ACS Data Users Conference 
May 14-15, 2019
Washington, D.C.

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS
SUBMISSION DEADLINE IS THURSDAY, DECEMBER 13, 2018
 
The 2019 American Community Survey (ACS) Data Users Conference is planned for May 14-15, 2019 at the American University Washington College of Law (4300 Nebraska Avenue NW, Washington, DC). The conference will bring together ACS data users and staff from the U.S. Census Bureau to increase understanding of the value and utility of ACS data and to promote information sharing among data users about key ACS data issues and applications. The conference will include:
  • Contributed presentations by ACS data users
  • Invited sessions
  • Breakout sessions
  • Informal meet-ups or roundtable discussions (topic-based)
  • Lightning session (NEW!)
  • Opportunities for networking
Registration for the conference will be free for all participants. We are inviting abstracts on any topic relating to ACS data, but we are especially interested in presentations focused on:
  • Innovations in visualizing/ mapping ACS data    
  • Accuracy of ACS data: sampling and nonsampling issues           
  • ACS methods and survey design          
  • Combining ACS with other survey or administrative data 
  • Measuring change over time with ACS data users
  • ACS estimates for small geographic and rural areas: challenges and solutions
  • Aggregating ACS data and creating effective user-defined geographic areas
  • Presenting ACS data: practical guidelines for data
  • Utility of the ACS for private-sector applications
 
If you have questions or any technical difficulties submitting your abstract, please contact Lillian Kilduff at lkilduff@prb.org. All submissions must be made by December 13, 2018.

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