Coronavirus (Covid-19): Latest updates and information
Skip to main content Skip to navigation

Forecasting Symposium - agenda

Thursday 29 September 2011


Registration and refreshments

10.00 -10.15

Welcome and opening remarks

Professor Robert Lindley, (Director IER)

Session 1

Rationale, problems and pitfalls
(Session abstracts)

Chair: Professor Rob Wilson


Understanding industry staffing patterns: the Occupational Employment Statistics survey and the National Employment Matrix


Dixie Sommers (BLS, USA)

Rationale and uses: lessons from French PMQ (Prospective des métiers et des qualifications) exercises


Tristan Klein (Département Travail, France)

Open Discussion

Closing remarks

Professor Derek Bosworth, (IER and UMIST, Manchester)


Buffet Lunch

Session 2

Methodological lessons
(Session abstracts)

Chair: Vladimir Kvetan (Cedefop)


Occupational Labour Demand and Supply in Canada


Nicolas Tremblay-Côté and Luke Ignaczak (HRSDC, Canada)

The FIT labour supply model for Germany


Michael Kalinowski and Carsten Hänisch, Fraunhofer- -Institut für Angewandte Informationstechnik (FIT) Germany

Open Discussion

Closing remarks

Koen Hendrickx, (Bureau de Plan, Belgium)


Tea & biscuits

Session 3

Evaluation and assessment
(Session abstracts)

Chair: Peter Glover (UKCES)


16.00 -18.00

Assessing the Reliability of Labour Market Forecasts


Tony Meagher, (Monash, Melbourne Australia)

Evaluating & Assessing Projections


Rob Wilson, (IER)

Open Discussion

Closing remarks

Ben Kriechel, (ROA, Maastricht)


Conference Dinner