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ACS Data Users Conference

May 29-30, 2014
Holiday Inn Capitol, Washington D.C.


Call for Abstracts!
Deadline: January 15
Notification Date: February 15


To submit an abstract, visit The $200 conference registration fee will be waived for persons presenting at the meeting.

The American Community Survey (ACS) Data Users Conference will bring together ACS data users and staff from the U.S. Census Bureau to improve 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 a mix of invited and contributed presentations by ACS data users and Census Bureau staff.

We are inviting abstract submissions on the following topics (submissions on other applications of ACS data are also welcome):

  • Using the ACS to look at trends over time, including multiyear estimates
  • Issues and limitations in using small-area ACS data
  • How data users have dealt with changes in ACS survey questions
  • Aggregating ACS estimates and calculating margins of error
  • Using ACS in GIS and other mapping applications
  • How to access ACS from different sources
  • Applications of ACS data in different topical areas: Health insurance and disability; Income and poverty; employment and workforce development; and Migration patterns and trends

Please forward this announcement to others who may be interested. More information about the conference, including registration information, will be available in the coming weeks.