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Edward Tufte: Presenting Data and Information

One Day Course: Edward Tufte, Presenting Data and Information

Everyone taking the course receives copies of all four Edward Tufte books! Yay!

  • Visual Explanations
  • Envisioning Information
  • The Visual Display of Quantitative Information
  • Beautiful Evidence

The course is taught entirely by Edward Tufte.

Groups of 10 or more, registering simultaneously, receive a 20% discount ($304 + $10 PayPal fee). Register now to take advantage of the discount. The normal price is $380.

Topics Covered:

  • fundamental strategies of analytical design
  • evaluating evidence used in presentations
  • statistical data: tables, graphics, and semi-graphics
  • business, scientific, research, and financial presentations
  • complexity and clarity
  • effective presentations: on paper and in person
  • interface design
  • use of PowerPoint, video, overheads, and handouts
  • multi-media, internet, and websites
  • credibility of presentations
  • animation and scientific visualizations
  • many practical examples

Course: Presenting Data and Information by Edward Tufte

Tuesday, Jan. 29
10AM - 4PM (Registration begins at 8:45 am. Lunch is on your own.)

Los Angeles Sheraton Downtown Hotel, Meet in the lobby
Carpooling is recommended

More information:

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  • Crystal Ehrlich, UX D.

    Hi Folks,

    Just to follow up on the Tufte course, for those of you who requested an invoice, you should have received it by now. Have a great weekend!

    February 16, 2013

    • Sarah D.

      Hi Crystal

      Is it too late to get an invoice from you? Thanks! Sarah

      February 24, 2013

  • Coder

    Please also send me invoice for the seminar. Thanks, Crystal

    January 31, 2013

  • Crystal Ehrlich, UX D.

    Hi Folks, I would love to hear how the Tufte event was. Feel free to let me know if you would you ever want these kinds of events to be offered again. Best, Crystal

    January 29, 2013

    • Cesar G.

      The speaker was good before lunch but after lunch he started trailing off. Books are a bargain. That was nice.

      Only gripe would be the discount process. I wonder if my business is going to accept it since I technically did not purchase the seminar. Yes, i am happy for the discount, but if i can expense it then I would be even happier.

      January 31, 2013

    • Crystal Ehrlich, UX D.

      I can create an invoice for you, if that would help.

      January 31, 2013

  • Bita S.

    This seminar was well worth the price. Of course I know we can't always go to pricey events, but if there is one with a high profile person who is innovative, concise and informative, then I'm willing to make the sacrifice. I'm actually going to use Edward Tufte's tools for an upcoming client presentation. What a great way to beat the competition! What I would like is to have a follow-up with regards to this (information and communication/selling ideas--along the lines of Tufte's seminar)where we can do something hands on. I felt that there is so much to learn with regards to the content he presented that it deserves more follow-up workshops. Thanks for being such a seamless organizer Crystal!!

    January 31, 2013

  • Joseph Karr O.

    On Metro Expo now, will be there shortly.

    January 29, 2013

  • Crystal Ehrlich, UX D.

    Parking downtown can be expensive. Here are some options listed with the cost. If you can, it would be great for folks to carpool.

    Sheraton Los Angeles Downtown Hotel
    711 S Hope St, Los Angeles, CA 90017

    Transit: 7th Street / Metro Center Station

    January 28, 2013

  • Crystal Ehrlich, UX D.

    If you should have any questions about your registration, please call[masked] or[masked]-2454. Please wait until after 10 AM to call them as they are in the process of finalizing everyone's registration.

    January 28, 2013

  • Crystal Ehrlich, UX D.

    Hi Folks, In the next 2 hours you should receive your Tufte course registration confirmation via email. It will also have instructions about how to check-in upon arrival at the event. So, look out for the email. It should arrive soon. :-)

    January 28, 2013

  • Crystal Ehrlich, UX D.

    Hi Hannah, I'm so sorry but the registration process with Tufte's Graphics Press LLC team has already begun. Still, I hope you are able to make it!

    January 25, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    I will be driving to the event from OC (Tustin). If anyone else lives in that area and would like to carpool, let me know!

    January 24, 2013

  • alberta s.

    I really wish I could take advantage of the group rate, but as it is, my employer will not reimburse me for payments sent to an individual's account.

    Anybody else facing the same dilemma? And, if so, how did you go about solving the issue?

    January 24, 2013

    • lynn

      i had to lobby long and hard to convince USC that it would be OK to make the payment to the individual account; their concerns were around accountability and legitimacy in case THEIR records were audited, as well as the question of taxation. In the end they did it, but VERY reluctantly.

      January 24, 2013

    • Crystal Ehrlich, UX D.

      Hi Alberta, I just added you to the event so you could receive the email messages I'm sending out. I'll see what I can do to help you get in as part of our group.

      January 24, 2013

  • Sarah D.

    Do we need a ticket or anything when we arrive on Tuesday?

    January 24, 2013

  • Beth W.

    Thank you for setting up the group rate Crystal! Is anyone heading from the Venice or Marina del Rey area who would like to carpool?

    January 21, 2013

  • Janette S.

    Just registered. Thanks!

    January 20, 2013

  • Bita S.

    Just signed up!

    January 18, 2013

  • jessica d.

    Hi Crystal, just registered! so excited and thank you for setting up the group rate. :)

    January 18, 2013

    • Michelle J.

      Yes - thank you very much for the group rate!

      January 18, 2013

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Additional notes: Payment is refundable, less a $50 processing fee, if your cancellation is 5 days before the course. If you don't attend or notify us in advance, the fee is not refunded. Substitutes are welcome.

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