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Census data users in the state are invited to a free conference hosted by UT on Wednesday, November 19.

Registration is open for the conference. The deadline to register is Friday, October 24.

The daylong event begins at 8:30 a.m. and will provide information on the latest census data products and applications of interest to Tennessee data users. The seminar, sponsored by UT’s Tennessee State Data Center, will be at the Hilton Hotel, 501 W. Church Avenue, in downtown Knoxville.

Breakfast, lunch, and complimentary valet parking at the Hilton are included for conference participants.

The State Data Center is the clearinghouse for all state census information and the official source of Tennessee county-level population projections. It is housed in UT’s Center for Business and Economic Research.

During the conference, experts from the US Census Bureau and CBER will discuss the newly released Economic Census data, the state economy, and county population projections. Bill Fox, CBER’s director, will give a state economic overview.

Andrew Hait, leading expert of the economics census division, will speak about new Economic Census data and how it can be used by Tennessee businesses. Other Census Bureau experts will be on hand to present topics of interest to Tennesseans.

To learn more about the conference, for hotel information or to register, visit the website.


Joan Snoderly (865-974-6070,

Lola Alapo (865-974-3993,