2021 Federal Computer-Assisted Survey Information Collection (FedCASIC) Workshops Feature Westat Leadership, Expertise

Westat researchers are bringing their expertise in data science, eye-tracking, natural language processing, multimode surveys, and more to the virtual 2021 Federal Computer-Assisted Survey Information Collection Workshops, known as  FedCASIC 2021, April 13-14, 2021, in Washington, DC.

Westat Vice Presidents Jane Shepherd, Ph.D., and Brad Edwards are the Westat coordinators for this annual workshop series.

Westat staff (names in bold) are contributing in the following ways. For more details, see the workshop site.

Tuesday, April 13

1-2:25 pm (ET)

Catherine Billington, Jiating (Kristin) Chen, Gonzalo Rivero, and Andrew Jannett. (Presentation). Finding Efficiencies for Open Text Review Using Natural Language Processing on a Panel Study.

3-4:25 pm (ET)

Jane Shepherd. (Session Chair). Challenges and Achievements in Using AI and Data Science Approaches.

Marcelo Simas. (Panelist). Challenges and Achievements in Using AI and Data Science Approaches.

Wednesday, April 14

1-2:25 pm (ET)

Hanna Popick, Mina Muller, and Eric Jodts. (Presentation). Considerations in Data Harmonization for Multimode Surveys.

2:30-2:55 pm (ET)

Lavaughn Cadiz Gooden, Victoria Hoverman, Andrew Caporaso, Jennifer Crafts, and Douglas Williams. (Presentation). Using Eye-Tracking Glasses to Collect Physical Measures of Attention to Direct-to-Consumer (DTC) Prescription Drug Print Ads.

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