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Agenda from the March 4, 2016 Quarterly Meeting

 

9:00

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

9:30 - noon

Reports and Updates from Statistical Agencies on Budgets and Program Implications

John Thompson, Director, U.S. Bureau of the Census
Patricia Hu, Director, Bureau of Transportation Statistics
Susan Queen, Director, Office of Planning, Budget and Legislation, National Center for Health Statistics
Jay Variyam, Director, Food Economics Division, Economic Research Service
Erica Groshen, Commissioner, Bureau of Labor Statistics
Sally Thompson, Associate Director, Bureau of Economic Analysis

noon - 1:00

Networking Lunch

1:00-1:30

Reports and Updates from Statistical Agencies on Budgets and Program Implications
Joe Reilly, Administrator, National Agricultural Statistics Service
Chris Chapman, Associate Commissioner, Sample Surveys Division, National Center for Education Statistics

1:30-2:30

Panel on Challenges to Statistical Agencies’ Autonomy in Privacy Protection, Confidentiality and Information Management

Paul Bugg, OMB Statistical and Science Policy Office
Jacob Bournazian, Chair, American Statistical Association Privacy and Confidentiality Committee

2:30-3:00

 Business Session: Feedback and Input from COPAFS Members

 3:00

 Adjourn

 


Summary of Meeting:  Here  (484 KB, pdf ) 



Presentations from the March 4, 2016 Quarterly Meeting:

 Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) (699 KB, pdf) 
Patricia Hu, Director, Bureau of Transportation Statistics, U.S. Department of Transportation

 NCHS Budget (394 KB, pdf) 
Susan G. Queen, Ph.D., Director, Office of Planning, Budget, and Legislation, National Center for Health Statistics

 ERS Budget & Piorities (486 KB, pdf) 
Jay Variyam, Director, Food Economics Division, Economic Research Service, USDA

 U.S. Agricultural Statistics (625 KB, pdf) 
Joseph T. Reilly, Administrator, National Agricultural Statistics Service, USDA

 Uses of New FY 2016 Funding and Plans for FY 2017 Funding: National Center for Education Statistics (256 KB, pdf) 
Chris Chapman, National Center for Education Statistics

 Challenges to Statistical Agencies’ Autonomy in Privacy Protection, Confidentiality and Information Management (436 KB, pdf) 
Jacob Bournazian, Chair, ASA Privacy and Confidentiality Committee, U.S. Energy Information Administration