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Appendix E Meeting and Workshop Agendas FIRST MEETING January 26–27, 2006 Room 110, The Keck Center The National Academies 500 Fifth Street, Washington, DC 20001 Closed Session Thursday, January 26 12:00–1:00 p.m. Welcome and Panel Introductions Richard Nathan, Chair Michael Feuer, Executive Director, Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education Constance Citro, Director, Committee on National Statistics Bias and Conflict of Interest Discussion Kirsten Sampson Snyder 1:00–1:45 p.m. Overview of the Agenda Richard Nathan, Chair Begin Discussion of the Statement of Work Panel Discussion 1:45–2:00 p.m. Break 157

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158 STATE AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT STATISTICS AT A CROSSROADS Open Session 2:00–3:30 p.m. Status of the State and Local Government Statistics Programs of the Census Bureau Thomas L. Mesenbourg, Associate Director for Economic Programs (invited) Stephanie H. Brown, Chief, Governments Division Henry S. Wulf, Assistant Division Chief for Recurring Programs, Governments Division 3:30–5:30 p.m. Discussion of State and Local Government Statistics Program Issues Richard Nathan, Chair 5:30 p.m. Adjourn for the Day 6:30–8:00 p.m. Working Dinner Closed Session Friday, January 27 8:30–10:00 a.m. Working Session • Review information sharing exercise from prior day; identify needed adjustments to approach • Discuss issues to be examined in workshop; develop plans to address each; assign panel responsibilities • Develop plans for workshop 10:00–10:15 a.m. Break 10:15 a.m.–12:00 p.m. Working Session Continues 12:00–1:00 p.m. Lunch 1:00–1:00 p.m. Working Session • Revisit adequacy of panel expertise • Determine if consultant assistance is needed • Discuss audience for final report • Develop outline of final report • Develop plans for future meetings 3:00 p.m. Adjourn

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APPENDIX E 159 WORKSHOP AGENDA June 22–23, 2006 Room 109, The Keck Center The National Academies 500 Fifth Street, Washington, DC 20001 Thursday, June 22 Closed Session 8:00–9:00 a.m. Organizational Meeting of Panel Richard Nathan, Chair Open Session 9:00–9:30 a.m. Welcoming Remarks: State and Local Government Statistics in a Changing Environment Richard Nathan, Chair 9:30–10:30 a.m. Census Bureau Appraisal of Status of Programs Yolanda Kodrzycki, Moderator Thomas L. Mesenbourg, Associate Director for Economic Programs (invited) Stephanie H. Brown, Chief, Governments Division Henry S. Wulf, Assistant Division Chief for Recurring Programs, Governments Division 10:30–10:45 a.m. Break 10:45 a.m.– Discussion of Standards for State and Local Data 12:30 p.m. David Miller, Moderator Ken Schermann, Government Accounting Standards Board Richard Raphael, Fitch Ratings

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160 STATE AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT STATISTICS AT A CROSSROADS Open Discussion 12:30–1:30 p.m. Luncheon Speaker Anne Jordon, Managing Editor, Governing Magazine 1:30–2:30 p.m. Federal/National Users Bob Parker, Moderator Dennis Fixler, Bureau of Economic Analysis, U.S. Department of Commerce Paul Smith, Flow of Funds Section, Division of Research and Statistics, Board of Governors, Federal Reserve System 2:30–3:30 p.m. State and Local Government Users/Nonprofits (NACO, NCSL, DEA, others) Bob Stauss, Moderator Phyllis Resnick, Director, New West Economics  and Director, Governmental Research Association Evelina Moulder, International City/County Management Association Michael Pagano, National League of Cities 3:30–3:45 p.m. Break 3:45–4:30 p.m. Research Community Users Yolanda Kodrzycki, Moderator Kim Rueben, Urban Institute George Palumbo, Canisius College Andrew Reschovsky, University of Wisconsin 4:30–5:30 p.m. “Open Mike” Time: Discussion of Data Uses Richard Nathan, Moderator 6:00–8:00 p.m. Working Dinner

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APPENDIX E 161 Friday, June 23 Open Session 8:30–9:45 a.m. Dissemination and Education Issues John Knapp, Moderator Toward a More User-Friendly Web Site Bill Shobe, Weldon Cooper Center for Public Service, University of Virginia Experience of the Urban Institute in Building a State and Local Government Database Kim Rueben, Urban Institute Open Discussion 9:45–10:00 a.m. Break 10:00–11:30 a.m. Methodological Issues David Marker and John Czajka, Moderators Recent Progress in Statistical Methodology Carma Hogue, Census Bureau Presentation of Issues in Statistical Methodology David Marker and John Czajka 11:30 a.m.– Summation and Next Steps 12:00 p.m. Dick Nathan, Moderator Closed Session 12:00–1:00 p.m. Working Lunch 1:00–3:00 p.m. Preparation of Plans for Panel Report 3:00 p.m. Adjourn