Forthcoming events


  • POSTPONED: IFC workshop on "Data science in central banking"
    • Part 1: 19-22 October 2021, Bank of Italy, virtual event on Data Science in Central Banking: Machine learning applications
    • Part 2: 14-17 February 2022, BIS Basel, hybrid (virtual/physical) event on Data Science in Central Banking: Applications and tools
  • 27 September – 1 October 2021: The IFC is supporting as an external event the 8th SDMX Global Conference which will be hosted virtually by the Instituto Nacional de Estadística y Geografía of Mexico (INEGI). For further information: announcement on SDMX website.
    Paris, France: International Conference on "Statistics for Sustainable Finance", co-organised with the Bank of France and the Deutsche Bundesbank 
  • 9-16 July 2021: the IFC will hold several events on the occasion of the virtual 63rd ISI World Statistics Congress - ISI WSC 2021
    The IFC will organise a Satellite Seminar on "Sustainable finance: data availability and policy needs" with the Netherlands Bank on 9 July 2021 (12:00-14:30 CET).   
    The IFC will also sponsor eight Invited Paper Sessions (IPS):
    • IPS 4 - Statistical literacy, visualization and communication
    • IPS 19 - New developments in central bank statistics around the world
    • IPS 25 - Relevance of data integration and advanced analytics in central bank decision-making
    • IPS 35 - Implications of the Digital Economy for Official Statistics
    • IPS 63 - Central Banks as producers of official statistics
    • IPS 113 - Addressing globalisation challenges
    • IPS 120 - Fintech Statistics
    • IPS 134 - Cooperation issues between NSOs and Central Banks

Past events


      • CANCELLED: 10th IFC Conference, BIS Basel (August 2020)
      • 17-18 February 2020, Lisbon, Portugal: Conference on external statistics "Bridging measurement challenges and analytical needs of external statistics: evolution or revolution?", co-organised with the Bank of Portugal and the European Central Bank (programme); the proceedings of the conference were published in the IFC Bulletin No 52.

Previous years