Using Data to Prepare for Neighborhood Change

Friday, July 13, 2018 | 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
University of Baltimore | 11 W. Mount Royal Avenue, Baltimore MD 21201

8:30-9:15am Poster and Information Session/Coffee (Atrium)

  • Baltimore Neighborhood Indicators Alliance-Jacob France Institute
  • Baltimore City Office of Information Technology
  • Baltimore Complete Streets
  • Enoch Pratt Free Library
  • U.S. Census Bureau
  • Visit Baltimore

9:15-10:30am Welcome (Auditorium)

10:30-10:45am Break (Atrium)

10:45-Noon Morning Workshops (Sessions run concurrently)

Preparing for Census 2020 (Rm 205)

Learn about the changes proposed to the decennial enumeration and how the city can prepare for ensuring a complete count in 2020.

Baltimore Open Land Data Project (BOLD) (Rm 207)

Learn ways to find data that helps you understand the impact of tax sale in your neighborhood.

Open Data/Open Baltimore (Rm 219)

How can we make open data work for Baltimore neighborhoods?

GEOLOOM Hack-A-Map (Rm 221)

What types of arts and culture is in your community? Learn how to put it on the map!

12:00 – 12:45pm Lunch (Atrium)

Moderated Table Conversations

  • Economic Development
  • Health
  • Data Metrics
  • Voting Access and Civic Engagement
  • Education
  • And more!

12:00 – 3:00pm Crowdsourced Data Tools Collective (Rm B003)

Create a resource for everyone to view and keep track of new and existing applications using open data to improve the quality of life in Baltimore.

12:50 – 1:50pm Hands on Workshops (Sessions run concurrently)

Open Baltimore/Baltimore Cityview (Rm 207)

  • Tracy McKee, City of Baltimore

What Are Your Neighborhood Indicators? Ask BNIA-JFI Staff! (Rm 205)

  • Seema Iyer, Baltimore Neighborhood Indicators Alliance – Jacob France Institute

U.S. Census Business Builder, Engagement Navigator and Response Outreach Data Mapper (ROAM) (Rm 019)

  • Nesreen Khashan, U.S. Census Bureau

Getting Started with ArcGIS Online  (Rm 015)

  • Cheryl Knott, Baltimore Neighborhood Indicators Alliance – Jacob France Institute

Introduction to SQL (Rm 219)

  • Matt Studenberg, Maryland Volunteer Lawyers Service

Researching Grant Opportunities (Rm 025)

  • Anna Tatro, Enoch Pratt Free Library

2:00-3:15pm Afternoon Workshops (Sessions run concurrently)

Food Environment Mapping and Indicators (Rm 205)

How can you use and influence data about food environments in your neighborhood?

Leveraging Lending and Banking Data for Your Neighborhood (Rm 207)

Learn how to leverage data in conversations with lending institutions about what you need in your neighborhood.

Putting Free Business Data to Work (Rm 219)

What business data are available and how can we use it to better understand the landscape of funding in Baltimore

Tracking Success towards Baltimore’s Sustainability (Rm 221)

What data or measures are we using or could we use to measure progress towards a more sustainable Baltimore?

3:15-4:30PM Baltimore Efficiency & Economy Foundation Panel (Auditorium)

Community Makers: How Great Spaces Can Transform Neighborhoods

  • Introduction by Merrick School of Business Dean, Murray Dalziel
  • Moderator: Tracy Gosson, Sagesse, Inc.
  • Tom Brandt, Central Maryland YMCA
  • Luis Cardona, Downtown Partnership of Baltimore
  • Pastor Frank Lance, Mt. Lebanon Baptist Church
  • Kevin Brown, Station North Arts Cafe




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The Jacob France Institute
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