Culinary Data Currents

Data Storytelling Summer University 2024

Welcome to the Data Storytelling Summer University, a three-day event designed to bring together diverse groups of people to explore food as material in the context of data storytelling.

At the Data Storytelling Summer University, attendees will have the opportunity to learn from design researchers, food designers and chefs, engage in hands-on experimentation, and network. Through short lectures, hands-on activities, reflective discussions and most importantly EATING participants will gain a deeper understanding of how to craft compelling narratives with data, and how to use data storytelling to drive better decision-making and outcomes in playful ways in a variety of contexts.

This event is for anyone who is an out-of-the box thinker interested in building compelling data narratives in alternative ways. Whether you’re a data scientist, student, teacher, data experimentalist, chef, or anyone else interested in data storytelling, this Summer School is the place to be this summer. Join us for an unforgettable experience where you broaden your skillset and gain flavourful insights. We can’t wait to see you there!

Course fee / Application

Normal ticket (~640 EUR + VAT)

250 000 Ft + VAT (27%)

Student ticket (~380 EUR +VAT)

150 000 Ft + VAT (27%)

Registration deadline 2024-07-19
Start date 2024-07-31

The event will be held in person at MOME Campus.

What will you learn?

At the Data Storytelling Summer School, you’ll have the opportunity to learn data storytelling techniques through hands–on experimentation with food. Here are just a few of the things you’ll learn.

Understanding Data Storytelling: Acquire knowledge of the fundamental ideas behind data storytelling, such as how to use data to create stories and communicate information. Learn the fundamentals of creating engrossing, informative, and data-driven tales that attract readers.

Experimental Learning with Food: Explore food as design material through a hands-on experience. This approach makes learning enjoyable but also aids in providing concrete memorable examples of data narratives.

Collaborate across disciplines: Work with people from different disciplinary backgrounds towards creative outcomes. By fostering creativity and innovation, this multidisciplinary interaction broadens your views on the use and presentation of data by bringing in various perspectives.

Reflective Learning: Examine how data storytelling may be a useful instrument for making decisions and solving problems. Discover how to use your abilities in creative and lighthearted ways across a range of settings, from corporate analytics to scholarly research.

In addition to gaining useful skills, attending the Data Storytelling Summer School will help you appreciate the craft of data storytelling on a deeper level. Anyone wanting to explore the limits of creating data narratives should take advantage of this event, which promises to be both transformational and enlightening.

This course is for you if you are

  • interested in data storytelling and/or food as design material.
  • interested in connecting with a diverse community of professionals and students.
  • a food or data viz nerd, who wants to experiment with different types of materials.
  • a new chef trying to experiment with new concepts.

This course is not for you if you are

  • seeking deep technical training in data analysis or programming.
  • not willing to experiment.
  • not an out-of-the box thinker.

Schedule and location

The Summer University will be a 3-day event.

  • Day 1: Data storytelling
    (lectures & workshop)
  • Day 2: Working with food stories
    (lectures & workshop)
  • Day 3: Cooking and reflecting
    (workshop & presentations)

Location: MOME Campus (Budapest, 1121 Zugligeti street 9-25.)

The detailed schedule will be coming up soon.