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DHSS Workshop: Considering Ethics in Mapping and Analyzing Local Narcotics Data

24 seats available


Tuesday, February 11, 2020
3:00pm - 4:15pm


LBR - Liberal Arts Hall (06),
1251 (McKenzie Commons)

Event Contact

Rebekah Walker


Janelle Duda-Banwar
Kayla Macano

Event Registration

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Join us for a conversation around ethics and data, using drug overdose and arrest data from Rochester neighborhoods collected by members of RIT’s Center for Public Safety Initiatives (CPSI). We will show our work on geospatial analyses, as well as early conclusions and lessons learned working with sensitive data. 

Facilitated by:

  • Dr. Janelle Duda-Banwar (Visiting Professor in Criminal Justice)
  • Kayla Macano (GIVE Director, Rochester Police Department)
  • Jennifer Schmitz (RIT Student and Research Assistant with the Center for Public Safety Initiatives)

This workshop is part of the Digital Humanities and Social Sciences (DHSS) workshop series and is open to all members of the RIT community.

This workshop is part of Love Data Week at RIT Libraries. Other Love Data events include: 

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Light Refreshments will be provided.

The deadline to register for this event is Tuesday, February 11, 2020 at 3:00pm.