Workshop "Integrating Global Census Microdata"

Lisbon, 22nd-25th July 2007

Organized by Instituto Nacional de Estadística Portugal and IPUMS International .

Workshop Goals

  • Assemble microdata and documentation for each census and country
  • Report on the census microdata available to the IPUMS project and briefly discuss major harmonization issues for each country, census-by-census, question-by-question, concept-by-concept, code-by-code.
  • Discuss methodologies and procedures of the IPUMS project
  • Address questions and concerns regarding any aspects of the porjectpromote IECM database

Agenda and Presentations

Wednesday, August 22 - Lisbon

13:15 - 13:30h Welcome and Introductions. Mr. Robert McCaa, MPC, presiding.

13:30 - 13:45h IPUMS Dynamic Metadata System. Mr. Matt Sobek, MPC, presiding.

13:45 - 14:00h IPUMS Census Documentation and Microdata Archive

14:00 - 15:00h Country reports - data recovery and anonymization. Mr. Robert McCaa, MPC, presiding.

15:00 - 16:00h Discussion

18:00 - 20:00h Official ISI Opening Ceremony

Thursday, August 23 - Congress Centre, Institute Statistical International

09:00 - 18:00h (Attend sessions of interest)

Friday, August 24 - Congress Center, Institute Statistical International

15:45 - 18:00h STCPM 15 (IASS): Disseminating Population Microdata: Issues and Methods

Saturday, August 25 - INE-Portugal, Av. António José de Almeida, Salao Nobre

09:00 - 10:00h IPUMS-International Workshop. Welcome

  • Mr. Fernando Casimiro (INE): Portugal.
  • Ms. Alda Carvalho.
  • Mr. Robert McCaa.
10:00 - 11:00h Country reports, Americas. Robert McCaa, presiding.

11:00 - 11:30h Coffe break

11:30 - 12:30h Country reports, Asia. Robert McCaa, presiding.

12:30 - 13:00h Tour of INE-Portugal facilities

13:00h Lunch, hosted by INE-Portugal

14:30 - 15:30h Country reports, Africa. Robert McCaa, presiding.

  • Mr. Gebeyehu Abelti: Ethiopia.
  • Mr. Nicholas Nsowah-Nuamah: Ghana.
  • Ms. Narainee Devi Gujadhur: Mauritius.
15:30 - 16:30h Country reports. Robert McCaa, presiding.

  • Mr. Awad Hag Ali: Sudan.
  • Mr. A Y M Sardar Hoque: Bangladesh.
  • Ms. Maria del Carmen Franco Suárez: Cuba.
16:30 - 17:00h Coffe break

17:00 - 18:00h REDATAM (CELADE), IECM, IPUMS, discussion, adjourn. Robert McCaa, presiding.

  • Ms. Alejandra Silva: REDATAM (CELADE).
  • Mr. Albert Esteve: IECM.
  • Mr. Matt Sobek: IPUMS.
20:00h Dinner: A VIII Colina, 16th floor Tivoli Tejo Hotel. Co-host: DRS Data Services Limited (UK)

Funded by

Minnesota Population Center (MPC)
National Science Foundation of the USA, IPUMS-Global, Grant SES-0433654