Rotary, University of Chicago to host second event in peace series
Together with Rotary International, the University of Chicago's Harris School of Public Policy is hosting a series of panel discussions on one of Rotary's signature humanitarian causes: peace and conflict resolution.
The second of the three installments of the Pathways to Peace series will focus on "War and Peace in the Age of Big Data". Join us and see rapid data visualization techniques in real time. Hear from experts on the opportunities and difficulties in using big data to shape the future of peace and conflict.
Speakers at the 7 February event include: Austin Wright, assistant professor of Public Policy at the University of Chicago, who uses satellite data to analyze the Rohingya refugee crisis; Derran Moss-Dolmau, Rotary peace fellow and humanitarian affairs officer at the UN, which has just opened a Centre for Humanitarian Data in the Hague; and Michelle Breslauer, Director, Americas Program, Institute for Economics and Peace, one of Rotary's strategic partners, which is changing the way we define and measure peace.
The free, public event will take place at 1871, Chicago's technology and entrepreneurship center, in downtown Chicago. Save the date for the third installment of the series: "Sustaining the Long Peace" on April 10 at Rotary's World Headquarters in Evanston, Illinois.
Register and learn more about the series (Please RSVP by 5 February)