8th SDMX Expert Group Meeting

The 2016 SDMX Expert Group Meeting on Statistical Data and Metadata Exchange will take place in Aguascalientes, Mexico, on 17-20 October 2016 and will be hosted by the Instituto Nacional de Estadística y Geografía (INEGI).

The 4 days will cover a 2-day capacity building training session followed by a 2-day meeting.

The meeting will focus on a number of areas, including:
  • exchange of statistical data and metadata actually taking place or being implemented between organisations;
  • presenting the new SDMX standards and future enhancements;
  • software developments and tools which take advantage of SDMX standards;
  • the role of SDMX in standards-based modernisation of official statistics and related work being carried out by the High-Level Group for the Modernisation of Statistical Production and Services (HLG-MOS);
  • achieving the SDMX 2020 Roadmap.
The capacity building training session will cover how to implement an SDMX architecture for reporting and dissemination for statisticians and IT staff. The course will have a hands-on approach based on case studies related to the National Accounts and other data domains

Registration, agenda and other documents for the meeting.