March 2024 Quarterly Meeting

March 1 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm EST

The COPAFS Quarterly Meeting will be hybrid with the in-person meeting taking place at the USDA Jamie Whitten Building, 1400 Jefferson Dr. SW, Washington, DC 20024. Please use the visitors’ entrance located on Jefferson Drive. You will need your ID. The security guard should have your name. Once inside the Whitten Building, from the Jefferson Drive entrance, we will be down the hall to the right in room 107A, the Press Room.

The Whitten Building is conveniently located on the Mall via the Smithsonian (blue/orange/silver line) stop. If taking metro, take the National Mall exit, cross Jefferson Dr. SW and head toward the visitors entrance to the building which will be on your left.

A Zoom link will be sent to those who registered as virtual attendees.

9:00 – 9:05Welcome/Report from Board of Directors
Felice Levine, Vice Chair
9:05 – 9:15 COPAFS Update
Paul Schroeder, Executive Director
9:15 – 10:00Update on the Federal Statistical System – see below
10:00 – 11:00 Examining Health Equity Measurement and Representation through the Lens of Total Survey Error
Morgan Earp, NCHS
11:00 – 12:00 Medical Expenditure Panel Survey: Challenges and Solutions in Data Collection
Ryan Hubbard, Westat
12:00 – 1:00Lunch Break
1:00 – 2:30 Remembering Katherine K. Wallman
2:30 – 3:00Business Meeting

Update on the Federal Statistical System (links)