2018 Census Data Users C onference

The PSU Population Research Center presents the annual Oregon Census Data Users Conference featuring presenters from the Census Bureau and PSU on Wednesday, September 12th in Salem and Thursday, September 13th in Portland.

The events are free to the public. However, advance registration is required. Topics will be repeated each day, so please register for EITHER the Salem or Portland conference.

Registered participants are welcome to attend either the morning or afternoon session, or both sessions.

Morning:  9:00 am-noon.  Rural issues and New Data Tools.

  • What is Rural?  An Overview of Urban/Rural Geographies and Classifications. Jennifer Zanoni, Geographer, Geographic Standards, Criteria, and Quality Branch (GSCQB), Geography Division, U.S. Census Bureau
  • An Emerging Contradiction:  Nonfarm Activity within Exclusive Farm Use Zones. Nicholas Chun, Population Estimates Program Manager, Population Research Center, PSU.
  • New data tool: TBD, Center for Enterprise Dissemination Services and Consumer Innovation CEDSCI, U.S. Census Bureau.

Afternoon: 1:00-3:30 pm.  Census Bureau Updates and 2020 Census

  • Census Bureau Updates. Heidi Crawford, Data Dissemination Specialist, Customer Liaison & Marketing Services Road to Census 2020 – Ensuring an Accurate and Complete Count.  Charmaine Ramos, Tribal Partnership Specialist, Los Angeles Regional Office, US Census Bureau.

For more information, contact Charles Rynerson at the PSU Population Research Center, or 503-725-5157.

REGISTER HERE. You will be asked to choose one session:

  • Wednesday, September 12th, 9:00 am- 3:30 pm, Oregon Employment Department Auditorium (875 Union St. NE, Salem, OR 97311)
  • Thursday, September 13th, 9:00 am – 3:30 pm, Native American Student and Community Center, PSU (710 SW Jackson St, Portland, OR 97201)