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Department of Consumer Protection’s 6th Annual Cross-Cultural Communications Symposium

Data with Dignity: People Behind the Numbers

October 22, 2021

8:30 am – 4:30 pm

Connecticut Convention Center, Hartford, Connecticut

Keynote Speaker:
Charlton McIlwain – Just Data: Designing Technology for Racial Justice

This past year and a half has shown us that by setting aside differences and working toward the common good, we can make extraordinary things happen. Let’s celebrate our work as we learn new ways of thinking that will inspire us to action!

Our amazing presenters will speak to the broad and complex intersections of data and race and public policy.

Here is some information on our keynote speaker, Charlton McIlwain:


Register now to assure your place:

The full description of the symposium and list of speakers and presentations is available here. Please be aware this list is subject to change.


This is an in-person event. Masks are required, as well as proof of vaccination or a negative test within 72 hours prior to the event for all registrants and presenters.

The Convention Center follows Connecticut's comprehensive Health and Safety Guidelines.

The Symposium will also be live streamed. The link is available upon request.

Sponsored by the State of Connecticut Department of Consumer Protection.
For more information contact Catherine Blinder at