The Connecticut State Data Center Affiliates Meeting will be held on Friday May 11, 2012 at the University of Connecticut Storrs Campus from 10:00am-4:00pm. This meeting provides state agencies, regional planning agencies, municipalities, non-profit organizations, businesses, media, researchers, and the public an opportunity to learn about upcoming data and mapping products and networking with other data users from across the state of Connecticut. The meeting will be broadcast live to enable virtual participation but for the full experience we encourage participants to visit the University of Connecticut Storrs Campus to participate in this meeting.
Date: Friday May 11, 2012
Time: 10:00am – 4:00pm
Event Location: University of Connecticut Storrs Campus Thomas J. Dodd Research Center – Konover Auditorium
Parking: Parking is available in the South Parking Garage behind the Co-op.
Lunch: On your own at Bookworms Cafe, Cafe Coop, at local restaurants, or bring your lunch.
Agenda for May 11, 2012
|9:30am-10:00am||Pre Meeting Networking|
|10:00am-10:15am||Welcome and Introductions [View Presentation]|
|10:15am-11:00am|| Best Practices, Data Resources, and Data Visualizations
|11:00am-11:55am|| American Community Survey and How to Effectively Use this Information
Guest Speaker; Ana Maria Garcia – U.S. Census Bureau [View Presentation]
|12:00pm-12:30pm|| Collaborations to Promote Data Access in Connecticut
|12:30pm-1:30pm||Lunch (on your own at the Bookworms Cafe, Cafe Coop, Student Union, Local Restaurants, or bring your own lunch)|
|1:30pm-2:30pm||Brainstorming & Discussion (Topics to be announced based on user input)|
|2:45pm-4:00pm|| Hands on Workshops