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The cover page
The Conference Location
St. Augustine was surprisingly charming!
Let's talk about the storyteller
A fascinating keynote from Lena Groeger about bias in data and reporting
Creative Data Literacy (& Gifs!)
A fun project at Emerson College, detailed by instructor Catherine D'Ignazio
Bringing Life to Data through Story
Cole Nussbaumer Knaflic performed the ultimate parody of a traditional business conference, then showed us how it could be better (so much better!)
Chris Mast from Merck walked us through his team's project to track the spread of a vaccine as it is introduced to the market
How our tools shape the way we tell stories
Jewel Loree shared her personal experiences and evolution as a storyteller through the annual KEXP analysis and visualization project.
Recognition and Recall in Viz
Michelle Borkin presented her fascinating research and process to discovering a few great nuggets about what makes a memorable and recognizable visualization.
During the demo showcase, Andy Cotgreave asked people to submit sticky notes with ideas for things our community should do more and less of. I only captured a few, view them all here.
The fabulous Neil Halloran gave the closing keynote on the tricky nature of visualizing the scale of human tragedy and connecting to the emotional side of people.
A personal favorite quote from Neil Halloran
My personal takeaways
Some initial thoughts on what I will bring to my work right away.
Catherine Madden LLC is a creative consultancy specializing in visual thinking and data storytelling.