List of Speakers

 

Last updated on Friday 15 October

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Wednesday, 10 November

Workshops

Chairpersons:

Giorgio Cesari , President of APAT, Italy
Len Cook , National Statistician, Office for National Statistics, UK
Jean-Pierre de Laet, Head of Unit, Economic Analysis of Taxation, Directorate of General
Taxation and Customs Union, European Commission
Hans Kausch, Member of the OECD Investment Committee, Head of Division, Federal Ministry of Economics and Labour, Germany
Tom Schuller, Head, Centre for Educational Research and Innovation, OECD
Edward Sondik, Director, National Center for Health Statistics, Center for Disease Control Prevention, United States
Gérard Viatte, Special Advisor to the FAO and Former Director of OECD Agriculture

Speakers:

Ali Arslan Gurkan,  Chief, Basic Foodstuffs Service, FAO
Penny Babb, Head of Socio-economic Inequalities Branch, Office for National Statistics, UK
Ayse Bertrand, International Investment Statistics, Financial and Enterprise Affairs, OECD
Jon Hall, Project Leader, Measures of Australia’s Progress, Australian Bureau of Statistics
Christopher Heady, Head of Tax Policy and Statistics Division, Centre for Tax Policy and Administration, OECD
Manfred Huber, Health Policy Unit, Directorate for Employment, Labour and Social Affairs, OECD
Herwig Immervoll , Social Policy Division, Directorate for Employment, Labour and Social Affairs, OECD
Wilfred Legg, Head of Policies and Environment Division, Agriculture Directorate, OECD
Mark Manto, Statistician, National Development Plan Gender Equality Unit, Department of Justice, Equality and Law Reform, Ireland
Brigitte Neumann, Executive Director, Nova Scotia Advisory Council on the Status of Women, Canada
Alessandra Righi , Senior Researcher, National Institute of Statistics, Italy
Peter Scherer, Counsellor, Directorate for Employment, Labour and Social Affairs, OECD
Vincenzo Spiezia, Head, Territorial Statistics and Indicators Division, Directorate of Public Governance and Territorial Development, OECD
Obie Whichard, Chief, International Investment Division, Bureau of Economic Analysis, US Department of Commerce
William Witherell, Director, Directorate for Financial and Enterprise Affairs, OECD

Discussants:

Roger de Boeck, Head of Service of the Balance of Payments, Statistics Department, National Bank, Belgium
Jin-Woo Cho, Director, Policy Co-ordination Division, Ministry of Gender Equality, Korea
Charles Hardy, Head of Planning and Evaluation, Department of Health and Children, Ireland
Jean-Marc Israël, Head of External Statistics Division, European Central Bank
Angela Me, Chief, Social and Demographic Statistics Division, UNECE
Paolo Sestito, Economic Advisor, Ministry of Social Welfare and Labour, Italy        
David Stanton , Chair, Indicators Sub-Group, Social Protection Committee of the European Union
Annalisa Zezza, Agricultural Economist, Ismea, Italy / Economiste agricole, Ismea, Italie
Michael Wolfson, Assistant Chief Statistician, Analysis and Development, Statistics Canada
Jagdev Singh Virdee, Deputy Director, Regional and Local Division, Office for National Statistics, UK

Opening Session

Enrico Giovannini, Chief Statistician, OECD
Diego Cammarata, Mayor of Palermo,  Italy
Gianfranco Micciché, Deputy Minister of Economy and Finance, Italy
Herwig Schlögl, Deputy Secretary-General, OECD

Thursday, 11 November

Keynote and Visionary Speakers:

David M. Walker, Comptroller General, General Accountability Office, United States
Jean-Claude Trichet, President, European Central Bank

Chairpersons:

Carlo Andrea Bollino, Chairman, Independent System Operator (GRTN), Italy
Jan Fischer, President, Czech Statistical Institute
Arturo González-de Aragón, Superior Auditor, Superior Audit Institution of  Mexico
Giandomenico Magliano, Director General for Multilateral Economic and Financial Co-operation, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Italy
Augusto Mateus, Professor, Superior Institute of Economy and Mangement, Portugal
Dermot McCarthy, Secretary General, Department of the Taoiseach, Ireland
Carlo Negrini, Vice President, Credito Siciliano SpA, Italy
Hallgrimur Snorrason, Director General, Statistics Iceland 
Marilyn Waring, Professor of Public Policy, Massey University, New Zealand
Enrico Giovannini, Chief Statistician, OECD
Donald J. Johnston, Secretary-General, OECD
Paolo Soprano, Director for the 1st Division, Department of Environmental Research and Development, Ministry for the Environment and Territory, Italy

