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Representing the City: Technology, Action, and Change
||A day-long symposium about the collection, representation, and distribution of data in our urban environments.
||Friday, October 19, 2012 10:00 AM
Friday, October 19, 2012
||Civic Square (Bsppp/Mgsa)
||33 Livingston Avenue
||Special Events Forum
|City, State, Country:
||Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy
||Talk, Lecture, Seminar
||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