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Experts to Present New Data on the Needs of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders at Major Conference

White House Initiative Holds First-Ever Data Conference to Evaluate Asian American and Pacific Islander Access to Federal Programs and Services

Contact:  
Toby Chaudhuri, 978-884-8626 (cell), toby.chaudhuri@ed.gov


Event Date 1: December 10, 2010 09:15 am
Event Date 2: December 10, 2010 10:30 am
Event Date 3: December 10, 2010 12:15 pm
Event Date 4: December 10, 2010 01:00 pm
Event Date 5: December 10, 2010 04:00 pm
Event Date 6: December 11, 2010 09:30 am
Event Date 7: December 11, 2010 10:00 am
Event Date 8: December 11, 2010 11:30 am

Washington — Experts will discuss new findings about everyday problems facing Asian Americans, Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander communities this week at a conference held by the White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders at George Washington University. The gathering is designed to help expand and improve data collection methods to help federal agencies increase access to needed programs and services.

Note: Media representatives interested in covering the White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders Data Conference should pre-credential by emailing their name, title, organization and contact information to Toby Chaudhuri at toby.chaudhuri@ed.gov.

White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders Data Collection Event Highlights

George Washington University, 1957 E St., N.W., City View Room, 7th Floor


Event 1
Who : Census Bureau Director Dr. Robert M. Groves discusses the 2010 Census and outlines data about the Asian American, Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander communities.
When : Friday, Dec 10—9:15 a.m.
Event 2
Who : White House Office of Management and Budget chief statistician Katherine Wallman joins UCLA Asian American Studies professor Paul Ong and NYU Center for the Study of Asian American Health & Research deputy director Nadia Islam to discuss AAPI research and data collection methods.
When : Friday, Dec 10—10:30 a.m.
Event 3
Who : White House Council of Economic Advisers member Cecilia Rouse discusses President Obama's economic policies and the need for robust data collection.
When : Friday, Dec 10—12:15 p.m.
Event 4
Who : NYU professor Robert Teranishi and UCLA Asian American Studies Center assistant director Melany De La Cruz-Viesca discuss educational disparities among Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders.
When : Friday, Dec 10—1 p.m.
Event 5
Who : Department of Health and Human Services chief technology officer Todd Park discusses new ways data is improving health care for Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders.
When : Friday, Dec 10—4 p.m.
Event 6
Who : Palantir Technologies demonstrates how harnessing data in new ways can create platforms for engagement.
When : Saturday, Dec 11—9:30 a.m.
Event 7
Who : UCLA professor Paul Ong, University of Massachusetts researcher OiYan Poon and Census Programs for the Asian American Federation Census programs director Howard Shih join President's Advisory Commission on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders member Doua Thor to discuss the future of AAPI research and data collection.
When : Saturday, Dec 11—10 a.m.
Event 8
Who : White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islander executive director Kiran Ahuja discusses how the federal government is collaborating with researchers to assess community needs.
When : Saturday, Dec 11—11:30 a.m.
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