NCRN Meeting Spring 2014

Location: U.S. Census Bureau

Registration: Registration Closed


Thursday, May 22, 2014

The eight nodes of the NSF-Census Research Network (NCRN) held a technical mini-symposium on Thursday and Friday, May 22-23, 2014.  The program comprised two one-half day sessions focused on topics of broad interest to the nodes, the Census Bureau and the federal statistical system. Presentations highlighted research performed by the NCRN nodes, with opportunity for questions and comments from agency researchers.

9:00-9:30 Opening remarks by the Director of the Census Bureau, John Thompson
[Conference Rooms 1-3]
9:30-12:00 Research Session I: Data Documentation Initiative (DDI) Metadata within the Federal Statistical System: Implementation Challenges and Provenance Encoding
(Organizer: William Block, Cornell) [Conference Rooms 1-3]
12:00-1:00 Lunch (Census cafeteria, on your own)
1:00-2:00 Research Session II: SWELL (Summer Work Group for Employer List Linkage)
(Organizers: Matthew Shapiro, Michigan; Lars Vilhuber, Cornell) [Conference Rooms 1 -3]
2:00-5:00 Individual meetings with Census personnel (self-organized) [Conference Room 4 or elsewhere]
3:00-4:00 (by invitation only) Meeting of the PIs and Co-PIs
4:00-5:00 (by invitation only) Meeting with Director of the Census Bureau [Room 8H008]
7:30-9:30 (by invitation only) Group dinner [Capitol City Brewing Company]

Friday, May 23, 2014

9:00-12:00 Research Session III: Designing a questionnaire for the 21st century: Adaptive design and other survey topics
Organizer: Lars Vilhuber, Cornell [Conference Rooms 1-3]
  Conference Ends


The mini-symposium was free and open to the public.