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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Vote for the Lightning Talks you want to see in Chicago

Thanks to everyone who submitted a Lighting Talk idea for the 2018 CAR Conference. Now it’s time to narrow the 30+ ideas down to the 10 talks we’ll hear in Chicago. Go online and vote for your favorite proposals. The polls close on Friday, Feb. 23. What are Lightning Talks? Lightning Talks are 5-minute presentations…

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Seeking ideas for NICAR 2018 Lightning Talks

Lightning Talks are back for the 2018 CAR Conference in Chicago. Pitch your ideas at lightningtalks.ire.org by Feb. 9.  What are lightning talks? Five-minute talks on any subject. Anyone who is attending NICAR 2018 can pitch and the attendees vote on the talks they want to see. The 10 talks with the most votes will be presented during NICAR. How…

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2017 Lightning Talks lineup announced

Thanks to everyone who pitched and voted on the 2017 Lightning Talks. Here are the talks we’ll be hearing Friday, March 3 at 4:45 p.m. You can read more about them on our Lightning Talks page. CAR through the ages: what I learned from collecting every single NICAR program since 1990 — Christine Zhang Subverting the story model in…

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Vote for the Lightning Talks you want to see in Jacksonville

Thanks to everyone who submitted a Lighting Talk idea for the 2017 CAR Conference. Now it’s time to narrow the 35 ideas down to the 10 talks we’ll hear in Jacksonville. Go online and vote for your favorite proposals. The polls close on Sunday, Feb. 19. What are Lightning Talks? Lightning Talks are 5-minute presentations…

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Seeking ideas for NICAR 2017 Lightning Talks

Lightning Talks are back for the 2017 CAR Conference in Jacksonvile. Pitch your ideas at lightningtalks.ire.org by Feb. 12.  What are lightning talks? 5 minute talks on any subject. Anyone who is attending NICAR 2017 can pitch and the attendees vote on the talks they want to see. The 10 talks with the most votes will be presented during NICAR.…

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2016 Lightning Talk winners announced

Thanks to everyone who pitched and voted on the 2016 Lightning Talks. Here are the talks we’ll be hearing Friday, March 11 at 4:45 p.m. You can read more about them on our Lightning Talks page. I Improved My Math Fluency, And So Can You – Ryann Grochowski Jones Solve Every Statistics Problem with One Weird Trick – Jonathan Stray…

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Vote for the Lightning Talks you want to see in Denver

Thanks to everyone who submitted a Lighting Talk idea for the 2016 CAR Conference. Now it’s time to narrow the nearly 50 ideas down to the 10 talks we’ll hear in Denver. Go online and vote for your favorite proposals. The polls close at 11:59 pm (Eastern) on Feb. 28. What are Lightning Talks? Lightning Talks are 5-minute…

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