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Date and Location

March 28, 2023
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM ET
Science Center Hall A, 1 Oxford Street, Cambridge, Ma


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​​Join us for our first in-person Science and Democracty Lecture since 2019!

 AI for Cities or Cities of AI: Who should decide?

Keynote Lecutrer, Bill de Blasio, former Mayor of New York City, followed by a panel discussion Moderated by Sheila Jasanoff, including Mike Firestone, City of Boston, Chief of Policy & Strategic Planning, Sharad Goel, Professor of Public Policy, HKS, Antoine Picon, G. Ware Travelstead Professor of the History of Architecture, Harvard University Graduate School of Design and Ya-Wen Lei, Associate Professor of Sociology, Harvard University

Speakers and Presenters

​Bill de Blasio


Additional Organizers

​John and Elizabeth McQuillan, Weatherhead Center for International Affairs and Harvard Center for the Environment