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Confidentiality Seminar Series

The Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) hosted a series of confidentiality seminars in response to passage of the Confidential Information Protection and Statistical Efficiency Act (CIPSEA) of 2002 (Title V of P.L. 107-347). CIPSEA provides a clear and consistent standard for the use and protection of statistical information collected under a pledge of confidentiality.

Each monthly seminar focused on different topics related to CIPSEA. Seminars dates and presentation materials are provided below. Please e-mail any questions about the seminars to answers@bts.gov(link sends e-mail).

DateTimeLocationTitleAbstractPresenterFile 
Wednesday, February 12, 200312:00 – 1:00 PMU.S. Department of Transportation Headquarters (Nassif Building), Room 6200Overview of New Legislation Protecting Confidentiality of Statistical Information and Statistical Disclosure Limitation MethodologiesAbstractNancy Kirkendall
Director
Statistical Methods Group
Energy Information Administration (EIA)
U.S. Department of Energy
PDF
(693KB)
Wednesday, March 12, 200312:00 – 1:00 PMU.S. Department of Transportation Headquarters (Nassif Building), Room 6200Overview of 2002 CIPSEA: Methods to Protect Confidential Tabular Data Amrut Champaneri, Ph.D.PDF
(168KB)
Practical Considerations in Selecting Statistical Disclosure Methodology for Tabular DataAbstractRich Allen
Deputy Administrator for Programs and Products
National Agricultural Statistics Service
U.S. Department of Agriculture
PDF
(182KB)
Monday, April 28, 20031:30 – 3:30 PMU.S. Department of Transportation, Nassif Building, 400 7th Street, SW, Room 3328Statistical Disclosure Limitation: Releasing Useful Data for Statistical AnalysisAbstractPresenter: Stephen Fienberg
Department of Statistics
Center for Automated Learning and Discovery and Center for Computer and Communications Security
Carnegie Mellon University
PDF
(757KB)
Discussant: Nancy Kirkendall
Director
Statistics and Methods Group
EIA
U.S. Department of Energy
PDF
(81KB)
Tuesday, April 29, 20031:00 – 2:00 PMU.S. Department of Transportation Headquarters (Nassif Building), Room 3328Overview of Statistical Disclosure Methodology for MicrodataAbstractLaura Zayatz
Disclosure Limitation Research Group Leader
U.S. Census Bureau
PDF
(205KB)
Tuesday, May 20, 200310:00 – 11:00 AMU.S. Department of Transportation Headquarters (Nassif Building), Room 8236Statistical Disclosure Limitations at the National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS)AbstractAlvan Zarate
Confidentiality Officer
NCHS
PDF
(95KB)
Wednesday, June 11, 200312:00 – 1:00 PMU.S. Department of Transportation Headquarters (Nassif Building), Room 6244The Office of Management and Budgets Interagency Confidentiality and Data Access Committee (CDAC)AbstractJacob Bournazian
Chair of CDAC (2002-2003)
EIA
PDF
(90KB)
Mark Schipper
CDAC Member
EIA
Ruey-Pyng Lu
CDAC Member
EIA
PDF
(492KB)
Wednesday, July 23, 20031:30 – 2:30PMU.S. Department of Transportation Headquarters (Nassif Building), Room 6200Restricted Data Access: The Role of Research Data Centers (RDC)AbstractArnold Reznek
RDC Administrator
U.S. Bureau of the Census
PDF
(75KB)
Kenneth W. Harris
NCHS
Vijay Gambhir
RDC
NCHS
PDF
(123KB)
Wednesday, September 17, 200311:00 am - 12:00 pmU.S. Department of Transportation, Nassif Building, 400 7th St., SW, Room 8240Preserving Quality and Confidentiality of Tabular DataAbstractLawrence H. Cox
Associate Director
National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS)
PDF
(65KB)
Updated: Wednesday, May 24, 2017