Second surveillance technologies policy workshop I

Community Event
This is the open discussion and conversation for Module I of the policy - Inventories, reporting, and oversight. This event is part of the participatory process for the City of Portland’s surveillance technologies policy development.
5:30 pm 7:30 pm
Available Online

Event details

This meeting will include the following discussion topics: Surveillance technologies definition, format of inventory, all bureaus, discuss exemption process, major events, reporting and audits.

To learn more about the whole policy development process and future events visit this blog post.

The event will NOT be recorded.

This event will be presented by the Bureau of Planning and Sustainability Smart City PDX Program and the Office of Equity and Human Rights. 

Reading materials and recommended resources

We intend to have informed conversations and discussions. This event is an interactive workshop. Bring your reports, resources, and references on best practices and other policies

We recommend you to look at the following resources and materials before joining the event: 

  1. Smart City PDX Surveillance Technologies development plan

  2. Module I public discussion on March 16 (event page)

  3. Module I on Inventories, reporting, and oversight event (recording)

  4. SF inventory (Reference resource)

  5. Seattle inventory (Reference resource)

  6. Seattle 2021 Q1 report (Reference resource)

  7. Public signaling of technologies example (DTPR) (Reference resource)

  8. Using DTPR in Boston (Digital Transparency in the Public Realm) (Reference resource)

  9. BART 2021 annual report(Reference resource)

  10. Oakland PAC meeting packet November 2021 (Reference resource)

  11. New Orleans independent surveillance analysis (Reference resource)

Introductory videos

You will learn about the City’s policy making process, what is the difference between an ordinance and a resolution? What is a City Code Chapter? How is a City policy approved?, and more. 

This event will rely on publicly available information about the City of Portland policy drafting process, particularly on the ‘Drafting manual for ordinances, resolutions and reports’, maintained by the City Auditor’s Office. This manual can be directly downloaded in this link.

This event will be presented by the Bureau of Planning and Sustainability Smart City PDX Program and the Office of Equity and Human Rights. 

About Smart City PDX

Smart City PDX is a program of the Bureau of Planning and Sustainability of the City of Portland and its mission includes to use data and technology responsibly to support a healthy, safe, more affordable and prosperous Portland for everyone.

About the Office of Equity and Human Rights

The Office of Equity and Human Rights is a City of Portland agency that promotes equity and reduction of disparities within City government; it also works with community partners to promote equity and inclusion within Portland and throughout the region, producing measurable improvements and disparity reductions.

About Cascadia Partners

Cascadia Partners is a diverse team of mission-driven public engagement and urban planning specialists who facilitate meaningful and responsive planning and policy making processes using their technical expertise alongside input learned from communities who are most impacted.

Services provided

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