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NICAR24 Pre-Registered Classes

Once you've registered for the 2024 NICAR Conference, you can use this page to sign up for additional hands-on classes.

How to register: Click on the link to the class. You'll see a detailed description, instructor information and the number of seats remaining. As long as you have purchased a conference ticket, you will be able to add the class to your cart and check out. If you have not purchased a conference ticket, you will need to do that before the 'Add to cart' button appears.

Cancellation policy: Cancellations must be sent via email to All cancellations must be in writing. There is a $15 processing fee for each class until Feb. 19. Refunds will not be given for cancellations after Feb. 19 due to the limited seating in these classes.

Registration policy: The number of available seats for a class is shown on the ticket page. If a class is sold out, you cannot register for it. You can check back periodically to see if any seats have become available through cancellations. Seats will be filled online through the day before the class starts After that day, any available seats will be filled onsite, at the start of the class on a first-come, first-serve basis. Payment for the class will be collected onsite.

If you have any questions about registration, please email


Thursday, March 7

First Visual Story / 9 a.m - 12:30 p.m. / $40

Becoming a Court Listener - using CourtListener, RECAP and other tools for breaking stories and investigative research / 9 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. / $40

Introduction to R / 2:15 - 5:45 p.m. / $40


Friday, March 8

Web Scraping With R with rvest / 9 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. / $40

Let's make mapping better / 2:15 - 4:30 p.m. / $25

PyCAR / 2:15 - 4:30 p.m. / $55
(This class takes place over two days - see class page for details. Registration for this session reserves your seat for both days of this workshop and attendees are expected to attend both sessions to complete the workshop.)

Upping your Excel game / 2:15 - 4:30 p.m. / $25

Saturday, March 9

Digging into data for stories: A crash course in spreadsheets / 9 a.m. - 5:45 p.m. / $75

First Python Notebook / 9 a.m. - 5:45 p.m. / $75

AI And ML: From Before And Beyond ChatGPT / 9 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. / $40

Managing investigators: How to lead journalists born to challenge authority / 9 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. / $40

Under pressure: Real life in real-time with breaking news / 2:15 - 4:30 p.m. / $25

Using Python to build data pipelines you can share with your newsroom / 3:30 - 5:45 p.m. / $25

Sunday, March 10

Web scraping with Python / 9 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. / $40

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