The 31st Population Census Conference Program

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The 31st
Population Census Conference
Hosted bythe Association of National Census and Statistics Directors of
America, Asia and the Pacific (ANCSDAAP)
in cooperation withthe Statistics Bureau of Japan (SBJ)

"The Impact of COVID-19 on the 2020 Round of Censuses and How to Overcome the Ensuing Challenges"

  • The 31st Population Census Conference ProgramDates

    November 29 (Tue.) - December 1 (Thu.), 2022

  • The 31st Population Census Conference ProgramVenue

    Tokyo, Japan

Time (JST)SessionSession ProgramVenue
09:00-09:30RegistrationNishiki
(South Tower 4F)
09:30-10:40Opening Session
(70m)
Opening Remarks (10 min)
  • Asako OMI, State Minister for Internal Affairs and Communications of Japan
Welcoming Remarks and Presidential Address (35 min) 
  • Vu Thi THU THUY, President of ANCSDAAP / Director of Data Collection and Information Technology Application Department, GSO Vietnam
Group Photo (25 min) - at Ohgi Room
10:40-11:00Coffee Break
11:00-11:30Session 1
(30m)

Keynote Speech

Japan's Population Census: Developments and Challenges 
  • Noriko TSUYA, Distinguished Professor, Keio University, Japan
11:30-13:00Lunch (hosted by SBJ)Ohgi
13:00-14:30Session 2
(90m)

The Impact of COVID-19 on the 2020 Round of Censuses

Nishiki
(South Tower 4F)

Session Chair : Keiko NAGAI, Director of Planning, Population Census Division, Statistics Bureau of Japan (SBJ)

1. Conducting the 2020 Population Census under the COVID-19 Pandemic and lessons learned therefrom 
  • Satoru KOMATSU, Director of Population Census Division, Statistical Survey Department, Statistics Bureau of Japan (SBJ)
2. Experience of Conducting the 2021 Population Census amid the COVID-19 Pandemic in Hong Kong, China 
  • Sharon Pun-wai NG, Assistant Commissioner (Social), Hong Kong Census and Statistics Department
3. The Impact of COVID-19 Pandemic on the Implementation of Indonesia's 2020 Population Census 
  • Ali SAID, Director, Directorate for Population and Labor Statistics, BPS-Statistics Indonesia

Q&A

14:30-14:45Coffee Break
14:45-16:15Session 3
(90m)

Technologies & Alternative Methods in Data Collection

Session Chair : Prasad Anura Kumara PALA MULLALAGE, Director General, Department of Census & Statistics, Sri Lanka

1. Impact of COVID-19 on the 2020 Mongolian Population Census: Data Collection and Processing (ONLINE) 
  • Batdavaa BATMUNKH, Chairman, National Statistics Office of Mongolia
2. Korea's Combined Census in 2020 
  • Ji-Youn LEE, Director, Population Census Division, Survey Management Bureau, Statistics Korea (KOSTAT)*
  • Junghee KANG, Deputy Director, Population Census Division, Survey Management Bureau, Statistics Korea (KOSTAT)
3. Computer-Assisted Personal Interviewing in African Censuses: Observed Opportunities and Challenges 
  • Oliver FISCHER, Chief, International Programs Center, U.S. Census Bureau

Q&A

16:30-17:50Board of Directors MeetingKatsura
18:00-20:00Welcoming Dinner (hosted by ANCSDAAP)Ohgi

 

 

Time (JST)SessionSession ProgramVenue
09:00-09:15Notice & UpdateNishiki
(South Tower 4F)
09:15-10:15Session 4
(60m)

Overview of 2020 Round of Census Implementation-(1)

Session Chair : Vu Thi THU THUY, Director, Data Collection and Information Technology Application Department, General Statistics Office of Vietnam

1. Dominican Republic’s 2022 Population and Housing Census: Planning, Innovation, Challenges and Achievements (ONLINE) 
  • Miosotis RIVAS PENA, CEO, National Statistics Office of Dominican Republic
2. Azerbaijan Experience on the 2020 Round Population Census: General Overview 
  • Yusif YUSIFOV, Deputy Chairman, State Statistical Committee of the Republic of Azerbaijan

Q&A

10:15-10:30Coffee Break
10:30-12:00Session 5
(90m)

Overview of 2020 Round of Census Implementation-(2)

Session Chair : Mritunjay Kumar NARAYAN, Registrar General & Census Commissioner, Office of the Registrar General & Census Commissioner, India

