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Look for NICAR Conversations and other small-group sessions in Denver

In addition to panels and hands-on classes, NICAR16 will also offer a number of other non-traditional sessions.

NICAR Conversations is a series of 1-hour sessions sponsored by SRCCON. The small-group discussions will have set agendas pitched by the facilitators before the conference. These sessions will be held in NICAR Commons (Colorado A).

 

Thursday

10:15-11:15 a.m. | My own worst enemy - Overcoming imposter syndrome 

11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. | Rank that list, what JSchool Students need to know 

12:45-1:45 p.m. | Automation v. humanization

2:15-3:15 p.m. | News Nerd Book Club for "Information Doesn't Want to be Free - Laws for the Internet Age"

 

Friday

9-10 a.m. | Meaningful metrics for journalism

10:15-11:15 a.m. | How should news apps teams respond to the era of distributed news?

11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m | Investing in news, how do you ask for money?

12:45-1:45 p.m. | Managing burnout and exploring other professions

 

Saturday

9-10 a.m. | Let's talk leadership

10:15-11:15 a.m. | Getting organized - Letting information work for you, rather than being buried by it

11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. |  Real talk for women in nerd journalism - Women only 

12:45 - 1:45 p.m. | Inclusion solutions

 

You'll also be able to find the following sessions in NICAR Commons:

Thursday

3:30-4:30 p.m. |  Building reporting tools for reporters

Friday

2:15-3:15 p.m. | Using Trifacta to standardize and clean data: A demo session

Saturday

2:15-5:45 p.m. California Code Rush

Sunday

9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. | OpenElections hackathon

 

This year we're offering a new space in Colorado B-D where you can get help setting up your computer with a programming environment, installing security software, finding out how NICAR can help you with data analysis and more. Sessions include:

Friday

11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. | Open Lab

Saturday

10:15-11:15 a.m. | Custom analysis by IRE/NICAR

2:15-4:30 p.m. | Crypto Party

4:45-5:45 p.m. | Open Lab (repeat)

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