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Friday, June 10 • 1:45pm - 2:45pm
Systems and Advocacy Lightning Talks

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Lightning talks on systems and advoacy followed by a moderated Q&A:
  • Livestream Technology for Civic Life (MIT Center for Civic Media)- Gordon Mangum
  • The Respect in Reporting Campaign (PressPass TV)- Cara Berg Powers
  • The Cambridge Broadband Task Force: When Bad Process Happens to Good People- Saul Tannenbaum
  • Data, Design, & Agriculture: Reconstructing Legislation for Engagement (Fathom Information Design)- Alex Geller 
  • Play to Change: Using City-Based Social Games to Engage Youth and Civic Leaders in Advocacy and Public Deliberation- Christina Wilson (The Engagement Lab @ Emerson College)
  • Open Sourcing and Documentation in Citizen Science and Beyond (Public Lab)- Jeff Warren

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Stephen Walter

Program Director, Boston Mayor's Office of New Urban Mechanics, Mayor's Office of New Urban Mechanics, Boston
Stephen Walter researches and designs civic media. As a program director in the Boston Mayor’s Office of New Urban Mechanics, he helps experiment with civic engagement, storytelling, third spaces, and civic technology. He was the founding managing director of the Engagement Lab... Read More →

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Alex Geller

Content Developer/ Analyst, Fathom Information Design
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Gordon Mangum

Project Lead, DeepStream
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Cara Berg Powers

Executive Director, Press Pass TV
Dr. Cara Berg Powers is an author, educator, organizer and learner with a commitment to youth, media and justice. She is Executive Director at award-winning youth media organization Press Pass TV, an organization dedicated to using media arts and culture to solve community challenges... Read More →
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Saul Tannenbaum

Activist, Instigator
A retired technologist, I inflict citizen journalism and activism around technology policy and civic engagement in Cambridge.
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Jeff Warren

Research Director, Public Lab
Public Lab is a community and a non-profit democratizing science to address environmental issues that affect people.
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Christina Wilson

Programs Manager, The Engagement Lab @ Emerson College
Currently responsible for ensuring the holistic coordination of resources and strategies across all projects and systems at the Engagement Lab, Christina joined their team in 2013 as the project lead for flagship engagement game, Community PlanIt. Additionally, she has served as a... Read More →

Friday June 10, 2016 1:45pm - 2:45pm EDT
Horace Mann Room Microsoft NERD Center