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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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Saturday, March 7 • 4:15pm - 5:15pm
Collections as Data/Data as Collections, open data + libraries + privacy

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Join us for a discussion of the role libraries can or should play in data education, collection, and dissemination, including:
  • the promotion of civic data literacy
  • the preservation & deposit of datasets into libraries
  • the role of libraries in data privacy & the privacy implications of big data in a library context 
  • the use of library collections as data & the digitization and transformation of collections to make historical data that accessible for computational analysis

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Sarah Rankin

New York Public Library

Sarah Lamdan

CUNY Law School

Jeffery Lambert

Queens Public Library
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Greg Cram

Director of Copyright, Permissions and Information Policy, New York Public Library
Greg Cram is the Director of Copyright, Permissions and Information Policy at The New York Public Library. Greg endeavors to make the Library’s collections broadly available to researchers and the public. He is responsible for developing and implementing policies and practices around... Read More →

Nick Wolfe

NYU Libraries

Saturday March 7, 2020 4:15pm - 5:15pm EST
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