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We are proud to welcome you to Stockhom and the NODA conference, and we meet up already on March 15, at 5.30 PM, at Schibsted for a welcome reception before the conference kicks off on Friday, March 16.

Schibsted is located at Västra Järnvägsgatan 21, in central Stockholm. The street is right across Stockholm Central station (Klarabergsgatan) and a stone’s throw from Hotel Clarion Sign. The Schibsted Building is the most digitally visited building in Sweden and the home of Svenska Dagbladet, Aftonbladet, Omni, Blocket and many other media brands.

The main conference will be hold at Södertörn University, 19 minutes by community train from Stockholm Central station. The first session starts at 9:30 AM March 16 and the conference ends March 17 at 4:30 PM. NODA 2018 will bring you a total of 50 sessions: keynotes, presentations, panels and hands-on. There will be two computer labs with hands-on for both beginners and more experienced and three additional parallel tracks. Most of the sessions will be in English, some in Scandinavian.

We are proud to present the following keynotes:

Derek Willis from Pro Publica. Derek was in charge of the ground breaking collaborative project Election Land , where a coalition of 1100 people stood watch over the 2016 US election for the project. On Friday 16th, at 10am, he will talk about the many ways that data journalism can play a role in coverage of politics and elections..

Megan Lucero from the Bureau of Investigative Journalism, head of the local data lab, The Bureau Local. Megan is one of the UK’s leading data journalists and as the head of the Times and the Sunday Times data team, she made her team famous for it’s data mining and analysis were they brought many issues into the public discourse. On Saturday 17th, at 10 am she speaks about the future of investigative data journalism, which according to Megan, is both local and collaborative.

Kristoffer Örstadius, Dagens Nyheter has been the rising star in Swedish journalism over the last couple of years. His data driven stories, where he uses agents and programming, has forced ministers to leave office and revealed new facts about the Swedish housing crisis, immigration and school system. He will tell us how he managed to do his ground breaking stories and still leave office at 5pm every day. Don’t miss it: Friday 16th, at 3.45pm.

Helena Bengtsson, Swedish Television is now back at SVT, leading a new team for advanced data journalism before the 2018 election,  after three years as editor for the Data Projects team at the Guardian in London. Helena, who has received Stora Journalistpriset (the Swedish Great Prize for Journalism) twice for her data work, will speak about data journalism at SVT and The Guardian and why data journalism should be aggressively collaborative. Saturday 17th at 2.40pm.

We are just as proud to host some of the best Nordic and international data journalists, who will hold sessions, workshops and attend our panels:
Miranda Patrucic, OCCRP, Fergus Bell, expert on verification in social media, Fredrik Laurin, SVT, Jens Finnäs, J++, Magnus Bjerg, TV2, Katrine Birkedal Frich, DR, Tommy Kaas, Kaas & Mulvad, Esa Mäkinen, Helsingin Sanomat, Teemo Tebest, Yle, Espen Sörmo Strömme, NLA and many more.