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Data Visualization

Conference:
Thursday, June 6
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4:30-6:30 p.m.

We have a super special lineup in June for our meetup with two of the awesome presenters in town for the 9th annual Eyeo Festival. A local gem. The Festival brings together a rich intersection of people doing fascinating things with technology. Artists, data designers, creative coders, AI explorers, storytellers, researchers, technology & platform developers all cross paths and share inspiration at Eyeo. If you have never been to EYEO then definitely try to attend this year: eyeofestival.com. In addition to our two special presenters Eyeo will feature talks from data viz leaders including Nathan Yau (www.Flowingdata.com) and Moritz Stefaner (http://truth-and-beauty.net/).

Agenda:

4:30-5:00 PM Check-in / Networking / Appetizers

5:00-6:15 PM Program

  • Welcome & Data viz critique - Dave Mathias & Arlene Birt
  • Why do cats and dogs? (www.whydocatsanddogs.com) by Nadieh Bremer of Visual Cinnamon
  • Discussing her forthcoming book Data Feminism, what a feminist approach to data visualization looks like, and why you might already be a feminist data visualizer. Catherine D'Ignazio of Emerson College and MIT Media Lab

6:15-6:45 PM Wrap-up & Networking