Time: 12:00 - 18:00
(THIS EVENT IS FOR MEMBERS OF THE MEDIA CLUSTER ONLY)
Tell the Full Story with Data - Online, On Air, and On Paper
“Data journalism is an umbrella term that encompasses an ever-growing set of tools, techniques and approaches to storytelling. The unifying goal is a journalistic one: providing information and analysis to help inform us all about important issues of the day.”
— Aron Pilhofer, New York Times
We invite you to attend this NCE Media and Highsoft event in the Media City Bergen Media Lab where we will delve into data visualization best practices, with a special focus on the media and publishing industry. Meet like-minded members of the Media Cluster, as well as journalists, statisticians, designers, and others with an interest in data visualization.
“Participants will be introduced to the bright world of information visualization where the intersection of text and image, perception and cognition, beauty and function, logic and emotion enables us to create splendid visions, to reveal what hides behind the data and to address effective messages.”
— Tom Gabriel Johansen, our Keynote Speaker & Founder of InfoDesignLab
Not only will you be learning and networking with some of the top experts in the field, but you will also get hands-on experience with leading data visualization tools.
Presentations from the following experts:
- Keynote: Tom Gabriel Johansen, award-winning Data Visualization specialist, Founder of InfoDesignLab
- Torstein Hønsi, Founder of Highsoft
- Jan Bruusgaard, SSB
- Anders G Eriksen, Newsroom developer and data journalist Bt.no
Join us for a half-day seminar, with two main sections:
12:00 Lunch service and mingling
13:00 Presentations & Questions
Keynote Discussion: The Impact of Visualizing Data and its Poetry.This seminar is engaging, entertaining and inspirational!
Speakers discussing Industry/Case-specific approaches and solutions
16:00 Hands-on Workshop - “Labs and Liquids”
A number of lab stations will be set up where attendees can play with concrete examples from their field, and get assistance from experts and developers.
Snack and beverage service
“This universe of data can be surfaced to tell stories, answer questions, and impart an understanding of life in ways that is currently surpassing even the most rigorous and careful reconstruction of anecdotes.”
— Sarah Slobin, Wall Street Journal
Directions to Media City Bergen Media Lab (Tower 3, 9th Floor):
Entering From Lars Hilles Gate 30:
- Go down the stairs on your right when entering MCB
- Hold right and walk towards the restaurant area until you reach tower 3
- Event staff will guide you to the Media Lab.
Entering From Odd Frantzens Plass:
- Go left when entering MCB
- Walk towards the Friends of Food booths, and go to the right towards the restaurant.
- Tower 3 will be on your left, where event staff will guide you to the Media Lab.