Appendix D
Workshop and Meeting Agendas and Attendees

WORKSHOP COMMITTEE ON THE EFFECTIVE USE OF DATA, METHODOLOGIES, AND TECHNOLOGIES TO ESTIMATE SUBNATIONAL POPULATIONS AT RISK

National Research Council of the National Academies

Geographical Sciences Committee

Committee on Population

Keck Center, Room 201 (morning, 3/13),

Room 100 (afternoon and all day 3/14)

500 Fifth Street, N.W.

Washington, DC 20001

Meeting, March 13-14, 2006


Day 1—Monday, March 13, 2006

08:30-16:45

OPEN SESSION (Open to public)

08:30-08:45

Welcome and introductions

Susan Cutter, Chair

08:45-10:15

Session 1

Moderated by Deborah Balk and John Weeks

Assess the strengths and weaknesses of existing data, methods, and tools for estimating subnational populations



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Tools and Methods for Estimating Populations at Risk from Natural Disasters and Complex Humanitarian Crises Appendix D Workshop and Meeting Agendas and Attendees WORKSHOP COMMITTEE ON THE EFFECTIVE USE OF DATA, METHODOLOGIES, AND TECHNOLOGIES TO ESTIMATE SUBNATIONAL POPULATIONS AT RISK National Research Council of the National Academies Geographical Sciences Committee Committee on Population Keck Center, Room 201 (morning, 3/13), Room 100 (afternoon and all day 3/14) 500 Fifth Street, N.W. Washington, DC 20001 Meeting, March 13-14, 2006 Day 1—Monday, March 13, 2006 08:30-16:45 OPEN SESSION (Open to public) 08:30-08:45 Welcome and introductions Susan Cutter, Chair 08:45-10:15 Session 1 Moderated by Deborah Balk and John Weeks Assess the strengths and weaknesses of existing data, methods, and tools for estimating subnational populations

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Tools and Methods for Estimating Populations at Risk from Natural Disasters and Complex Humanitarian Crises   Panelists: Eric Noji (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)   Livia Montana (ORC Macro) Mark Pelling (King’s College London) Chuck Conley (Vietnam Veterans of America Foundation) Jerry Dobson (University of Kansas) Chris Elvidge (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration [NOAA])   Panelists will each give ~15-minute presentations 10:15-10:30 Break 10:30-12:00 Session 1, General panel discussion Moderated by Deborah Balk and John Weeks 12:00-13:00 Lunch 13:00-14:30 Session 2 Moderated by David Rain and Havidán Rodríguez Identify the limitations of current institutional structures in using existing demographic and other data and tools for estimating subnational populations   Panelists: Rhonda Davis-Stewart (U.S. Agency for International Development [USAID])   C.J. Terborgh (World Bank) John Kelmelis (U.S. Geological Survey [USGS]-State Department) Glen Lauber (National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency [NGA])   Panelists will each give ~20-minute presentations 14:30-14:45 Break 14:45-16:00 Session 2, General panel discussion Moderated by David Rain and Havidán Rodríguez 16:00-16:45 Concluding remarks, Sessions 1 and 2 Susan Cutter, Chair 16:45-18:00 Reception (in the Keck Center building)

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Tools and Methods for Estimating Populations at Risk from Natural Disasters and Complex Humanitarian Crises Day 2—Tuesday, March 14, 2006 08:30-16:30 OPEN SESSION (Open to public) 08:30-08:45 Welcome and introductions Susan Cutter, Chair 08:45-10:15 Session 3 Moderated by Barbara Torrey and Mei-Po Kwan Identify ways subnational demographic and geographic data and tools could be used to help decision makers (federal agencies, foreign governments, international organizations, international partners) provide information to populations at risk and respond to needs for humanitarian assistance   Panelists: Abbiah Subramanian (Madras Christian College)   Suha Ulgen (United Nations) Shawn Messick (Vietnam Veterans of America Foundation) Shannon Doocy (Johns Hopkins School of Public Health) Nate Smith (Greenhorne and O’Mara)   Panelists will each give ~20-minute presentations 10:15-10:30 Break 10:30-12:00 Session 3, General panel discussion Moderated by Barbara Torrey and Mei-Po Kwan 12:00-13:00 Lunch 13:00-14:30 Session 4 Moderated by Jonathan Mayer Using case studies from a variety of countries including, but not limited to, Mali, Mozambique, and/or Haiti, examine the role of data and tools in improving the ability of U.S. government agencies to respond to population crises. The session will examine the strengths and limitations of existing and new techniques and tools for improving data collection

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Tools and Methods for Estimating Populations at Risk from Natural Disasters and Complex Humanitarian Crises   Panelists: Mamadou Kani Konaté (Caref.org, Mali)   Loren B. Landau (University of the Witswatersrand) Vincent Bagiire (Bridges.org) Eric Sawyer (USAID)   Panelists will each give ~20-minute presentations 14:30-14:45 Break 14:45-16:00 Session 4, General panel discussion Moderated by Jonathan Mayer 16:00-16:30 Concluding remarks, Sessions 3 and 4 End of open session Other Workshop Attendees: Jean Arkedis State Department Lee Schwartz State Department Nate Heard State Department Alan Davis State Department Noam Unger State Department Tammany Mulder State Department Gina Weatherup State Department Carol Christian State Department Jacob Adetunji USAID Michael Hildebrand-Faust USAID Steve Sposato USAID Paul Schaefer NGA Mark Napoli NOAA Andrew Stancioff Consultant Nancy Schectman U.S. Census Bureau Mark Perry U.S. Census Bureau Anika Juhn U.S. Census Bureau Jim Fitzsimmons U.S. Census Bureau Robert Leddy U.S. Census Bureau Bill Anderson National Research Council Budhendra Bhaduri Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) Eddie Bright ORNL Sean O’Connor bridges.org Teresa Peters bridges.org Eric Smith Wyle Labs

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Tools and Methods for Estimating Populations at Risk from Natural Disasters and Complex Humanitarian Crises WORKSHOP COMMITTEE ON THE EFFECTIVE USE OF DATA, METHODOLOGIES AND TECHNOLOGIES TO ESTIMATE SUBNATIONAL POPULATIONS AT RISK National Research Council of the National Academies Geographical Sciences Committee Committee on Population Keck Center, Room 202 500 Fifth Street, NW Washington, DC 20001 Meeting, April 20-21, 2006 Day 1—Thursday, April 20, 2006 08:00-09:30 CLOSED SESSION (Committee and NRC staff only) 09:30-11:00 OPEN SESSION (Open to public) 09:30-10:15 Production and use of population estimates and projections by the U.S. government Tammany Mulder, U.S. Department of State 10:15-11:00 The use of population data in estimating the size and condition of displaced populations Dr. Richard Bilsborrow, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill End of open session 11:00-17:00 CLOSED SESSION (Committee and NRC staff only) Day 2—Friday, April 21, 2006 08:00-16:00 CLOSED SESSION (Committee and NRC staff only)