Chicago City Data User Group Welcomes Bo Rodda 11/5

| MSFT Chicago Staff

Chicago City Data User Group Welcomes Bo Rodda 11/5The Chicago City Data Users Group (CCDUG) is an organization responsible for meetings open to anyone in the city interested in technology. Their events are geared for end users, business users, enthusiasts, students, entrepreneurs, and more who are interested in civic engagement, innovation, and economic opportunity.

Next week, CCDUG will be hosting Bo Rodda, an artist, designer and technologist from Chicago. Bo teaches architecture and design at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago alongside being a research fellow at the University of Chicago’s Urban Center for Computation and Data. On November 5, Bo is coming to Chicago’s Microsoft Technology Center to speak with CCDUG on his projects and Chicago’s future. Some of Bo’s involvement includes:

  • Lake SIM — a simulation platform on city scale to help with urban planning
  • A dynamic model of the City of Chicago
  • A cross-university program called “The Art of Data Visualization” that teaches students how to express data sets

Bo will also highlight other Chicago ventures, such as the Array of Things project, the Argonne National Laboratory, and

It’s bright minds like Bo’s that encourage Chicago’s future in technology to keep thriving. With projects that promote innovation through data and technology, Chicago can continue to be the innovation hub it is. That’s why we want you to join us. Explore different ways to involve yourself in data development and help us discuss what’s next for innovation in Chicago. Help us make a difference!

RSVP for The Intersection of Art, Design, & Data with Bo Rodda now.

You can see more from Bo by following him on Twitter (@b0rodda).

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