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15 May 2014   DAY1 Thursday

 

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Forum
Černínský palác, Loretánské náměstí 5, Prague 1
(Czernin Palace, Loretánské square)
The seat of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs

By tram: There is a tram stop Pohořelec located just 5 minutes by walk from the conference venue. Take the tram number 22 to get there from the city center.
By metro (and tram): Take the metro line A (green line) to Malostranská station, there change to tram number 22 and go to Pohořelec station.

 

Day1 Schedule

08:00—09:30

REGISTRATION AT CZERNIN PALACE

09:30—10:00

OPENING AND WELCOME SESSION
Věra Jourová, Minister for Regional Development of the Czech Republic
Martin Tlapa, Deputy Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic
Sophie Limpach, Head of Unit, Short term statistics and tourism, EUROSTAT

Background material provided by Eurostat and distributed to the forum attendees

10:00—12:55 Including coffee break

Session 1 – NEW TECHNOLOGIES AS DATA SOURCES AND COLLECTION METHODS: EVOLUTION OR REVOLUTION?
Chairperson: Christophe Demunter, EUROSTAT

  1. Using Big data for measuring / improving the efficiency of the tourism boards
    Jan Herget, CzechTourism, Czech Republic
  2. Innovation of tourism statistics by the use of new big data sources
    Nicolaes Heerschap, Statistics Netherlands, Netherlands
  3. Methodological and theoretical aspects of using passive mobile positioning data for tourism marketing
    Rein Ahas, University of Tartu, Estonia
  4. Digging for data: Barriers to overcome before using mobile positioning data for Tourism Statistics
    Ulf Sonntag, Institute for Tourism Research in Northern Europe, Germany
  5. The potential of Free phone call applications as a Source of mobile positioning data for providing Tourism Statistics
    Erdem Acir, Ministry of Culture and Tourism, Turkey
  6. Canadian Tourism Statistics: the EQ experience and future overlook
    Stéphane Tremblay, Statistics Canada, Canada

Summary and Open discussion

12:55—14:10 Buffet lunch

LUNCH BREAK

14:10—14:25

KEYNOTE SPEECH

      Tourism´s Value-Added: New Evidence
      Martine Durand, Chief Statistician and Director of Statistics Directorate, OECD 

14:25—17:00 Including coffee break

Session 2 – BUSINESS REGISTERS: THE CORNERSTONE OF A HIGH QUALITY SYSTEM OF TOURISM STATISTICS?
Chairperson: Zdeněk Tůma, KPMG

  1. Tourism statistics and the business register in Italy: a comparative analysis and future outlooks for integration
    Francesca Petrei and Maria Teresa Santoro, ISTAT, Italy
  2. New Zealand's Integrated Data Infrastructure (IDI) – a hotbed for analysis of tourism industries
    Sarah Crichton, Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment, New Zealand
  3. Estimating establishment‐level tourism sales using the Regional Tourism Economic Survey and Geographical Information System
    Kozo Miyagawa, Keio University, Japan
  4. Tourism statistical project of the Ministry of Regional Development of the Czech Republic 
    Margit Beníčková, Ministry of Regional Development, Czech Republic 
  5. Estimating nights spent in Finnish accommodation establishments based on business registers
    Ossi Nurmi, Statistics Finland, Finland

Summary and open discussion

SOCIAL EVENING

17:15—17:45

TRANSFER BY FOOT TO TRAM STOP (Brusnice)

18:00

TOUR / TRANSFER BY HISTORICAL TRAM

19:00

CONFERENCE DINNER AT PRAGUE CROSSROADS
Prague Crossroads, Zlata, Prague 1
hosted by CzechTourism

 

 

 

 

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