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Dati: da tutti per tutti? - Data: from every one for every one?

The Swiss Statistics Meeting 2020 has been postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Swiss Statistics Meeting 2021 will take place from the 6th to the 8th of Semptember 2021 in Lugano.

The Swiss Statistics Days are the largest event for people interested in statistics from all areas (business and industry, research and education, public statistics, journalism, etc.) that takes place in a different Swiss city every year. It gives them the opportunity to follow the activities of their colleagues and learn about new national and international topics and methods. Each year, the theme of the Statistics Days alternates between "Official Statistics Only" and "Business and Industry, Research and Education, Official Statistics".

For 2021, the city of Lugano in the canton of Ticino has been secured as the venue for the Swiss Statistics Days. They will be held under the motto "Dati: da tutti per tutti? - Data: from all for all?" and offer experts from Official statistics, the private sector and science a much-appreciated platform for exchange and networking.

The chosen theme is linked to the Agenda 2030 for sustainable development adopted by the United Nations in September 2015, which is structured around 17 objectives. True to its motto "leaving no one behind", Agenda 2030 is universal and is aimed at all countries. To measure progress towards these goals at regional, national and international level, high-quality, accessible, up-to-date and reliable statistical data are needed. They must also be detailed enough so that they can be used as a basis for decisions on further action: A real challenge for the statistical community.

If no one is to be left out, data must be available on all social groups - including minorities - and all areas. Moreover, this statistical information must be accessible to all. These two main topics will be the focus of the Swiss Statistics Days in Lugano from 6 to 8 September 2021.

Report on your experiences, innovation projects and research in these broad subject areas. Present your successes and talk about the problems and obstacles you have encountered. Only by pooling our knowledge can we master the great challenge.

The specific topics will be determined by the Organising Committee in January 2021 and will be announced in accordance with the Call for Papers for lectures and poster contributions.