Lessons Learned from COVID-19
Short-term Data Requirements for Long-term Decision-making
Live panel discussion on 27 November 2020, 11:00 am

Germany took over the Presidency of the Council on 1 July 2020. In the same context, Destatis took over the chairmanship of the Council Working Party on Statistics.

As part of the German EU Council Presidency, Destatis would like to use the public focus and address the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on decision making. Therefore, Destatis is hosting a Digital Conference from September to November 2020. The digital conference combines current issues and statistical needs. Under the motto “lessons learned from COVID-19”, we want to shed light on how COVID-19 has affected decion making in Europe and how official statistics respond to the new situation. How can we statistically record these effects, what new data needs have arisen as a result of COVID-19 and what lessons can we learn from the pandemic for the future in order to meet decision needs? The digital conference is regularly updated with podcasts, articles and interactive formats.

The digital conference ends in a 3 day event hosted by Destatis and Eurostat:

  • On 25 November 2020 Dr. Markus Richter, State Secretary at the Federal Ministry of the Interior, Building and Community and Federal Government Commissioner for Information Technology, will open the Event with a keynote
  • On 26 November 2020 Ms Mariana Kotzeva gives a keynote speech
  • On 27 November 2020, the digital conference will end with a panel discussion.

The panel will look at the impact of the pandemic on economics and finance in the EU. The experts discuss how users of official statistics perceive the data situation in the crisis and how data producers must manage the new requirements. How do markets and banks respond and what data needs do decision-makers have in order to make sustainable decisions?

Free registration here.

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2020/11/27 11:00:00