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Learning about NYC: Environment & Sustainability

Overview

Where

118 W 22nd St #12A
New York, NY 10011
United States

When

Tuesday, May 1, 2018 -
6:00pm to 8:30pm

Details

NYC Open Data Updates - Spring 2018 The NYC Open Data Team, Esri, and Civic Hall are excited to roll out the second event of the 2018 open data event series on May 1st at 6pm. In honor of Earth Day (April 22nd), this quarter's meetup will showcase datasets and agency work relevant to environmental protection, sustainability and green initiatives. This event is brought to you by the NYC Open Data Team, Esri, Civic Hall and key City Agency partners: NYC Department of Parks & Recreation, Mayor's Office of Sustainability and NYC Department of Environmental Protection. Explore free & public city data here: www.nyc.gov/opendata

This event is free and open to the public, however, an RSVP is required to attend. LIVESTREAM DETAILS For those who cannot attend in person, the event will be livestreamed on Civic Hall's Facebook page starting at 6:30pm. Check out the livestream from the January 25th meetup here. For any questions, please email paramjot@civichall.org.

PROGRAM DETAILS

6:00 – 6:30: Doors open for check-in

6:30 – 6:40: Welcoming remarks by Civic Hall & ESRI

6:40 – 7:00: NYC Open Data Team updates

7:00 – 7:30: Presentations

7:30 – 8:00: Panel Discussion

8:00 – 8:30: Networking About NYC Open Data

The Mayor’s Office of Data Analytics (MODA) and the Department of Information Technology and Telecommunications (DoITT) partner to form the Open Data team. As a hub of analytics in the City, MODA advocates for the use of Open Data in citywide data analytics and in the community. Learn more about the NYC Open Data Program by taking a look at their annual report published last July. About Esri @Esri Esri (Environmental Systems Research Institute) is an international supplier of geographic information system software, web GIS, and geodatabase management applications. They build arcGIS, the world's most powerful mapping and spatial analysis software. About Civic Hall @CivicHall Civic Hall is a collaborative community center that advances the use of technology for the public good. It's a space where social entrepreneurs, change-makers, government employees, hackers, academics, journalists, and artists can share knowledge, build tools, and solve problems together. NYC Department of Parks & Recreation @NYCParks The New York City Department of Parks and Recreation is responsible for maintaining the city's parks system, preserving and maintaining the ecological diversity of the city's natural areas, and furnishing recreational opportunities for city's residents and visitors. NYC Mayor's Office of Sustainability @NYClimate The New York City Mayor’s Office of Sustainability is a team of architects, data scientists, engineers, policy advisors, and city planners working to create a city where the air is clean, the streets are green and where our 8.5 million residents produce zero waste and zero carbon.

Guided by the OneNYC plan, 80x50 report, and Executive Order 26, MOS works to minimize NYC’s contributions to climate change from the waste, transportation, energy, and building sectors. NYC Department of Environmental Protection @NYCWater The New York City Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) protects public health, critical quality of life issues, and the environment by supplying clean drinking water, collecting and treating wastewater, and reducing air, noise, and hazardous materials pollution.