Presentation Archive


We often do presentations as part of our work with the Western Pennsylvania Regional Data Center. These are often done for many different purposes, including training sessions, general talks about the data center, or information about data. We’ll share links to presentations here.

October 15, 2015 launch presentation (pdf) (pptx)

November 7, 2015 Blight Bootcamp Presentation (pptx)

December 15, 2015 Coalition for Networked Information (with Pitt’s Digital Scholarship Services) “Libraries Will Be an Asset for Us: Emerging Roles for Academic Libraries in Civic Data Partnerships” (pdf) (Google Slides)

January 26, 2016 RAND Presentation (Google Slides)

January 28, 2016 Western Pennsylvania Regional Data Center Advisory Board Presentation (Google Slides)

February 16, 2016 Carnegie Mellon Students for Urban Data Systems training presentation list of links (Google Doc)

May 3, 2016 Code for America Brigade Webinar (posted on Code for America’s Webpage)

May 18, 2016 National Association of Counties Webinar (pptx)

August 15, 2016 Presentation for New Publishers (pptx)

August 20, 2016 Abstractions “Distractions” pitch talk (pptx 14.7 mb, pdf 1.7 mb, Google Slides)

September 13, 2016 National Neighborhood Indicators Partnership meeting pre-session Data Day training workshop presentation (with Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh) (Google Slides)

September 15, 2016 National Neighborhood Indicators Partnership meeting “12 things NNIP partners can do to support open data in their city” (pptx 11.2 mb, Google Slides)

September 26, 2016 Talk to students in Stina Mair’s class at Pitt’s Graduate School of Public Health (Google Slides)

September 27, 2016 Getting Started with Performance Management at Community Indicators Consortium Conference – presentation delivered by Jake Cowan, Consultant for the Urban Institute (link to pptx)