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Welcome to the technical sessions schedule for the 2015 Annual Fall NEARC Conference. 

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Wednesday, November 11 • 8:45am - 10:15am
Census Data for the GIS User: Some tips and tricks for downloading data and shapefiles together.

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David Kraiker, Census Bureau (NY Office)

This workshop explains Census Bureau concepts, including data years and geography types, and works with the class attendees to mine for data within the Census American Factfinder (AFF) portal with particular emphasis on spatial searches.  It also explains some ways of creating and downloading shapefiles directly from AFF.  Bring your own laptop!  Space is limited. Sign up at the Conference Registration Desk.


David Kraiker

Data Dissemination Specialist, Census Bureau, NY Office
David Kraiker has worked at the Census Bureau out of the New York City office for the past 18 years. For the past 2 years he has worked in Data Dissemination, teaching and instructing clients in how to download and use Census data. Previously he worked as a Geographer for the Census... Read More →

Wednesday November 11, 2015 8:45am - 10:15am
Green Mountain C

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