COVID-19 Challenge Grant Project Presentations

Grantees will present their projects in online webinars as part of the Aspen Tech Policy Hub COVID-19 Challenge Grant Series

San Francisco, CA ­­– The Aspen Institute’s Tech Policy Hub, a West Coast based policy incubator for distinguished entrepreneurs and technologists, will host a webinar event series this fall showcasing the technology policy projects developed by its COVID-19 Challenge Grantees. The interactive projects cover a range of topics, from helping educators adapt to remote learning to building a misinformation map for journalists. The products range from informational websites and interactive platforms to databases and workshops.

Please see below for the series of webinars, including dates, times and speakers. This information is being regularly updated and is subject to change.

Online COVID-19 Challenge Grant Event Series

Responding to Social Isolation Through Education & The Arts

When: September 9, 9am-10am PT

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Featuring:  Cultural Engagement To Mitigate Social Isolation by Michael Peter Edson & Dana Mitroff Silvers and Suggestion Box by Nidhi Hebbar & Yusuf Ahmad with Keynote Speakers Dr. Beth Harris and Dr. Steven Zucker of Smarthistory

Mapping On- & Off-line Risks in a Pandemic

When: September 30, 9am-10am PT

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Featuring:  COVID-19 Misinformation Map for Journalists by Tommy Shane & Pedro Noel and The CrowdMeter Project by Pietro Michelucci and the Human Computation Institute with Keynote Speaker technology strategist Rachel Coldicutt

Informing COVID Response & Communication Through Tech

When: October 21, 9am-10am PT

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Featuring:  COVID-19 DataCollector by Michael Morisy & MuckRock and Responsive Messaging for COVID-19 Support by Brendan Lind & Human Agency with Keynote Speaker to be announced