Forthcoming events


  • 14-17 Feb 2022 IFC workshop on "Data science in central banking"
    Part 2: BIS Basel, hybrid (virtual/physical) event on Data Science in Central Banking: Applications and tools (further information)


  •  19-22 Oct 2021

    IFC workshop on "Data science in central banking"
    Part 1: Bank of Italy, virtual event on Data Science in Central Banking: Machine learning applications (further information)

  • 27 Sept–1 Oct 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.
  • 14-15 Sept 2021 Paris, France: International Conference on "Statistics for Sustainable Finance", co-organised with the Bank of France and the Deutsche Bundesbank (programme)
  • 9-16 July 2021

    The IFC will hold several events on the occasion of the virtual 63rd ISI World Statistics Congress - ISI WSC 2021

    Friday, 9 July 2021

    12:00-14:45 CEST
    The IFC will organise a Satellite Seminar on "Sustainable finance: data availability and policy needs" with the Netherlands Bank (programme)


    The IFC will also sponsor eight Invited Paper Sessions (IPS)*:

    Monday, 12 July 2021

    60-minute non-live IPS
    IPS 174 - Central Banks as producers of official statistics

    60-minute non-live IPS
    IPS 216 - Fintech Statistics

    Tuesday, 13 July 2021

    10:00-11:00 BST = 11:00-12:00 CEST - 60-minute live IPS
    IPS 215 - Statistical literacy, visualization and communication

    60-minute non-live IPS
    IPS 212 - Relevance of data integration and advanced analytics in central bank decision-making

    Wed, 14 July 2021 60-minute non-live IPS
    IPS 214 - Addressing globalisation challenges
    Thursday, 15 July 2021

    18:00-19:00 BST = 19:00-20:00 CEST - 60-minute live IPS
    IPS 175 - New developments in central bank statistics around the world 

    60-minute non-live IPS
    IPS 213 - Implications of the Digital Economy for Official Statistics

    Friday, 16 July 2021
    60-minute non-live IPS
    IPS 173 - Cooperation issues between NSOs and Central Banks

    *) Programme-at-a-glance / Scientific programme. The IPS non-live will be released daily Monday through Friday (12-16 July) at 09:00 Central European Summer Time and can be watched on-demand.

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.

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