December 2023 Quarterly Meeting

Virtual Meeting
December 1 @ 9:00 am – 3:30 pm EST

Organizer: COPAFS

9:00 – 9:05Welcome/Report from Board of Directors
Andy Weiss, Vice Chair, COPAFS Board
9:05 – 9:15COPAFS Update
Paul Schroeder, Executive Director, COPAFS
9:15 – 10:00Update on the Federal Statistical System – see below
Karin Orvis, OMB
10:00 – 11:00 Flexible Dissemination Software for the 2021 England & Wales & Northern Ireland Censuses
Aine McGuire, Cantabular
Mike Thompson, Cantabular
11:00 – 12:00The Social Impact Data Commons: Supporting local equity-informed decision-making in the National Capital Region
Aaron Schroeder, UVA Biocomplexity Institute
Joel Thurston, UVA Biocomplexity Institute
12:00 – 1:00Lunch Break
1:00 – 2:00Do No Harm Guide: Applying Equity Awareness on Data Privacy Methods
Joshua Snoke, RAND
2:00 – 3:00The FCSM Framework for Data Quality and Dissemination Strategies
Darius Singpurwalla, NCSES
3:00 – 3:30Business Meeting

Update on the Federal Statistical System (links)

  • OMB Race and Ethnicity Standards Revision Process Updates:  

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