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Villa Vigoni 2015

10th Conference “Social Monitoring and Reporting in Europe”
“Policy Goals, Societal Values and Citizen’s Preferences: How We Live and How We Want to Live in Europe”

 

Villa Vigoni, October 26-28, 2015

 

Monday, October 26
Afternoon Arrival of participants
19:00 Reception & Dinner. Welcome by Prof. Dr. Immacolata Amodeo, Secretary General of Villa Vigoni
Tuesday, Morning, October 27
9:00 Welcome and Opening
Session I: Policy Goals, Societal Values and Citizen’s Preferences – I (Chair: Heinz-Herbert Noll, (formerly GESIS, Mannheim)
09:30-10:45 Heinz-Herbert Noll (formerly GESIS, Mannheim) Introduction to the Conference  
Robert Erikson (SOFI, Stockholm) Measuring Quality of Life for Official Purposes

presentation

Filomena Maggino (University of Florence),Tommaso Rondinella (ISTAT, Rome) Participative Process to Grant Legitimacy to Sets of Wellbeing Indicators presentation
Anika Rasner (Federal Chancellery, Berlin) The Citizen Dialogue on Quality of Life in Germany: Process, Objectives and Preliminary Results
10:45 Coffee Break
Session I continued
11:15-12:45 Håkan Nyman (Ministry of Health and Social Affairs, Stockholm) Policy Goals and Objectives in Well-Being Measurement – The Example of the Social Open Method of Coordination presentation
Aurelia-Georgiana Ivan (Eurostat, Luxembourg) The Process of Establishing Eurostat’s Quality of Life Framework

presentation

Carlotta Balestra (OECD, Paris) “Your” Better Life Index: Involving People and Learning what Matters Most to Them

presentation

13:00 Lunch
Tuesday, Afternoon, October 27
Session II: Policy Goals, Societal Values and Citizen’s Preferences – II (Chair: Christian Suter (University Neuchatel))
14:15-16:15 Christian Kroll (Bertelsmann Foundation, Gütersloh) Sustainable Development Goals: Are the Rich Countries Ready?
István G. Tóth (TARKI, Budapest) Europeans on Redistribution: How much state activity do they want and how this changed during (and after) the crisis

presentation

Tadas Leoncikas, Joanna Napierala (Eurofound, Dublin) Economic Strain Over the Life Course in Europe presentation
Asghar Zaidi (University of Southampton and London School of Economics) Active Ageing Index: A Tool to Measure and Monitor Potential of Older People Across European Countries presentation
16:15 Coffee Break
Session III: Security and Insecurity – An Underestimated Dimension of Wellbeing? (Chair: Tadas Leoncikas, Eurofound, Dublin)
16:45-18:15 Rob Bijl (Netherlands Institute for Social Research, The Hague) Public Trust and Feelings of Public Safety presentation
Dina Hummelsheim (GESIS, Mannheim) Perceptions of Insecurity and their Impact on Life Satisfaction

 

Preben Etwil, Inez Lindemann Kristensen (Statistics Denmark, Copenhagen) Measuring Quality of Life in Denmark – A New Project

presentation

19:30 Dinner
Wednesday, Morning, October 28
Session IV: Recent Developments in European Social Monitoring and Reporting (Chair: Peter Farago (FORS, Lausanne))
09:00-10:30 Sakari Karvonen (National Institute for Health and Welfare, Helsinki) Welfare in Finland – A Social Report presentation
María L. Jiménez Rodrigo, Eduardo Bericat (University of Seville) The Quality of European Societies: A Compilation of Composite Indicators

presentation

Pamela Abbott, Claire Wallace and Roger Sapsford (University of Aberdeen, UK) The Decent Society Index: a tool for research and the design of social policy across the world presentation
10:45 Coffee Break
Session IV continued
11:00-12:45 Business Meeting:The Future of the Social Monitoring and Reporting in Europe Network and Conference Series
13:00 Lunch and Departure