Register now for the VizUM 4th Annual Symposium 11/16/17



VizUM

 

Register Now for the VizUM 4th annual Symposium on Thursday, November 16, 2017.

Infographics and Data Visualization are the topics at the University of Miami’s annual VizUM Symposium.  Dubbed a “data visualization celebration”, VizUM attracts students, alumni, faculty, and community members for a highly engaging and informative symposium, followed by a networking reception.

This is a free event. Please register if you plan to attend.

 

 

 

Speakers Include . . .

Giorgia Lupi of Acccurat.it

Giorgia LupiCo-founder and Design Director  |   Accurat.itlinkedin-icon-Team-Members

Data Humanism
How can data visualization design can make a difference and make data more meaningful for people’s lives? 
How can we make a real difference now that the ways we relate to information are evolving more rapidly than we realize? 
Now that we are past what we can call “peak infographics” and we are left with a general audience that understands much more of what we’re doing in our profession: an audience that is ready to welcome a second wave of more meaningful and thoughtful visualizations. Giorgia will discuss how to see this moment as an opportunity to jumpstart a new renaissance, where we can question the impersonality of a merely technical approach to data, where we are ready to reconnect numbers to what they really stand for: which are more and more our lives.

Angus Ford

Angus ForbesAssistant Professor, Computational Media  |   UC Santa Cruzlinkedin-icon-Team-Members

Angus Forbes is an Assistant Professor in the Computational Media Department at University of California, Santa Cruz, where he directs UCSC Creative Coding. His research investigates novel techniques for visualizing and interacting with complex scientific information; his interactive artwork has been featured at museums, galleries, and festivals throughout the world. For the last five years (2013-2017), Angus has chaired the IEEE VIS Arts Program (VISAP), a forum that promotes dialogue about the relation of aesthetics and design to visualization research, and he is serving as the Arts Papers chair for ACM SIGGRAPH for 2018. Information about Angus’s recent projects is available at https://creativecoding.soe.ucsc.edu.

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