VizUM Events – Archived

VizUM Visualization Competition Idea Checkpoint 3/9/2018

Idea Checkpoint | Please RSVP Friday, March 9, 2018  |  3:00-6:00 PM Gables One Tower, Training Room 639 Checkpoint #1, the "Idea Checkpoint",  will give you the opportunity to get feedback on your project from the Organizing Committee. It's also an excellent opportunity to meet the other participants! We will have 10-minute consultation slots available for you to book.  The gathering will take place at the Center for Computational...

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VizUM Visualization Competition Deadline Extended to 2/4/2018

Your City, Your Neighborhood, and You Visualization for Civic Engagement  |   Registration Form For questions regarding the contest, please don’t hesitate to email   Objective and Overview The goal of this competition is to challenge designers, journalists, data scientists, statisticians, and professionals and scholars in any other field to design either: • A data visualization essay, story, or infographic based...

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“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  |   Giorga 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:   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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