Our first meetup of 2014 looks to be a must attend.
1. VDV Group News (5 mins)
2. Session One:
Colourful Design: Colour for information visualisation
This presentation will consider the properties of light and the physical and psychological phenomena of colour and how these can affect choices in visual design for data encoding and information visualization.
David Darvill, is Associate Director of the Vancouver Institute for Visual Analytics and Adjunct Professor at the School of Interactive Art and Technology (SIAT) at Simon Fraser University.
3. Session Two:
Visual Analytics: How we got here
This presentation will trace the evolution of information, data and scientific visualization and the genesis of Visual Analytics in the last two decades, leading to how and why Visual Analytics will be a key element in the new Analytics and Big Data movement.
Jean-Sebastien Mercier is the Managing Director of the Vancouver institute for Visual Analytics.
4. Member Announcements
Any member can make a 30 second announcement (10 mins)
5. Networking (10 mins)
6. Wrap-up (5 mins) We look forward to seeing you there!