1. Samoa Population and Housing Census and the Impact of COVID-19 (ONLINE) 
  • Taiaopo FAUMUINA, ACEO, Census, Survey & Demography Division, Samoa Bureau of Statistics
2. Cambodia General Population Census and Challenges faced during the COVID-19 Pandemic 
  • Lundy SAINT, Deputy Director General, National Institute of Statistics, Cambodia
3. 2020 Census Round: UNFPA Support 
  • Mercedita TIA, Chief Technical Adviser, Population and Development, United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA)

Q&A

12:00-13:00Lunch (hosted by SBJ)Ohgi
13:00-14:30Session 6
(90m)

Data Processing

Nishiki
(South Tower 4F)

Session Chair : Sharon Pun-wai NG, Assistant Commissioner (Social), Hong Kong Census and Statistics Department

1. Data Processing in Singapore's Census of Population 
  • Huimin FENG, Statistician, Household Surveys and Expenditure Division, Singapore Department of Statistics
2. Use of AI for Census Data Processing - Study on Automatic Coding of Industry & Occupation Classification
  • Minju KIM, Deputy Director, Population Census Division, Survey Management Bureau, Statistics Korea (KOSTAT)*
  • Eunsook JUNG, Deputy Director, Population Census Division, Survey Management Bureau, Statistics Korea (KOSTAT)
3. Efforts to Enhance the Efficiency of Data Processing in the 2020 Population Census in Japan 
  • Masashi NOZAKI, Deputy Director, Population Statistics Data Processing Division, Statistical Data Processing Department, National Statistics Center, Japan

Q&A

14:30-14:45Coffee BreakNishiki
(South Tower 4F)
14:45-15:45Session 7
(60m)

Data Dissemination, Analysis and Utilization

Session Chair : Seungwook LEE, Senior Researcher, Korea Statistics Promotion Institute/ANCSDAAP Secretariat

1. Census Data: A Crucial Resource for Population Research and Policy 
  • Sula SARKAR, Senior Research Scientist, IPUMS Center for Data Integration, University of Minnesota, USA
2. The 2020 Population Census; efforts in providing the results resolving the problem of unknown values 
  • Hidemine SEKINO,Deputy Director of the Population Census Division, Statistical Survey Department, Statistics Bureau of Japan (SBJ)

Q&A

15:45-16:45Session 8
(60m)

Census Evaluation

Session Chair : Hajily B. KELE, Deputy National Statistician, Population and Social Statistics Division, National Statistical Office of Papua New Guinea

1. Evaluating the Quality of the 2020 U.S. Census Using Demographic Methods 
  • Victoria VELKOFF, Associate Director for Demographic Programs and Chief Demographer, Demographic Directorate, U.S. Census Bureau
2. Evaluation of the Quality of Census Data through Post Enumeration Survey and Demographic Analysis 
  • Prasad Anura Kumara PALA MULLALAGE, Director General, Department of Census & Statistics, Sri Lanka

Q&A

 

 

Time (JST)SessionTentative ProgramVenue
09:00-09:15Notice & UpdateNishiki
(South Tower 4F)
09:15-10:45Session 9
(90m)

Census Evaluation

Session Chair : Victoria VELKOFF, Associate Director for Demographic Programs and Chief Demographer, Demographic Directorate, U.S. Census Bureau

1. Data Collection, Processing, and Census Planning in Colombia (ONLINE) 
  • Angela VEGA,Technical Director, Census and Demography, National Administrative Department of Statistics (DANE) of Colombia
2. Mid-term Population Expansion Plan 2024 
  • Vu Thi THU THUY, Director, Data Collection and Information Technology Application Department, General Statistics Office of Vietnam
3. Emergence from Paper to Digital Mode 
  • Mritunjay Kumar NARAYAN, Registrar General & Census Commissioner, Office of the Registrar General & Census Commissioner, India

Q&A

10:45-11:00Coffee Break
11:00-11:30Closing Session
(30m)
  • Dong-myeong JEONG, Director General, Survey Management Bureau, Statistics Korea (KOSTAT) / ANCSDAAP Secretariat
  • Takashi INOUE, Director General, Statistics Bureau of Japan (SBJ)
  • Vu Thi Thu Thuy, President of ANCSDAAP / GSO Vietnam
  • Victoria Velkoff, President-elect of ANCSDAAP / U. S. Census Bureau