Urban Data: Michael Flowers

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Lectures & Symposia

Urban Data: Michael Flowers and Mayor Bloomberg's Office of Policy and Strategic Planning

Friday, October 11, 2013 @ 6:30 pm

Michael Flowers, Director of Analytics for Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s Office of Policy and Strategic Planning, talks about the role of urban data in New York. Learn how the city’s troves of untapped information and data sets can be harnessed to improve the way the city runs. From fighting crime to improving mobility and identifying fire hazards, Flower’s analytics team has revolutionized the way New York operates.

Previously, Michael Flowers was counsel to the U.S. Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations for the 110th and 111th congress. In 2005, he was the deputy director of the Department of Justice’s Regime Crimes Liaison Office in Baghdad. Flowers is a graduate of Temple University James E. Beasley School of Law, Philadelphia.

Sold out. Standby numbers are available on a first-come, first-served basis beginning one hour before the start of the program. Each person is given one number (good for one ticket), and may hold a number for one other person. After ticket holders have been seated, numbers will be called in order and standby tickets will be sold as space allows.