ONA Silicon Valley Lightning Talks: Digital tools and tips for journalists

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We’ll be holding our next event Oct. 10 from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. in Sunnyvale, and we want you to be there!

The talks from our passionate group of speakers will be about 5-10 minutes each, with time for questions and answers after, so bring your notepad, as we’ll want to hear your perspectives and questions.

Microsoft will be hosting us at their campus, and providing food and drinks.

If you plan to attend: Please RSVP to this meetup event, and, for security purposes, fill out this brief form from Microsoft, which will also let you choose your food preference. --> http://aka.ms/ONASVOct10

Here's our speaker lineup and their topics:

* Matt Kiefer, data editor for The Chicago Reporter & current JSK fellow: Automating FOIA requests

* Natália Mazotte, Open Knowledge Brazil board of directors & current JSK fellow: Fighting corruption using civic tech & data science in Brazil

* Simon Willison, co-creator of Django and current JSK fellow: Analyzing and publishing the data behind your stories through open-source software

* Vera Chan, Sr. Manager, Worldwide Journalists Relations at Microsoft: AI-powered research and collaboration platform for massive data and archives

Looking forward to seeing you!

The ONA Silicon Valley Team