raising awareness of threats to publicly available data; exploring the power dynamics of data creation, sharing, and retention; and teaching ways to make endangered data more accessible and secure

Environmental Justice in Upstate NY

Date & Local Time: 2018-02-27 6:30:00 PM
Location: Colgate University | Palace Theater, Hamilton, NY

Hosts: Joshua Finnell, data librarian and Andy Pattison, assistant professor of environmental studies.

Our event will be a panel including:

Rosa Mendez, Director of Environmental Justice of the NYS Department of Environmental Conservation

Geoffrey Synder, Director of Environmental Health of the Madison County Health Department

Alex Coyle, Public Health Statistician of the Madison County Health Department

Monica Mercado, Assistant Professor of History at Colgate University

What data do we have? How is that data used to inform policy? (or how is it used?) What data do we need? What data is in “disparate and disconnected silos” that could be better synthesized/systematized to better inform policy?

Sponsors:

The Colgate Environmental Studies Program The Colgate Upstate Institute The Colgate Lampert Institute The Colgate Library

Contact: Joshua Finnell