DVDC and RLadies Host: Interactive Data Visualization in R & Viz-and-Tell

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We are excited to co-host this event with RLadies DC. Please visit their meetup page to learn more about one the best R resources in the DMV area (https://www.meetup.com/rladies-dc/)

Agenda:

6:00-6:30 - Refreshments and Networking
6:30-7:30 - "Interactive Data Visualization in R" by Gwynn Sturdevant
7:30-8:00 - Viz and Tell featuring DVDC Community Members (see below for notes on how to volunteer!)
8:00+ Data Drinks at Courthaus Social
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Interactive Data Visualization in R

Gwynn will give an overview of the ggplot2 plotting package and four interactive R plotting packages that enhance existing ggplot2 graphics: gganimate, ggiraph, plotly, and shiny.

Speaker Notes:

Gwynn Sturdevant is a data scientist at Volanno who completed her PhD at The University of Auckland with Thomas Lumley.

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Viz & Tell

Get up in front of your peers and talk about a viz project you're working on for 5 minutes. This is a great opportunity to get feed back on your work and to practice your presentation skills in a safe space. If you are interested in presenting, then please email ([masked]) to let us know you want to talk.

Speaker Notes:

You're one of the coolest people in the DC area. You really like data visualization and you're excited to show your work to others. You're also a kind person who can provide constructive criticism to others.