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INSS 2017 Conference Blog Posts and Materials

 

Blog Posts

 

Check out this blog post by Djuan Coleon, Executive Director, PURE (Project Urban Renewable Energy)

Read this post by Alyson Powell, Communications Officer, Georgia Tech Institute for People and Technology (IPaT)

 

 

Click the links below to access materials from our 2017 INSS/GT conference, "Smart, Connected Cities" (June 6, 2017 - June 7, 2017).

 

Materials

Conference Agenda

Roundtable Descriptions

Session Descriptions

Conference Notes (Roundtables and Working Sessions)

 

Presentations

Can Smart, Connected Communities Also Advance Equity?  (Presentation by Cicely Garrett, Deputy Chief Resilience Office, City of Atlanta Mayor's Office of Resilience)

Can Smart, Connected Communities Also Advance Equity? (Presentation by Carl DiSalvo, Associate Professor, School of Literature, Media, and Communication, and Co-Faculty Director, SLS Smart Cities, Connected Communities Fellows Program

Keynote Listener Report (PPT): ACTION (Presentation by Djuan Coleon, Executive Director, PURE (Project Urban Renewable Energy)

 

Videos

Conference Welcome (Jennifer Hirsch; Rafael Bras)

VIDEO: Keynote Listener Report: ACTION (Presentation by Djuan Coleon, Executive Director, PURE (Project Urban Renewable Energy)

Keynote Listener Reports (Djuan Coleon, Subhrajit Guhathakurta, Fatemeh Shafaiei)

Can Smart, Connected Communities Also Advance Equity?  (Presentation by Carl DiSalvo, Associate Professor, School or Literature, Media, and Communication; Cicely Garrett, Deputy Chief Resilience Officer, City of Atlanta Mayor's Office of Resilience; Jesse Woo, Research Associate, Privacy and Cybersecurity, Georgia Tech

Atlanta: Whose Data Is It Anyway? Empowerment and Ownership of Community Research (Tabia Akintobi, Chris LeDantec, Kwabena Nkromo, Terry Ross, Jamie Wallace)

Data for Imagination: Constructing Sustainable Futures (Bojana Ginn)

Data Driven Decision Making (Michael Carnathan)

Reflections on Data for Imagination: Constructing Sustainable Futures (Jennifer Hirsch, Bojana Ginn, Michael Carnathan)

Closing Session (Jennifer Hirsch, Michael Elliot)

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‚ÄčINSS 2016 Conference Blog Posts and Materials
 

Blog Posts

Check out this article about the conference, featured in Georgia Tech's publications, including the Daily Digest and the Whistler.

Read a blog post by Dr. Colin Potts about his experience as a keynote listener at the conference, and see this post by Iris Tien about her thoughts and take-aways from the conference.

Read this post by Brian Bollinger, Executive Director of Friends of Refugees, linking his work with his experience at the conference.

 

Click the links below to access materials from our 2016 INSS/GT conference, "Paths to Social Sustainability: Building a Research, Teaching, and Action Agenda for the Southeast" (June 8, 2016 - June 10, 2016).

 

Materials

Working Group Notes

Survey Results

Conference Agenda

From the Beltline to the 'Hooch: Exploring the Emerald Corridor

Emerald Corridor Context Map

Emerald Corridor Handout

United Nations University Regional Centres of Expertise

What Is Social Sustainability?

 

Presentations

Presentation: Resilience and Sustainability of Infrastructure and Communities

Presentation: Resilience and Social Sustainability

 

Videos

Link to conference presentation videos