The NCRN Meeting Fall 2016 is the opportunity to learn about the research done within the NSF-Census Research Network. Presentations by network researchers are open to the public.
Location: U.S. Census Bureau HQ
Note: Anyone who does not have a federal government badge will need to check in at the main gatehouse (across from the metro). If you are not a US Citizen, please register on Eventbrite using the "Foreign National" option at least 2 weeks before the conference - by close of business Wednesday, October 19th.
A printable version of the program can be downloaded here.
Monday, October 24, 2016
9:00-9:05 Opening Remarks [Census auditorium]- Lars Vilhuber, PI, NCRN Coordinating Office
9:05-9:15 Opening Remarks [Census auditorium] - John Thompson, Director, Census Bureau
9:15-11:15 Research Session I [Census auditorium] The Survey of Income and Program Participation and NCRN (Organizer: Lars Vilhuber)
“Adaptive Survey Design, with Application to the SIPP” Kirstin Early, Steve Fienberg, and Jen Mankoff (Carnegie Mellon) (45 minutes)
Discussant: Jason Fields, U.S. Census Bureau (15 minutes)
General discussion (15 minutes)
11:15-12:00 Break and discussions
11:30-12:15 New to Census? Join the "Student tour" by Renee Ellis. Meet outside of the auditorium
12:00-1:15 PI-only Meeting (invitation only) [Conference room 4] working lunch at Census Bureau (separate room, catered lunch)
12:15-1:15 Non-PI Lunch (Cafeteria, Host: Renee Ellis)
1:30-3:30 Research Session II [Census auditorium] Using private data for economic measurement (Organizer: Maggie Levenstein, Michigan)
“Using Account Data to Measure Spending and Income”, Matthew Shapiro (Michigan) (45 minutes)
“Scanner Data and Economic Statistics: A Unified Approach”, David Weinstein (Columbia University) [pdf] (45 minutes)
General discussion (30 minutes)
4:00-5:00 Meeting with Census Bureau Director, Deputy Director, Associate Director R&M, staff (invitation only) [8H008 - Director's conference room]
6:30- NCRN Dinner (invitation only) [registration required]
Registration is closed; the event has ended.
If you are coming from out of town and are not affiliated with a NCRN node, please contact the NCRN Coordinating Office.
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