Bureau of Labor Statistics Data Users’ Conference

September 10, 2020

September 10, 2020

10:00 AM To 12:00 PM

Online Only

https://evbrw.se/35nq6Xg

FREE

Event Description

An inside look at producing labor statistics and how to interpret them, presented by BLS senior staff.

You are invited to attend the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) Virtual Data Users’ Conference presented by the Bureau’s Boston Regional Office. The event will take place on September 10th, 2020 from 10:00 A.M. ET to noon. William J. Wiatrowski, Deputy Commissioner, will discuss the challenges and unique difficulties of producing the Bureau’s Principal Federal Economic Indicators during the pandemic. Kristen Monaco, Associate Commissioner, will discuss what people do on the job and how they are compensated.

Log-on details will be provided as the event gets closer.

Agenda

10:00 AM – Welcome & Opening Remarks

William J. Sibley, Regional Commissioner

10:15 AM – Keynote Address: Missing power cords, supersize graphs, and other stories about producing labor statistics during a pandemic

William J. Wiatrowski, BLS Deputy Commissioner

11:00 AM – What do people do on the job and how they are compensated?

Kristen Monaco, Associate Commissioner, Office of Compensation & Working Conditions, and McLeod Brown, Economist

11:45 PM – Closing Remarks

Contact Information

If you have any questions, please contact the BLS New England information office at (617) 565-2327 or send an email to BLSInfoBoston@bls.gov.

Organizers

US Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics (New England Office)

https://www.bls.gov/

About the Organizers

The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) of the U.S. Department of Labor is the principal federal agency responsible for measuring labor market activity, working conditions, and price changes in the economy. Its mission is to collect, analyze, and disseminate essential economic information to support public and private decision making. As an independent statistical agency, BLS serves its diverse user communities by providing products and services that are accurate, objective, relevant, timely, and accessible. Email: BLSInfoBoston@bls.gov New England Regional website: www.bls.gov/regions/new-england/ New England Information Office: (617)-565-2327

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