2016-12-06

2017 American Community Survey (ACS) Data Users Conference



The 2017 American Community Survey (ACS) Data Users Conference will be held at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office in Alexandria, VA on May 11-12, 2017.

The Population Reference Bureau (PRB) is organizing next year’s conference in partnership with the U.S. Census Bureau and with guidance from a new ACS Data Users Group Steering Committee.
To submit an abstract please fill out an abstract submission form and email your completed form to ACSDataUsersGroup@prb.org by Thursday, December 15, 2016. For more information, please contact Linda Jacobsen (ljacobsen@prb.org) or Mark Mather (mmather@prb.org) at PRB.
The conference will bring together ACS data users and staff from the U.S. Census Bureau to increase understanding of the value and utility of ACS data and to promote information sharing among data users about key ACS data issues and applications. The conference will include:
  • Contributed presentations by ACS data users
  • Invited sessions
  • Hands-on training
  • Roundtable discussions
  • Opportunities for networking
Registration for the conference will be free for all participants. 
More information about the conference, including registration information and a preliminary program, will be available in February 2017.