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"Innovation And Data" – Myra Kraft Open Classroom

The Fall semester Open Classroom will bring together public officials, Northeastern faculty and students, and Boston community stakeholders to discuss affordable housing, gentrification, and homelessness; land use planning; public safety; economic mobility and disparities; transportation; cultural planning; changing demographics and immigration; public education; public health; and innovation and technology.

On Wednesday, November 29, topics will include:

  • Mayor’s Office of New Urban Mechanics

  • Department of Innovation and Technology

  • Citywide Analytics Team

The speakers will be: 

  • Nigel Jacob, Co-founder and Co-chair of the Mayor’s office of New Urban Mechanics (MONUM)
  • Andrew Therriault, Chief Data Officer
  • Stefanie Costa Leabo, Deputy Director of Performance Management
  • Dan O’Brien, Assistant Professor of Public Policy and Urban Affairs and Criminology and Criminal Justice; Co-Director, Boston Area Research Initiative
  • Christo Wilson, Assistant Professor; Director, BS in Cybersecurity Program, Northeastern University 


Wednesday, November 29, 2017 at 6:00pm to 8:00pm

West Village F, 20

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CSSH, The School of Public Policy & Urban Affairs, College of Social Sciences and Humanities, Master Calendar







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School of Public Policy and Urban Affairs

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