Member Resources Find: Web Seminar “Introduction to Visualization”

This Discovery/Member Resources Find is a web seminar with Alberto Cairo on infographics and visualization. Alberto Cairo teaches infographics and visualization at the University of Miami. He’s the author of The Functional Art: An Introduction to Information Graphics and Visualization (Peachpit Press, 2012). In the past decade he has been a consultant and instructor with educational institutions and news organizations in more than twenty countries. He has been director of infographics at El Mundo online (Spain) and Editora Globo (Brazil) and a professor at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill.

Here is the description:
“In a world drowned in data, infographics and visualization are becoming key skills for business communicators. In this session we will explore how to design graphs, maps, charts, and diagrams that are not only attractive, but that let readers identify patterns and trends, and get valuable insights from datasets. We will also cover the best strategies to tell stories based on displays that combine visual and textual components.

In this session you will learn how to:

1. Create more effective graphs, charts, and maps
2. Take advantage of the main rules of graphic design, type, and color
3. Create compelling storytelling pieces based on graphs, maps, and diagrams”

To access this web seminar, click here and login with your IABC member account credentials.

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