Speakers:

Fabrizio Barca, Head of Department for Development Policies, Ministry of Economy and Finance, Italy
Luigi Biggeri, President, National Statistical Institute, Italy
Aviana Bulgarelli, Director General for Vocational Training and Guidance, Ministry of Labour and Social Policies, Italy
Tony Clayton, Head of New Economy Measurement, Office for National Statistics, United Kingdom
Jean-Philippe Cotis, Chief Economist, OECD
Joe Grice, Executive Director, Atkinson Review and Deputy Head, Government Economic Service, Office for National Statistics, United Kingdom
Jon Hall, Project Leader, Measures of Australia’s Progress, Australian Bureau of Statistics
Chonghee Han, Senior Researcher, Policy Evaluation Center, Institute of Public Administration, Korea
Kaija Hovi, Director of Business Structures, Statistics Finland
Andrew Jackson, Senior Economist, Canadian Labour Congress
Christoph Koellreuter, Managing Director and Chief Economist, BAK Basel Economics, Switzerland
Evan F. Koenig, Senior Economist and Vice President, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, United States
Li Jinhua, Auditor General, National Audit Office, China
Vijayendra N. Kaul, Comptroller and Auditor General, Government of India            
Pilar Martín-Guzmán, Vice President, International Statistical Institute, Spain
Bedřich Moldan, Director, Charles University Environment Center, Czech Republic
Heinz-Herbert Noll, Director, Social Indicators Department, Centre for Survey Research and Methodology - ZUMA, Germany
Muneharu Otsuka, Commissioner, Board of Audit of Japan, Japan
Kenneth Prewitt, Carnegie Professor of Public Affairs, Columbia University, United States
Walter Radermacher, Vice President, Federal Statistics Office, Germany
Hans Rosling, Professor of International Health, Karolinska Institute, Sweden
Andrea Saltelli, Acting Head of Econometrics and Statistical Support to Antifraud Unit, Head of the Applied Statistics Group, Joint Research Centre of the European Commission
Salvador Sánchez Colón, Director General for Statistics and Environment Information, Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources, Mexico
Wendelin Strubelt, Vice President and Professor, Federal Office for Building and Regional Planning, Germany
Jeffrey Tryens, Executive Director, Oregon Progress Board, United States
Gert G. Wagner, Professor of Economics, Council on Social and Economic Data, Germany
Katherine Wallman, Chief Statistician, Office of Management and Budget, United States

Discussants:

John Barber, Senior Economist, Innovation Group, Department of Trade and Industry, United Kingdom
Len Cook, National Statistician, Office for National Statistics, United Kingdom
Richard Denniss, Deputy Director, The Australian Institute
Sean Healy, Director, CORI Justice Commission, Ireland
Edmond Malinvaud, Professor, INSEE-CREST, Research Center for Economy and Statistics, France
Bernard Morel, Director of the French Government’s Territorial Development Delegation (DATAR), France
Kenneth G. Ruffing, Deputy Director, Chief economist, Environment Directorate, OECD
Luc Soete, Professor of International Economics, Maastricht University and Director of the Research Institute MERIT The Netherlands
Rodrigo Morales Elcoro, Chief economist, Office of the President of Mexico
Luigi Spaventa, Professor, University of Rome, “Tor Vergata”, Italy
Kei Takeuchi, Chairperson, Statistics Council, Japan

Friday, 12 November

Keynote and Visionary Speakers:

Donald J. Johnston, Secretary-General, OECD
Chris Brooks, Director, Public Affairs and Communication Directorate, OECD 

Chairpersons:

Joan Boer, Ambassador, Permanent Delegation of the Netherlands to the OECD
Chris Brooks, Director, Public Affairs and Communication Directorate, OECD 
Wolfgang Duchatczek, Vice Governor, Austrian National Bank
Thomas Emmerich, Vice President, Southern Europe, Middle East & Africa, SAS International
Andrea Gavosto, Chief Economist, Telecom Italia, Italy
Bruno Lamborghini, Vice chairman of Business Industry Advisory Committee to the OECD (BIAC) and President of the European Information Technology Observatory (EITO)
Pia Marconi, Director General of the Office for Innovation in Publc Administrations, Department of Pubic Administration, Italy
Francesco Olivieri, Ambassador, Delegation of Italy to the OECD
David Sampson, Assistant Secretary, Economic Development Administration, Department of Commerce, United States
Nobuo Tanaka, Director, Science, Technology and Industry Directorate, OECD
Jean Marc Vittori, Editor, Les Echos, France
John West, Head of Public Affairs, OECD

