Tech and Public Service, Event Series with Aneesh Chopra and Nick Sinai, February 23-27, 2015

Tech & Public Service Events

As part of HKS’s public service week,  the Shorenstein Center will hold a series of special events focusing on technology, governance, and innovation.

Why Are Technology & Open Innovation Important for Public Policy Students?

With Aneesh Chopra, Walter Shorenstein Media & Democracy Fellow, co-founder of Hunch Analytics and former U.S. CTO, and Nick Sinai, Walter Shorenstein Media & Democracy Fellow and former U.S. Deputy CTO.
Monday, February 23, 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m., Taubman 275. Listen to audio from this event. 


Seminar: Marketing U.S. Data: Data Jams, Datapaloozas, Hackathons, Prizes & CDOs

Part of the 10-week seminar series, Data, Technology and Innovation in Government, led by Nick Sinai.
Wednesday, February 25, 4:00p.m. – 5:30p.m., Taubman 102.  More information.


Labor & Healthcare Data Briefing

Summary of outcomes of executive sessions on labor market data and healthcare innovation. For students, the Harvard community and members of the media. With Aneesh Chopra and Nick Sinai.
Thursday, February 26, 8:30a.m.-9:30a.m., Allison Dining Room. More information.


Data & Technology in Government Panel

With Todd Park, White House Technology Advisor; Lynn Overmann, Deputy Chief Data Officer, U.S. Department of Commerce; DJ Patil, first U.S. Chief Data Scientist. Aneesh Chopra and Nick Sinai moderate.
Thursday, February 26, 6:00p.m.-7:30p.m., Starr Auditorium. More information.


Entrepreneur Roundtable

Panel discussion of how entrepreneurs can build great products and companies through the use of open data. With Aaron Chatterji, Visiting Associate Professor, HBS; Alyssa Ravasio, CEO, Hipcamp; Racquel Russel, Director of Government Relations, Zillow; Yaron Samid, CEO, Bill Guard; Vincent Yang, CEO, EverString; Gil Zimmermann, Founder & CEO, CloudLock; Aneesh Chopra and Nick Sinai.
Friday, February 27, 10:00a.m.-12:00p.m., One Brattle Street, Room 402. More information.

HKS Technology Summit

With Aneesh Chopra and Nick Sinai. Students, PICs, faculty, administrators, and research centers gather to react to last semester’s Student Technology Survey and discuss the role of technology skill development and technology policy at the Kennedy School.
Friday, February 27, 2:00p.m.-4:00 p.m., One Brattle Street, Room 402. More information.

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