On the Road : February 2011

Consider giving a lightning talk

Editor’s note: Lightning Talks is one of more than 100 sessions being offered at the 2011 CAR Conference in Raleigh Feb. 24-27. This session consists of short, (no longer than five minutes), presentations proposed and voted on by conference attendees. See the current proposals and votes here.

By Michelle Minkoff

IRE Member

Some quick notes from a former Lightning Talker.  I gave one last year at both NICAR and IRE, as a student and an intern.  I think each time it really helped me break further into the NICAR community + get the experience to be ready (I hope!) to ...

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Census offerings at CAR conference

Confused by the 2010 Census? Not sure of the difference between the decennial census and the annual American Community Survey? Worried about data issues? Looking for fresh census story ideas? If so, the 2011 Computer-Assisted Reporting Conference has you covered. If you haven't registered, you have until noon (CST) on Monday, Feb. 14, to register online. During the Feb. 24-27 conference in Raleigh, N.C., we will offer six census training opportunities, including a special track on Thursday afternoon:

Thursday, Feb. 24 2-2:50 p.m. – American Community Survey: Mining the every-year census

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