Microsoft Presents: Urban Infrastructures for Public Health: Conversation on Civic Tech
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When: December 3, 2014
5:30 - 7:30 PM
Where: Boston, Massachusetts 
United States
Contact: Microsoft Innovation and Policy Center New England with Venture Café Foundation

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This Conversation on Civic Tech aims to explore how a city can take an innovative look at public health. While data and technology play a key role in tracking the flu and assisting collaboration among researchers and physicians, technology can also be a useful tool in driving wellness and even economic growth in Boston.

In October, Microsoft was honored to host the second annual Hacking Pediatrics event. The range of innovative ideas that came out of the event was inspiring: from end-to-end childhood vaccine management to accurate, rapid fabrication of custom tracheostomy tubes for children to better ways to manage asthma and monitor use of inhalers. How can we apply the creativity, collaboration and innovation that all come together at a hackathon to public health?

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