You're invited to lunch. Join us for a brainstorm with John Bracken, Director of Media Innovation with The Knight Foundation. John is currently facilitating a $5 million challenge to harness data to advance community health. Madison is a leader in health innovation, so this event is designed to identify collaborations. Got a data set? Got an idea? Got a business? Let's put in a strong set of collaborative applications from Madison! Brainstorming begins at 11am and a free lunch will be provided.
John S. Bracken oversees the Knight News Challenge, Knight’s prototype fund, its journalism and technology investments. Bracken has over 10 years experience as a philanthropic investor in digital media, media policy, innovation and global internet freedom, having previously worked at the Ford Foundation and the MacArthur Foundation.
Bracken is a frequent presenter at media and technology conferences and serves as an adviser to 1871, a co-working resource for digital startups in Chicago. A 2009 fellow of Leadership Greater Chicago, Bracken has a masters degree from the Annenberg School for Communication at the University of Pennsylvania and a BA from Pitzer College in Claremont, CA. He writes @jsb, johnbracken.net and at the Knight Foundation blog.
Attendance is free and limited to 50. Apply for a spot now.
Healthcare experts, entrepreneurs, data nerds, public health professionals, researchers, government officials, and innovators.
You're invited to a talk by John Bracken followed by collaborative brainstorm. If all goes well, you'll meet some awesome people and we'll submit a bunch of applications to the challenge.
100 State Street (4th floor above Ians Pizza)
September 11, 2013 for lunch from 11am to 1pm.