Agenda From The March 7, 2014 Quarterly Meeting

9:00                  Welcome and Report from the Board of Directors – Maurine Haver, COPAFS Chair

9:15                  Introduction to the day’s events – Katherine Smith, COPAFS Executive Director 

9:15-11:30         Panel of Federal Statistical Agency officials on the program implications/consequences of 2014 appropriations and future funding prospects, including discussion with the audience 

Nancy Potok, Deputy Director U.S. Census Bureau

Charles Rothwell, Director, National Center for Health Statistics

Michael Horrigan, Associate  Commissioner, Bureau of Labor Statistics

Mary Bohman, Administrator, Economic Research Service, USDA

John Q. Easton, Director of the Institute of Education Sciences and Acting Commissioner of the National Center for Education Statistics

John Gawalt, Director of the National Center of Science and Engineering Statistics

Brian Moyer, Deputy Director, Bureau of Economic Analysis

Ted Horan, Acting Associate Commissioner, Office of Research, Evaluation, and Statistics, Social Security Administration

11:30-12:30       Networking Lunch 

12:30–2:30        Panel of Congressional Staff 

Jeffrey Post, Professional Staff, House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform

Nick Wyatt, Professional Staff, Senate Committee on Finance

Steve Robinson, Senior Policy Advisor, Healthcare and Social Security, Joint Economic Committee 

2:30 - 3:00         Feedback, Input, and Ideas from COPAFS members

3:00                  Adjourn

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