APDU is happy to announce the 2021 APDU Annual conference in a virtual format on July 26-29, 2021. With economic, public health, and governance challenges arising from COVID-19 and political polarization, trustworthy public data is vital to open and honest policy debates. Attend this year’s conference to learn how public data is helping make sense of the new normal.
The Association of Public Data Users (APDU) is pleased to announce the 2021 Data Viz Awards. We are once again soliciting creative and meaningful graphic designs that use publicly-available data (for example, data from the Census Bureau or Bureau of Labor Statistics) to convey a compelling point or story.
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Significant changes at the Census Bureau including new privacy measures have the potential to make local data less accurate. These changes can be hard to parse for those not closely following Census Bureau activities.
APDU is holding this series of town hall events and trainings to educate state and local government data users about what these changes mean for the quality of the data that state and local governments rely on, and how to validate whether the data you’re getting from the decennial census is fit for use.
Dear colleagues, The 2021 Association of Public Data Users Annual Conference, “Public Data: Making Sense of the New Normal,” is only a few weeks away! Hopefully, you are making plans to attend, July 26-29. While we wish we could be together in person, we are confident that you will find this year’s virtual conference to […]
On May 12, the Association of Public Data Users and the Massive Data Institute at Georgetown University held a town hall session on Solving Data “Differences” – Assessing the Use Cases.
Since 2015, I have attended the annual APDU data conference each year. When a conference ends, I want to walk away with ideas I could implement at my organization – informed about new public data or a research methodology— energizing me to innovate and provide the public we serve with new ways to access and use data. The APDU conference has never let me down which is why I return each year.