This conference draws together international experts from national statistical offices and international organizations to facilitate a productive exchange on current trends, new ideas and upcoming technologies on the user-oriented dissemination of statistics, with particular focus on Internet.
The International Marketing and Output Data Base Conference (IMAODBC) organization was created in 2001 to join together earlier independent seminars on marketing and output databases. This community of practitioners facilitates the ongoing and regular exchange of views and experiences on developments in the dissemination of statistical information, with particular emphasis on the Internet.
The IMAODBC community of practice forum includes presentations and discussions on the marketing of and access to statistical data. Sessions also address mutual challenges and opportunities with a focus on needs of statistical data users and information made available on the Internet, in particular.
The Conference includes individual country reports covering 4 slides, appr. 10 min. presentations (no demos) highlighting organisational changes and topical issues (if relevant) plus one-two successes, one failure and / or challenge in the dissemination and marketing of statistical data via the Internet.
The remainder working Conference sessions are devoted to topical sessions, each presided over by a discussant and including four to five papers, ranging from discussion of enhancements to content and searchability, to meeting new challenges in dissemination systems, to developments with data visualization tools and more.