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CB12-148

Contact:  Public Information Office
301-763-3030

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  WEDNESDAY, AUG. 8, 2012

Media Advisory — Census Bureau to Demo Mobile App with Economic Indicators

What:

The U.S. Census Bureau will provide a media demonstration of its first mobile app, America’s Economy, prior to its launch. The mobile app combines 16 economic indicators and other economic statistics from the Census Bureau, Bureau of Economic Analysis and the Bureau of Labor Statistics, and will provide updates to a user’s smartphone or tablet. The app will be available Thursday for Android mobile devices and will be available for Apple users in the coming weeks.

When:

Thursday, Aug. 9
Session 1--8:45 to 9:30 a.m. (EDT)
Session 2--10:15 to 11:15 a.m. (EDT)

Who:

William Bostic Jr., associate director, Economic Programs, U.S. Census Bureau
Mark Wallace, chief, Services Sector Statistics Division, U.S. Census Bureau
Stephen Buckner, chief, Center for New Media and Promotions, U.S. Census Bureau

Where:

U.S. Department of Commerce
Room 5074 (Economic Indicator Lock Up Room)
1401 Constitution Ave., NW
Washington, DC 20052

Details:

Please RSVP by 5 p.m. (EDT), Wednesday, Aug. 8 to the Public Information Office at 301-763-3030 or to <pio@census.gov>

For more information about the release of the mobile app, please visit <http://blogs.census.gov/2012/07/25/pardon-our-dust-census-gov-transformation/>.

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Source: U.S. Census Bureau | Public Information Office | PIO@census.gov | Last Revised: July 15, 2014