Does Big Data = Big Surveillance?

San Francisco
12:30 p.m. | Monday, February 24, 2014

Photo courtesy of Flickr user highways agency

As cities become smarter they generate and acquire an abundance of data, from traffic flow to energy usage to GPS locations and beyond. That data, however, is more than just numbers—it represents people, their lives and their activities. Join a discussion on how we can continue to improve the connectedness of our cities while designing around the complicated issues of privacy.

+ Lee Tien / Electronic Frontier Foundation

Admission: 

Free to members 
$10 non-members
Okay to bring lunch

Location: 
SPUR Urban Center
654 Mission Street
94105-4015 San Francisco, CA
Phone: 415.781.8726
Refund Policy 

Sponsorship payments will not be refunded, as sponsorship benefits take effect immediately and are on-going through the date of the event.

Individual ticket purchases If the refund is requested more than 2 business days and less than 10 business days prior to the event, a 25% refund can be issued upon request. Any requests for refunds received less than 2 days prior to an event cannot be accommodated.

Thank you for your support of SPUR and your understanding that costs accrue on a per-guest basis before an event takes place.