Data4Justice Conference

April 16, 2021, 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. ET US

QSIDE is pleased to announce our inaugural Data4Justice Conference, a virtual, all-day event for scholars, activists, policymakers, and allies to explore the ways we can power social justice together. The conference has broadly accessible talks and is designed for a general audience. Want to learn more about how data, research, and activism come together to create change? Join us!

Conference Overview
Opening PlenarY: Heather McGhee

Heather Charisse McGhee is an American political commentator and political strategist who is currently a distinguished senior fellow and formerly president of Demos, a non-profit progressive U.S. think tank. McGhee is a regular contributor to NBC News and frequently appears as a guest and panelist on Meet the PressAll In with Chris Hayes, and Real Time with Bill Maher. The first 100 registrants will receive a signed copy of her new book, The Sum of Us: What Racism Costs Everyone and How We Can Prosper Together.

Research Focus: Health Care Equity

Dr. Lola Fayanju, MD, MA, MPHS
Duke University School of Medicine
Diversity, Representativeness, and the Importance of Inclusive Research

Max Jordan Nguemeni Tiako, M.S.
Yale School of Medicine
Obstruction of Justice: Colorblindness as a Barrier Against Health Equity

Research Focus: Inclusion in Arts/Media

Dr. Allissa V. Richardson, Ph.D.
USC Annenberg School of Communication
The Coming Archival Crisis: How Social Media Disappears Black Witnessing

Dr. Srivi Ramasubramanian, Ph.D.
Texas A&M University
Data for Social Justice in Media Contexts

Dr. Diana Greenwald, Ph.D.
Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum
Why Have There Been No Great Women Artists? Artistic Labor and Time Constraint in Nineteenth-Century America

Research Focus: Environmental Justice

Lourdes Vera, M.A.
Northeastern University
A Community-Based Tool to Measure Hydrogen Sulfide Near Oil and Gas Development

Dr. Alejandro Ponce, Ph.D.
World Justice Project
Environmental Governance Indicators for Latin America & the Caribbean

Research Focus: Criminal Justice

Dr. Jasmine M. Drake, Ph.D.
Texas Southern University
The Intersectionality of Forensic Science and the Criminal Justice System

Dr. Christian Smith, Ph.D.
Berea College
Identifying Racially Discriminatory Federal Judges

Research Focus: Education Equity

Dr. Anne-Marie Nuñez, Ph.D.
The Ohio State University
Data for Equity in Education

Registration Schedule and Fees:

Please note: scholarships are available for anyone unable to pay registration fees. Please email us for more information.

Registration PeriodConsortium
Members
AffiliatesGeneral Public
Pre-registration
January 1 – February 3
Individuals: Donation-only
Departments: 5 Included Registrations, $80 for faculty, $40 for students thereafter
Institution: 30 Included Registrations, $80 for faculty, $40 for students thereafter
Faculty, staff, and activists: $100

Students: $50
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Early Bird Registration
February 4 – March 15
Individuals: Donation-only
Departments: 5 Included Registrations, $80 for faculty, $40 for students thereafter
Institution: 30 Included Registrations, $80 for faculty, $40 for students thereafter
Faculty, staff, and activists: $100

Students: $50
Individuals: $120

Students: $70
Registration
March 16 – April 15
Individuals: Donation-only
Departments: 5 Included Registrations, $80 for faculty, $40 for students thereafter
Institution: 30 Included Registrations, $80 for faculty, $40 for students thereafter
Faculty, staff, and activists: $120

Students: $60
Individuals: $150

Students: $100