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Symposia: Data Visualization – April 1

Friday, April 1, 2022
1:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Simmons University

Symposia: Data Visualization

The growing availability of informative datasets and software tools has led to increased reliance on data visualizations across many industries, academia, and government. News organizations are increasingly embracing data journalism and including effective infographics as part of their reporting, while in research we increasingly rely on data visualization to assess data quality and describe and defend our findings. This year’s Zelen symposium brings together data visualization experts and developers of some of the most widely used data visualization software to share their thoughts and ideas with us.

April 1, 2022 1:00 – 5:30pm
Simmons University, Paresky Conference Center
Register for in-person or virtual attendance.

This event is currently scheduled as a hybrid event. We will follow all CDC and institutional guidelines for COVID safety. In-person participants are asked to provide proof of up-to-date vaccination or a negative COVID test taken within the 48 hours prior to the event.


  • Alberto Cairo, University of Miami
  • Amanda Cox, New York Times
  • Jeff Heer, University of Washington
  • Jessica Hullman, Northwestern University
  • Alvitta Ottley, Washington University in St. Louis
  • Lace Padilla, University of California, Merced
  • Hadley Wickham, RStudio

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