The 2020 Census: What to Expect and What's at Stake
The 2020 Census is the once-a-decade population count that determines our representation in government, funding for our communities, and provides data to help plan for the future. Learn what to expect and what's at stake for Texas.
About our speaker:
Dr. Lila Valencia is a senior demographer at the Texas Demographic Center. She oversees product development for the TDC. She also serves as the lead liaison for Texas to the U.S. Census Bureau’s State Data Center Network.
She has over 15 years of experience in quantitative and qualitative research in both the public and private sectors. Her current work involves understanding and communicating demographic trends and processes in Texas.
Lila is an engaging speaker with over 100 speaking engagements, including keynotes and legislative testimony. She has a diverse research background, including projects focused on migration, aging, energy consumption, transportation, and gender-based violence.
Lila holds a Ph.D. in Applied Demography from the University of Texas at San Antonio, a Masters in Psychology from the College of William & Mary in Virginia, and a Bachelors from the University of Texas at Austin.
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7:10am - Breakfast Buffet
7:25am - Introductions & Announcements
7:50am - Speaker Introduction
8:20am - Q&A
8:30am - Have a wonderful Wednesday!
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