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Special events, training and outside events at NICAR 2016

Going to the 2016 CAR Conference? Don’t forget about these great social and training events organized by IRE and partner organizations.

 

WEDNESDAY

Techraking <=16: Bootstrapping the News | 2-6 p.m. in Denver III-IV

Veteran data crunchers and programmers from Reveal/The Center for Investigative Reporting help attendees set up their laptops. (Registration required)

 

10 Great Business Databases to Mine for Stories | 2-5 p.m. in Penrose

A pre-conference by the Donald W. Reynolds National Center for Business Journalism. Registration will begin on-site at 1:30 p.m.

 

NPPA #NICAR16 Meetup | 5:30 p.m. at Jagged Mountain Craft Brewery

Join photojournalists and developers for an event hosted by the National Press Photographers Association. (RSVP online)

 

THURSDAY

Tableau training | Various times and locations

Tableau is offering four workshops on data visualization. (Registration required)

 

Welcome Reception | 6 p.m. in Denver III-IV

Each attendee will receive one drink ticket for beer, wine, soda or bottled water.

 

Hacks/Hackers Colorado March Meetup | 7 p.m. at Falling Rock Tap House

There's no speakers, no formality, and no dress code for this event – just straight-up good beer (and burgers) at this event hosted by Hacks/Hackers Colorado. (RSVP online)

 

Denver Brewery Tour | 7:30 – 11 p.m., leaving from the conference hotel

A tour of some of Denver’s best breweries. Registration required.

 

FRIDAY

Lightning Talks | 4:45 p.m. in Colorado E-J

Join your colleagues for a session of short (5-minute) talks about doing CAR, Web development or other related topics.

 

Philip Meyer Journalism Awards | 6 p.m. in Colorado E-J

The annual presentation of the Philip Meyer Journalism Awards.

 

Philip Meyer Journalism Awards Reception | 6:15 p.m. in Denver III-IV

Celebrate the winners of the Philip Meyer Journalism Awards with light hor d' oeuvres and a cash bar.

 

SATURDAY

Teaching Data and Computational Journalism - Report Launch at NICAR 2016 | 6 p.m. in Colorado G-J

Learn about a report that’s the culmination of a year-long collaboration between researchers at Columbia and Stanford that was funded by the Knight Foundation.

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