The Data Visualization Speaker Series (DVSS) brings world-renowned speakers from academia and industry to campus to discuss visualization process and practice, fostering a socially engaged community of visualization practitioners and researchers.
The venerable Santiago Ortiz will be visiting San Francisco from Argentina, and he has agreed to speak at our event!
In this talk, Andy will explore the breadth and depth of thinking in data visualization. He will take a horizontal look at the many different skill sets, attributes and disciplines that make up the craft of visualization designer, focusing on the distinct scientific and artistic sensibilities. Taking a vertical view, Andy will then dive in to the depths and nuances of one particular perspective of data-driven design thinking.
|06:30pm||Doors open, socializing, food, drinks|
|07:00pm||Opening talk by Santiago Ortiz (@moebio)|
|07:15pm||Presentation by Andy Kirk (@visualisingdata)|
|08:00pm||Moderated Q&A panel discussion, plus more socializing|
Andy Kirk is a UK-based freelance data visualization specialist and editor of visualisingdata.com. He offers design consultancy and delivers training workshops around the world. He has published a book on the visualization design process and is now working on a second title. He is also a visiting lecturer at the Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA) and a part-time researcher at the University of Leeds, UK.