2016 APDU Annual Conference Registration Now Open

The 2016 Association of Public Data Users (APDU) Annual Conference, titled Using Public Data to Inform Better Decision Making,  will be held on September 13 - 14, 2016, in Alexandria, VA. With the Conference Chaired by Kevin McAvey, Associate Director at Massachusetts’ Center for Health Information and Analysis, federal and state health care data will be highlighted.  Presenting health care leadership include:  Chris Powers, Director of Information Products for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services; Steven Cohen, former head of the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality’s Medical Expenditure Panel Survey (MEPS) division;  Charles Rothwell, Director for the National Center for Health Statistics; and Natalia Bronshtein, Interactives Editor at the new, national STAT, health care publication. 

The APDU 2016 Conference keynotes include: Katherine Wallman, Chief Statistician for the Office of Management and Budget; John Thompson, Director of the Census Bureau; Erica Groshen, Commissioner of the Bureau of Labor Statistics; and Bill Frey, author of the “Diversity Explosion.”

Conference sessions include:

  • Using Public Data to Inform Better Decision Making:  Perspectives from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, Laura and John Arnold Foundation, and the National Governors Association
  • Data Privacy and Security
  • Public-Private Partnerships in Delivering Public Data
  • Broadening Audiences Through Collaborative Events with Tech Experts
  • Using Data to Drive Change at the Local Level
  • Developing Effective Data Visualizations

For more information, please visit the links below:

APDU 2016 Annual Conference:  http://apdu.org/events/conference/2016-annual-conference/  (Early bird pricing ends August 13th.)

“Eight Tough Questions for Data Owners:  A Message from the APDU Conference Chair”:  http://apdu.org/2016/06/30/apdu-conference-chair-8-tough-questions-for-data-owners/

For questions, please contact Brendan Buff at BBuff@crec.net