MPC Workshop

The MPC Workshop provides a rich set of opportunities for faculty, staff, and students to familiarize themselves with, and keep abreast of, the important work being done at the MPC. Faculty, staff, and students are encouraged to present their research and other works in progress and to pursue professional training and development. The flexible and casual setting of the MPC Workshop is designed to support all participants. Workshops are scheduled on Fridays from 12:15pm-1:15pm during the academic year. 

Please contact mpc@umn.edu with any questions.

FALL 2021 Schedule

Workshops for this semester will be flexible. We are starting them virtual and will reassess as the semester progresses.  All workshops are 12:15 - 1:15 pm unless otherwise noted. 

 

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 17

PAA Abstract Workshop  |  Watch the Recording (Introduction only)

Submitting an abstract for PAA? Get advice and help in this workshop event.

 

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 1

Data Visualization: Design, Tips, and Tricks  |  Watch the Recording Slide Deck

Stacy Nordstrom, ISRDI Communications Coordinator, UMN and Alex McWhinnie, ISRDI Product Team Lead, UMN

 

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 15

IAPHS Practice Session  |  Zoom Link

Those presenting at the IAPHS conference will be practicing their talks. Come support them! 

 

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 29

Data Access and the FSRDC  |  Zoom Link

Rachelle Hill, Administrator of the MN RDC and Catherine Fitch, Associate Director of ISRDI, UMN

 

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 5

GSA Practice Session  |  Zoom Link

Sarah Flood, Life Course Center Associate Director and IPUMS Research Scientist will help lead this practice session for those presenting at GSA. 

 

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 12

Story Maps: Making Your Research Accessible  |  Zoom Link

Ruthie Burrows, MPC and Grace Cooper, MPC Population Studies Trainees

 

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 19

Partnering with UMN Extension for Population Studies Research  |  Zoom Link

Lynne M. Borden, Associate Dean, Organizational Innovation and Research, University of Minnesota Extension

 

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 10

Storing and Organizing Data  |  Zoom Link

How to organize your data to optimize data analysis and how IPUMS organizes files for metadata-driven programmatic data transformations (and what metadata-driven process means)

José Pacas, ISRDI Research Scientist, UMN

 

 

To view past MPC Workshop (previously the Inequality & Methods Workshop) schedules, please use the links below:

Some select previous workshops have been recorded and can be found on the ISRDI YouTube channel.