Speakers:

Louise Bellefeuille-Prégent, Senior Director, Horizontal Results Management, Expenditure Operations and Reporting, Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat
Luca de Biase, Journalist and writer, Italy
Sheila Bird, Chair of the RSS Performance Measurement Working MRC Biostatistics Unit, Cambridge and Strathclyde University, United Kingdom
Tito Boeri, Professor of Economics and Scientific Director, Bocconi University and Rodolfo DeBenedetti Fondation, Italy
Simon Briscoe, Statistics Editor, Financial Times, United Kingdom
Adelheid Bürgi-Schmelz, Director-General, Federal Statistical Office, Switzerland
Carolyn Cahill, Senior Policy Advisor, National Round Table on Environment and the Economy, Canada
Gøsta Esping-Andersen, Professor, Pompeu Fabra University, Barcelona, Spain
Donal Garvey, Director General, Central Statistics Office, Ireland
Leigh Gatt, Managing Director, Gatt Consulting Ltd, New Zealand
Bjørn Hvinden, Professor, University of Science and Technology, Norway
Toshio Idesawa, General Manager for Europe, Bank of Japan
Steven Keuning, Director General for Statistics, European Central Bank
Thorvald Moe, Deputy Secretary General, Ministry of Finance, Norway
Richard Murray, Chief Economist, Agency for Public Management, Sweden
T. Scott Murray, Director General, Institutions and Social Statistics, Statistics Canada
Nevenka Pergar, Board Member, Aktiva Invest, Slovenia
Jørgen Rosted, Director, The Danish National Agency for Enterprise and Housing
Edward Sondik, Director, National Center for Health Statistics, Center for Disease Control Prevention, United Status
Miguel Székely Pardo, Vice Minister of Prospective, Planning and Evaluation, Social Development Ministry, Mexico
Kenneth Tallis, Head of the Resources Division, Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
Dennis Trewin, National Statistician, Australian Bureau of Statistics
Oktay Varlier, Senior Vice President, Executive Board Member, Alarko Group of Companies, Industrialists’ and Businessmen’s Association Economic Policy Committee, Turkey
David Walker, Editor, The Guardian Public Magazine, United Kingdom

Discussants:

Arnaldo Abruzzini, Secretary General, Eurochambres - Association of European Chambers of Commerce and Industry
Abdülkadir Ates, Rapporteur of the Enlarged Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe on “OECD and the World Economy”, Member of the Turkish Parliament
Kathleen Cooper, Under Secretary for Economic Affairs, Department of Commerce, United States
Ian Ewing, Deputy Government Statistician, Statistics New Zealand
Christopher W. Hoenig, Managing Director, Strategic Issues, Government Accountability Office, United States
Heli Jeskanen-Sundström, Director General, Statistics Finland
Svein Longva, Director General, Statistics Norway
John Martin, Director, Employment, Labour and Social Affairs Directorate, OECD
Kiyohiko G. Nishimura, Executive Research Fellow of Economic and Social Research Institute, Professor of Economics, University of Tokyo and Member of Statistics Council, Japan
Gian Paolo Ruggiero, Director, Ministry of the Economy and Finance, Italy
Odile Sallard, Director, Public Governance and Territorial Development Directorate, OECD
Luigi Federico Signorini, Head of Statistics, Bank of Italy

Saturday, 13 November

Chairpersons:

Francesco Olivieri, Ambassador, Delegation of Greece to the OECD
Herwig Schlögl, Deputy Secretary-General, OECD

Speakers:

Paul Cheung, Director, Statistics Division, United Nations
Pedro Díaz Muñoz, Director for Statistical Methodologies and Tools, Eurostat, European Commission
Enrico Giovannini, Chief Statistician, OECD
Barry McGaw, Director, Education Directorate, OECD
Constance Morella, Ambassador, Delegation of the United States to the OECD
Hans Rosling, Professor of International Health, Karolinska Institute, Sweden
Jorgen Rosted, Director, The Danish National Agency for Enterprise and Housing

Discussant

Kristin Clemet, Minister of Education, Norway