The CAnD3 Annual Report is here!

Censuses in a Pandemic: Updates from Canada and the US


Webinar, CA

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What challenges has the pandemic posed for delivering a census? How has the census adapted to combat these issues? What lies ahead for future census work? Join us in this timely discussion with two census experts from Statistics Canada and the US Census Bureau to provide two different lenses for conducting a census during the pandemic. 


12:00-12:05 PM Welcome & Introductions
12:05-12:45 PM Panel presentations 
12:45-12:55 PM Moderated Q&A
12:55-1:00 PM Closing and upcoming sessions

Featured Speaker

Circular photo of speaker Geoff Bowlby

Geoff Bowlby is the Census Manager (Director General) at Statistics Canada, with a background as an economist and statistician. Previously, Mr. Bowly ran the data collection operations for Statistics Canada and was the manager of the monthly Labour Force Survey, the source of the official unemployment rate, and one of the world's largest ongoing household surveys. Mr. Bowlby is passionate about working with information and data to develop stories on the state of the nation. He has appeared before House of Commons and Senate Committees and has chaired a United Nations task force.




Circular photo of speaker Geoff Bowlby



Dr. Bethany DeSalvo is the Branch Chief of Small Area Modeling and Development in the Social, Economic, and Housing Statistics Division at the United States Census Bureau. Her branch is responsible for the research, development and application of small area estimation techniques to provide data users with finer detail data than can be provided by direct survey estimates. Her area is also responsible for exploring, developing, and extending the use of small area estimation methods to new content areas. Previously, Bethany worked for the Federal Statistical Research Data Centers (FSRDC’s) where she worked closely with academic researchers to utilize federal data to answer complex problems.


This is our May Lunch&Learn session of the 2021-22 Training Year. The Lunch&Learn series is designed to introduce our Fellows, team members, and partners to emerging research in topics of population dynamics and population aging. These modules will cover the Four CAnD3 Population Aging Axes: (1) family and social inclusion; (2) education, labour and inequality; (3) migration and ethnicity; and (4) wellbeing and autonomy. 

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