Futurescape City Tours

Futurescape City Tours is a national public engagement project that enables citizens to explore how new technologies are changing their cities. Springfield, MA, was one of six participating cities in 2013. In addition to UMass/CPPA, partners included the Center for Nanotechnology and Society at Arizona State University, the Loka Institute, the Springfield Science Museum, Putnam Technical High School, the UMass Design Center, and U.S Congressman Richard Neal’s office, among others.

Program Type: 

Course Name and Number: 

Anthro 597/PubP&A597: Participatory Digital and Visual Research

Impact Area: 

Program Impact Region: 

Program Participation: 

Program identifies community participants.

Program Start (and End Dates): 

September 1, 2013

Partner(s): 

United States

Program Director: 

Gretchen Gano

Program Director's Email Address: 

Program Contact: 

Susan newton

Contact Email: 

UNIT: Colleges, Schools, Departments, Centers, and Institutes: 

College of Social & Behavioral Sciences/Public Policy & Administration Program/Science, Technology and Society Initiative

Organizational elements: 

Student Involvement: 

Yes

This Project Receives External Funding: 

Yes

Assessment Mechanism: 

No