Agenda from the June 5, 2015 Quarterly Meeting



Welcome, Introductions – Linda Jacobsen, COPAFS Chair


BLS Workforce Statistics from Household and Establishment SurveysMike Horrigan, Associate Commissioner for Employment and Unemployment, Bureau of Labor Statistics


New Federal Data on Workforce Education, Training, and Credentials – Sharon Boivin, Chair, Interagency Working Group on Expanded Measures of Enrollment and Attainment, National Center for Education Statistics


The Science and Engineering Workforce – John Gawalt, National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics


Networking Lunch (on-site)


Panel of Workforce Statistics Users

Rachel Zinn, Workforce Data Quality Campaign

Michelle Washko, Deputy Director, National Center for Healthcare Workforce Analysis, Health Resources and Services Administration

Karen Stamm, American Psychological Association Center for Workforce Studies

Ron Kelly, Center for Regional Economic Competitiveness and the Labor Market Information Institute


The Commerce Data Advisory Council --Private sector input to a revolution in public data delivery and use – Austin Durrer, Chief of Staff to Mark Doms, Under Secretary of Commerce for Economic Affairs


Update from COPAFS and Feedback from COPAFS Members




Summary of Meeting:  Coming Soon

 Presentations from the June 5, 2015 Quarterly Meeting:

Labor Market Data from the BLS (2.76 MB, pdf) 
Michael W. Horrigan, Associate Commissioner, Office of Employment and Unemployment Statistic, Bureau of Labor Statistics


 Measuring the Nation’s Science and Engineering Workforce (812 KB, pdf) 
John R. Gawalt, Director, National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics, National Science Foundation