The situation map: Leveraging CARTO Builder for your news stories (Sponsored by Knight Foundation)

  • Event: 2017 IRE Conference
  • Speaker: Mamata Akella of CARTO
  • Date/Time: Saturday, Jun. 24 at 3:15pm
  • Location: Grand Canyon 11-13
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CARTO Builder is an intuitive, online mapping platform that can be used by journalists to analyze and visualize geospatial data on the web in real time. With this powerful tool, you can create customized, shareable maps to add location context to your news stories in a matter of minutes. During this session, we will demonstrate how you can leverage Builder to explore, analyze and visualize the multi-dimensional nature of your data, enabling you to share stories through maps in totally new and exciting ways.

Speaker Bios

  • Mamata Akella is Senior Cartographer at CARTO where she is working to define the future of thematic cartography for the web. She has a passion for pushing the limits of cartographic design with current web technologies and hopes to make the process easier and more accessible to [email protected]

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