Tuesday, May 18, 2021, 10:00 AM - Friday, May 21, 2021, 1:00 PM
With rapid advances in technology and data infrastructure, new applications and approaches to responsibly and ethically use data to improve our society are ready for adoption. The legal framework established by the Evidence Act in the federal government and maturing leadership roles for chief data officers, evaluation officers, and statistical officials suggest a realm of new abilities, possibilities, and uses of government data. Data capabilities can align with and encourage effective policy implementation, including for national strategies for addressing social equity, reducing disparities in economic mobility, improving public health, and more.
During the Data Foundation’s four day virtual symposium, May 18-21, in partnership with George Washington University’s Trachtenberg School of Public Policy and Public Administration, participants engaged with peers and colleagues in the data community on timely, relevant topics facing our country’s use of data for an equitable, data-informed society.
Each day will run from 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. EDT. Agenda will update periodically and subject to change.
Monitoring Federal Covid-19 Relief Spending for Equity: Challenges and Opportunities
Responsibly Imputing a New Race and Ethnicity Variable
Why Federal Surveys Can't Capture Measures of the Economic Consequences of Systemic Racism, and What Might We Do About It
Advance the Mission of Public Health with Data Intelligence
Growing Impacts of Uneven Access to Data on the Social and Public Health of Underserved Communities
The COVID Impact Survey
Using Data to Drive Economic Mobility: A View from the States
Working Together to Use Data to Improve Outcomes
Economic Mobility - Getting Federal Government to Real Time Decision Making
Improving Morbidity and Mortality Reporting for Large Scale Epidemics and Natural Disasters
Innovations in Data Integration
Supporting Equitable and Effective Policymaking Through Strategic Evidence Planning
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