Welcome to #NICAR19!

The 2019 CAR Conference begins on Thursday! Below you’ll find a few bits of information to help you prepare for this great conference! For the latest information about panels, speakers and special events at the conference, please visit our conference website at ire.org/nicar19. Hotel information The conference is taking place at the Newport Beach Marriott, 900 Newport Center…

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Download the 2019 CAR Conference mobile app!

The 2019 CAR Conference app is now available through Guidebook! We encourage you to download our mobile guide to enhance your experience at the NICAR19. You’ll be able to plan your day with a personalized schedule, browse maps and connect with other attendees. The app is free and compatible with iPhones, iPads, iPod Touches and Android devices. Windows Phone 7…

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The ultimate guide to workshops at NICAR19

If you’re joining us at the 2019 CAR Conference next month, don’t forget to check out the classes that require pre-registration. Our hands-on workshops are longer classes designed to help you learn a specific skill or tool. They take place in a computer lab and are taught by veteran instructors. Our Master Classes are half-day…

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Winning T-shirt selected for NICAR19

The votes are in and the 2019 NICAR T-shirt has been selected! Casey Miller won our annual contest. You’ll be able to buy her design at the 2019 CAR Conference in Newport Beach. Any extra shirts will be available for purchase online in the IRE Store. Thanks to everyone who entered designs and voted.

Vote now for the NICAR19 T-shirt!

NICAR received some great designs for its annual T-shirt contest, and voting is now open! Voting will stay open for about one week, ending Sunday, Feb. 10 at midnight (PST). The proposal with the most votes will be sold as a T-shirt at the upcoming CAR Conference, March 7-10 in Newport Beach. The designer of the winning…

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Eight journalists receive #NICAR19 fellowships and scholarships

Thanks to the generosity of many donors, IRE is fortunate to have funding available to provide fellowships and scholarships to its annual CAR Conference (#NICAR19). This month, IRE awarded eight fellowships and scholarships for the 2019 CAR Conference in Newport Beach. Julia Rentsch from the Loveland Reporter-Herald (Berthoud, Colorado) received the Jennifer Leonard Scholarship. Established by…

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Submit your Lightning Talk ideas by Feb. 8

Submissions are now open for Lightning Talks to be featured at #NICAR19 in Newport Beach. Lightning Talks, which take place on the Friday afternoon of the conference, are five-minute talks about a particular tool, skill or piece of advice learned from working on stories. The goal is to teach some practical tips in a fun…

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Browse the #NICAR19 expected sessions list

We’ve posted a list of more than 130 expected panels, demos, commons and hands-on classes we’re planning for the 2019 CAR Conference in Newport Beach. This list is designed to help you make decisions about the conference (show it to your boss!), but it doesn’t include everything we’ll be offering. A few highlights: A “How it works” track…

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