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Bayesian Model Assessment 
Data Visualization 
Demography Population Estimates 
Estimation (Coverage and Comparisons) 
Governments Accounting Practices 
Mixed-Mode Surveys 
Probability Theory & Stochastic Analysis 
Rankings Based on Sample Estimates 
Time Series & Seasonal Adjustment 
 Jae Kwang Kim / Iowa State University (May 18-20 and 25-27, 2011)
"A Model-Assisted Approach to Combining Data from Two Independent Surveys"
Hosts: Center for Statistical Research and Methodology (Thibaudeau); Decennial Statistical Studies Division (Mule)
 Snigdhansu Bhusan Chatterjee / University of Minnesota (May 30-June 1, 2011)
"Towards a Nonparametric Small Area Framework: The Extended Fay-Herriot Model and Beyond"
Hosts: Governments Division (Cheng); Center for Statistical Research and Methodology (Lahiri)
 Bruce Meyer / University of Chicago (July 11-15, 2011)
"Errors in Survey Reporting and Imputation and Their Effects on Estimates of Food Stamp Program Participation"
Hosts: Center for Administrative Records Research and Applications (Staff); Social, Economic & Housing Statistics Division (Gathright)
 Nan Astone / Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health (July 11-15, 18, 21, 2011)
"Work, Marriage, and Fatherhood: Findings from the NLSY79"
Hosts: Social, Economic & Housing Statistics Division (Fields)
 Michael Omi / University of California, Berkeley (June 11-14, 2011)
"Colorblindness and the Contradictions of Racial Classification"
Hosts: Population Division (Bullock, Shahid, Stephan); Center for Survey Measurement (Terry); Social, Economic & Housing Statistics Division (Shin)
 Howard Winant / University of California, Santa Barbara (July 11-14, 2011)
"Toward a New Racial Studies: A University of California System-wide Initiative"
Hosts: Population Division (Bullock, Shahid; Stephan); Center for Survey Measurement (Terry)
Measuring Race & Ethnicity Discussion Panel (July 13, 2011)
Michael Omi (University of California, Berkeley); Howard Winant (University of California, Santa Barbara)
 Thomas Louis / Johns Hopkins University (July 18 and 20-22, 2011)
"Bayesian Ranks, Histogram and Triple-Goal Estimates"
Hosts: Center for Statistical Research and Methodology (Klein, Wright); Decennial Statistical Studies Division (Staff)
 William Frey / Brookings Institution (July 20-22, 2011)
"An Overview of CensusScope.org - A Lookup Tool for Census and ACS Data Suitable for Educators and the General Public"
Hosts: Social, Economic & Housing Statistics Division (Kominski); Public Information Office (Staff); Center for Statistical Research and Methodology (Thibaudeau)
 Mary Waters / Harvard University (July 25-27, 2011)
"The Second Generation in Young Adulthood: Identity, Culture and Socioeconomic Success"
"Five Years After Hurricane Katrina: What Recovery Looks Like for Survivors"
Hosts: Center for Survey Measurement (Terry); Population Division (Bullock)
 Gauri Datta / University of Georgia (August 8-12, 2011)
"Estimation of Mean Squared Error of Model-Based Small Area Estimators"
Short Course on Small Area Estimation Parts I, II, & III
Hosts: Center for Statistical Research and Methodology (Maples)
 Nathan Yau / University of California, Los Angeles (August 15-19, 2011)
"Data Visualization Stories"
Hosts: Census 2010 Publicity Office (Buckner, Newburger); Center for Statistical Research and Methodology (Wright)
 Warren Brown / Cornell University (August 17-19, 2011)
"Case Studies in State and Local Government Use of the American Community Survey"
Hosts: Social, Economic & Housing Statistics Division (Boggess); Center for Statistical Research and Methodology (Thibaudeau)
 Jorre T. A. Vannieuwenhuyze / Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium (September 14-20, 2011)
"Evaluating Relative Mode Effects in Mixed-Mode Surveys: Three Methods to Disentangle Selection and Measurement Effects"
Hosts: Center for Survey Measurement (Romano); Decennial Statistical Studies Division (Tersine)
 David Draper / University of California, Santa Cruz (September 19-23, 2011)
"Workshop: Part I & II - Bayesian Model Specification: toward a Theory of Applied Statistics"
Hosts: Center for Statistical Research and Methodology; Research & Methodology Directorate
 J. N. K. Rao / Carleton University, Canada (September 26-30, 2011)
"Small Area Estimation under Informative Sampling"
"Robust Small Area Estimation"
"Estimating Equations Approach to Inference from Complex Survey Data"
Hosts: Center for Statistical Research and Methodology (Maples, Wright)