From: American Community Survey Data Users Group - Automated Email [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
Sent: Thursday, December 6, 2018 3:32 PM
To: Weinberger Penelope <pweinberger(a)aashto.org>
Subject: Reminder: CALL FOR ABSTRACTS for the 2019 ACS Data Users Conference
Update from American Community Survey Data Users Group
This is a reminder that the abstract submission<http://www.surveymonkey.com/r/ACSConf19> deadline for the 2019 ACS Data Users Conference is next Thursday, December 13.
The ACS Conference will be held on May 14-15 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
To submit an abstract, visit www.surveymonkey.com/r/ACSConf19<http://www.surveymonkey.com/r/ACSConf19>. For more information, please contact Linda Jacobsen (ljacobsen(a)prb.org<mailto:email@example.com>) or Mark Mather (mmather(a)prb.org<mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org>) at PRB.
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