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IAPA Data Storytelling Workshop with David McCandless

Explore the thinking behind the best data visualisations, develop your own ideas, interact and exchange ideas with others and maybe even have your data viz ideas critiqued by David.

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Mon, 24 Oct, 06:00 AM

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  • Event Start:
    Mon, 24 Oct, 09:00 PM

    Event Finish:
    Tue, 25 Oct, 01:00 AM
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<p>To convince, convey or communicate with business stakeholders using data as evidence, you better have more than a table of numbers ready.</p> <p><strong>IAPA, Australia&#39;s analytics association, is pleased to provide those working with data in Australia – from data scientist to analyst, technologist, marketer and financial expert - the opportunity to learn from David McCandless in this four-hour Data Storytelling Workshop.</strong></p> <p>You’ll explore the thinking behind the best data visualisations, develop your own ideas, interact and exchange ideas with others and maybe even have your data viz ideas critiqued by David.</p> <p>In this fun 4-hour workshop, you will learn:</p> <ul><li> <p>concepting techniques for the generation of solid, interesting ideas ripe for visualization</p> </li><li> <p>several methods for creating, selecting &amp; executing of appropriate &amp; effective charts</p> </li><li> <p>the best current tools alongside optimal choices &amp; practices</p> </li><li> <p>how to stage and present effective data-driven stories using design &amp; journalistic techniques</p> </li></ul> <p>For more information on this course <strong><a href=";webSyncID=4276cdbd-6b3c-013b-65d7-b2514987a915&amp;sessionGUID=a23cdd31-981e-0ab7-6740-0b561cc021c7" target="_blank">view the IAPA website</a>.</strong></p> <p><strong>Groups of 10 receive 1 bonus enrolment (buy 10, get 11). </strong>To redeem, simply add 11 products to cart.<br><br><strong>ACS members</strong> pay a discounted rate of $340pp inc GST (15% discount) Email <strong><a href="mailto:[email protected]" target="_blank">[email protected]</a> </strong>for details.</p> <p><strong>IAPA members save 25%. </strong>Email <strong><a href="mailto:[email protected]" target="_blank">[email protected]</a> </strong>for details.</p>

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Data visualisation (VISL) -> Level 4


David McCandless

David McCandless

David McCandless is a London-based author, data journalist, and information designer, working across print, advertising, TV, and web. His blog and best-selling books Information Is Beautiful (2009) and Knowledge is Beautiful (2014) are dedicated to visualising ideas, issues, knowledge, and data - and to discover novel patterns and stories in the seas of data swamping and surrounding us.

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