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Training Course on 'Metadata Preparation and Management' in United Arab Emirates
 
Date : 09-11 September 2013 Venue : Abu Dhabi United Arab Emirates

The Centre organized a training course on “Metadata Preparation and Management” at the National Bureau of Statistics, United Arab Emirates on 9-11 September 2013. The course was provided by Ms. Nalan Eviren, an expert from the Turkish Statistical Institute with the participation of relevant staff members of National Bureau of Statistics, United Arab Emirates.

Attended by 25 experts, the training course on “Metadata Preparation and Management” aimed to introduce metadata management approaches and tools as well as share the TurkStat experience within this context. The training covered the following topics:

  • Process Management and Generic Statistical Business Process Model (GSBPM)
  • GSBPM based Process Management implementations at TURKSTAT
  • Statistical Metadata and Metadata Management
    • Basic definitions,
    • Metadata Management Concepts, Implementation Approaches
  • Metadata Management Tools and Standards (DDI, SDMX, Dublin Core)
  • Metadata Components
    • Concepts and Definitions
    • Classifications
    • Standard Code List
  • Current Metadata Implementations at TURKSTAT
    • Current situation
    • Projects/applications implemented
    • Planned activities
  • Description of the Metadata tool used at TURKSTAT
    • Metadata template
    • Reference and structural metadata components
    • Metadata Presentation Platform (NADA)
    • A sample application using metadata tool
    • Future works on metadata management at TURKSTAT

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