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Friday, June 10 • 9:30am - 10:00am
Introductions and Welcome

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Welcome to Boston Civic Media! We'll be introducing the organization, setting some guidelines for the day, and kicking off the fun day together!

Please take notes in this document- http://bit.ly/1Y6K6me 

Speakers
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Catherine D'Ignazio

Fellow, Principal Investigator, and Assistant Professor, The Engagement Lab @ Emerson College
http://www.kanarinka.com/
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Eric Gordon

Founder and Executive Director, The Engagement Lab @ Emerson College
Eric Gordon is a game designer and scholar focused on civic engagement, learning, and play. He is an associate professor at Emerson College and the founder and executive director of the Engagement Lab (http://elab.emerson.edu). He is also a faculty associate at the Berkman Center... Read More →
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Becky Michelson

Becky Michelson is a Boston-based strategic partnerships lead and design-researcher for social impact initiatives at The Engagement Lab at Emerson College. She is passionate about how marginalized communities can leverage participatory design and storytelling methods. Her approach incorporates design-thinking, playfulness, and qualitative research. This is why her work broadly spans from media literacy game development to civic media network building and NGO capacity building. Trained in Cultural Anthropology at University of California Davis, Becky has applied her passion for applied ethnography to research studies on storytelling for social change. Her work has been published in media literacy and social computing journals. She has facilitated dozens of games and design-thinking strategy sessions for leadership with: the United Way, Greenpeace, the Participatory Budgeting Project, and and the Office of Science and Technology Policy under the Obama Administration. She managed the production of The Public En, The Engagement Lab at Emerson College
Becky is a project manager and researcher who specializes in civic media research and production. Becky coordinates the Boston Civic Media network as well as the second cohort of the City Accelerator by Living Cities. She also manages the digital development of the game for deliberative... Read More →


Friday June 10, 2016 9:30am - 10:00am
Horace Mann Room Microsoft NERD Center