Conferences & media appearances

Conferences

  • APA Technology Committee Tech Talk Speaker: Street Tree Coverage analysis & Using Big Data to Support Public Space Research, NYC, New York, Jan 2020
  • Bloomberg Data For Good Exchange 2019 Presenter: Using Big Data to Support Public Space Research, NYC, New York, Sep 2019
  • Changing Cities IV, Smart Cities: smart environment, smart mobility, smart economy, Presenter: Using Big Data to Support Public Space Research, Chania, Greece, 2019
  • Education, Design and Practice – Understanding Skills in a Complex World, Architecture MPS, Presenter: Using Big Data to Support Public Space Research, New Jersey, 2019
  • Public X Design, Gehl Institute, Co-Leader of a 2 hours Hands-On Data Science Workshop on the topic: Measuring Housing Demolitions Impact Through Data Visualizations. The workshop included a Python tutorial, a walk through of Detroit’s open datasets, data cleaning, stratification, and visualizations delivered through an interactive Jupyter Notebook, Detroit, 2018
  • NYU Technology Summit,MapMob: A User Engagement and Management Web Development Project, Presenter, New York, 2018
  • NYU Langone Health Tech Symposium 2018, Poster Presenter, MapMob Project, New York, 2018

Other

Publications

  • Vantu, A., and Day, K. (2020). Using Big Data to Support Public Space Research in: Companion to Public Spaces, Routledge Companions (editors: Mehta, V., & Palazzo,. D)
  • In progress:The Paradox of Housing Conditions; Gentrification, Code Violations, and The Politics of Growth. Sara Duvisac, Avigail Vantu, Gianpaolo Baiocchi and Nicole Summers
  • Code documentation

    • Jupyter Notebook produced for a hands-on workshop co-led with Eitan Akman at the Public X Design conference. Wrote code, produced visualizations and interpretations for a guided workshop. Available here.