VizUM Events – Archived



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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Design for Visualization Workshop, Wednesday 2/18/2015

A Workshop on Charts, Maps Infographics, and Scientific Posters This class covers the main principles of visualization for science communication.  No previous experience is required. February 18th, 2015 | 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM Richter Library, 3rd Floor Conference Room Participants are encouraged to send examples of their work to the instructor beforehand at Alberto.cairo@gmail.com Download...

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Tableau Workshop, Wednesday 2/11/2015

Tableau has rapidly become one of the most popular data visualization tools on the market.  The School of Communication and CCS are hosting two duplicate workshops featuring Tableau. Both sessions will be held on Wednesday, February 11, 2015.     If you wish to learn how to use it, sign up for ONE of the sessions offered below.   This workshop is open to faculty, staff, and students.  No previous experience using Tableau is...

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