Spring Conference 2019

The Smart, Connected Commonwealth: Data-Driven Research and Policy across the Region

Friday, April 26, 2019  |  Massachusetts State House

The Smart, Connected Commonwealth: Data-Driven Research and Policy across the Region

 

Hosted with:Microsoft New England

Sponsors include:

 

Boston Indicators            BU Initiative on Cities

Northeastern School of Public Policy and Urban Affairs         

 

Check back soon for registration details! Please direct any questions to BARI@northeastern.edu

 

Much has been made of how digital data and technology will transform major metropolises such as Boston. But the challenges and opportunities facing society in the 21st century are not isolated to urban cores. They instead operate at a regional scale—inequality and segregation, transportation, the opioid epidemic, housing, climate change, and gentrification, to name a few.

The Smart, Connected Commonwealth: Data-Driven Research and Policy across the Region will explore how researchers and practitioners can move beyond the individual municipality, supporting governments across the region working to solve problems collaboratively. BARI’s 2019 Spring Conference will bring together academics, policy makers, and practitioners to highlight work being conducted throughout Greater Boston as a way to share insights and methods, catalyzing  inter-disciplinary, intercity collaboration in the use of data and technology.

 

Do you represent an organization interested in becoming a sponsor or partner for this event? Reach out to us at BARI@northeastern.edu to discuss your participation!