Spring 2019 Conference April 15 - 17, 2019 in Nashville, TN


The National Human Services Data Consortium (NHSDC) is an organization focused on developing effective leadership for the best use of information technology to manage human services. NHSDC provides information, assistance, peer to peer education and lifelong learning to its conference participants, website members 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.

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2019 Spring Conference Call for Proposals


NHSDC is requesting proposals for the 2019 conference in Nashville, TN, taking place April 15-17, 2019. The conference will be co-sponsored by the HUD SNAPS office and will be a 3-day event featuring tracks of HUD content in the mornings and NHSDC sessions in the afternoons. We are looking for experienced speakers and presenters who are excited to share their human services data experience with attendees from across the country. We anticipate a larger conference than usual, and so are looking for sessions to fill 6 exciting content tracks:

1. Data Integration and Sharing
2. Data Visualization and Storytelling
3. Advanced Applications to Bridge HMIS
4. Performance Management and Planning
5. When Data and the Client Story Meet
6. Building Partnerships to Increase the Homeless Response System’s Capacity

Learn more about ideas for each track and find the proposal submission link in our Call for Session Proposals.


Recommendation to Update Data Use and Retention Policies (Feb 02, 2017). Members recently raised concerns on emerging immigration issues and sought guidance from the National Human Services Data Consortium (NHSDC).  As developments unfold, these changed circumstances are relevant to every community dedicated to delivering social services that sustain life and protect households.  Individuals should carefully consider whether to retain data that may put the community and clients at risk. Read More…

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