The Administrative Data Research Facilities Network hosted annual conferences in 2017 and 2018. Please see below for information and materials regarding these convenings.


2017 ADRF Network Research Conference


In partnership with the Massive Data Institute at Georgetown University, the ADRF Network hosted its first research conference on November 13 and 14, 2017 at Georgetown University.


The conference was intended to highlight progress in the field of using administrative data for social science research and policymaking. Over 140 people from research institutions, government agencies, and the private sector came together to share approaches and strategize about ways to advance this line of work.


Access the 2017 Conference Program

Access the 2017 Conference Presentations

Read a blog post that highlights the themes that emerged from this inaugural convening.



2018 ADRF Network Research Conference


Partnering again with Georgetown University’s Massive Data Institute, the ADRF Network hosted a second annual ADRF Network Research Conference on November 13 and 14, 2018 in Washington, DC.


The event built on our successful conference in 2017, and expanded to two full days of content focused on innovation in administrative data for social science. This convening served as a forum to share groundbreaking work and promote interdisciplinary and cross-sector dialogue that will shape the future of the social sciences.


Access the 2018 Conference Program

Access the 2018 Conference Presentations