Thanks to all the participants and attendees of the 2017 FSRDC Conference! More than 140 people attended the conference, 35 research teams presented their work and 70 RDC Executive Directors, Census Bureau staff and other federal employees met to discuss the FSRDC network. We hope to see you next year at the conference to be hosted by the Penn State RDC in State College, PA!

Conference Date: September 14, 2017

Location: UCLA Faculty Center – 480 Charles E Young Dr. East, Los Angeles, CA 90095 (click here to download locations and campus map)

Cost: Free and open to all


Conference Program: (click here to download)

The conference will be a day of concurrent paper sessions and a keynote presentation. Sessions are based on current or recent research using data from the nationwide network of RDCs. Anticipated themes include, but are not limited to, research topics from the fields of economics, business and management, demography, and health and developments in data sets. Papers involve statistical analyses on nonpublic versions of data sets available from the U.S. Census Bureau, the National Center for Health Statistics, the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, and other federal statistical agencies.

Note: The business meeting (invitation only) will be held on the 4th floor of the Luskin School of Public Affairs at UCLA on September 13th.

Conference Locations

The FSRDC Research Conference will be held on September 14th in the UCLA Faculty Center.

The FSRDC Business Meeting (invitation only) will be held on September 13th at the California Center for Population Research on the 4th floor of the Luskin School of Public Affairs.


Parking is available on campus for $12 a day. Parking is recommended in parking structures P2 or P3. Limited street parking is also available on the east side of the Law School.

Campus Map (click here to download)

Meeting Locations

UCLA Faculty Center – F4 – 480 Charles E Young Dr. East

Luskin School of Public Affairs – F3 – 337 Charles E Young Dr. East

Parking Options

Parking Structure P2 – F5 – 602 Charles E Young Dr. East

Parking Structure P3 – F2 – 215 Charles E Young Dr. North

Law School Surface Parking – F3 – 385 Charles E Young Dr. East

On Campus Accommodations

UCLA Guest House – G3 – 330 Charles E Young Dr. East

Luskin Conference Center Hotel – D4 – 425 Westwood Plaza

Points of Interest

Sunset/Hilgard Bus Stop – F1 – Intersection of Sunset Blvd. and Hilgard Ave.

Hammer Museum – E8 – 10889 Wilshire Blvd.

For more information, please contact the UCLA RDC Executive Director, Dr. Till von Wachter (, or the UCLA RDC Administrator, John Sullivan (