National Infrastructure for Community Statistics    (5QM)

Community of Practice    (5QP)

November Learning Phase Workshop:    (5QQ)

State-Level Organizations    (5QR)

8:30 A.M 4:00 P.M Wednesday, November 17, 2004    (5OV)

The National Science Foundation Ballston, Virginia    (5OW)


AGENDA    (5P6)

Continental Breakfast -- 8:00-8:30 a.m.    (5P7)

I. PRESENTATIONS AND DISCUSSION 8:30-12:30 p.m.    (5Q6)

8:30-8:45 a.m. - Introduction to National Infrastructure for Community Statistics (NICS): Purposes and Potentials - PariSabety, Urban Markets Initiative, The Brookings Institution    (5P9)

8:45-10:30 a.m. - State Information Applications and E-Government Initiatives    (5Q4)

10:30-10:45 a.m. -- Break    (5PV)

10:45-11:45a.m. - State Data Intermediaries    (5Q5)

11:45-12:15 p.m. - Panelist Roundtable Discussion: Implications for NICS (Facilitated by PariSabety)    (5PX)

12:15-12:30 p.m. - Purposes and Logistics for the afternoon break-out sessions. Includes assignment of participants to breakout sessions. (PariSabety)    (5PY)

II. BREAK OUT SESSIONS 12:45-3:00 p.m.    (5PD)

Participants pick up food 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:    (5Q7)

Systems Architecture    (5QG)

Participant Needs and Applications    (5QH)

Governance and Finance    (5QI)

3:00-3:15 p.m. -- Break    (5PF)

III. WRAPUP SESSION 3:15-4:00 p.m.    (5PG)

Facilitator: PariSabety. Reporter from each breakout session presents summary of ideas and recommendations, followed by general discussion and effort to reach consensus on main conclusions.    (5PH)

SummaryandDiscussion    (6HB)