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Data Stories Symposium
November 26, 2020 - November 27, 2020
The DataStories Symposium 2020 will bring together experts from academia, industry and the third sector to discuss, generate ideas and inspire future interdisciplinary collaborations aiming to explore Human Data Interaction in relation to storytelling with data.
Contributors and guests include: researchers, data journalists, data artists, computer scientists, curators, game designers, amongst others.
We will have three exciting keynote speakers, interactive sessions and lightning talks to showcase ongoing work and to discuss current challenges around datastories. Topics include, but are not limited to:
- Experiencing data through storytelling, art and games
- Narrative practices for data stories
- Data representations: narrative visualisations and other forms
- Human Data Interaction
- Making sense of data and uncertainty
- Transparent reporting in data journalism
Currently confirmed speakers include: Anna Feigenbaum (Bournemouth University), Andrew Tatem (University of Southampton), Benjamin Bach (University of Edinburgh), David Caswell (BBC News Labs), Phil Harvey (Microsoft), Caelainn Barr (The Guardian), Michele Mauri (DENSITYDESIGN LAB), Kathleen Gregory (DANS), Tom Blount (University of Southampton), Nick Holliman (Newcastle University), Stefanie Posavec.