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2017 CBE Research Open Labs

Data, Climate Change, and Design

May 19, 2017
Gould Court
12:30 – 3:00 p.m.
Organized by the College of Built Environments in collaboration with Urban@UW


How can we use the rapidly increasing available data and data analytics to create better urban design and policies to address climate change? Six panelists will share their experience and exchange views on how new data and data tools can advance the action of cities to mitigate and adapt to climate change across the Cascadia Corridor.

Featured panelists will include:
Stephanie Chang, Professor and Canada Research Chair, UBC
Jenny Liu, Assistant Director of NERC (NW Economic Research Center) and Assistant Professor at Portland State
Ken Yocom, Associate Professor, UW Department of Landscape Architecture
Joe Casola, PhD, Deputy Director, UW Climate Impacts Group
David Beck, Senior Data Science Fellow & Director of Research, E-science and Assistant Research Professor UW Chemical Engineering
Ali Modarres, Director & Professor, Urban Studies, UW Tacoma
Panel Moderator: Jan Whittington, Associate Professor, UW Urban Design and Planning