Social Reporting in Europe
“Current Trends of Societal Development and
Social Implications of the Economic Crisis”


Villa Vigoni Conference, March 14-16, 2010


Sunday, March 14

Afternoon Arrival of participants 
19:30 Dinner and Welcome by the Secretary General of Villa Vigoni, Prof. Gregor Vogt-Spira 

Monday, March 15

 Session I: Societal Development and Economic Crisis – Dimensions and Perspectives (Chair: Carla Collicelli, CENSIS, Rome)
09:30 - 10:00Carla Collicelli (CENSIS, Rome), Heinz-Herbert Noll (GESIS, Mannheim)

Welcome and Opening of the Conference

Carla Collicelli: Introduction

10:00 - 11:00

Manlio Graziano (Sorbonne, Paris)Geopolitical Aspects of Societal Developement and Economic Crisispaper (231 kB)
Antonio Golini (Università “La Sapienza”, Rome) / Tina Pietrangelo (Rome)Job shortage? A view on the short, medium and long term Discussion
11:00 - 11:30Coffee Break
11:30 - 12:30Isabelle Engsted-Maquet (EU Commission, Brussels)Social Implications of the Economic Crisis in Europe
Session II: Social Implications of the Economic Crisis Across European Countries (Chair:Heinz-Herbert Noll, GESIS, Mannheim)
14:00 – 16:15Rob Bijl (SCP; Den Haag)Social Consequences of the Economic Crisis in the Netherlandspresentation (1.49 MB)
Christian Suter (University Neuchatel)Social Implications of the Economic Crisis in Switzerlandpresentation (396 kB)
Carlos Pereda (Colectivo Ioé, Madrid)Social Implications of the Economic Crisis in Spainpaper (273 kB)
Stefan Weick (GESIS, Mannheim)Social Implications of the Economic Crisis in Germanypresentation (213 kB)
Sergio Vistarini (CENSIS, Rome)Social Implications of the Economic Crisis in Italy
16:15 - 16:45Coffee Break
16:45 - 18:45Stella Golinowska (Jagiellonian University, Krakow)Social Situation Observatory of Older People in the Context of Aging, Financial Crisis and Pension Reforms
Paul Allin (Office for National Statistics, London)Developing Measures of Societal Wellbeing in the UKpresentation
(189 kB)
Heinz-Herbert Noll (GESIS, Mannheim)SIMon – Social Indicators Monitor. A New Online-Information System

Tuesday, March 16

Session III: Recent Developments in Social Monitoring and Reporting and Plans for the future (Chair: Carla Collicelli, CENSIS, Rome)
09:00 - 10:15

Maxime Ladaique (OECD, Paris)A Glance at OECD Social Indicators for 2011presentation
(1.25 MB)
Maria Luisa Mirabile (IRES and RPS, Rome)Social Change and Welfare Policies: Reviews by "La Rivista delle Politiche Sociali"
Short interventions by all participants(Country/Europe)
10:15 – 10:45Coffee Break
10:45 – 12:00Planning Future Collaboration
12:30Lunch and Departure