The Association of Public Data Users Conference (APDU) will be holding its annual conference on July 9-10 in Arlington, VA. I think members of this list will find the topics and speakers of interest and will appreciate the opportunity to meet with data producers and fellow data users. You can find the latest agenda linked here: http://apdu.org/events/conference/2019-annual-conference/
The most up to date line up of speakers includes the heads of the Census Bureau, BEA and BLS each talking about the challenges ahead for their respective programs. There will be a plenaries on the use of algorithms and public data as well as a discussion of the implications of the Census Bureau's new data security initiatives. There are also a range of breakout sessions, including a talk about the new CTPP.
Following the conference APDU is sponsoring an "Advanced Data Visualization Techniques in Tableau" training that might also be of interest. You can learn about the training here: http://apdu.org/2019/03/25/data-visualization-training/.
Please feel free to reach out to me or to Brendan Buff at bbuff(a)crec.net<mailto:email@example.com> for more information.
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This was on the LEHD listserv.
Cross-posting it for interested socioec analysts and SDCs.
This is a worthwhile Census-sponsored conference for those of you working with or interested in local economic geography, commuting patterns, workforce and employment data.
Presentation proposals go to --> kimberly.m.jones(a)census.gov<mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org>
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Subject: [lehd-general] 2019 LOCAL EMPLOYMENT DYNAMICS WORKSHOP - CALL FOR PRESENTATIONS
2019 LOCAL EMPLOYMENT DYNAMICS
PARTNERSHIP ANNUAL WORKSHOP
"Where We Have Come and Where We Are Going"
September 4-5, 2019
US Department of Commerce & US Census Bureau
CALL FOR PRESENTATIONS
We invite you to submit a proposal to present at the 2019 Annual Local Employment Dynamics (LED) Annual Partnership Workshop. 2019 marks the 20th anniversary of the LED Partnership. The LED Partnership is a collaborative partnership between state data agencies and the Census Bureau to leverage existing data in the development of new sources of economic and demographic information for policy makers and data users. The workshop provides professional development and networking for Labor Market Information (LMI) directors, data analysts and data providers at state and federal agencies, nonprofit organizations, businesses, and other data users. The focus of presentations at the workshop is useful and new applications of new data made possible through the LED State/Federal partnership, the Quarterly Workforce Indicators (QWI) or the QWI Explorer, the Longitudinal Employer-Household Dynamics (LEHD) Origin-Destination Employee Statistics (LODES) or the OnTheMap or OnTheMap for Emergency Management, the Job-to-Job Flows (J2J) or J2J Explorer, and the Post-Secondary Employment Outcomes (PSEO).
Presentations selected for the workshop will be featured on plenary panels or in targeted breakout sessions during this popular learning event. Topics could be from a wide variety of disciplines, including, but not limited to: workforce development, economic development, transportation planning, and emergency management. We are particularly interested in examples from our state partners and strongly encourage LMI shops to apply.
Submission Deadline: Friday, June 14, 2019
All presentations must be submitted via email to kimberly.m.jones(a)census.gov<mailto:email@example.com>. Please provide the following information:
* Your name and contact information
* Brief bio
* Proposed title
* Brief abstract of the presentation (3 sentences/50-60 words)
* 200-300 word description of the presentation
* Any special audio/visual needs (Conference management will supply PC, digital projector, and high-speed internet)
Proposals must include all requested information and must be received by the deadline. You will receive an email confirmation upon receipt of your submission.
The LED Partnership seeks presentations that reflect:
* Case studies, innovations, best practices using LED data, including OnTheMap, OnTheMap for Emergency Management, QWI Online, Industry Focus or VRDC data download
* Integration of LED data with other sources
* LED-based programs and initiatives that demonstrate measurable impact and results
* Outstanding success stories
Proposals will be judged on the following criteria:
* Informing decision-making and/or problem solving
* Usefulness to other data user
* Presentations must feature the use of Local Employment Dynamics data, alone or in combination with other data sources.
Presentation proposals are eligible for inclusion in the Poster Session (see Poster Session information).
Submitters will be notified of selection status via e-mail by July 5, 2019. Once selected, presenters must confirm their ability to present NO LATER than July 19, 2019.
POLICIES AND PROCEDURES:
1. Visual representations (PowerPoint, maps, graphs, data visualization) and online demonstrations are strongly encouraged.
2. Presentations may be posted to the LED Partnership website and used in promotional materials.
3. The LED Partnership reserves the right to edit all submitted presentations for publication on the web site and in the Workshop program.
4. The Workshop Program Team will determine the day and times for the presentation panel.
5. Presentations should be approximately 20-30 minutes in duration, with an additional 10 minutes for questions and answer; a discussant will moderate and encourage discussion of potential/similar uses of the LED data in the winning presentations.
6. The Census Bureau will provide two nights lodging and airfare (using Government contract carrier) for selected presenters. Other costs will be at the expense of the presenters.
The Local Employment Dynamics Partnership Annual Workshop will offer a poster session featuring large-format documents that inform attendees about recent research findings and practical applications of LED data, alone or in combination with other data sources.
Posters, provided by the submitter, are displayed for attendees to read at their leisure during the meeting and a scheduled "poster session" will allow poster authors and attendees to discuss the work in person.