Source + OpenNews at NICAR 2018

Where we’ll be and how to join us for workshops and food

(Roman Boed)

Lindsay and Erin and the rest of the OpenNews crew will be in Chicago for NICAR 2018, and we’d love to see you there. Come hang out with us!

Thursday, March 8

Public Newsroom with Chicago Data Collaborative, 6–8pm

Build Coffee, 6100 S Blackstone Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60637

This week at the Public Newsroom, the Chicago Data Collaborative is seeking feedback from reporters, community organizers and others who would like access to their criminal justice data or join the initiative. Attendees will have a chance to talk through opportunities and challenges to using this data within newsrooms as well as on the ground.

Friday, March 9

Source Breakfast Meetup, 8:00–9am

Knight Foundation space at the conference—Armitage/Belmont, 4th floor

Free breakfast + coffee + nerd conversation, no RSVP required.

NICAR night at Chicago Design Museum, 7:30–9:15pm

Chicago Design Museum, 108 N State St, 3rd Floor, Chicago, IL 60602

Take advantage of visiting downtown Chicago this year and come join us March 9 for food, conversation, and games in a special exhibit at the Chicago Design Museum.



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