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
3-3:50 p.m. – Census 2010: Story ideas for the big national count
4-4:50 p.m. – Navigating the new American FactFinder for census data
Friday, Feb. 25 10-10:50 a.m. – Strip-mining the Census: Digging deep with PUMS
Saturday, Feb. 26 9-9:50 a.m. – The Census: What can you do now?
11-11:50 a.m. – Downloading and analyzing Census data
The full schedule includes all panels and other sessions.