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The Library Conference Center, Charles E. Young Research Library,
October 23, 2015
Program at a Glance
8:30-8:55 Coffee and light breakfast
9:00-9:10 Welcome and introductions
9:15-10:00 Keynote Speaker: The Honorable Ron Galperin, Los Angeles City Controller. Introduction by Mark Gold, Associate Vice Chancellor for Environment and Sustainability, Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research and Sustainable LA Grand Challenge.
10:15-11:45 Panel and Discussion: Lessons and Case Studies for Urban, Open, and Civic Data Research
11:45-1:15pm Urban, Open, and Civic Data Projects Showcase (Lunch served for registered attendees)
- Using the collaboration pods in Research Commons, this session will showcase ten urban, open, and civic data projects. Attendees can join the pods that interest them most, on the fly, for informal discussions of the projects, featuring Tony Aponte, Allison Fischer-Olson, Hannah Gustafson, Albert Kochaphum, Lisa McAulay, Irene Pasquetto, Erik Porse, Andy Rutkowski, Brett Shears, Ariel Levi Simons, and Cynthia Wang.
1:20 – 2:50 pm Panel and Discussion: Challenges and Complexity in Urban, Open, and Civic Data Research.
- A panel discussion of leaders in open, urban, and civic data. Discussants will draw out and explore challenges, including ethics and privacy, data availability, data ownership, data sharing, constraints on researchers, unmet technological needs, research design, and other issues in data research.
- Kat Karimi, Mark Gold, Dana Chinn, Stephanie Pincetl, Claudia Núñez, and Alex Hall.
3:10-4:30 pm Closing Plenary: Dr. Katie Shilton, University of Maryland. Introduction by Dr. Scout Calvert, UCLA Library.