Villa Vigoni 2016

Social Change and Continuity – Monitoring and Reporting on Societal Trends in the 21st Century

Villa Vigoni Conference, October 24-26, 2016                  

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Monday, October 24
Afternoon   Arrival of participants  
19:00   Reception & Dinner. Welcome by Prof. Dr. Immacolata Amodeo, Secretary General of Villa Vigoni  
Tuesday, October 25
9:00 – 12:45 Session I: Social Change and Continuity – Monitoring and Reporting on Societal Trends – I (Chair: Heinz-Herbert Noll (formerly GESIS))
    Welcome and Opening  
  Heinz-Herbert Noll (formerly GESIS, Mannheim), Tadas Leoncikas (Eurofound, Dublin) Introduction to the Conference  
  Daniel Vaughan-Whitehead (ILO, Geneva) The Changing Position of Middle Classes in Europe  
  Jeroen Boelhouwer (SCP, The Hague) The Rise of Social Classes: Disparities in the Netherlands  
  Jean-Marie Jungblut / Anna Ludwinek (Eurofound, Dublin) Social Mobility in Europe: Recent Evidence  
10:45   Coffee Break  
  Ruud Luijkx (Tilburg University and University of Trento) Value Change in Europe at the Turn of the Century presentation
12:00 Irene Riobóo Lestón (Universidad Rey Juan Carlos, Madrid), Anna Rita Manca (JRC, Ispra) Measuring Gender Equality Changes in the European Union presentation
12:15 Peter Bartelheimer (Georg-August University, Göttingen) Changes in the German Socio-economic Model – Gradual and Transformative. Concepts and findings of socio-economic reporting presentation
13:00   Lunch  
14:15 – 15:45 Session II: Social Change and Continuity – Monitoring and Reporting on Societal Trends – II (Chair: Tadas Leoncikas (Eurofound))
  Filomena Maggino (University of Florence), Adele Bianco (University of Chieti-Pescara) New Trend in Life Expectancy in the Advanced Countries? Which causes? Who is affected? Why? presentation
  Carla Collicelli (Censis, Rome) Change and Continuity in Health Values and Attitudes in Italy  
  Sakari Karvonen (National Institute for Health and Welfare, Helsinki) Changes Over Time in Income-related Child Poverty in Finland  
    Coffee Break  
16:15 – 18:15 Session III: Quality of Life and Subjective Well-Being (Chair: Christian Suter (University Neuchatel))
  Niels Ploug, Preben Etwil, Inez Lindeman Knudsen (Statistics Denmark, Copenhagen) Quality of Life in Danish Municipalities presentation
  Adolfo Morrone (ISTAT, Rome) The Effect of Disadvantages on Life Satisfaction  
  Eduardo Bericat (University of Seville) Happiness Inequality in Europe presentation
19:30   Dinner  
Wednesday, October 26
9:00 – 10:45 Session IV: Recent Developments in European Social Monitoring and Reporting (Chair: Peter Farago (FORS))
  Roubini Gropas (European Political Strategy Centre, Brussels) Global Societal Trends and Key Challenges for Europe  
  Håkan Nyman (Ministry of Health and Social Affairs, Stockholm) A System of Nordic Welfare Indicators presentation
  Franziska Ehrler (FORS, Lausanne) Social Change in Switzerland: Developing a New Monitoring System  
  István Tóth (TARKI, Budapest) Hungarian Social Report 2016  
10:45   Coffee Break  
  Business Meeting
11:15 – 12:45   Future Plans  
13:00   Lunch and Departure