Department of Labor Logo United States Department of Labor
Dot gov

The .gov means it's official.
Federal government websites often end in .gov or .mil. Before sharing sensitive information, make sure you're on a federal government site.


The site is secure.
The https:// ensures that you are connecting to the official website and that any information you provide is encrypted and transmitted securely.

Computational Statistics for the Production of Official Statistics (CSPOS) group

CSPOS is an interest group under the FCSM (Federal Committee on Statistical Methodology). CSPOS runs the annual conference called Government Advances in Statistical Programming (GASP!).  Here are some of the past programs.

The most recent GASP! conference was held on June 14-15, 2023.

Video presentations from past GASP! conferences are on YouTube here.

Past GASP! programs and materials are linked below.

History and background

GASP! is an annual conference (formerly "workshop") which started in 2018.

Most speakers are U.S. Federal government staff.  We welcome also speakers from state governments, other governments, contractors, academics, think tanks, and industry.
Presentations usually showcase the innovative applications and problems being addressed by governments.