March 2019 Quarterly Meeting

March 1, 2019 @ 9:00 am – 3:30 pm EST

Bureau of Labor Statistics Conference Center
2 Massachusetts Avenue NE
Washington, DC

Coffee will be available at 8:30 a.m.

9:00 – 9:15Welcome and Report from the Board of Directors – Linda Jacobsen, Chair
COPAFS Board of Directors Cynthia Clark,Executive Director, COPAFS
9:15 – 10:00U.S. Small-Area Life Expectancy Estimates Project – TheUSALEEP project produced estimates of life
expectancy at birth—the average number of years a person can expect to live—for most of the census
tracts in the United States for the period 2010-2015.
Shawna Webster, Executive Director, NAPHSIS
10:00 – 11:00Statistics Poland in Data-driven World: Opportunities and Challenges for Statistical Knowledge Creation, Dominik Rozkrut, President, Statistics Poland
11:00 – 12:00Update on the Federal Statistical System – Nancy Potok, Chief Statistician of the United States, Office of Management and Budget.
12:00 – 1:00Networking Lunch (on site)
Lunch is $15.00 for all except presenters and discussants.
Please let us know if you will NOT be having lunch with us.
1:00 – 2:00New Reports and Recommendations from the Committee on National Statistics, Brian Harris-Kojetin, Executive Director, CNSTAT (See Powerpoint Presentation Below)
2:00 – 2:30Discussion of initiatives to support Statistical Agencies – Steve Pierson, American Statistical Association, Cynthia Clark, COPAFS
2:30 – 3:30COPAFS Business Meeting