March 2020 Quarterly Meeting

March 6, 2020 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 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 – Felice Levine, Chair COPAFS Board of Directors
Cynthia Clark,
Executive Director, COPAFS
9:15 – 9:45Update on the Federal Statistical System – Kerrie Leslie, Office of the Chief Statistician of the United States, Office of Management and Budget.
9:45 – 11:00Update on the Federal Data Strategy, and the First Year Action Plan — Panel Presentation Nick Hart, Data Coalition, Shelly Martinez, Office of Management and Budget
11:00 – 11:30Tiered Access presentation – report on Sloan Funded Workshop.  Cynthia Clark, Council of Professional Associations on Federal Statistics
11:30 – 12:30Networking Lunch (on site)
Lunch is $15.00 for all except presenters and discussants.
Please let us know if you will be having lunch with us. RSVP below.
12:30 – 1:30The Role of the Decennial Census in the Geographic Allocation of Federal FundingAndrew Reamer, George Washington University
1:30 – 2:30Census Messaging Strategy — Research conducted for Article 1Steve Jost, Subject Matter.  Response to question regarding Jost Presentation
2:30 – 3:00COPAFS Business Meeting

Notes from the Quarterly Meeting

Review the Report for the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Funded Workshops on Tiered Data Access

~Security measures at BLS require that we provide a list of all attendees. Please RSVP to the COPAFS office by March 3rd HERE or via e-mail: ~

If you are taking Metro, use the Red Line to Union Station. If you are driving, parking is available in the Union Station garage. The main entrance to the Bureau of Labor Statistics is just across from Union Station on First Street, NE