Program at a glance


Full program

All times are in Eastern Time


Friday, November 6

10:00 - 11:30

Opening and keynote

11:45 - 13:15

Classifieds: Coding open-ended responses using machine learning

Improving survey questions using machine learning and AI

Properties of organic data and their integration with traditional surveys

I'm sensing there's an APP for that

Big brother, big data or both? Protecting privacy in the era of big data

Friday, November 13

10:00 - 11:30

Can we make computers "think" like us?

Volume and/or value?! Improving data quality in the era of big data

I'm sensing there's another APP for that too!

Embrace the trace? Exploring digital trace data 1

Responsive design using external information and modern prediction

11:45 - 13:15

I'm sensing there's even more APPs for that!

Embrace the trace? Exploring digital trace data 2

Ethical challenges in the era of big data

Using alternative data sources and innovative methods to improve the National Survey of College Graduates

Official statistics in the era of big data

Friday, November 20

10:00 - 11:30

Is there a kink in the link? Exploring corrections and errors in multiply linked data sets

Getting your estimates on point! Survey calibration approaches in the era of probability and nonprobability surveys

Getting the combination right: Exploring the use of surveys with other data sources

A picture's worth...Improving the use of geographical characteristics in surveys

Making life easier: Demo session 1

Poster session 1

11:45 - 13:15

Link and learn: Improving estimation through data linkage and machine learning

Getting your estimates on point! Even more survey calibration approaches in the era of probability and nonprobability surveys

Getting the combination right: Further exploring the use of surveys with other data sources

Making life easier: Demo session 2

Poster session 2

The Bling of Bing...and other words: Exploring text and search data for classification and estimation

Friday, November 27

10:00 - 11:30

How official statistics can benefit from crowdsourced and administrative data

A paradata paradise: Exploring the collection, use and analysis of paradata

Advances in missing data imputation for large social surveys

11:45 - 13:15

The integration of machine learning into official statistics

Modes of data collection and their effect on data linkage results

Big data enhancements to surveys: Methods and tools

Friday, December 4

10:00 - 11:30

Plenary discussion

11:45 - 12:30

Closing session