Using Big Data to Improve Equity, Sustainability and Prosperity for Our Community Members

Mark your calendars for Thursday and Friday, April 29 & 30 for the New Jersey Big Data Alliance’s 8th annual symposium hosted this year by Princeton University.  Our 2021 event will showcase how our state, cities, and communities use big data to improve equity, sustainability, and prosperity for community members. Learn more HERE about the NJBDA — “Building New Jersey’s position as a national leader in the era of Big Data.”

The NJBDA Annual Symposium is open to the public. There is no fee to attend. Learn more HERE!  NJBDA is an alliance of 17 higher education institutions, as well as industry and government members, that catalyzes collaboration in advanced computing and data analytics research, education and technology. The Annual Symposium brings together academia, government and industry from across the state and beyond, to share information on the latest innovations, research and future directions in Big Data.

Highlights include keynote Stephen Goldsmith, Derek Bok Professor of the Practice of Urban Policy, Harvard Kennedy School, who will discuss “New Tools and New Frontiers for Community Impact through Data” and keynote Tara Dawson McGuinness, Fellow and Senior Adviser, New Practice Lab, New America, who will discuss “Power to the Public: The Promise of Public Interest Technology”.  The conference agenda also includes panel discussions, workshops, and  research presentations around the theme of Big Data for Community Impact.

The agenda, session descriptions, and link for registration can be found at the NJBDA’s website HERE.

For questions, please contact Spencer Reynolds, Princeton University, spencerr@princeton.edu.

Posted by Amy Sugerman
Amy Sugerman Assistant Director, Center for Civic Engagement Amy Sugerman