CANCELLED: NCRN Technical Mini-Symposium: Record Linkage and Metadata

This meeting was cancelled due to the Government shutdown.

Location: U.S. Census Bureau

Registration: Registration Closed

Friday, October 4, 2013

The eight nodes of the NSF-Census Research Network (NCRN) will hold a one-day technical mini-symposium on Friday, October 4, 2013.  The program will comprise two one-half day sessions focused on topics of broad interest to the nodes, the Census Bureau and the federal statistical system. Presentations will highlight research performed by the NCRN nodes, with opportunity for questions and comments from agency researchers.

10:00-12:30     Session 1:  Record Linkage

10:00 Introduction: Rebecca Stoerts, Carnegie Mellon University
10:05 Nada Wasi, University of Michigan
10:30 Mauricio Sadinle, Carnegie Mellon University
10:55 Nicole Dalzell, Duke University
11:20 Ping Li, Cornell University
11:45 Discussion: William Winkler, Amy O’Hara (tentative)
12:15 Open Discussion

12:30 Lunch

1:30-4:00 Session 2: Data Documentation Initiative (DDI) Metadata within the Federal Statistical System:  Implementation Challenges, Record Linkage, and Provenance Encoding

1:30 Introduction: William Block, Cornell University
1:35 Jay Greenfield and Sophia Kuan, Booz Allen Hamilton
2:05 Tim Mulcahy, NORC at the University of Chicago
2:35 Jeremy Williams, Cornell University
3:05 DDI Tools Demonstration: Abdul K. Rahim and Pascal Heus, Metadata Technologies North America
3:45 Open Discussion
4:00 Meeting Ends


The mini-symposium is free and open to the public, but registration is required. Streaming video of the workshop will be available, and recording of the sessions will be posted here at a later date. Participants wishing to view the video stream on the workshop day should explicitly request so on their registration.