The preliminary agenda for the 2014 APDU Annual Conference features two days of keynotes, general sessions, breakouts, and networking, along with a few new features.
John Thompson, Census Bureau Director discussed the American Community Survey at the 54th Annual Conference of the Council for Community and Economic Research’s (C2ER).
APDU offers professional development to members and provides a mechanism to network and advocate on behalf of public data users. The APDU membership consists of government agencies, universities and academic institutions, state and local governments, corporate and media organizations, nonprofits, startups, and individual advocates.
Public Data University is APDU’s signature education initiative, designed to develop the knowledge and skills of data users of every experience level.
Is Data Science a disruptive anomaly to traditional statisticians? Or, are they one and the same thing with Data Science simply an extension of traditional statistics? There are a number of articles highlighting the differences between them throughout the internet. There are also some credible arguments describing the need for more statisticians in the Data […]
On Wednesday, the Senate passed the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act. This act is a significant development in the nation’s workforce development system utilizing evidence-based strategies for this development. One portion of the bill that is of real significance is the Bill’s requirement to align and streamline the workforce-related education and training systems. States will […]
The U.S. Census Bureau announced this week that two new members will join the Census Scientific Advisory Committee. Kenneth Simonson — the Associated General Contractors of America’s chief economist — and Jack Levis — the director of process management at United Parcel Service — will join other subject-matter experts in advising the Census Bureau director […]