Colectica in Paris for the 2024 Conference on Smart Metadata for Official Statistics

Colectica will present about DDI-Lifecycle Quality Statements and Parquet Smart Metadata in Paris, France April 11th and 12th for COSMOS 2024.

Colectica is pleased to announce that its staff were selected to give several presentations at the upcoming Conference on Smart Metadata for Official Statistics (COSMOS) in Paris, France. Each year, Colectica sends representatives to various conferences to share ideas and consult with other users of standardized data documentation. At COSMOS, Colectica staff will present one paper, one poster, and attend a DDI and SDMX technical workshop.

"We are excited to attend the inaugural COSMOS conference" said Dan Smith, a Partner at Colectica. "We always enjoy exchanging ideas and experiences with other people who are excited about Data Documentation."

We always enjoy exchanging ideas and experiences with other people who are excited about Data Documentation

Dan Smith, Partner at Colectica

A paper titled "Minimizing Quality Reporting burden in Official Statistics through DDI Smart Metadata" will be co-presented with the Irish Central Statisics Office.

A poster titled "Integrating Parquet and JSON-LD for Embedded Smart Metadata in Statistical Data Storage" will also be presented. This poster will explore a new method of storing statistical data in the parquet file format.

Colectica will also attend a workshop at INSEE titled "SDMX, DDI and related standards for statistical production: making interoperability work ". This workshop will help advance SDMX and DDI interoperability.

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