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Registration Now Open for the State of the Science Conference & Annual Disability Statistics Compendium Release

November 23, 2016
Source: Institute on Disability at University of New Hampshire, Research on Disability

The State-of-the-Science Conference under the Rehabilitation Research and Training Center on Disability Statistics and Demographics (StatsRRTC) will be held February 13, 2017 at the National Academy of Sciences Building in Washington DC. This conference, Disability Statistics: Lessons in Data Collection and Application to Policy and Practice, will discuss data collection strategies in the morning sessions and practical applications of disability data in the afternoon. Will be to bring together scientists, administrators and staff from disability programs, and leaders from disability policy and advocacy communities to discuss the state of disability statistics and how to move the field forward.

This year we have created a two-day event and combined the State of the Science conference with the release of the 2016 Annual Disability Statistics Compendium on February 14, 2017, also at the National Academies of Sciences Building. The Compendium is a web-based tool that pools disability statistics published by various federal agencies together in one place. When working on legislative and other matters relating to persons with disabilities, the Compendium will make finding and using disability statistics easier. It will prove invaluable to your work.

To register for the State of the Science Conference & the Annual Disability Statistics Compendium Release event, go to

Registration is FREE. The State of the Science Conference is open for in-person attendance only. The Annual Disability Statistics Compendium offers both in-person and webcast participation options. Please register if you plan to attend in-person or via webcast. The agenda, presenters, and logon procedures (for web viewers) will be emailed to you as they become available.

For individuals who cannot attend the Compendium Release Briefing in person, this session will be available live via webcast. In addition to the live webcast, the video will be archived and available for viewing a later date.

For questions regarding your registration, please email or call 603-862-4320.

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