Conference

European statistics by the ESCB

Contribution to World Statistics Day 2015

European Central Bank, Frankfurt/Main, 20 October 2015
Press room, Main building

- Participation upon invitation only -

Programme

09:00
Registration and coffee
09:30

Highlights of European statistics by the ESCB

Sabine Lautenschläger, Member of the Executive Board and Vice-Chair of the Supervisory Board of the Single Supervisory Mechanism, European Central Bank

Session 1
Response by the statistics function of the ESCB to the financial crisis

10:00

The perspective of the European Central Bank

Aurel Schubert, Director General, Statistics, European Central Bank
Introductory remarks
10:30

The perspective of a National Central Bank

João Cadete de Matos, Director of the Statistics Department, Banco de Portugal
11:00

Coffee break

Session 2
European statistics by the ESCB in a global context

11:30

Enhanced balance of payments statistics aligned to the new international statistical standards

Werner Bier, Deputy Director General, Statistics, European Central Bank
12:00

The private sector in Europe following the global crisis

Gabriel Quirós, Head of the Macroeconomic Statistics Division, European Central Bank
Household Sector Report
12:30

Buffet lunch

14:00

Brief remarks by the International Monetary Fund and the United Nations

Min Zhu, Deputy Managing Director, International Monetary Fund
Stefan Schweinfest, Director of the Statistics Division, United Nations

Session 3a

(Press room)
14:30

A wide range of strengthened European monetary and financial statistics

Jean-Marc Israel, Head of the Monetary and Financial Statistics Division, European Central Bank
Strengthened European monetary and financial statistics
15:15

The rich sources of ESCB statistics

Grazia Marchese, Head of the Statistical Data Collection and Processing Directorate, Banca d'Italia

Session 3b

(Cinema room)
14:30

Key information on securities statistics

Ioannis Ganoulis, Head of the Statistics Development and Coordination Division, European Central Bank
15:15

Innovative dissemination channels for ESCB statistics

Remigio Echeverría, Head of the External Statistics Division, European Central Bank
16:00
Coffee
16:30
End of conference