Example Track 1

Beyond Just Counting Heads: Using Interactive Visualizations to Explore the Census

Oct 27, 2020

9:25 AM - 9:55 AM

Kristen Galemore

Chief, Special Projects

U.S. Census Bureau

Zack Schwartz

Division Chief, IT Service Management Office

U.S. Census Bureau

The Census Bureau and its Trust & Safety Team will discuss how it proactively combats information-based threats that could affect participation in the 2020 Census. The team employs a two-pronged approach of active monitoring of the Census Bureau information environment using advanced technologies and working with technology companies. Hear how the team leverages access to social listening tools and advanced algorithms to detect the appearance and spread of concerning content across the internet, and how they established relationships with technology partners to facilitate rapid response for content of concern.