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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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Adham Hafez

New York University
Adham Hafez is a choreographer, composer, theorist and curator. His work gathers specialists from the fields of urban planning, data science, performance, architecture, visual arts and environmentalism to name a few. He established HaRaKa Platform 15 years ago, which is an international platform creating sustainable dialogue, research and performances that have been presented at renowned venues including La Mama Theatre and MoMA PS1 in New York, Cairo Opera House in Egypt, Sharjah Architecture Triennial in the UAE, and Hebbel Am Ufer Theatre in Berlin. His work looks at how minorities perform their identities, how their performances can be a reservoire for meaning and a repository for undocumented history, and how further connections between science and the arts need to be sustained to shape the future of our societies. Adham is a PhD candidate at New York University\\'s performance studies department, and previously studied Political Science at SciencePo in Paris, choreography in Amsterdam Theatre School, and Pharmacy and Literature in Cairo, Egypt