Upcoming Events

2024 National Planning Conference

Apr 13, 2024 to Apr 16, 2024
Minneapolis, MN

IPUMS will be exhibiting at the American Planning Association's 2024 National Planning Conference in Minneapolis, MN. Stop by booth 420 and talk data to us.

Population Association of America Annual Meeting (PAA)

Apr 17, 2024 to Apr 20, 2024
Columbus, OH

IPUMS will be exhibiting at the PAA 2024 Annual Meeting; stop by our booth to talk data to us. Are you on the PAA program with research that uses IPUMS data? Tell us about it and we will highlight your work and bring some specialty IPUMS swag for you. 

IPUMS is also hosting two pre-conference workshops.

  • Morning session (8:00am-12:00pm): Leveraging Public- and Restricted-Use Datasets with IPUMS, NCHS, and FSRDCs. We are partnering with the Census FSRDC and NCHS to provide an overview and demonstration of accessing IPUMS data and guidance on accessing restricted-use versions in the FSRDC and the NCHS Research Data Center. Workshop participants will have opportunities to discuss research ideas with representatives from IPUMS, the FSRDC, and NCHS. 
  • Afternoon session (1:00-5:00pm): New Research Possibilities with IPUMS Global Health Harmonized Data Collections. IPUMS Global Health is the world’s largest repository of free, harmonized global health survey data. Join us to learn more about IPUMS Global Health, including the newly released IPUMS MICS, and resources for analyzing these data.

Virtual Office Hours

Apr 24, 2024

10:00am-11:30am CT
Join us for virtual office hours on Wednesday, April 24 to chat with IPUMS data experts about your questions. Registration is required to attend virtual office hours, but you can drop in any time between 10:00am and 11:30am CT with your questions for the researchers that make IPUMS possible.

2024 Time Use Data for Health and Well-Being Summer Workshop

Jun 12, 2024
College Park, MD

The 2024 Time Use Data for Health and Well-being Summer Workshop application form is now available and is due Monday, February 19, 2024, 11:59 PM EST. The workshop will be held in-person on Wednesday, June 12, 2024. Some support for travel costs will be covered for successful applicants.

The workshop aims to promote awareness of and expertise in the IPUMS Time Use data archive, particularly use of American Time Use Survey (ATUS) and Well-being Module data, to investigate ethnoracial, gender, and sexuality population-level health inequities across the life course. IPUMS Time Use offers free, harmonized time diary data from the U.S. and around the world. These data facilitate comparative research and analysis of individuals within family contexts.

Applicants should have basic quantitative data analysis skills. About 20 applicants will be selected.

University of Maryland Time Use Conference

Jun 13, 2024 to Jun 14, 2024
College Park, MD

The 2024 University of Maryland Time Use Conference theme is Temporal Dimensions of Structural Racism and Racial and Ethnic Inequities. We welcome abstract submissions on (a) innovative data, measures, and analyses of daily time use and structural racism; (b) intersectional and critical analyses of racial and ethnic time-related inequities before, during, and after the COVID-19 pandemic; and (c) racial and ethnic disparities in time use, health, and well-being across the life span. Abstract submissions are due February 19.

Association of Public Data Users (APDU)

Jul 23, 2024 to Jul 24, 2024
Washington, D.C.

IPUMS will be exhibiting at the 2024 APDU Conference. The conference theme is "Unlocking the Potential of Public Data" and the call for proposals is now open through April 15.

Data-Intensive Research Conference Pre-Conference Workshop

Jul 29, 2024 to Jul 30, 2024
Minneapolis, MN

This workshop is designed to familiarize participants with two specific population data resources from IPUMS related to the conference theme of Harnessing the Power of Linked Data to Study Aging. The workshop will include an overview of IPUMS data and their suitability for studying aging and the life course, and then participants will be separated into two tracks focused on linking with IPUMS full count data or data linkages with IPUMS MEPS. Learn more about the workshop and how to apply. Applications are due April 24, 2024.

2024 Data-Intensive Research Conference

Jul 31, 2024 to Aug 1, 2024
Minneapolis, MN & Online

Harnessing the Power of Linked Data to Study Aging

The Network for Data-Intensive Research on Aging (NDIRA), a collaboration between IPUMS and the University of Minnesota Life Course Center, is proud to sponsor the 2024 Data-Intensive Research Conference. The 2024 Data-Intensive Research Conference will showcase research that leverage large-scale linked population data to examine aging and life course processes in the U.S. and global contexts. The event will be hosted in Minneapolis, MN at IPUMS HQ. 

Gerontological Society of America (GSA)

Nov 13, 2024 to Nov 16, 2024
Seattle, WA

We will be exhibiting at the GSA 2024 Annual Scientific Meeting. Stop by our exhibit booth to talk data to us.