Smart Cities and Technologies Mini Course

Friday, March 20, 2020 - 11:15am to Sunday, March 22, 2020 - 11:15am
Carnegie Mellon University

Mini Course PS 1555-1010 (32056) Smart cities and Technology: This iteration of the course will explore such topics as: the influence of multinational corporations on cities; the rise of privacy issues in relation to adoption of technology within cities and homes; the replacement of human labor and access to employment; the role of technology on urban planning, among others. 

Laemmli Ph.D
Department of History, Carnegie Mellon University
Theirault Ph.D
Department of History, Carnegie Mellon University
Cranor D.Sc.
Engineering and Public Polcy, Carnegie Mellon University
Crampton Prof. Dr.
Newcastle University
Caldwell Ph.D
Transportation and Public Policy, Carnegie Mellon University
Qian D. Sc.
Civil and Environmental Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University
Labrinidis D. Sc.
School of Computing and Information, University of Pittsburgh
CEO, Port Authority Pittsburgh

Friday, March 20 
5:15-6:30 - Whitney Laemmli, Assistant Professor, Department of History, (CMU)
6:45-8:00 - Noah Theirault, Assistant Professor, Department of History, (CMU)

Saturday, March 21
8:30-9:30 - Workshop of Course Assignment #1
11:15-12:30 - Panel Discussion: Stan Caldwell, Adjunct Associate Professor Of Transportation And Public Policy, Heinz School, CMU (chair), Sean Qian, Associate Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering (CMU), Alexandros Labrinidis, Professor, School of Computing and Information (Pitt), and Katherine Kellerman (CEO of the Port Authority of Allegheny County)

LUNCH 12:30-2PM
2-3:15 - Lorrie Cranor, Professor, Engineering and Public Policy (CMU)
Session 5: 3:30-4:45 - Jeremy Crampton, Professor of Urban Data Analysis, Newcastle University
Session 6: 5-6:30 - Group Brainstorm of Cities and Technology (SWOT) // Second Worksheet for Course Assignment

Sunday March, 22
Session 7: 8:30-9:00 - Comparing Disciplines Worksheet
Session 8: 9:15-11:45 - Case Study Activity Group Session
Session 9: 12:00-1:00 - Workshop Course Assignment