September 2019 Quarterly Meeting

September 6, 2019 @ 9:00 am – 3:30 pm EDT

Bureau of Labor Statistics Conference Center
2 Massachusetts Avenue NE
Washington, DC, 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 – 10:00Update on the Federal Statistical System – Nancy Potok,
Chief Statistician of the United States, Office of Management and Budget.
10:00 – 11:00NCSES Skilled Technical Workforce project update – John Finamore and Vicki Lancaster,
Social & Decision Analytics Division, Biocomplexity Institute & Initiative | University of Virginia
11:00 – 12:00The Response Outreach Area Mapper (ROAM): A Tool to Identify, Understand,
and Outreach to Hard-to-Count Areas – Nancy A Bates and Suzanne McArdle, Census Bureau
12:00 – 1:00Networking 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.
12:45 – 1:00Member Vote on new Bylaws
1:00 – 2:00Census Bureau Citizenship Data Research and Product Development, John Abowd, Census Bureau
2:00 – 3:00Gender data gaps and building coalitions to close them, Eleanor Carey, Senior
Technical Manager, Data 2X
3:00 – 3:30COPAFS Business Meeting

Census Bureau Citizenship Data Research and Product Development Video Presentation

John M. Abowd
Chief Scientist and Associate Director for Research and Methodology, U.S. Census Bureau
September 6, 2019

~Security measures at BLS require that we provide a list of all attendees. Please RSVP to the COPAFS office by September 4th 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