We have some new Pinterest boards! Check out “NYU memes” to see why we love the NYU Timekeeper and how NYU occupied Kimmel before it was cool to occupy Wall Street. Our “Urban Inspiration” board catalogues everything from smart cities to the London Underground that inspire and intrigue our Masters of Urban Planning (MUP) students.
NYU Wagner’s Master of Urban Planning program, recently rated the #2 program in the country by U.S. News and World Report, brings students into direct contact with the critical urban challenges of our time.
In 2011, Mayor Bloomberg’s office rolled out its Road Map for the Digital City, a vanguard municipal plan for increasing avenues for digital engagement, government transparency, and data accessibility for New York City residents and businesses. One year later, the City boasts hundreds of recently released data sets, dozens of apps developed through city-supported hackathons and competitions, more than 200 social media engagement channels, and GovFresh’s 2011 City of the Year award for its leadership in technology-supported democracy. Clearly, much is happening on the web—but what is the impact on the ground? How have the City’s digital initiatives affected public service? Who is engaging? And what changes will government 3.0 bring?
Join the Wagner Policy Alliance for a panel discussion and reception with esteemed experts and practitioners.
- NYC Council Member Gale Brewer, Founding Chair of the Committee on Technology in Government
- Noel Hidalgo, Director of Engagement Technologies, World Economic Forum
- Anthony Townsend, Research Director, Institute for the Future, and NYU Adjunct Assistant Professor
Moderator: NYU Adjunct Associate Professor and Yourlist.org Founder Shankar Prasad
Sponsored by NYU Wagner’s Urban Planning Student Association and NYU Law School’s Law and Government Society
When: 3/21/2012 7:15pm-9:00pm
Location: The Puck Building, The Rudin Family Forum for Civic Dialogue, 2nd Fl.
295 Lafayette Street, New York, NY 10012-9604 map