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Storytelling with Data: Facilitator Training

Catherine Nikolovski

Saturday, February 28, 2015 from 1:00 PM to 6:00 PM (PST)

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Hack Oregon: Data Storytelling Facilitators 

Part Producer

Part Project Manager

Part Designer

Mostly Magical


At Hack Oregon, we're bringing local data stories to life that wouldn't exist otherwise.         Or--- they are the data projects we all imagine should exist but somehow don't.  

We do this by assembling short-term interdisciplinary teams focused around real life context and human-design elements of a project.  This is entirely volunteer driven, which makes for an amazingly inspired environment, but it's also challenging work.  Having a great facilitator makes all the difference-- both to the experience of the maker-team and the final impact of the data. 

Every project we do is open source, and every project has a theme of civic transparency.  

For a facilitator, this creates unique considerations to balancing government, high tech, visual design, and the weight of public interest.  There's a not always a roadmap of how to get from A to B to C, but we're hoping to make the process of leaping into unknown territory a little more--- shall we say... predictably unpredictble? 


For the first time, we're opening up our process to the public in the form of a special facilitator training.  

What's the occasion?

Hack Oregon is collaborating with University of Oregon's School of Journalism and Communication for a 3-day Storytelling with Data Buildathon in March.  

We'll have up to 6 teams creating data-driven stories for an interactive digital editorial piece which will be published at the end of the workshop.  

We have spots open for 3 additional facilitators, and for those who are interested in volunteering for the position, we will begin interviews from the pool of attendees. 

 

SPECIAL THANKS TO OUR SPONSOR OREGON STORY BOARD

(for helping keep this event free).


Sign up now, space is limited. 


questions/comments: contact catherine@hackoregon.org



Have questions about Storytelling with Data: Facilitator Training? Contact Catherine Nikolovski

When & Where

Oregon Story Board: OMSI


Saturday, February 28, 2015 from 1:00 PM to 6:00 PM (PST)


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