Seminar of the Lithuanian Statistical Society


The year 2013 was declared to be the International Year of Statistics with the aim of celebrating the contribution of statistics to the progress of the global society. The Lithuanian Statistical Society together with Statistics Lithuania and Kaunas University of Technology (KTU) organised a seminar to celebrate the International Year of Statistics, which took place in the KTU hall on 17 October 2013.

The seminar provided an overview of the role of statistics in Lithuania and worldwide, organisation of official statistics, the past and future of the statistical science and studies. The participants of the seminar had a chance to meet and have individual conversations with the professors and scholars of the national universities and the representatives of Statistics Lithuania.

An exposition of the publications of Statistics Lithuania and KTU library dedicated to official statistics and statistical science, the Official Statistics Portal and its possibilities and an interactive educational tool for pupils E.school of Statistics Lithuania were presented during the seminar.

The seminar commanded widespread attention of students and pupils.