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Date
18th February 2020 1:30pm to 4:30pm
Venue
Office For National Statistics, 1 Drummond Gate, London, SW1V 2QQ
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