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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Scenes from the 2015 Lightning Talks

Another year, another packed house for Lightning Talks. Thanks to everyone who helped make this event a success. In the coming weeks we’ll be uploading videos from the talks and posting them here, on our conference blog. Darla Cameron from the Washington Post, listens to the introductions at NICAR 2015 Lightning Talks, which were the…

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Seeking ideas for 2014 CAR Lightning Talks

Lightning Talks are back for CAR 2014 in Baltimore! Got an idea for a talk? Submit it here: http://ire.aronpilhofer.com/ Lightning Talks are 5-minute presentations on topics wide and varied. If you’d like to submit a talk, please use the form linked above. We ask that only folks who are attending NICAR vote on the submissions, and we’ll hear…

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