VizUM Events – Archived



“We are the data.” VizUM 2017 examines the impact of creative visualization

On Thursday, November 16, the University of Miami hosted the 4th VizUM 2017, an annual creative visualization symposium. In celebration of visual representation, the Symposium explored the relationship between art, science, and data through two guest speakers, Angus Forbes and Giorgia Lupi.   Angus Forbes, an assistant professor in the Computational Media Department at University of California, Santa Cruz, and director of UCSC...

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VizUM 4th Annual Symposium 11/16/17

VizUM 2017   Creative Visualization Thursday, November 16 | 4:00-7:00 PM UM Newman Alumni Center, 6200 San Amaro Drive, Coral Gables, FL 33146 FREE REGISTRATION |       GIORGIA LUPI   Accurat.it  |  GiorgiaLupi.com   Gioriga Lupi is an award-winning information designer. She co-founded Accurat, a data-driven design firm with offices in Milan and New York, where she is the design director. She received her...

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Viz UM 3rd Annual Symposium 11/10/16 features Colin Ware & Martin Krzywinski

The Viz UM 3rd Annual Symposium will be held on Thursday, November 10, 2016 from 4:00-7:00 PM at the University of Miami Newman Alumni Center, 6200 San Amaro Drive, Coral Gables, FL 33146.  Our guests speakers are Colin Ware and Martin Krzywinski. REGISTER FOR FREE: http://tiny.cc/14dpfy   COLIN WARE   Center for Coastal and Ocean Mapping   |  University of New Hampshire Colin Ware specializes in applying theories of...

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Viz UM: Drawing Out Big Data for the Public Good

Computational science and journalism students dive deep into data and discover new ways to visually represent their findings to non-scientific audiences. If you’ve ever spent time analyzing financial reports at a corporate meeting, or analyzing reports from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, you likely enjoy the process more when the data is accompanied by interactive graphics to illuminate key findings.  Yet who exactly conceives...

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A Conversation with David McCandless, Tuesday 10/27/2015

David McCandless is a best-selling London-based author, data-journalist and infographics designer, working across print, advertising, TV and web. His information design work has appeared in over 40 publications internationally including The Guardian, Wired, and Die Zeit.  David is the author of the books Information is Beautiful and Knowledge is Beautiful.  We invite you to come hear David speak on Tuesday, October 27, 2015 9:30-10:30...

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Women in Tech Careers Mentoring Lunch, Thursday 11/12/2015

  Join us for a networking event with the speakers from our 2nd VizUM Annual Symposium Fernanda Viegas PhD and Martin Wattenberg PhD of Google's "Big Picture" data visualization group, plus UM faculty in STEM fields (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics). Successful women from different backgrounds will be a part of this event, and can questions about your career goals. As co-leaders of Google's "Big Picture" data...

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