Next Census Scientific Advisory Committee Meeting is May 25, 2021

The Census Scientific Advisory Committee will next meet (virtually) on May 25, 2021 (11:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Eastern), to “address ongoing outreach efforts needed to assist with the designing of a differential privacy suite for the 2020 Census data products that will meet programmatic, legal, and statistical requirements, including work on both the primary and secondary disclosure avoidance systems.”

This committee “provides scientific and technical expertise to address Census Bureau program needs and objectives” and its members are appointed by the Census Bureau Director.

While the meeting sets aside time for public comments, any extensive questions or statements are requested to be sent to, (subject: “CSAC Differential Privacy Virtual Meeting Public Comment”).

The meeting will be held via WebEx:​uscensus/​onstage/​g.php?​MTID=​e351f8ffcb2e21b2437a649a206a6d8d3