Happy Farmers’ Market Week! The USDA is making more and more data open, including farmers’ market locations.
I spent last week at the National Center for Education Statistics STATS-DC Data Conference in Washington. Unlike Comic-Con, at this conference, heroes came costumed as agency administrations and data researchers. A large majority of the attendees were school administrators faced with the herculean task of collecting all sorts of mandated data from their districts. The […]
PolicyMap is exhibiting this week to public health officials and practitioners at the National Association of City and County Health Officials conference!
PolicyMap was invited to the White House Conference Center on Wednesday for GovLab’s Open Data 500 Roundtable. The gathering was to discuss the myriad challenges of accessing and using Commerce data (such as Census and BEA data), meeting with members of NYU’s GovLab, the U.S. Department of Commerce, and around twenty other nonprofits and companies. […]
Late last week PolicyMap attended and presented at the first annual American Community Survey Data Users Conference in Washington, DC. The conference kicked off with a fascinating welcome from Directors and Chiefs from the U.S. Census Bureau. We got to hear about the direction that the U.S. Census is taking, with keeping an eye on […]