NATIONAL INFRASTRUCTURE FOR COMMUNITY STATISTICS COMMUNITY OF PRACTICE    (8PE)

January Learning Phase Workshop on Federal Organizations    (8PG)

Thursday, January 6, 2005    (922)

8:30 A.M 4:00 P.M    (923)

Falk Auditorium, The Brookings Institution, Washington, DC    (8ZO)

PURPOSE AND APPROACH    (8ZN)

AGENDA    (8PO)

Continental Breakfast 8:00-8:30    (8Q1)

8:30-8:40 Introduction to the Workshop Marshall DeBerry, FedStats    (8Q2)

8:40-9:00 Update on the NICS CoP Process and Schedule of Events - PariSabety, Urban Markets Initiative, The Brookings Institution    (8Q3)

9:00-11:00 Federal Statistical System Initiatives and Information Applications    (8PS)

11:00-11:15 Break    (8Q4)

11:15-11:45 Updates on Federal Statistical System Initiatives Involved in NICS CoP    (8PX)

11:45-12:30 Panelists Roundtable Discussion: Implications for NICS (Facilitated by PariSabety)    (8Q6)

12:30-1:00 Working Lunch    (8QD)

BREAK OUT SESSIONS 1:00-2:30    (8Q7)

Participants get lunch and go to one of three NICS CoP workgroup sessions, as assigned. Each session will focus on questions relevant to their charge, including those outlined above. Session topics are:    (8Q8)

2:30-2:45 -- Break    (8QB)

WRAPUP SESSION 2:45-4:00    (8QC)