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Representing the City: Technology, Action, and Change

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Synopsis: A day-long symposium about the collection, representation, and distribution of data in our urban environments.
Start Time: Friday, October 19, 2012 10:00 AM
End Time: Friday, October 19, 2012 5:00 PM
Location: Civic Square
Address: 33 Livingston Avenue
Campus: College Avenue
Room: Special Events Forum
City, State, Country: New Brunswick, NJ US
Fee: free
Sponsor: Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy
Category: Talk, Lecture, Seminar
Web Site: http://policy.rutgers.edu
Contact Name: Karyn Olsen
Contact Email: representingthecityconference@gmail.com
Contact Phone: (848) 932-5475
Special Criteria: registration required
Additional Information: The symposium will feature a morning panel of five organizations that utilize digital data technologies as a catalyst for urban community engagement, a keynote lunch, and a series of afternoon workshops that will expose participants to new technologies and tools for social change. Opportunities for dialogue, debate, and discussion will be available throughout the day. Participating organizations: Center for Urban Pedagogy, Detroit Digital Justice Coalition, MIT CoLab, Public Science Project, OpenPlans.org. Lunch keynote speakers: Elvin Wyly, PhD, Associate Professor in the Department of Geography, University of British Columbia Alan McConchie, Department of Geography, University of British Columbia