Forthcoming events


  • 18-23 August 2019: IFC Satellite Seminar and IFC sponsored sessions at 62nd ISI 2019 World Statistics Congress (Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia)
  • IFC workshop on Information Management (tbc)


  • 30-31 August 2018: 9th biennial IFC Conference on "Are post-crisis statistical initiatives completed?" at the BIS (call for contributions, criteria for Young Statistician Award, conference guidelines, paper template and help note). The conference sessions envisaged are: the completion of post-crisis statistical initiatives; statistics for policy evaluation; additional data needs; related implications for the national accounts framework; impact of financial technology; big data issues and the use of artificial intelligence; data-sharing arrangements and techniques. 
  • 23-26 July 2018, Bali, Indonesia: Workshop and seminar on "Big Data", co-organised with the Bank Indonesia
    • International Workshop on "Big Data for Central Bank Policies" (23-25 July 2018 - programme, registration form)
    • International Seminar on "Building Pathways for Policy Making with Big Data" (26 July 2018 - programme, registration form)
    • Call for Papers, to be presented in the 3rd day of the Workshop (25 July 2018, submission deadline 13 April, call for papers)
  • 11-12 June 2018: IFC workshop on "External Sector Statistics", co-organised with the Central Bank of Armenia (call for papers)

Past events


  • 14-21 July 2017, Marrakech, Morocco: IFC's contribution to the 61st World Statistics Congress - ISI2017.
      • IPS021 "Enhancing statistical cooperation between national central banks and statistical offices"
      • IPS022 "Statistical challenges for African central banks"
      • IPS023 "Sentiment surveys for economic policy analysis: evolving uses and methods"
      • IPS024 "Official statistics in the age of big data"
    • Bank Al-Maghrib-CEMLA-IFC Satellite Seminar on Financial Inclusion (14 July - website, programme);

  • 18-19 May 2017: IFC-NBB Workshop on "Data needs and statistics compilation for macroprudential analysis", co-organised with the National Bank of Belgium in Brussels - programme; The proceedings of the workshop were published in the IFC Bulletin No 46.

  • 20-24 March 2017, Bali, Indonesia:

    • Regional Seminar for Asian Countries on "Recent Developments in Central Bank Statistics", co-organised by BIS, Bank Indonesia and the ECB (20-21 March - programme);
    • IFC's contribution to the Regional Statistics Conference - ISI RSC 2017 (21-24 March) of the International Statistical Institute (ISI): The IFC sponsored 4 Invited Paper Sessions (IPS): 
      • IPS-06 "Financial Inclusion" (22 March)
      • IPS-09 "Sectoral Financial Accounts for Monetary Policy Making" (22 March)
      • IPS-13 "Payment System Data and leading indicators" (23 March)
      • IPS-23 "Enhancement in Monetary and Financial Statistics in the post Great Financial Crisis" (23 March)

Previous years