Save Your City: Design the Future

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Emerging tech has the potential to radically change the urban experience but it is important to put these powerful tools in the hands of the people. As communities struggle with humanitarian issues (homelessness, refugee resettlement, climate-related crises, equitable access to city services) civic leaders are searching for ways to better engage residents.

Researchers at the world's most impressive institutions - UT Austin & CityScience Lab Hamburg - are developing methods to bring cityscapes to life through interactive touch tables infused with geo-specific city data sets and augmented with ethically-designed AI. We will encourage people to play, transforming their concern and complaints into creative solutions. With the right technology tools, we can co-create cities of the future.

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Junfeng Jiao

The University of Texas at Austin, Urban Information Lab

Gesa Ziemer

HafenCity University

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