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BLS Conference: An inside look at producing labor statistics and how to interpret them

BLS Boston Virtual Data Users’ Conference

Thursday, September 10, 2020

When: Thursday, September 10, 2020

Where: Virtual

Time: 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Cost: FREE

Registration: Required via Eventbrite

You are invited to attend the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) Boston Virtual Data Users' Conference on September 10, 2020. William J. Wiatrowski, Deputy BLS Commissioner will discuss the challenges and unique difficulties producing the Bureau's Principal Federal Economic Indicators during a pandemic.  Kristen Monaco, Associate Commissioner, will discuss what people do on the job and how they are compensated.


10:00 a.m. Welcome and opening remarks

William J. Sibley, Regional Commissioner

10:15 a.m. Keynote Address, Missing power cords, supersize graphs, and other stories about producing labor statistics during a pandemic.

William J. Wiatrowski, Deputy Commissioner of the Bureau of Labor Statistics

11:00 a.m.  What do people do on the job and how are they compensated?

Kristen A. Monaco, Associate Commissioner of the Office of Compensation and Working Conditions of BLS and McLeod Brown, Economist

11:45 a.m. Closing remarks

Contact Information

If you have any questions, please contact the BLS New England information office at (617) 565-2327 or send an email