An introduction to data visualization with Tableau (repeat, hosted by Tableau)

  • Event: 2019 CAR Conference
  • Speakers: Florian Ramseger of Tableau Software; Jonni Walker of Tableau Software
  • Date/Time: Thursday, Mar. 7 at 2:15pm
  • Location: Coral Cove - conference level
  • Audio file: No audio file available.

Skill level: Beginner. 

Participants will get an introduction to Tableau and the Tableau Public platform. In this hands-on session, we will use a simple data set to create an interactive visualization ready for publication. We will look at how to quickly create maps in Tableau and how to make the final chart responsive so it can be seen on different devices. 

Software, data files and laptops are provided for the duration of the class. In the course of the session we will create a free account on Tableau Public. 

Speaker Bios

  • Florian Ramseger is a Product Specialist at Tableau Software, where he helps people tell their data stories using Tableau Public. Prior to joining Tableau, Florian lead different data projects at the International Red Cross and the World Economic Forum in Geneva, and he has also worked in academia as a researcher and lecturer for macroeconomics. He graduated with a MSc in Economics and Economic History from the London School of Economics

  • Jonni Walker is a Senior Data Artist with Tableau Software.  He is passionate about interactive data visualisations and infographics. He is based in the UK but works with organisations around the world. His work is often published in the best of the visualisation web and has spoken at the internationally renowned Tapestry Conference. Here is a link to some of his work; https://public.tableau.com/profile/jonni.walker#!/

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