Upcoming event: Improving Accessibility, Harmonisation, and Data Linkage in Europe


 14:00 – 14:50 – Main Panel 

Siri Eldevik Håberg, Director of the Centre for Fertility and Health, a Centre of Excellence (SFF) founded by The Norwegian Research Council. 

Tom Emery, Director of ODISSEI, the Dutch National Infrastructure for Social Science and Associate Professor in the Department of Public Administration and Sociology of Erasmus University Rotterdam. 

Jani Erola, Professor of Sociology at the University of Turku and Director of the INVEST Research Flagship Center. 

Roxane Silberman, Scientific Advisor at the Secure Data Access Center (CASD) and Elected Chair of the European Statistical Advisory Committee (ESAC), one of the governance bodies of the European Statistical System and Eurostat. 

Daunia Pavone, Senior Data and Analysis Quality Advocate at the International Organization for Migration.

Moderator: Daniela Vono de Vilhena, Population Europe.

14:50 – 15:45 – Breakout Sessions

1- Creating comparable datasets 

Markus Jäntti, Professor of Economics at the Swedish Institute for Social Research at Stockholm University. 

Domantas Jasilionis, Researcher at the Max Planck Institute of Demographic Research and Member of the Human Mortality Database Executive Board. 

Moderator: Daniela Vono de Vilhena, Population Europe.

2- Linking administrative and other types of data

Aki Koivula, Senior Researcher at the INVEST Research Flagship Centre, University of Turku.

Rodosthenis Rodosthenous, Research Coordinator at the Institute for Molecular Medicine in Finland and Head of the Sample and Data Logistics team at the FinnGen research project.

Moderator: Elina Kilpi-Jakonen, University of Turku.

3- Improving data accessibility

 Jan Paul Heisig, Head of the Research Group Health and Social Inequality at WZB Berlin Social Science Center and Professor of Sociology at the Freie Universität Berlin. 

Tina Hinz, Researcher at the division “Research Data Centre (FDZ)” at the German Federal Office for Migration and Refugees. 

Moderator: Peter Weissenburger, Population Europe.

4- Challenges in ethics, re-identification and data security

Melinda Mills, Professor of Demography and Population Health at Oxford Population Health and Nuffield College, and Director of the Leverhulme Centre for Demographic Science and Demographic Science Unit at the University of Oxford. She is also Professor of Data Science and Public Health Policy at the University of Groningen and Department of Genetics, UMCG, the Netherlands. 

Andrea Ganna, Associate Professor in Health Data Science at the Helsinki Institute of Life Science (HiLIFE) and Research Associate at Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts General Hospital. 

Moderator: Andreas Edel, Population Europe.

15:45 – 16:00 – Conclusions and Final Remarks

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