Media Advisory — Census Bureau Director to Discuss Redistricting Data, Center of Population and 2010 Census Briefs

U.S. Census Bureau Director Robert M. Groves will brief the media on 2010 Census news, releases and products. Groves will discuss quality indicators and the completion of all releases of 2010 Census redistricting data, and he will announce the site of the new national mean center of population. The briefing will include the release of the first two 2010 Census briefs — population distribution, and race and ethnicity — and a question-and-answer session.

Thursday, March 24, 2011, 2 to 3 p.m. (EDT)

Robert M. Groves, director, U.S. Census Bureau
Nicholas A. Jones, chief, Racial Statistics Branch, Population Division
Marc J. Perry, chief, Population Distribution Branch, Population Division

National Press Club, 13th floor
Murrow Room
529 14th Street, NW
Washington, DC 20045

Members of the media may also participate by telephone.
(Please dial-in early to allow time for the operator to place you in the call.)

Dial-in number: 888-390-1046
Password: CENSUS
(For security reasons, the passcode will be required to join the call.)

Online Press Kit:
Event materials will be posted online shortly after the event begins and can be accessed by clicking on the 2010 Census Operational Press briefing at

There will be a live webcast of the briefing, accessible at at 2 p.m. (EDT) on event day.

Please RSVP by 5 p.m., Wednesday, March 23, to the Public Information Office at 301-763-3030 or to

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