The 35th Conference of the International Association for Time Use Research (IATUR) was held in Rio de Janeiro, in August 7 to 9, 2013. The conference was supported by the Brazilian federal government, through the Technical Committee for the Study of Gender and Time Use.

Key dates:

January 2 to April 1, 2013 Submission of abstracts
April 8, 2013 Deadline of notification of abstract acceptance
April 26, 2013 Deadline to apply for financial assistance
May 17 to August 1st, 2013 Registration period

Pre-conference workshop: August 4-6, 2013


Thirty students from 17 different countries participated in the third training workshop on time use statistics, led by IATUR experts, in August 4 to 6, 2013. The workshop theme was THE ECONOMIC CONTRIBUTIONS OF WOMEN AND MEN: A TRAINING WORKSHOP ON TIME-USE DATA ANALYSIS FOR POLICYMAKING.

The course provided hands-on training on the special properties of time-use data, management of time use data sets, techniques for the analysis and reporting of time-use information in a policy-relevant, gender-aware manner. It was conducted in Spanish and English, with simultaneous translation between these languages.