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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).

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Saturday, March 7 • 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Gaps in Climate and Flood Risk Data: What's Missing?

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As decision making around flooding grows increasingly complicated, municipalities across the country are turning to data analysis to make better informed decisions. While hazard modeling is incredibly useful, it only tells part of the story. Proprietary datasets and predictive models must be combined with granular, on-the-ground data to be made actionable. Historically, this data has been hard to come by. Join us for a presentation and discussion on the state of national flood risk data. We'll share the work Forerunner is doing with coastal communities and offer perspectives on ways that municipalities are empowered to act.

Speakers
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JT White

Forerunner
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Susanna Pho

Forerunner


Saturday March 7, 2020 3:00pm - 4:00pm
2-115 - (14 ppl)

Attendees (30)