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Welcome to NYC School of Data — a community conference that demystifies the policies and practices around civic data, technology, and service design. This year’s conference concludes NYC’s annual Open Data Week & features 60+ sessions organized by NYC’s civic technology, data, and design community! Our conversations & workshops will feed your mind and empower you to improve your neighborhood. Follow the conversation #nycSOdata on twitter and tune into our live stream (provided by the Internet Society New York Chapter).

To attend, you need to purchase tickets via eventbrite. Venue is fully accessible and content is all ages friendly — free, professional on-site childcare is provided for ALL participants! If you have accessibility questions or needs, please email us at < schoolofdata@beta.nyc >.

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Chris Whong

Outreach Engineer
Brooklyn, NY
At Qri, Chris does everything from engaging our base of peers and devs, to writing code and helping us plan and execute our next phases of growth.
Chris is a leader in the NYC civic tech community, known for promoting government adoption of open-source tech, and supporting collaboration between those who generate and those who rely on open data. Most recently, he was the director of NYC Planning Labs, responsible for applying open technology, agile development, and user-centered design to build impactful products with NYC’s Urban Planners.

In his free time, Chris hacks on personal projects leveraging public data, and is a reef aquarium hobbyist.

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