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Appendix 2: Presentations

The following is an indicative list of presentations made by Statistics New Zealand employees during 2007/08.

June 2008

Pathways, Circuits and Crossroads Conference, Wellington

  • John Bryant and Cecile Thoreau, Longitudinal Immigration Survey: New Zealand.
  • Kirsten Nissen, Moving to New Zealand: Reasons and patterns for settlement; some results from the Survey of Dynamics and Motivations for Migration in New Zealand.

Australian Population Association Biennial Conference, Alice Springs

  • John Bryant, Convergence between the demography of Australia and its northern neighbours.
  • Robert Didham, Another Kiwi exodus? A New Zealand perspective on contemporary trans-Tasman migration to and from Australia.
  • Sylvia Dixon and Dean Hyslop, The employment and retirement transitions of New Zealanders in their ’60s: Evidence from the Linked Employer-Employee Data (LEED).
  • Mansoor Khawaja, I am not moving. Why not? An analysis based on the Survey of Dynamics and Motivation for Migration in New Zealand.
  • Mansoor Khawaja, The 2006 Census in Australia and New Zealand, indicators.
  • Jason Timmins, Why are there so many short jobs in New Zealand? An analysis of job tenure using Linked Employer-Employee Data (LEED).
  • Sarah Voon, Why do people move? An overview and some key results from New Zealand’s Dynamics and Motivations for Migration Survey.

Social Policy Evaluation and Research Committee Quality Research Workshop, Wellington

  • Nedlands Leatua, Advisory committee for the study of the New Zealand non-profit sector.

Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) Short-term Economic Statistics Group, Paris, France

  • Louise Holmes-Oliver, Short term economic indicators at Statistics New Zealand.

United Nations Economic Commission for Europe Conference of European Statisticians, Paris, France

  • Robert Didham and Denise McGregor, Diaspora, integration and population mobility – a view from the edge.

Cross-Government Productivity Workshop, Wellington

  • Phillip Lee, UK experience in measuring public service (health care) output and productivity.

DevCon 2008, State Services Senior Leaders Development Conference, Wellington

  • Mike Moore, Breaking down the barriers between SMEs and Statistics New Zealand.


May 2008

International Association for Social Science Information Service and Technology Conference 2008, Stanford, California, United States

  • Euan Cochrane, The choice of and use of metadata standards in data archiving.

OECD Biotechnology Statistics Meeting, Paris, France

  • Gary Dunnet, Statistics New Zealand’s recent experiences with the definition of biotechnology.

International Seminar on the Use of Administrative Data for Economic Statistics and Register-based Population and Housing Census, Daejeon, Republic of Korea

  • Julia Gretton, Developing the prototype Longitudinal Business Database – New Zealand’s experience.
  • Ron McKenzie, A statistical architecture for a new century.


April 2008

Smarter Data Forum, Auckland

  • Mathew Page and Geoff Mead, Smart use of demographic statistics to help marketing.

United Nations Economic Commission for Europe Work Session on Statistical Data Editing, Vienna, Austria

  • Vera Costa, Editing and imputation of administrative data used for producing business statistics.
  • Vera Costa, Establishment editing and imputation capability and best practices at Statistics New Zealand.
  • Vera Costa, Evaluating imputations of sex and age for substitutes in substitute households.


February 2008

Local Government Forum, Wellington

  • Rosemary Goodyear, Is there an urban/rural drift: Statistics about regions and territorial authorities in New Zealand.


December 2007

Economic Measurement Workshop 2007, New South Wales University, Sydney

  • Brendan Mai, Cycles, skill and retro: Statistics New Zealand’s productivity measures.

Journalism Educators of New Zealand, Wellington

  • Kim Cullen, Chris Gianos and Anne Hannah, Journalism and statistics: The relevance of understanding numbers to tell a better story.

International Congress on Modelling and Simulation, Christchurch

  • Guan Yu Zheng, The distribution of change points in long memory process.

Microsoft Business Intelligence Conference, Auckland

  • Chris Toohey, Census 2006 – innovation in the collection, analysis and dissemination of data.
  • Chris Toohey, How all Kiwis become business intelligence users.

Volunteering Conference, Wellington

  • Lucy Husbands, Valuing volunteering.

London Group on Environmental Accounting, Rome, Italy

  • Jane Harkness, Fisheries accounts: A summary of current work in New Zealand and Australia.


November 2007

Australia New Zealand Population Workshop, Sydney

  • Christine Bycroft, Estimating the New Zealand resident population: Can we combine survey-based and demographic measures?
  • Denise McGregor, New Zealand demographic trends: 2006-based national population projections.
  • Adele Quinn, 2006 Census results and planning for 2011.

Business Process Management Conference, Melbourne

  • Elizabeth Rayner, Optimising business processes and integrating SOA.

