Best Practice in Data Journalism Workshop
29-30 September 2014
Terrace Lounge, Level 1, Walter Boas Building, Parkville Campus
(Campus map at http://maps.unimelb.edu.au/parkville)
MONDAY 29 SEPTEMBER
|9-9.30AM||REGISTRATION AND WELCOME|
|9.30-9.45am||WELCOME AND INTRODUCTIONS- DR MARGARET SIMONS AND CARLTON CONNECT|
|9.45am-11||Presentations and Q and A from journalists: Marc Moncrieff and Craig Butt – Fairfax Media; Lisa Cornish – Red Cross (formerly News Corp); Harrison Polites – Business Spectator.|
|11.30-12.30||Presentations by Journalists (continued): Ed Tadros – Australian Financial Review; Matt Liddy, ABC; Nick Evershed – The Guardian in Australia.|
|12.30-1PM||ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSION AND IDENTIFICATION OF COMMON THEMES AND CHALLENGES|
|2PM-2.30pm||AURIN – Exploring the potential – Presentation by Professor Richard Sinnott, University of Melbourne.|
|2.30-3pm||NodeXL – Exploring the potential – Presentation by Marc Smith, Director, Social Media Research Foundation|
|3.30PM-5PM||Panel Session – Big Data. What Next? With Craig Thomler (Delib), Professor Paul Jensen (Faculty of Business and Economics, University of Melbourne); Jodie McVernon, (School of Population and Global Health, University of Melbourne), Scott Ewing, (World Internet Project, Swinburne Institute for Social Research.)|
There will be a 3 hour session introducing NodeXL on Tuesday from 2-5pm 30th September at the main Parkville campus of UniMelb. The event is open to the public and is free.
It will be in the Old Arts Building Lecture Theatre B.
The main session will run from 2-4pm and there will be an additional hour for those that want to stop on for further training, finishing at 5pm
If you want to use NodeXL in the session, you will need a Windows laptop, and the Windows version of Excel (2007/2010/2013).
You can download NodeXL in advance from: http://nodexl.codeplex.com/.
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