Design to Fight Crime and Save Lives

February 6, 2017 1:00 PM - 1:45 PM

From CSI to Minority Report, pop culture portrays law enforcement technology as being highly advanced, with the potential to violate our civil liberties. But what is the current reality? Is poorly designed technology actually making it easy to get away with crime? Find out what it’s actually like to design tools for first responders and the emergency 911 dispatchers that support them. This talk will provide a contextual overview of public safety technology and examine the intense design and political challenges that must be met when designing a new paradigm for police software. Mistakes and false starts included. Discover how designers can have tremendous opportunities and impact working on government and other enterprise technology.

SVA Theatre – Beatrice Theatre
333 West 23rd Street New York, NY 10011