FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: THURSDAY, SEPT. 15, 2011
Media Advisory — Census Bureau to Host Pre-Release Web Conference on 2010 American Community Survey Estimates for Embargo Subscribers
The Census Bureau will hold a Web conference to discuss the Sept. 22 release of 2010 American Community Survey estimates. The webinar will include guidance on how to access and use the upcoming 1-year estimates, a review of selected findings and a question and answer session.
The Web conference will consist of a simultaneous audio conference and online presentation. Reporters will be able to ask questions once the presentation is complete. After the question and answer session, interested reporters may stay on the line for a demonstration of how to find the estimates in the new American FactFinder system.
Tuesday, Sept. 20
Webinar: 3 - 4 p.m. EDT
American FactFinder demonstration: 4 - 4:30 p.m. EDT
This webinar will include a discussion of the estimates that will be released to the public Sept. 22. Only members of the media who have applied for and received embargo access may join. See the Census Bureau's <embargoed releases
> page for more information. The embargoed information may not be published or posted on-line until the public release on Sept. 22.
Sharon Stern, assistant division chief, Project Coordination, Communication,
and Data User Support, American Community Survey Office
Scott Boggess, chief, American Community Survey Coordination Staff, Social,
Economic and Housing Statistics Division
Brian McKenzie, analyst, Journey to Work and Migration Statistics Branch
Information on how to access the webinar will be posted in the media embargo area of the Census Bureau website approximately one hour before the start time. Only media with current embargo passwords may access the simultaneous Web and audio presentation.