DataVizLive Data Visualisation Conference

Better Data Visualisation for Commercial Success and Social Good

Virtual Conference - 28 May 2020

Supported by

Paul Laughlin

Founder and Managing Director - Laughlin Consultancy

Conference Co-Chair

Vanessa McIntyre

Senior Data Visualisation Consultant - Deloitte

Conference Co-Chair

Jon Schwabish

Founder - PolicyViz

Elevate the Debate

Bridging the language divide with senior stakeholders and making a real impact with your data visualisation

Anna Whayman

Senior Consultant - Deloitte

Building an Insight-Driven Organisation

How to set up your people and processes to be delivering real business value with Data Visualisation

Jacob Robinson

Senior Data Visualisation Consultant - Deloitte

Learning as We Go

The A-Z of How we Manage DataViz Teams

Emma Cosh

Data Visualisation & UX Consultant

Visual Design Principles for Data Visualisation

Understand how designers think, and how to make any viz beautiful

Lars Verspohl

Owner & Designer - Datamake

Exploring Open-Source DataViz Tools

Discover the freely-available toolkits and webapps that can help you start building impressive visuals and dashhboards

Bridget Cogley

Senior Consultant - Teknicon Data Solutions

Data Ethics | Applied Colour Psychology

Visualisation and literacy for social responsibility (trk. A) | How to use appropriate colour in your visuals (trk. B)

Kim Baas

Freelance Data Visualisation Designer

Google DataStudio: An Unbiased Introduction

Practical walkthrough of DataStudio, and how to set up your dashboards and visuals (not Google-affiliated)

Joshua Smith

Analytics Manager - CoverMyMeds // @data_jackalope

Story as Craft: Data & Documentary

Exploring other ideas in narrative theory, highlighting examples that redefine the concept

Fi Gordon

Senior Director BI Strategy - JLL

Viz Guidelines to Empower Analysts

Palettes, templates and training to help analysts build content that enables our stakeholders to understand their data

Andras Vicsek

CEO, Co-founder - Maven7

Visualising Organisational Networks

How to visualise the informal connections inside your company, and identify hidden influencers and change agents

Steve Hulmes

Owner - Sophic

Making Analysis Work for Business

The skills and techniques needed for providing effective analytics to your stakeholders

Nadieh Bremer

Freelancing Data Visualization Designer

Visualising Connections

How to create clear and stunning visuals to show networks and relationships

Simon Beaumont

Global BI CoE Director - JLL

Building an Analytcs Culture

Creating a mindset in the organisation that embraces DataViz and data-driven decision-making

Mina Ozgen

Partner - Aimpoint Digital

Aim, Audience, Alert. Result: Action

Enable data-driven decision making and change throughout the business, from front-line employees to the C suite, with a new design mindset.

Jane Zhang

Freelance Data Visualisation Designer

Making a Living as a Freelance DataViz Designer

Neil Richards

Data Visualisation Lead - Groupon (2x Tableau Zen Master)

Building DataViz Communities

Connecting people across your organisation to share DataViz expertise and inspiration

Sarah Nell-Rodriquez

Strategic Customer Success - Salesforce

Understand and Cultivate Data Literacy

How to promote data literacy in your organisation, and allow leaders to see its importance

Gwilym Lockwood

Consultant - The Information Lab

Overcoming Maths Aversion

How to use data visualisation to explain statistical concepts

Speakers from across the globe – Data Visualisation, UX/UI, Business Intelligence, Analytics, External Communications and more

Previous event: 


25 February 2020

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Who is this event for?

Anyone that uses data to communicate internally or externally. Whether you’re a specialist, a manager, an executive, an independent designer or a journalist, you’re welcome to come and share in the knowledge.

Over the last 3 years, Tucana DataViz events have been attended by people in:

Everyone is welcome – any sector, any domain, any country, and any level of technical ability.
Across the four tracks, you will find sessions to meet your objectives for 2020.

Multiple tracks: choose your sessions, build your own agenda

Track A: Strategy

  • Developing the workforce to better understand and use data visualisation
  • Cultural awareness for better communication
  • Developing analysts to be better data visualisers
  • Bridging the communication gap with business leadership
  • Building a data visualisation competency team or CoE
  • Creating effective governance to improve adoption
  • Transparency and ethics in data visualisation
  • Understanding bias, manipulation and misrepresentation in DataViz

Track B: Design

  • Creating more effective BI dashboards and portals
  • Contextualisation and narrative planning
  • Introducing animation and interactivity into visuals and dashboards
  • The psychology of grouping, framing and storytelling
  • How colour affects visual impact and user experience
  • Optimising the UX when building a dashboard
  • How to choose the correct visual based on message and audience
  • Assessing the effectiveness of visual design, and constructive critique

Track C: Skills

David McCandless Information is Beautiful
  • Exploring open-source software and toolkits for data visualisation
  • Automating the creation of bespoke visualisation
  • Working with multiple data sources, building advanced dashboards
  • Hand sketching data visuals
  • How to interview customers to better understand their needs
  • DataViz coding for analysts, how to think more visually
  • Data science for designers, how to think more analytically
  • Advice on starting out as an independent designer or design agency

NEW: Showcase

Presentations from people and companies that are improving how we visualise data and make an impact in business and media


…designers, coders and agencies that can transform your project


…technology that can create dazzling visuals and dashboards


…from emerging pioneers with new knowledge to share

Get On-Demand access to all presentation videos and slide decks from all DataVizLive events, both in-person and online.

PLUS: Stand-alone content added regularly, including interviews, presentations, demos, technology explorations, and live coding.
Free 3-day trial, £20/21€/$25 per month

The event might be virtual, but the attendees are real

Connect with creative developers, designers, leaders and learners in other companies.
Make new connections – who knows where they might lead…

Multiple opportunities for video networking in small groups, or one-to-one

Find people in your local area, or on the other side of the world

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Start conversations, share links, ask for advice and build your network

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