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Shift Research Lab's Mile High Data Day

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Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities

6901 Wadsworth Boulevard

Arvada, CO 80003

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Shift Research Lab invites you to attend the third annual Mile High Data Day on Thursday, September 20 at the Arvada Events Center. Join metro Denver’s data community as we share best practices, learn from experts and strengthen our region’s ability to use data to drive social change.

Mile High Data Day 2018 will feature keynote speaker Sarah Treuhaft, senior director at PolicyLink, as well as interactive breakout sessions that are based around the following three themes: Sharpening your data skillset; navigating the precarious world of open data; and putting data for change into action. Learn more about the sessions, which will cover topics like health equity, housing demand, transparency, open-source tools and much more.

The agenda below provides an overview of the day. The cost to attend this event is $30 and the registration deadline is Friday, September 14.


Mile High Data Day Agenda:

8:00 - 9:00 | Registration & Light Breakfast

9:00 - 9:30 | Welcome & Overview of the Day

9:30 - 10:30 | Breakout Sessions

  • Building an Open Source Geospatial Enterprise with Out-of-the-Box Tools

    Matthew Baker, Senior GIS Manager, Denver Public Schools

  • Data Transparency at the State Level: The Goals & Challenges of Colorado’s Data Strategy

    Jon Gottsegen, Chief Data Officer, State of Colorado Governor’s Office of Information Technology

  • Using Data to Understand Colorado’s Housing Needs: Cautions, Traps & Implications

    Jennie Rodgers, Vice President - Denver Market Leader, Enterprise Community Partners

10:30 - 11:00 | Networking

11:00 - Noon | Breakout Sessions

  • Activating the Data for Change Network: Help Us Move from Vision to Action

Matt Barry, Principal of Engagement, Shift Research Lab
Courtney Steele, Digital Products and Partnership Manager, Shift Research Lab

  • Case Study: Designing Better Products & Programs with Data

    Heather Fleming, Co-Founder and Principal, Catapult Design
    Evan Thomas, Director, Mortenson Center in Engineering

  • Data Engagement with Decision Makers

    Andrew Cole, Program Manager, Business Intelligence Center
    Brian Lewandowski, Associate Director, Leeds School of Business, University of Colorado Boulder

Noon - 1:30 | Lunch & Keynote with Sarah Treuhaft, Managing Director, Policy Link

1:45 - 2:45 | Breakout Sessions

  • Case Study: The Politics of Data

    Lisa Berdie, Policy Director, A+ Colorado

  • DIY Data Ecosystem: Analytic Infrastructure in the Cloud for Nonprofits & Small Teams

    Matt Krusemark, Founder, KSpatial
    Paul Collier, Founder, Paul Collier Consulting

  • Advancing Health Equity Through Data & Collaboration

    Namrita S. Singh, Social Epidemiologist, Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment
    Danielle Varda, CEO, Visible Network Labs
    Rose Hardy, PhD Candidate, Colorado School of Public Health

3:00 - 3:45 | Closing Session with Courtney Steele, Digital Products and Partnership Manager, Shift Research Lab

3:45 - 5:00 | Network-Building Happy Hour


Thank you to Mile High Data Day sponsors:


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6901 Wadsworth Boulevard

Arvada, CO 80003

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