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MetroLab Workshop on Big Data & Human Services (afternoon session)
MetroLab Workshop on Big Data & Human Services (afternoon session)
1/17/20173:37:43

This workshop, hosted by City of Seattle, MetroLab Network, and the University of Washington, convened experts from local government and universities to discuss common challenges and propose collaborative, data-driven solutions to human service issues.

00:00 Overview of Afternoon Ben Levine - Executive Director, MetroLab Network

12:22 Kevin Merritt - Founder & CEO, Socrata

20:35 Keynote: Urban Data Science and Policy Amen Ra Mashariki - Chief Analytics Officer, Office of Data and Analytics (MODA) NYC

57:15 Case Study: Predicting Homelessness in NYC Adeen Flinker - Post Doctoral Fellow, NYU

1:23:10 Keynote: Urban Data Science and PolicyTom Schenk Jr. - Chief Data Officer, City of Chicago

1:58:44 Data and Human Services: A City Perspective Adam Petkun - Data and Policy Advisor, Mayor's Innovation Team; Erin Dalton - Deputy Director, Office of Data Analysis Research and Evaluation, Allegheny County; Loren Raun - Chief Environmental Science Officer, Houston Health Department & Research Faculty, Department of Statistics, Rice University

3:06:10 Closing Keynote: Privacy Responsibility Brendon Lynch - Chief Privacy Officer, Microsoft

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