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Planning for Montana's Future
Free Data User's Conference in Helena
November 5 & 6, 2013
301 South Park (Old Federal Building)


The Census & Economic Information Center (CEIC) at the Montana Department of Commerce is hosting a FREE Day and ½ Data User's Conference. The conference features Two Tracks.

TRACK 1 - Hands-on Workshops – ½ Day Each
  • ArcGIS Online with Published Datasets - Full
  • Manipulating Census Data in ArcGIS - Full
  • Using American Fact Finder and Other Data Query Tools - Full
  • Day 1 - 8 am to 12 pm
  • Day 1 - 1 pm to 5 pm
  • Day 2 - 8:30 am to 12:30 pm
TRACK 2 – Presentations
  • Population Projections – Montana’s Aging Population - Full
  • CEIC Website Overview & Area Profiles - Full
  • Eastern Montana Population Projections - Full
  • State of the Montana's Economy - Full
  • State of Montana’s Health - Full
  • Montana’s Future Population & Hospital Costs - Full
  • Montana Exports – Information and Data Tools
  • Census Bureau API Tools – Tiger Web Development
  • Planners are Planning for Montana’s Future
  • Day 1 - 8 am to 9:45 pm
  • Day 1 - 10 am to 11am
  • Day 1 - 11 am to 12 pm
  • Day 1 - 1:30 pm to 2:45 pm
  • Day 1 - 3 pm to 3:15 pm
  • Day 1 - 3:15 pm to 4:15 pm
  • Day 2 - 8:30 am to 10:15 am
  • Day 2 - 10:30 am to 11 am
  • Day 2 - 11 am to 12 pm


To reserve a spot in the workshops and presentations, please email Leslie Zolman at lzolman@mt.gov or ceic.mt.gov.

Attendees are responsible for all hotel accommodations, lunch, and dinners. A limited item continental breakfast each morning, plus beverages and snacks are provided.

Discounted rooms can be reserved at the Holiday Inn Downtown (800-465-4329) until October 14. Attendees will receive the state government rate ($88 + tax). Ask for the "CEIC 2013 Data User's Conference" block group. The Holiday Inn Downtown is located on the Walking Mall a 1/2 mile away from the conference site.

Call (406) 841-2740 or email ceic.mt.gov for more information