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Friday, August 25 • 17:00 - 19:00
Hacks/Hackers Brisbane: Storyology Special

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Cross-posted from the Meetup page where you can sign up (It's free, though. And registration is not essential.)

This month's Hacks/Hackers is in collaboration with Storyology.

Our main guest for the night will be Irene Jay Liu who leads Google News Lab in the Asia-Pacific region. She develops partnerships and programs to promote newsroom innovation and use technology to enhance reporting and storytelling.

Rough schedule:
5:00pm Arrive / Socialise / Grab a drink  
5:15pm Irene Jay Liu - Google News Lab  
5:30pm TBA  
5:45pm TBA  
6:00pm Short break  
6:10pm Open Discussion  
7:00pm Close / Socialise 

Hacks/Hackers is supported by a number of wonderful sponsors: Our presentation partner hub4101 provides event support and does a great job of promoting innovation, creativity and digital technology in the 4101 postcode.

We're very pleased to have sponsorship for this event from ThoughtWorks (who provide food and drink) and the Australian Broadcasting Corporation (who provide our venue).

If you have any other questions or suggestions for this event or to make 2017 a great year for Hacks/Hackers Brisbane, please don't hesitate to get in touch.

You can email us (simon@elvery.net or d.angus@uq.edu.au) or get in touch via Twitter (@hackshackersbne).

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Simon Elvery

Digital journalist, ABC Digital Interactive Storytelling Team
Simon Elvery is an award-winning digital journalist with more than a decade of experience telling stories on the web. He is an organiser of Hacks/Hackers Brisbane, a monthly community event that invites speakers to explore the intersection of new technologies and storytelling and... Read More →

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Irene Jay Liu

News Lab Lead, Asia Pacific, Google
Irene Jay Liu leads Google News Lab in the Asia-Pacific region, based in Singapore. She was previously an investigative reporter and data editor at Reuters, where she was a 2017 Pulitzer finalist in the national reporting category, and taught data-driven investigative journalism at... Read More →

Friday August 25, 2017 17:00 - 19:00 AEST
Brisbane Powerhouse Terrace 119 Lamington St, New Farm QLD 4005, Australia