Training and Education
Data Users Conference. This fact filled one-day conference of information that you can use! It features plenary sessions on Census Product Updates and major topics; break-out sessions, including a census overview and the annual state and local trends sessions; hands-on computer training; and lunch discussions forums. The conference is offered on site in Omaha or via webcast.
We held our 26th Annual Data Users Conference on August 19, 2015. With a record registration of 236 people, including 31 joining the conference via webcast. Special topics this year were data from the economic census and poverty data.
Training Workshops and Webinars. CPAR regularly conducts training workshops and webinars as a way to educate others about data sources, tools and techniques. In the past workshops were offered on Local Economic Data, Using American FactFinder and the American Community Survey.
- The Census Bureau and Nebraska State Data Center recently offered a series of webinars on using the Census Bureau website. These were recorded and are available for viewing.
- General use of the Census website (disregard initial “state your name” requests)
- American Community Survey and its data
- Practical examples/case studies (the audio starts 3 minutes in)
- Personalized Training. CPAR offers individualized or small group training on using the American FactFinder, Local Employment Dynamics, Public Use Microdata Samples or other data tools.
Presentations. Contact Us if your organization, company or class wants more information about census data, population trends or other data related topics. Our staff can personalized a presentation for your group. Go to our CPAR Presentations Archive to view samples of past presentations. Recent topics include:
- The Demographic Foundation in the Great Plains
- Nebraska Demographics: Trends and Implications
- Nebraska State and Local Population Trends
- Migration in Nebraska and Washington County
- Nebraska and Lancaster County’s Demographic Trends
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