New Zealand Health Information Service Mortality Forum 2007, Wellington

  • Anne Howard, Ethnicity: From the cradle to the grave.


October 2007

Presbyterian Support Central, Wellington

  • Bill Boddington, Population ageing.

Office for National Statistics, Titchfield, England

  • Kim Dunstan, Lessons from the 2006 Census, PES and resident population rebasing cycle.

The Reserve Bank, Wellington

  • Eileen Basher, Claire Powell and Steve Walshe, IBULDD (Improved Business Understanding via Longitudinal Database Development).

Ottawa Group Conference, Ottawa, Canada

  • Daniel Griffiths, Analysis of the retrospective superlative New Zealand Consumer Price Index calculated between the June 2002 quarter and the June 2006 quarter.
  • Daniel Griffiths, Comparative study of the methods, practices and resources used to compile the Consumer Price Indexes produced by Statistics New Zealand and Statistics Norway.

Wiesbaden Group on Business Registers Conference, Wiesbaden, Germany

  • Geoff Mead, Country progress report 2007: New Zealand.
  • Geoff Mead, The use of Linked Employer-Employee Data in maintaining the Statistics New Zealand Business Frame and in producing business demographic statistics.


September 2007

Official Statistics Seminar, Wellington

  • Kobus Boshoff, Longitudinal Immigration Survey: New Zealand (LisNZ).
  • Jit Cheung and Jane Hay, Survey of Family, Income and Employment (SoFIE).
  • Ian McGregor, Linked Employer-Employee Data.
  • Claire Powell, IBULDD (Improved Business Understanding via Longitudinal Database Development).
  • Guido Stark, Student Loans and Allowances.

New Zealand MapInfo User Group Conference, Wellington

  • Sarah Cowell and Stephen Moore, Statistics New Zealand data and the use of GIS.

A Global Assembly on Measuring Civil Society and Volunteering, Bonn, Germany

  • Jeff Cope, Satellite account for non-profit organisations.


August 2007

Workshop on Data Access to Microdata, Nuremberg, Germany

  • Frances Krsinich, Recent developments in microdata access at Statistics New Zealand.

Microsoft TechEd Conference, Auckland

  • Chris Toohey, Census 2006 – innovation in the collection, analysis and dissemination of data.

International Statistical Institute, Lisbon, Portugal

  • John Crequer, Electronic transactions: Private sector data as an administrative data source.
  • Eleisha Jewell, Microdata access with a small research community.
  • Frances Krsinich, Imputing longitudinal business records at Statistics New Zealand.
  • Thomas McNaughton, Measuring New Zealand’s labour productivity: Current results and future enhancements.

Thought Leaders Dialogue, Auckland

  • Robert Didham, Some emerging features of the Pacific population in New Zealand.


July 2007

Population Association of New Zealand Conference, Wellington

  • Mike Berry and Crystal Maslin, 2006 Census of Tokelau, Faka Tokelau.
  • Christine Bycroft, Survey-based or administrative data? Data quality issues for different approaches to deriving New Zealand population estimates.
  • Pat Coope, Counting who should be counted – the 2006 Post Enumeration Survey.
  • Robert Didham, Gendered migration into New Zealand from Asia.
  • Robert Didham, Pacific migration to and from New Zealand in the early 21st century.
  • Robert Didham, Man droughts, babe bonanzas and other deliciously demographic mysteries.
  • Robert Didham and Bill Boddington, Busy making other plans: Increases in childlessness in New Zealand.
  • Robert Didham and Deb Potter, Classifications of families based on ethnicity and applications to measuring social outcomes: Some methodological issues.
  • Kim Dunstan, A cohort analysis of mortality in New Zealand, 1876–2004.
  • Mansoor Khawaja, Increasing childlessness and declining cohort fertility in New Zealand: Is there a relationship?
  • Nancy McBeth, Lessons learnt from the 2006 New Zealand Census
  • Hannah McConnell and Rosemary Goodyear, Families in New Zealand: Framing and measuring family diversity.
    Megan Murphy and Mansoor Khawaja, Australians in New Zealand.
  • Kirsten Nissen and Robert Didham, Where people move and why people move – two key questions on internal migration.
  • Nicholas Thomson, Migrants: How well do intentions reflect reality and why is this difficult to determine?

New Zealand Statistical Association Conference, Christchurch

  • Judith Archibald, Features of the Post Enumeration Survey estimation methodology.

Archives and Records Association Conference, Auckland

  • Linda Moore, We are what we keep: Appraising official statistical data.

HILDA Survey Research Conference, Melbourne

  • Ian McGregor, The New Zealand Linked Employer-Employee Data (LEED).

Film New Zealand Regional Film Office Forum, Wellington

  • Deborah Harkin and Gareth Meech, Survey development information and results of the 2006 Screen Industry Survey.
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