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Saturday, March 14 • 3:30pm - 4:30pm
The Art and Science of Data-Driven Storytelling

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Data is setting a new world order for everyone from designers, to developers, to brands, to advertisers and publishers - but converting data in its many forms into an engaging story isn’t always as easy as it may seem. In a core conversation with Liz Lukas, CEO North America of Decoded - the global company giving professionals a high-level understanding of data, code and more - and James Ball, Special Projects Editor for the Guardian Media Group, explore how the Guardian is harnessing data and data scientists to turn out groundbreaking news stories, including decoding NSA documents and more. The chat will explore the Guardian's creative process, their team, their use of open source (and highly classified) data, and how these techniques can be translated to shape your next big story.

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James Ball

Special Projects Editor, The Guardian
James Ball is the special projects editor of The Guardian, and the organization's former data editor. Ball was one of the reporters on the paper's groundbreaking reporting of the NSA Files, based on top-secret documents disclosed by the former contractor Edward Snowden. He was a core... Read More →

Elizabeth Lukas

CEO North America, Decoded
Elizabeth Lukas is CEO of Decoded in the US. Having seen first hand the divide between developers and non-developers, she is passionate about giving people the tools and education to bridge that divide.

Saturday March 14, 2015 3:30pm - 4:30pm CDT
Hyatt Regency Austin Big Bend

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