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Longitudinal Data Conference 2016
The National Centre for Longitudinal Data (NCLD) is convening the Longitudinal Data Conference in collaboration with conference partners and on behalf of governments and industry.
The NCLD was established within the Department of Social Services (DSS) in late 2014. Its mission is to promote a longitudinal evidence base to inform policies and practices that will improve the lifetime wellbeing of people and families in Australia. For more information please visit the NCLD page on the DSS website.
Many agencies across governments have been working to answer the questions posed by Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull MP while Communications Minister in April 2014. The conference provides an opportunity to discuss these important issues and explore the theme of
Powerful data | Strong evidence | Informed policy
Who should attend?
Australian and international professionals with an interest in the conference theme:
Powerful data — Methods for collection, design, linkage and analysis
Strong evidence — Policy relevant research and analysis
Informed policy — Australia’s challenges and the translation of evidence into policy
The following professionals will benefit from attending the conference:
Researchers and social scientists (universities, think tanks, government, not-for-profits, private sector, post-graduate students)
Policy makers (Australian Government, state and territory governments, international)
Policy influencers (think tanks, not-for-profits, peak bodies)
Business and industry with an interest in ‘big data’ and actuarial analyses (banking and finance, market and social research, information technology)
Analysts and data modelers (government, business and not-for-profit sectors)
Data linkage specialists (government, business and not-for-profit sectors)
Areas of policy interest
The conference focuses on a broad range of social and economic policy areas
The National Convention Centre is located in the heart of Canberra’s CBD. It is a short drive from the Canberra International Airport and just a few minutes’ walk from a range of accommodation options, restaurants and shops.
National Convention Centre
31 Constitution Avenue
Canberra ACT 2601
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The Department of Social Services acknowledges the traditional owners of country throughout Australia, and their continuing connection to land, sea and community. We pay our respects to them and their cultures, and to elders both past and present.