DuraSpace Gold Sponsor ICPSR Kicks Off 50th Anniversary Celebration

Thu, 2011-09-29 12:38 -- carol

Ann Arbor, MI The 2011 Biennial Meeting of the Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR) for more than 160 official representatives will be held in Ann Arbor, Michigan October 5-7, 2011.  This year's conference theme is "ICPSR: Building on 50 Years of Leadership," and the meeting will serve as the launch of ICPSR's 50th Year Anniversary celebration.

Though participation in this ICPSR meeting is limited to researchers, librarians, teaching faculty, students, and policymakers at ICPSR Member Institutions and invited presenters, concurrent program sessions will be live-streamed. The symposium may be accessed using livestream:

http://www.icpsr.umich.edu/icpsrweb/content/ICPSR/or/ormeet/2011/social.html

Presentation materials will be posted on the Program & Workshops pages:

http://www.icpsr.umich.edu/icpsrweb/content/ICPSR/or/ormeet/2011/program/index.html

ICPSR's program will focus on training attendees to use ICPSR's data tools, including the Social Science Variables Database, online analysis (SDA), secured data analysis, data-driven teaching resources, and our various data collections including the 2010 Census and American Community Survey. Workshops begin on Wednesday, October 5, and the meeting concludes at noon on Friday, October 7.

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