For those of you who might be interested this is a great opportunity to present your work.
It would be nice to have a strong transportation showing.
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From: "ACS Data Users Group"
Date: January 7, 2014 at 3:53:04 PM CST
Subject: Call for Abstracts: ACS Data Users Conference
Reply-To: "ACS Data Users Group"
Reminder: Deadline for Abstracts Is January 15!
ACS Data Users Conference
May 29-30, 2014
Holiday Inn Capitol, Washington D.C.
This is a reminder that the deadline to submit an abstract for the upcoming ACS Data
Users Conference is January 15. 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; Migration patterns and trends;
or other areas
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 an invited plenary session by Census Bureau staff.
To submit an abstract, visit www.acsdatausers.org
. The $200 conference registration fee
will be waived for persons presenting at the meeting.
Please forward this announcement to others who may be interested. More information about
the conference, including registration information, will be available in the coming
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