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EVENTS 2011

Virtual Microdata Laboratory (VML) and the Secure Data Service: Joining together to improve research and impact

Logos of the SDS and ONS

Tuesday 29 March 2011, 14.00 to 17.30
Department of Business, Innovation & Skills (BIS)

 

  • Hear the latest developments in access to microdata
  • Learn about new data available
  • Network with other researchers and data custodians
  • Ask questions of VML and Secure Data Service staff

 

 

 

PROGRAMME

14.00 Registration and coffee
14.15

Welcome and Introduction: Research infrastructure: demand and supply

Felix Ritchie, Office for National Statistics

14.25

Building a research data centre: key policy challenges

Aliya Saied, HM Revenue & Customs

14.45

Providing evidence for economic policy from business microdata

Ralf Martin, Centre for Economic Performance

15.05

Using microdata to measure the unmeasured

Jonathan Haskel, Imperial College

15.25

Exploiting detailed geographical data

Henry Overman, London School of Economics

15.45

Break

16.00

Lessons from programme evaluation

Ulrike Hotopp, Department for Business Innovation & Skills

16.30

Commissioning research for policy

Tim Butcher, Low Pay Commission

17.00

Looking forward: the Secure Data Service

Karen Dennison, UK Data Archive

17.30 Closing round table

Building security requires all attendees to book in advance.

Booking for this event is now closed. Many thanks to those of you who have registered; we look forward to welcoming you on 29 March 2011. If you have missed the booking period and would still like to attend, please email the Secure Data Service.

 

Invitation to the workshop

 

After the workshop, join us for:

reception to launch the new Secure Data Service.

 


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