North Dakota Demographics Conference: April 4, 2016
North Dakota Demographics Conference: April 4, 2016
You're Invited to the First North Dakota Demographics Conference

April 6, 2016 | Bismarck, ND

North Dakota’s economy continues to grow and diversify, and with it so does the information needed to understand this growth. How does it impact citizens? Businesses? Communities? Organizations?

Join us for the 1st North Dakota’s Demographics Conference, on Wednesday, April 6th 2016, at the National Energy Center of Excellence on the Bismarck State College campus. This event is a collaborative effort of the North Dakota Department of Commerce, North Dakota Compass at North Dakota State University and University of North Dakota Department of Economics.

Learn how accurate and reliable data is critical to the informed decision making you do for your business, organization, and community.

National and local presenters will help you understand important socio-economic and demographic trends in North Dakota. Learn about tools that give you access to important data and see demonstrations on how you can use the data to create measurable impact in your communities. Learn more about the North Dakota Demographics Conference, at or the tentative agenda can be found here.

One of our featured keynotes:
AndyHaitHeadShot.jpg   "Using Census Bureau Data in a Business Plan"
Andy Hait, U.S. Census Bureau, Program Planning & Data User Outreach Liaison

Andy will provide an overview of key Census Bureau demographic and economic programs, and how the information from these programs can be used by entrepreneurs and small business owners in business plans and loan application. Local area data for North Dakota will be discussed that can help businesses better understand their customers and market as well as their competitors and industry. The workshop will feature a brand new tool called Census Business Builder that makes it easy for users to access these key data, following a real-life scenario of an entrepreneur who's interested in opening their first business.
Don’t miss this opportunity to learn from the most forward-thinking data experts how to:
     Inform your decisions,
  Improve your organization and community, and
  Inspire future change.

To see more speakers featured at the first North Dakota Demographics Conference and to register, visit

To reserve your room at the Kelly Inn room block, call the front desk directly at 701-223-8001 and ask for the North Dakota Department of Commerce room block. The room block releases on March 15.

Special Thanks to Our Sponsors

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