We are pleased to announce the advanced registration for the 23rd Annual Morris Hansen Lecture entitled “Envisioning the 2030 U.S. Census”. The event will take place on January 7, 2014, with doors opening to attendees at 2:30 p.m. The lecture will commence at 3:30 p.m. and conclude at 5:30 p.m. It will be held at the Jefferson Auditorium within the United States Department of Agriculture’s South Building, 1400 Independence Avenue, S.W. Washington, D.C. 20250, which is conveniently located at the Smithsonian Metro Station, 14th Street exit, via the blue/orange lines. Please join us after the lecture on the USDA patio for a reception, where we will be serving light refreshments.
This year’s keynote speaker is Stephen Fienberg, who is a Maurice Falk University Professor of Statistics and Social Science at Carnegie Mellon University, and who also holds appointments in the Department of Statistics, the Machine Learning Department, and Heinz College. Dr. Fienberg’s presentation will focus on the future possibility of using radically new methodologies for the U.S decennial census data collection, list-building, and the use of administrative records with the goal of creating greater census accuracy at lower cost.
Advanced registration is optional, but is highly recommended to ensure easy access to the building. Those who complete the advanced registration will be pre-cleared through building security at Wing 5. Photo identification is required for entry, and please allow an extra 20 minutes to process through security with pre-registration. If your name is not on the registration list, you will need to enter the building at Wing 1, and please allow one hour to process through security.
Registration will close on January 2, 2014.
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