NYC School of Data Conference

This weekend there is an interesting conference:

NYC’s civic technology & open data conference.

New York City School of Data is a community conference showcasing NYC’s civic design, civic/government technol
ogy, and open data ecosystem.

Through TEN thought provoking sessions and THIRTEEN small group workshops, this year’s conference asks for your help in improving community resources, and challenges you to build a collective future.

Join us and others around the world on Saturday, 4 March, for International Open Data Day to demystify technology, policy, data, and celebrate New York City’s inaugural Open Data Week!

Join us on Saturday, 4 March, for 2017’s NYC School of Data!


Featured panels include:

  • Algorithmic Discrim-innovation
  • Future of Community Wireless
  • New York City’s Public Library Branches: Networked Infrastructure for Civic Engagement
  • Demystifying Civic Service Design
  • It Was The Best of Transit Data, It Was The Worst of Transit Data
  • Affordable Housing Advocacy & Data
  • Data Refuge, a conversation on saving climate science data with Mozilla Science and Public Labs


Featured workshops include:

  • Open Data API 101 with Socrata
  • Open Leadership Workshop with Mozilla
  • Beyond Visualizations with Carto
  • Open data in context workshop with Enigma
  • Interactive workshop on exploring bias in algorithms with NYC Department of Education
  • New NYC Open Data Website – How we did it & How you can help by NYC DoITT
  • NYC Facilities explorer with NYC Dept of City Planning
  • Is a hackathon right for your organization with NYC Mayor’s Office of Technology and Innovation and DevPost
  • Public Benefits Data Workshop with Mayor’s Office of Operations
  • “ULURP and you” with Manhattan Borough President’s Office