The 2020 Census is underway! This presentation will share the ways in which the Census Bureau has modernized the decennial census taking process, with a focus on:
- The comprehensive national address list and associated geospatial database
- Invitation and self response phases
- Non-response follow up phase
- Data tabulation and dissemination
- The presentation will share the current status of operations in light of the COVID-19 pandemic and plans for completing the 2020 Census count.
The speaker will be Deirdre Dalpiaz Bishop, Chief of the Geography Division at the U.S. Census Bureau. Talk and Q&A lasting approximately 50 minutes.
Friday, May 15th at 2pm EDT/ 1pm CDT / 12pm MDT / 11am PDT
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