Special Events

Summer of 2017

Summer DemSem 2017: Accessing Bigger Data for Research And Policy

Monday, June 5, 2017, 9 A.M. - 3 P.M.
Social Sciences 8417, UW-Madison

This special event is sponsored by the Center for Demography and Ecology (CDE), the Center for Demography of Health and Aging (CDHA) and the Wisconsin Research Data Center (WiscRDC). It provides a great opportunity for researchers to learn about administrative data use in social science and public policy research. Keynote addresses will be given by John Abowd and Ted Mouw. John Abowd is an economist at Cornell University and is the Associate Director for Research and Methodology and Chief Scientist at the Census Bureau. Ted Mouw is an Associate Professor of Sociology at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Other speakers are Jack DeWaard, Assistant Professor of Sociology at the University of Minnesota and our local experts: Professor Tim Smeeding, Dr. Chenoa Allen, and Professor Jason Fletcher. Lunch will be provided. Please RSVP by May 25th to Susan Vial at susan.vial@wisc.edu. Event poster is available at this link. Here is the event schedule.

SSRS Grant Writing Workshop

Thursday, June 8, 2017, 11 A.M. - Noon
Social Sciences 8411, UW-Madison

This Social Science Research Services (SSRS) workshop is organized by Professor Jim Walker. Participants will meet and share their plans on research funding. A schedule for future meetings will be discussed at this first workshop.

Prior Special Events/Workshops