Event Details: Experiences in open government: how civic technology and cross-sector dialogue can contribute to knowledge societies

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Experiences in open government: how civic technology and cross-sector dialogue can contribute to knowledge societies

Monday, Mar 20, 2017
4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
E40-496
Everybody
Part of the MIT-Brazil Exchange Series. We will hear from MIT and Brazilian researchers, recipients of an MIT-Brazil program's Lemann Seed Fund grant for early stage collaboration. In this conversation they will share experiences from two projects in Brazil that bring together different sectors to address problems through the use of citizen data collection tools and innovative ways to access public information. The collaborators will also share some of the key findings from Promise Tracker and Caring for my Neighborhood. We will recruit MIT students interested in going to Brazil this summer as part of this project. http://promisetracker.org/ http://misti.mit.edu/mit-brazil-seed-funds
Emilie Reiser (MIT) and Gisele Craveiro (USP), moderator: Rosabelli Coelho-Keyssar
Center for International Studies
Center for International Studies, MIT Brazil
Rosabelli Coelho-Keyssar, 6172586007
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