Data User Conference set for May 9

Data users from across the Commonwealth are set to gather at Penn State Harrisburg for the Pennsylvania State Data Center’s (PaSDC) 2019 Data User Conference on May 9.  The annual conference serves as Pennsylvania’s most comprehensive single-day forum for research and development in demographic data.

The keynote address, to be provided by Robert Isenberg, market division chief of the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board (PLCB), will discuss how PLCB continues to evolve its analytic capabilities and harness data to highlight consumer trends.

The plenary address, delivered by Drs. Jennifer Gibbs and Emily Strohacker, assistant professors in criminal justice at Penn State Harrisburg, will present “Pennsylvanians’ Perceptions of the Nature and Extent of Human Trafficking.”

Other speakers include:

  • Lynne V. Newman and Noemi Mendez, U.S. Census Bureau
  • Kelly Hoffman and Rachael Miller, Pennsylvania Partnerships for Children
  • Dr. Allison E. Feeney, Shippensburg University
  • David O'Malley, Benefits Data Trust
  • Paul Turcotte, Drexel University and Bureau of Autism Services
  • King J. Whetstone, USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS)
  • Pedro Anes, Governor’s Advisory Commission on Latino Affairs

Please contact the Pennsylvania State Data Center at 717-948-6336 or visit the registration page for more information.

The PaSDC is the Commonwealth's official source for population and economic statistics and is housed at Penn State Harrisburg within the Institute of State and Regional Affairs. The center also serves as Pennsylvania's liaison to the U.S. Department of Commerce's Bureau of the Census and as representative to the Federal State Cooperative Program for Population Estimates and Federal State Cooperative Program for Population Projections. The PaSDC provides data products and services to business, academia, governments, non-profits and private citizens.