Invitation to CCSD’s 2014 Community Data Canada Roundtable Webinar

June 6, 2014

The Community Data Canada Roundtable is a yearly platform to discuss socioeconomic data through the lens of municipalities and community organizations. The theme for 2014 is measuring income and wealth at small geographic areas: from the region to the block.

Date and time
Wednesday, June 18, 2014, 1:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time
There will be a half-hour period starting at 1:00 p.m. to address technical issues facing attendees.
Who can attend?
The Roundtable is open to anyone. It will be especially relevant to those working in local public and not-for-profit organizations, e.g. municipalities, school boards, social planning councils, economic development groups, public health units, etc. Interested individuals from other sectors are also encouraged to attend.

1:30 p.m. to 1:40 p.m.
Welcome and introduction from CCSD
Katherine Scott, Vice President, Research & Policy, CCSD
1:40 p.m. to 1:50 p.m.
Measuring income, wealth, poverty, and inequality at small geographic areas
Michel Frojmovic, Lead, CCSD Community Data Program
1:50 p.m. to 2:20 p.m.
Comparing NHS with Taxfiler, Labour Force Survey, and Citizenship and Immigration Canada datasets
Jessica Deming, Epidemiology and Health Analytics, Region of Waterloo
2:20 p.m. to 2:50 p.m.
Working with NHS and Taxfiler data to measure income and poverty in Toronto neighbourhoods
Wayne Chu, City of Toronto
2:50 p.m. to 3:20 p.m.
Turning evidence into action: How using data is making a difference in our communities
Ted Hildebrandt, Director of Social Planning, Community Development Halton
3:20 p.m. to 3:50 p.m.
Neighbourhood financial health and financial vulnerability in Wood Buffalo Regional Municipality and the City of Fort McMurray
Manny Makia, Chief Social Innovator, FuseSocial
3:50 p.m. to 4:20 p.m.
Environics Analytics: WealthScapes and the enhanced NHS
Tony Lea, Chief Methodologist and Senior Vice President, Environics Analytics
4:20 p.m. to 4:50 p.m.
Question and Answer session
3:50 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Concluding remarks
Michel Frojmovic, Lead, CCSD Community Data Program

Registration and login information
Register in advance – here.

The meeting starts at 1:30 p.m. but attendees may join starting at 1:00 p.m. to iron out technical issues.

You will need a computer with an internet connection, as well as speakers or headphones. Attendees will be muted, but we encourage you communicate with the host and presenters via the chat function.
Upon entering the webinar on June 18, please select “Use your speakers (for listening only)”. This will minimize echo and feedback during the webinar. See image below.