[CITASA] [Comtech] Urban Informatics Symposium - Registration Open (fwd)
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Date: Wed, 24 Apr 2013 20:11:47 -0400
From: Andrea Forte <andrea.forte.drexel at gmail.com>
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Subject: [Comtech] Urban Informatics Symposium - Registration Open
Symposium on Urban Informatics: Exploring Smarter Cities
Philadelphia PA | June 11, 2013
ExCITe Center | 3401 Market Street
Registration is open and the program has been posted.
The symposium on Urban Informatics will bring together designers, city planners
and managers, technologists, scholars and entrepreneurs in Philadelphia, at the
heart of the U.S. northeast urban corridor, to explore the frontiers of the
urban environment. The event will be hosted at the Expressive and Creative
Interaction Technologies (ExCITe) research center on the Drexel University
The opening plenary will be delivered by Dr. Keith Hampton and several panel
discussions are planned that will bring together diverse perspectives on urban
technologies. Participants will be encouraged to take time to form ad-hoc
discussion groups throughout the day.
PLENARY BIO | After receiving his doctorate from University of Toronto in
Sociology, Keith Hampton joined the Massachusetts Institute of Technology
faculty as the first professor of "technology and the city" in the Department
of Urban Studies and Planning and later joined the Annenberg School for
Communication at the University of Pennsylvania. He served as chair of the
American Sociological Association's section on Communication and Information
Technologies from 2007-2009, and past-chair from 2009-2010. Hampton is
currently an associate professor of communication at Rutgers University's
School of Communication.
Registration will close on May 15th.
Please contact Kris Unsworth at ku26 at drexel.edu with questions.
Hope to see you there!
:: Andrea Forte
:: Assistant Professor
:: The iSchool | College of Information Science and Technology
:: Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA
:: http://andreaforte.net | aforte at drexel.edu | 215.895.0543
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