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Big Data & Community Policing

Thursday, October 26, 2017 - 5:00pm

Join MEASURE for their Annual Big Data & Community Policing Conference, an informative three-day event where attendees will participate in panel discussions by experts in the fields of law enforcement and technology. In partnership with Mark43, this symposium will explore current and emerging efforts to improving the relationship between citizens and police through uses of data that increase transparency, build community trust, and strengthen accountability.

Who Should Attend?
Calling all law enforcement leaders, activists, tech developers, students, analysts, concerned citizens, and stakeholders.

Why Attend?
The goal of “Big Data & Community Policing ” is to highlight the best in thought leadership as we pursue the next generation of community policing. Check out an overview of our agenda below:

W Hotel -The Living Room

DAY 1 | Thursday - October 26, 2017 5pm-8pm

  • Networking Mixer - W Hotel, 200 Lavaca Street, Austin, TX, 78701 Enjoy light gourmet bites with a cash bar option.
  • George Washington Carver Museum Theatre

DAY 2 | Friday - October 27, 2017 12pm-4pm

  • Big Data & Community Policing Symposium - Carver Museum Theater, 1165 Angelina St, Austin, TX 78702
  • Check In begins at 11:30am with fresh coffee and light breakfast provided.

DAY 3 | Saturday - October 28, 2017 10am-3pm

  • Big Data & Community Policing Symposium (continued)
  • Check In begins at 9:30am breaking at 12:30pm for the Networking Expo & Power Lunch

What Will You Learn?
Topics will vary by panel, but attendees will learn directly from experts about the advancements in smart policing initiatives and modern technology adoption that will be critical in ensuring effective community building through transparency and the collection of better data. Panels will discuss the following:

  • How Big Data is helping police departments better connect with the citizens they serve
  • How can Big data be used as a best practice for accountability and reform
  • What can we do to promote and recognize the best behavior in officers and how can that be measured
  • How can Big Data better tell the story of police engagement scenarios
  • How Big Data to make connections and detect patterns so police can prevent and solve crime
  • How Big Data is allowing police to better understand diverse cultures AND MORE!

Shared knowledge is what makes Big Data work, and if you can share your knowledge all will benefit.
Please email your abstract submission no later than 9/1/17 to:
Guest Editor: Dr. Calvin A. Kelly - St. Edwards University

Current Participating Sponsors & Partners (List is constantly being updated)
Huston-Tillotson University
Austin Police Association
American Society of Evidence Based Policing Renee Mitchell
Urban Institute
Vera Institute
Austin Justice Coalition
Austin Police Department
Round Rock Police Department
Pflugerville Police Department
Houston Police Department
Travis County Sheriff Dept
Travis County Constable Precinct 1
Next Generation Action Network

Event Flyer. Event Title: Big Data & Community Policing Conference 2017. Event Subtitle: Presented by Measure Austin, Number’s You Can Trust. Expore efforts in smart community policing initiatives. Flyer Body incldues photo of each speaker: Our Speakers: Glen Brooks – Chicago Police Department, Steve Adler – City of Austin Mayor, Scott Crouch – Mark43 Co-Founder and CEO, Anamika Dwivedi – Library Institute, Chief Braian Manly – Austin Police Department, Dee Miller, Ph.D. – Dell, Inc., Johnathan Lin Davis – Vice President Measure, Meme Styles- President – Measure. This conference will explore current and emerging efforts to improving the relationship between citizens and police through uses of data that increase transparency. Build community trust and strengthen accountability. Register now: October 26th – 28th Carver Museum Theatre 1165 Angelina Street. Austin, TX 78702. Kick off mixer-the W Hotel Downtown ATX (Red Room) – 5PM – 8PM. Sponsored by (incldes sponsor logos and branding) mark43, Austin Police Department, Huston-Tillotson University. Supported by (incldes supporter logos) NDAN, Vera, Grassroots Leadership, Austin Justice Coalition. Follow up @measureaustin on Facebook (icon) and Twitter (icon) #BDCPC2017. Register at

Location Information
George Washington Carver Museum, Cultural and Genealogy Center
1165 Angelina St.
Austin, TX 78702
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