Going to the 2016 CAR Conference? Don’t forget about these great social and training events organized by IRE and partner organizations.

 

WEDNESDAY

Techraking <=16: Bootstrapping the News | 2-6 p.m. in Denver III-IV

Veteran data crunchers and programmers from Reveal/The Center for Investigative Reporting help attendees set up their laptops. (Registration required)

 

10 Great Business Databases to Mine for Stories | 2-5 p.m. in Penrose

A pre-conference by the Donald W. Reynolds National Center for Business Journalism. Registration will begin on-site at 1:30 p.m.

 

NPPA #NICAR16 Meetup | 5:30 p.m. at Jagged Mountain Craft Brewery

Join photojournalists and developers for an event hosted by the National Press Photographers Association. (RSVP online)

 

THURSDAY

Tableau training | Various times and locations

Tableau is offering four workshops on data visualization. (Registration required)

 

Welcome Reception | 6 p.m. in Denver III-IV

Each attendee will receive one drink ticket for beer, wine, soda or bottled water.

 

Hacks/Hackers Colorado March Meetup | 7 p.m. at Falling Rock Tap House

There’s no speakers, no formality, and no dress code for this event – just straight-up good beer (and burgers) at this event hosted by Hacks/Hackers Colorado. (RSVP online)

 

Denver Brewery Tour | 7:30 – 11 p.m., leaving from the conference hotel

A tour of some of Denver’s best breweries. Registration required.

 

FRIDAY

Lightning Talks | 4:45 p.m. in Colorado E-J

Join your colleagues for a session of short (5-minute) talks about doing CAR, Web development or other related topics.

 

Philip Meyer Journalism Awards | 6 p.m. in Colorado E-J

The annual presentation of the Philip Meyer Journalism Awards.

 

Philip Meyer Journalism Awards Reception | 6:15 p.m. in Denver III-IV

Celebrate the winners of the Philip Meyer Journalism Awards with light hor d’ oeuvres and a cash bar.

 

SATURDAY

Teaching Data and Computational Journalism – Report Launch at NICAR 2016 | 6 p.m. in Colorado G-J

Learn about a report that’s the culmination of a year-long collaboration between researchers at Columbia and Stanford that was funded by the Knight Foundation.