NHSDC Fall 2019: Preliminary Agenda is HERE!

NHSDC Fall 2019:
Solving Problems and Impacting Communities with Data
October 16-17th in Austin, Texas

Good News! Preliminary Agenda is Here!

We are thrilled for the upcoming NHSDC Fall 2019 Conference! And, we have a list of both NHSDC and SNAPS sessions below.
  • Reproducible Data Analysis with R Markdown
  • The Art of Data
  • Leveraging 211 and HMIS for Coordinated Entry: One CoC's Experience 
  • Turning Data into Decisions: Using Dashboards for Coordinated Entry Planning
  • Homeless Systems Race and Ethnicity Equity Analysis: DO Try This At Home
  • Data Beyond PIT and HMIS: Collecting Information that Answers Local Questions 
  • Ending Youth Homelessness: Making the Federal Benchmarks & Criteria Measurable and Meaningful
  • Data, Dashboards, and Intentional Design – Telling the Story of King County’s Homeless Response System
  • Using RHY-HMIS Data to Support Youth Experiencing Homelessness
  • Local, State and National Spotlight on Comparable Databases for Victim Service Providers 
  • Confidentiality and Safety for Survivors Across Federal Funding Streams
  • Using Data and Technology to Catalyze Systems Change in Youth Homelessness Initiatives
  • Racial Equity Analysis in the Coordinated Entry System Assessment Process: Findings and Methodology from a Multi-Community Study
  • Failing Forward: Creating a Culture of Curiosity and Data-Driven Learning
  • Communicating Data for Impact
  • Changing Demographics of Homeless Populations: Implications for Program Design
  • Data Quality 201: Governance Agreements and Monitoring for DQ 
  • HMIS Project Set-Up 101  
  •  Implementing Effective Contract Negotiations and Relationship Management Strategies 101
  • Data Quality 201: DQ Management Program ( Part1) 
  • HMIS Project Set- Up 201    
  • Strategies for Evaluating and Monitoring Coordinated Entry
  • Data Quality 201: DQ Management Program ( Part 2)    
  • HMIS Project Management and Annual Calendar of Expectations
  • Ending Youth Homelessness in Austin/Travis County, Texas: Innovations, Opportunities and Challenges
  • Pay for Success funding model to increase Permanent Supportive Housing

Important note: As in the past, this conference is HUD-approved. Therefore, HMIS funds awarded under the CoC and Emergency Solutions Grants (ESG) Programs may be used to attend the 2019 NHSDC Fall Conference. Projects without funds designated for HMIS can use admin funds to attend this event. More Information Here

Registration and Hotel!
The National Human Services Data Consortium (NHSDC) will be holding its Fall Conference on October 16th & October 17th, at the Sheraton Austin Hotel At The Capitol. The conference will start at 8:00 am on Wednesday and end at 4:30 pm on Thursday.  
Get your ticket today!

Pre-Conference activities Oct. 15th (SOLD OUT)

Hotel Information:
Our group reservation rate is now available.  Please make your reservation as soon as possible before we sell out. Make your online hotel reservation today!

701 East 11th Street, Austin, Texas 78701
$209 per night (not including taxes or service fees)
This rate will end when our room block sells out or on September 23, 2019, whichever comes first.  

Register Here



About the National Human Services Data Consortium

The NHSDC provides information, assistance, peer education, and lifelong learning to its membership and other interested parties in the articulation, planning, implementation, and continuous operation of technology initiatives to collect, aggregate, analyze, and present information regarding the provision of human services.

Our conferences highlight the good work that you and your community are doing to leverage data in the fight to end homelessness. All communities employ different strategies and creative means to tackle the social services issues.


We look forward to seeing you in October!