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Civic Communities

CANCELLED: Civil Liberties in the Age of Face Recognition

Due to a complication, the speaker had to cancel for today. We are looking to reschedule, but as an alternative to the CASCI talk, we support attending The MTI Talk today. MTI Distinguished Seminar SeriesDiana Furchtgott-RothDeputy Assistant Secretary for Research and TechnologyUnited States Department of Transportation Research (OST-R): Where Is It Headed? Tuesday, February 2510:30am~11:00 Networking […]

[CASCI Talk] Smart Cities and the Need for Proactive Transparency

Tuesday, October 8th, 201911:00 am – 12:00 noonHBK South 2119 Description Smart cities are an example of the profound impact of technology for local governments. With recent innovations in sensors and artificial intelligence, cities are able to measure and do more in service of their residents. At the same time, these advances present unique challenges […]

[CFP] The Ignite Workshop 2018 (Aug 1-3)

Ignite Connecting Technologies & Communities: Understanding and Facilitating Community-Based Technology Innovation August 1-3, 2018 | College Park, Maryland Smart and connected communities hold the promise of improved safety, health, sustainability, and economic development. Realizing this promise depends upon investment in smart and connected community infrastructures, but no matter how much is spent on technical infrastructures […]

Annual Advancing and Redefining Communities for Emergency Management (March 25 & 26, 2013)

A local Washington DC conference March 25 & 26, 2013 at Georgetown University – Annual Advancing and Redefining Communities for Emergency Management  (ARC for EM) (there is a registration fee). The ARC for EM conference is done in partnership with the Veterans Emergency Management Evaluation Center (VEMEC). This year’s conference theme is Redefining Community […]

Community and Financial Logics in Startup Banks

Do startup organizations do better if the founding team has a financial perspective, focused on shareholder return, or a community orientation, focused on building up the local community (or both)? To learn more, check out this article in the Academy of Management Journal December 2012 issue. Arriving at the Starting Line: The Impact of Community […]

CHI 2013 Workshop on “Designing for- and with- Vulnerable People” (Due Jan 11, 2013)

27 or 28 April 2013, Paris, France The workshop will be held as part of CHI 2013 (, the annual ACM SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, that will be held in Paris, France between the 27 April and 2 May 2013. The workshop will be held on a single day prior to the […]

CHI Workshop on Geographic Human-Computer Interaction – Call For Papers (Due Jan 11, 2013)

April 27-28, 2013 (at CHI 2013) Paris, France @geohci Position Statements Due: January 11, 2013 Geography is increasingly important to areas of human-computer interaction (HCI) ranging from social computing to mobile computing to natural user interfaces. Similarly, research in geography focuses more and more on HCI-related topics. There have been few opportunities, however, for […]