Thursday, May 21, 2015 | Washington, D.C.

Visualized: Political Data is a one day conference focused entirely on exploring, analyzing, and visualizing political data, as well as discussing the potential impact of political data visualizations during the upcoming U.S. election year.

This event is curated by Visualized in partnership with the George Washington University Graduate School of Political Management.

THE
SPEAKERS

Stay tuned for more speakers to be announced soon.

THE
AGENDA

Attendees can expect carefully-curated content that balances practical applications for visualizing political data and political communication theory -- with all eyes on 2016.

Technology will also be a large part of the discussion. We'll discuss new approaches and tools for gathering different types of data related to the elections as well as the most effective methods and platforms for displaying it.

8:15 Registration

9:00 Welcome to VISUALIZED: Political Data

hosted by Jonathan Schwabish

09:10 SESSION ONE

Jamie Chandler & Courtney Eimerman-Wallace

Chris Cillizza

Alicia Parlapiano

Patrick Ruffini

10:30 Break (30 minutes)

11:00 SESSION TWO

Derek Willis

Sam Petulla

Ryan Sibley

Andy Cotgreave

12:20 Lunch (60 minutes)

1:20 SESSION THREE

Lisa Strausfeld

Yair Ghitza

Jonathan Schwabish

Alyson Hurt

2:40 Break (30 minutes)

3:10 SESSION FOUR

Sarah Newhall

Alex Lundry

Rebecca Williams

Ben Casselman

THE
ATTENDEES

Converging at the crossroads of political science, data visualization, and mass communications, this event is designed for those that play a role in presenting analytical political information, particularly those specializing in:

  • Multi-media journalism
  • Data visualization
  • Data science
  • Government communication
  • Political & campaign consultancy
  • Academia with a particular focus on political science and mass communications

Attendees can expect the conference to be as entertaining as it is smart, engaging, and informative.

Students & Non-Profits: We have a limited number of free passes available through our fellowship program.

THE
LOCATION

Thursday, May 21, 2015

9:00 am - 5:00 pm (Registration starts 8:15 am)

The George Washington University, Jack Morton Auditorium
805 21st St. NW
Washington, DC 20052

The School of Media and Public Affairs is located in GW's Media and Public Affairs building at 805 21st St. NW (corner of H and 21st NW,) Suite 400, Washington D.C. 20052. The Jack Morton Auditorium is located on the ground floor of the Media and Public Affairs building.

THE
WORKSHOPS

On Wednesday, May 20, we will host several pre-conference workshops that focus on essential parts of the data visualization process. These 3-hour workshops will be available individually and independently of the conference, and do not represent the content of the main conference.

  • An Introduction to Data Visualization
  • An Introduction to Data Visualization in Excel
  • Introductory Programming for the Web
  • Grabbing Data from the Web: Scraping and APIs

Seats for the workshops are very limited.

WORKSHOP TICKETS

THE
SPONSORS

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