Third surveillance technologies policy public discussion meeting

Community Event
This is the open and public discussion and conversation for Module II of the Surveillance Technologies policy. This meeting will include the following discussion topics: Surveillance Technologies Governance and Community involvement.
5:30 pm 7:30 pm
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This event is part of the participatory process for the City of Portland’s surveillance technologies policy development. 

This is the open and public discussion and conversation for Module II of the Surveillance Technologies policy. This meeting will include the following discussion topics: Surveillance Technologies Governance and Community involvement.

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

This event is organized by the Bureau of Planning and Sustainability Smart City PDX Program and the Office of Equity and Human Rights. 

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Reading materials and recommended resources

We intend to have informed conversations and discussions. Unfortunately, the time to provide literacy and education on issues is limited in these events, but we will do our best to accommodate required conversations. 

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

  1. Smart City PDX Surveillance Technologies development plan

  2. Portland City Council work session on surveillance technologies and digital justice blog post

  3. City of Portland Community and Civic Life Office page on Boards and Commissions 

  4. City of Oakland Privacy Advisory Commission website

  5.  City of Oakland Privacy Advisory Commission Bylaws and Establishing Ordinance 

  6. City of Seattle Surveillance advisory working group

  7. City of San Francisco Privacy and Surveillance Advisory Board  

  8. ACLU Community Control Over Policing Surveillance Model

  9. Ada Lovelace Institute Biometric Citizens Council - Recruitment process (page 15)  

  10. NYC peoples’ Tech Assemblies

  11. Pittsburgh Task Force on Public Algorithms

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

Please let us know as soon as possible if you need special accommodations, ASL or interpretation services. Email us at smartcitypdx@portlandoregon.gov about any accommodations needed.