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2017 TN SDC ANNUAL CONFERENCE


Conference Details

When: August 8, 2017

8:30am - 5:00pm

Where: Hilton Hotel Downtown - Knoxville, TN

501 West Church Ave

Knoxville, TN 37902

 

Registration: CLICK HERE TO REGISTER before July 24!

 

Lodging: If a hotel stay is required, use this Hilton reservation link to get the group rate or call 865-523-2300 and use reservation group code SDC17.

 

Agenda: Conference agenda will be available below as speakers are confirmed. Pdf available here.

 

Check back frequently for updates.


Data Users Conference Agenda

Data Users Conference Agenda
Tuesday, August 8

8:30 a.m.       Registration/Continental Breakfast

9:00 a.m.       Welcome (Cherokee Ballroom, Salons D&E)
                      Melissa Stefanini, Director, Tennessee State Data Center, University of Tennessee    

9:05 a.m.      Data Dissemination with data.census.gov
                      Allyson Burleson-Gibson, External Communications, Center for Enterprise Dissemination and Consumer Innovation, U.S. Census Bureau

10:05 a.m.     Break

10:20 a.m.    2020 Vision
                      Ron Williams, Data Dissemination Specialist, Kentucky & Tennessee, U.S. Census Bureau
                      Faye Anderson, Partnership Specialist, Decennial Partnership Branch Community Engagement Program, U.S. Census Bureau
                       
11:20 a.m.     The History Behind Census Geography
                      Michael Ratcliffe, Asst. Division Chief, Geographic Standards, Criteria, Research, and Quality, Geography Division, U.S. Census Bureau

12:20 p.m.     Lunch (Cherokee Ballroom, Salons A&B)


The afternoon is split into two tracks. Please choose either the Grant Writing Workshop or the Economics Workshop.

 

Track 1 - Grant Writing Workshop (Sequoyah Room III)    

                
1:30 p.m.       Grant Writing with Census Data
                        Celeste Carruthers, Boyd Center For Business and Economic Research, University of Tennessee

2:30 p.m.      Using American FactFinder to Collect Census Data
                      Ron Williams, Data Dissemination Specialist, Kentucky & Tennessee, U.S. Census Bureau

3:30 p.m.      Break

3:45 p.m.       Census Business Builder for Grant Writing
                       Andrew Hait, Data Product and Data User Liaison, International Trade Management Division, U.S. Census Bureau

4:30 p.m.       Closing Comments (Cherokee Ballroom, Salons D&E)
                       Melissa Stefanini, Director, Tennessee State Data Center, University of Tennessee

Track 2 - Economics Workshop (Cherokee Ballroom, Salons D&E)        

            
1:30 p.m.       2017 Economic Census
                       Andrew Hait, Data Product and Data User Liaison, International Trade Management Division, U.S. Census Bureau

2:30 p.m.      Health Economics: A Tennessee Checkup
                      Donald Bruce, Boyd Center for Business and Economic Research, University of Tennessee
3:30 p.m.      Break
3:45 p.m.       Tennessee Economic Update
                       Larry Kessler, Boyd Center for Business and Economic Research, University of Tennessee
4:30 p.m.       Closing Comments (Cherokee Ballroom, Salons D&E)
                       Melissa Stefanini, Director, Tennessee State Data Center, University of Tennessee

*All Times are in Eastern Daylight Time


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