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Seminars
Statistics and Data Analytics
Event Date:

12.11.2018-15.11.2018

Event Coordinator:

Resul Saltabas

The seminar will focus on the application of econometric techniques for modeling the dynamic behavior of macroeconomic variables (that are of interest to central banks). This seminar aims to introduce the main econometric tools and application of these tools on analyzing economic problems relevant for central bankers.

Target Audience: The seminar is designed for central bankers who are interested in understanding the forecasts and economic models but have limited experience in the analysis of economic data. Prior knowledge of intermediate statistics and econometrics is assumed. Some experience of statistical software is recommended. Applications will be conducted using EViews, a standard tool for forecasting in central banks.

Seminars
Monetary Policy
Event Date:

05.11.2018-08.11.2018

Event Coordinator:

Ufuk Senol

As a result of the recent developments in the global financial markets, policymakers focused on the developments in the financial markets, which enabled them to understand the monetary transmission mechanism better. This seminar introduces the participants to the basics of financial market analysis from the perspective of central bankers.

Target Audience: The seminar is designed as an introduction to financial market analysis for practitioners from central banks and related policy institutions who are interested in financial markets. Participants are encouraged to share their country experiences and expected to be familiar with Microsoft Excel.

Seminars
Central Bank Governance
Event Date:

17.10.2018-19.10.2018

Event Coordinator:

Ufuk Senol

Cyber threats are increasing from day to day using new attack vectors. Behind of these cyber attacks there are several motivations such as, political reasons, financial fraud and terrorism. Most of these attacks are targeting the critical infrastructures of the countries. As the critical infrastructures, banking and financial organizations are the most important targets of the attacks.

Target Audience: The seminar is designed for the employees from central banks and financial institutions who are responsible for the cyber security of their IT infrastructure and the ISMS / IT risk anagement. The participants are encouraged to share their experiences, and to take an active part in discussions during the seminar.

Seminars
Data Compilation and Extraction
Event Date:

08.10.2018-12.10.2018

Event Coordinator:

Resul Saltabas

This seminar mainly aims to improve the knowledge of the participants on designing and conducting surveys, particularly those carried out by the CBRT. The seminar will initiate a dialogue that will lead to a more effective use of survey statistics, improve quality, and encourage innovation.

Target Audience: The seminar is designed for statistical practitioners who work in central banks, ministries of finance or national statistical offices —including statisticians, data analysts and researchers— who engage in the production and application of statistics. Participants are also encouraged to make short presentations on survey methods used at their institutions.

Event Date:

01.10.2018-03.10.2018

Event Coordinator:

Resul Saltabas

The objective of this seminar is to discuss current trends in foreign exchange reserve management with a specific focus on risk management. Speakers from multinational financial institutions, academia and the CBRT will present the topic while other central banks share their experiences on a range of issues related to foreign exchange reserves and risk management of reserves.

Target Audience: The content of the seminar is tailored for experts and managers who are involved in reserve and risk management. Participants will be expected to take part in the discussions and share their country experiences.