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2017 FSRDC Conference

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2017 FSRDC Research Conference

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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

Call for Papers: (click to download)

The Call for Papers has closed, thank you to all who made submissions.

The conference will be a day of concurrent paper and poster sessions and a keynote presentation. Sessions will be 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 and posters 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.

 

Lodging (click here to download)

We have reserved room blocks at two hotels for the nights of Sept. 12th, 13th and 14th. Federal employees are asked to reserve a room at the Ramada West Hollywood. Other conference attendees may reserve in our conference block at the UCLA Guest House or at a nearby hotel of their choice. Call the relevant hotel directly to reserve a room in one of these blocks. Please be sure to make your reservation before the room release date.

Non-federally employed conference attendees should reserve a room at a nearby hotel. The Ramada West Hollywood currently has some rooms available at market rate. The UCLA Hotel at the Luskin Conference Center (855-522-8252 - http://luskinconferencecenter.ucla.edu/hotels-near-ucla/) is recommended for RDC Executive Directors. Booking as soon as possible is recommended. Additional lodging options for conference attendees not needing the government rate are listed below.

Ramada West Hollywood

We have reserved a block of 45 rooms for federal employees at the Ramada West Hollywood under The California Census Research Data Center.” Guests reserving a room in this conference block must provide the hotel with an active United States Government ID at check-in. Rooms will be held until 8/13/17. Call the Ramada directly to reserve a room in this block.

Rate: Government Rate if applicable; around $179 for non-federal employees

Phone: 310-734-4746

Address: 8585 Santa Monica Boulevard, West Hollywood, CA 90069

Website: http://www.ramadaweho.com/

Location: https://goo.gl/maps/ZP1hmonkgnN2

 

UCLA Guest House

We have reserved a block of 20 rooms at the UCLA Guest House on campus under “CA Census Data Conference 2017.” Rooms will be held until 8/12/17. Call the UCLA Guest House directly to reserve a room in this block.

Rate: $199.00/night

Phone: 310-825-2923

Address: 330 Charles E Young Drive East, Los Angeles, CA 90095

Website: http://www.guesthouse.ucla.edu/

Location: https://goo.gl/maps/CpuRCXxLnZo

 

Hotel Angeleno

Phone: 310-476-6411

Address: 170 N Church Ln, Los Angeles, CA 90049

Website: http://www.hotelangeleno.com/

 

The W Hotel

Phone: 310-208-8765

Address: 930 Hilgard Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90024

Website: http://wlosangeles.com/west-beverly-hills-california

 

Transportation to and from the Airport

UCLA is about 10 miles for LAX International Airport. Taxi/car service is recommended for travel to and from the airport. Those staying in on-campus accommodations may consider FlyAway bus service from LAX to Westwood (http://www.lawa.org/FlyAway/default.aspx).

Transportation to and from Campus

The Metro 2/302 bus runs along Sunset Blvd. with a stop on the north-east corner of campus at Sunset/Hilgard. Metro bus transportation may interest those staying at the Ramada West Hollywood.

UCLA operates BruinBus, a free campus circulator that is open to the public. Information about routes and service are available at https://main.transportation.ucla.edu/getting-around-campus/bruinbus-schedules.

 

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

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 (tvwachter@econ.ucla.edu), or the UCLA RDC Administrator, John Sullivan (john.sullivan@census.gov).

 

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