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Friday, April 21 • 1:30pm - 1:45pm
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ROB BIELING (Maps4News). Challenges in creating a browser-based mapping tool for newsrooms.
Need a map for your news design print or online? Mapcreator has created the cartographic tool Maps4News together with newsrooms from all over the world. Let’s have a quick look at aspects of cartography that are needed in a good tool.

ELIZHANG. Experiments in Lego journalism

TONY SULLIVAN (wemap). How smarter maps can help build smarter communities.

Moderators
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Steve Dorsey

VP/Innovation, Austin American-Statesman
Vice President / Innovation & Planning, Austin American-@Statesman (Cox Media); relocated Detroiter; Syracuse grad; Tigers fan; designer, editor and convener. Husband and smitten father of the cutest 10-month-old ever. And @dorsey ≠ @jack | | Dorsey is a co-director of SND Charlotte. He was the 2011 president of SND, is a recipient of the SND Lifetime Achievement award, and the Ball State Anton Majeri Award for Innovation and Leadership in Visual Journalism. | | He is the former VP / R+D at Detroit Media Partnership, the former DME of Innovation and Design at the Detroit Free Press, and the former AME Design at the Lexington Herald-Leader (named among SND's World's Best-Designed in... Read More →

Speakers
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Rob Bieling

CEO, Maps4News
Rob Bieling is a serial entrepreneur with one of the first master degrees in Computing Sciences and over 30 years of experience developing geographic and cartographic systems.Working in business development but still an active programmer, he is currently a lead developer and CEO... Read More →
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Tony Sullivan

Co-founder + VP, Wemap
A native Texan with a soft spot for France, Tony worked in the sports and entertainment world for over 10 years before becoming a co-founder of Wemap. He's always been interested in not just knowing what's going on but also having a clear idea of where things are happening. VP of... Read More →
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Eli Zhang

Interaction Designer/Developer, Tampa Bay Times
Eli Zhang is an interaction designer/developer at the Tampa Bay Times. He conducts in-depth data analysis and makes innovative interactive graphics. He is a Silver Medal winner of this year's Malofiej Award. Eli studied interactive media art at New York University's Tisch School... Read More →


Friday April 21, 2017 1:30pm - 1:45pm
Carolina A+C Sheraton Charlotte, 555 South McDowell St, S Tower, Charlotte, NC 28204

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