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Underwater HOA Monthly Meeting – December 2
December 2, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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On Wednesday, December 2nd, join the Underwater HOA for our final virtual monthly meeting of 2020 with featured speaker Alberto Cairo, Ph.D., Author, Lecturer, and Professor at the University of Miami School of Communication. Dr. Cairo will present: Reading Between the Lines: Data Visualization and Climate Change.
The presentation will be followed by a Q&A and conversation with members of the growing UHOA community.
Alberto Cairo is a journalist and designer with many years of experience leading graphics and visualization teams in several countries. He joined the School of Communication in January 2012. He teaches courses on infographics and data visualization. He is also director of the Center for Visualization, Data Communication & Information Design at UM’s Institute for Data Science and Computing, and a Faculty Fellow at the Abess Center for Ecosystem Science and Policy.
Cairo has been described by Microsoft as always “in the vanguard of visual journalism”. He is author of the books How Charts Lie: Getting Smarter About Visual Information (W.W. Norton, 2019), The Truthful Art: Data, Charts, and Maps for Communication (Peachpit Press, 2016), and The Functional Art: an Introduction to Information Graphics and Visualization (Peachpit Press 2012). His next book, which deals with ethics and moral reasoning in visualization design, will be published by Wiley in 2021.