Speaker Bio & Abstract

Deirdre Dalpiaz Bishop Chief Geography Division
U.S. Census Bureau

BiographyDeirdre Dalpiaz Bishop is chief of the Geography Division at the U.S. Census Bureau, where she leads the development of a national geospatial database. This database of addresses, roads, and boundaries creates the foundation used to support the decennial census and ongoing surveys.

Bishop received her master's degree in public administration from New York University and her bachelor's degree in urban studies from Lehigh University. Bishop is the President of the U.S. National Section of the Pan American Institute of Geography and History. She is Head of the United States Delegation for the United Nations Committee of Experts on Global Geospatial Information Management.