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Big data and open data have immense potential to help the poor by democratizing information, targeting vital services such as healthcare and public benefits, and helping advocates tackle problems more systemically. Told through the eyes of legal aid lawyers, academics, advocates, and others who regularly see the impact of big and open data, this symposium explores the current ways that big and open data are being used to target and harm the poor, how those in the legal world are using data to have a positive impact on low-income communities, and a vision for the future all are included in the benefits of big and open data, regardless of income.
Panel 1 – How Big and Open Data Harms the Poor
Panel 2 – How Big Data Can Serve People in Need
Panel 3 – The Future of Big Data and its Effect on Poverty
Tim Wisniewski – Chief Data Officer for the City of Philadelphia – @timwis
Solon Barocas – Postdoctoral Research Associate at the Center for Information Policy… – @s010n
Kay Kyungsun Yu – leads the Litigation and Employment & Labor Groups of Ahmad Zaffarese LLC
Tony Abraham – @tonyabraham – lead reporter for social impact news site Generocity
Maia Jachimowicz – @Results4America
Jonathan Pyle -Contract Performance Officer at Philadelphia Legal Assistance- @docassemble
David Robinson – @dgrobinson
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