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Panel and Discussion: Lessons and Case Studies for Urban, Open, and Civic Data Researchwww.matthewbietz.org.
Morgan Currie is a PhD candidate in the Department of Information Studies at University of California, Los Angeles. Her dissertation research uses the lens of critical data studies to focus on practices and citizen participation in open government data, as well as on civic activism based around data-driven projects. Currie has a Masters in New Media from the University of Amsterdam and a Masters in Library and Information Studies from UCLA. Contact her at email@example.com.
http://www.sscnet.ucla.edu/geog/tdfpacific. Wendy Hsu (@wendyfhsu) is a researcher, strategist, and educator who engages with hybrid research and organizing agendas for equality in arts, technology, and civic participation. After completing the ACLS Public Fellowship, Hsu currently works with the City of Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs providing research and strategy to redesign the department's data and information paradigms and augment digital capacity, relevance, and public engagement. She is also the founder of Lab at DCA, a city staff innovation incubator.
Afternoon Panel and Discussion: Challenges and Complexity in Urban, Open, and Civic Data ResearchNorman Lear Center's Media Impact Project (mediaimpactproject.org). She focuses on digital analytics for news and nonprofit organizations, data journalism, and the role of journalism in open data (OpenDataLA.org).Open Data LA seeks to develop the role of journalism in tracking the status of open data initiatives throughout the greater Los Angeles region to encourage government jurisdictions to establish policies and standards that will lead to more accurate, accessible and usable public data. Twitter: @danachinn
www.atmos.ucla.edu/csrl, and follow the Center for Climate Change Solutions on Twitter at @UCLAClimateCtr.
Stephanie Pincetl is the Director of the Center for Sustainable Communities at the Institute of the Environment (UCLA). She works on understanding the energy and water use of complex urban systems, using Los Angeles County as an exemplar case study. For more information, go to: http://sustainablecommunities.environment.ucla.edu.