Technology, Design and Social Impact

Technology, Design and Social Impact

June 10, 2016

BCM’s 2nd annual conference featured lightning talks and workshops for the tracks of: Civic Art, Media Literacy, Systems and Advocacy, and Engagement and Inclusion.

Building off of the first year of Boston Civic Media’s conference on Metrics and Methods, BCM expanded its second annual conference for a full day of learning, celebrating, and community-building. The schedule of the day included 4 tracks consisting of Civic Art, Media Literacy, Systems and Advocacy, and Engagement and Inclusion where participants had a chance to:

  • Meet community leaders, techies, city officials, journalists, designers, academics, students, and more who are passionate about using media and technology for the common good
  • Listen to lightning talks on topics ranging from civic technology case studies to best practices for community collaboration.
  • Participate in workshops on topics such as facilitation, design-research, and media strategies for social change

Read the recap of the event: "How Do We Design Media That Makes The World Better? Or why to stake the widest tent"and the notes by Microsoft NERD here.