COPAFS
 
 Agenda from the December 2, 2016 Quarterly Meeting

 

9:00

Welcome and Report from the Board of Directors – Linda Jacobsen, COPAFS Chair

9:30-10:30

  Panel of experts:

  Guidance for Federal Statistical Agencies in the Trump Administration

William Beach, Vice President for Policy Research, Mercatus Center, George Mason University, previous Chief Economist for the Senate Budget Committee, Republican Staff.

Thomas Mesenbourgh, Member, Committee on National Statistics and former Acting and Associate Director, Census Bureau

Kevin Dayaratna, Senior Statistician and Research Programmer, Institute for Economic Freedom and Opportunity, The Heritage Foundation

10:30-11:30

COPAFS’ Plans and Materials for the Transition to the Trump Administration -  Kitty Smith Evans, Executive Director, COPAFS

11:30-12:30

Networking Lunch

12:30-1:30

The AAPOR/ASA Task Force on the Climate for Federal Surveys: Mission and Goals – Peter Miller, Census Bureau, and Cynthia Clark, National Agricultural Statistics Service (retired)

1:30-2:30

Communicating the American Community Survey’s Value to Respondents – Andrew Reamer, Research Professor, George Washington Institute of Public Policy, George Washington University

2:30-3:00

COPAFS Business Meeting

 3:00

 Adjourn

 


Summary of Meeting:    

Here   (1.48 KB, pdf)


Presentations from the December 2, 2016 Quarterly Meeting:

InstillingTrust in Federal Statistics (1.096 MB, pdf)
Kevin Dayaratna, Senior Statistician and Research Programmer, Institute for Economic Freedom and Opportunity, The Heritage Foundation

 Informing the Transition (79 KB, pdf) 
Kitty Smith Evans, Executive Director, COPAFS

 
AAPOR-ASA Survey Climate Task Force (256 KB, pdf) 
Peter Miller, Census Bureau, and Cynthia Clark, National Agricultural Statistics Service (retired)

 Communicating the American Community Survey’s Value to Respondents (282 KB, pdf) 
Andrew Reamer, Research Professor, George Washington Institute of Public Policy, George Washington University