Workshop: Creative Approaches to Information Visualization
Get inspiration from three case studies using new technology to communicate ideas. Attendees will experience inspirational presentations discussing use cases for using information visualization techniques and tools from three panelists:
- Katherine Lilly, senior data visualization specialist at Jhpiego: Katherine has produced infographics, dashboards, and static and interactive data visualizations for over 30 health projects in Africa and Asia, including USAID's $500 million flagship Maternal and Child Survival Program. She works with field-based and headquarters teams to build capacity in data visualization so that health data collected is understandable and actionable by health workers, managers, and Ministries of Health.
- Taxiarchis Botsis, assistant professor of Oncology and Health Informatics, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine: Dr. Botsis' background lies in the field of Medical Informatics with particular interest in the natural language processing of clinical texts and the development of efficient infographics in biomedicine. He is currently leading a project that will deliver a Decision-support Information Visualization Platform to the Safety Evaluators at the US Food and Drug Administration.
- Chad Smith, senior data visualization developer and deputy branch manager of web development and content, Space Telescope Science Institute: Chad loves the intersection of technology, art, and science, the result of which is WebbVR, a fully-immersive, interactive, and information rich public outreach product for the field of astronomy, focused on the James Webb Space Telescope.
Who can attend?
Registration is required