Join Ecocity Builders at the World Urban Forum this April 8th-11th in Medellín, Colombia! We will be hosting two events at the forum, as well as a permanent booth in the Plaza Mayor.
The EcoCitizen Map Project: Building Resilience and Equity Through Citizen Participation and Geodesign
Thursday April 10th, 11am – 12pm, UN Habitat City Changer Room (3)
Presented by: Ecocity Builders, Association of American Geographers, Esri, Organization of American States, AGEDI, US Department of StateThis event will showcase the Ecocitizen approach to understanding and designing more sustainable and equitable urban environments. Currently active global projects and processes will be showcased featuring the use of online crowd mapping, GIS and social media Internet applications will be demonstrated to actively engage cities and citizens in learning, sharing and applying sustainability principles and practices. Scientific and sociological underpinnings of the Project are based on the International Ecocity Framework and Standards Initiative (IEFS).
Training Event: “How to use mobile technology to measure urban equity”
Wednesday April 9th, TE 7 in room 20Presented by: ITC-University of Twente, the Netherlands, Esri and Ecocity BuildersDo more than learn how mobile technology can empower residents in their communities – get hands-on practice! This workshop will introduce participants to the new technologies Ecocity Builders and their partners are developing to
facilitate civic participation and information access. See the technology in action and learn how these processes can be applied to a wide variety of communities, including yours.
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