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2018 International Blaise Users Conference
Baltimore, Maryland USA
Welcome to the 18th International Blaise Users Conference (IBUC) hosted by Westat on October 23 to 25, 2018, in Baltimore, Maryland USA.
This event showcases the use of the Blaise Survey Processing System and associated software. The conference program will include three days of presentations on the capabilities of Blaise, new uses of Blaise to meet the high demands of today’s computer assisted interviewing (CAI) survey environment, and future development of the system along with a pre-conference training on Blaise 5 on Monday, October 22.
The keynote speaker is Dr. Robert M. Groves. Dr. Groves is a sociologist and expert in survey methodology who has served as the Provost of Georgetown University in Washington, D.C. since August 2012. He also served as the Director of the United States Census Bureau from 2009 to 2012.
The conference will include special technical presentations by the Blaise Team on key Blaise 5 developments. Breakfast and lunch will be served to registered participants.
The Blaise Corporate License Users Board (B-CLUB) meeting will be held on Friday, October 26 from 8:30am to 12:00pm. Those holding corporate licenses will receive further information about this meeting directly from the B-CLUB.
As your host, Westat is looking forward to welcoming you to IBUC 2018 in Baltimore, Maryland. You may contact us at
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