Data-Vis 101: Lecture and Mini-Workshop

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By now, we're all familiar with some of the great data visualizations produced by the NYT, 538 and Washington Post. It's clear that data visualization is powerful but it seems like it's a medium limited to expert developers and data scientists.

But data-vis doesn't have to be intimidating. In fact, if you understand a few key principles, you can create compelling visualizations right away.

Join us next Thursday (Sept. 26) as Isabel Knight and Matt Camp host a talk + mini-workshop designed to equip you with the basic skills and mindset needed to help you become productive with data-vis on day 1.

In Data-Vis 101, you'll learn:
• How to choose the right chart for your data
• How to present data in a way your audience can understand
• Data-Vis dos and don’ts
• Easy techniques to tell powerful stories with data
• How to sift through a simple data set to discover insights (workshop)

Venue:
Compass Real Estate has offered up their space near 19th and M.
The closest Metro stations are Dupont Circle and Farragut North.

Refreshments:
Refreshments will be provided by TekSystems.

Time:
Starting at 6:30 we'll have a happy our with refreshments (thank you TekSystems!)
7:30 we'll start the talk and workshop
9pm the main event ends, feel free to join us for drinks afterwards!