The Milano School of Public & Urban Policy is proud to announce the launch of its new trans-disciplinary center, the Digital Equity Laboratory (DEL). To support collaboration & strategic intervention to support greater digital equity locally & nationally, DEL is hosting its first all-day symposium to share innovative local models for advancing digital equity, identify critical areas for intervention, including the online 2020 Census, Automated Decision-Making, Open Internet Rules, broadband ownership models & alliance building.
Join leaders from New York City, Philadelphia & Detroit as well as national & local digital equity advocates & innovators.
Keynote Speaker:CommissionerMignon Clyburn,Federal Communications Commission
Other confirmed speakers include:
Beth Niblock, Chief Innovation Officer, City of Detroit
Miguel A. Gamio Jr., Chief Technology Officer, City of New York
Diana Nucera, Director, Detroit Community Technology Project
Jenny Lee, Executive Director, Allied Media Projects
Steven Choi, Executive Director, New York Immigration Coalition
Una Lee, Creative Director, And Also Too
Gigi Sohn, Distinguished Fellow at the Georgetown Law Institute for Technology Law & Policy & Mozilla Technology Policy Fellow
About the Digital Equity Laboratory:
Throughapplied research, technical support, & national, state & local policy strategy, the DEL uncovers & addresses structural inequities embedded in a society rapidly being transformed by technology. Please join the DEL for its first all-day symposium to discuss key priorities to advance digital equity.We bring together practitioners, scholars, organizers, & policymakers to create cross-sector leadership on key digital equity issues: developing equitable models of digital access; ensuring that smart-city innovations benefit underrepresented, vulnerable, & marginalized communities; & understanding the implications of big data, algorithms, & new edge technologies.To invites you to a day-long convening to discuss strategic priorities around key digital equity issues including online privacy, big data, & equitable access to the internet.